South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 9/3/2015 5:49:24 AM Gov. Daugaard Challenges Board To Raise Habitat Conservation Funds, Pledges To Match Fundraising Goal Gov. Dennis Daugaard issued a challenge last week to the South Dakota Habitat Conservation Board to raise $1 million more in private money for habitat conservation. The Governor pledged to match the donations for the South Dakota Habitat Conservation Fund with $1 million in state funds, if the group can meet the goal. 9/2/2015 3:30:00 PM Attorney General?s Office to Review Officer Involved Shooting in Yankton Attorney General Marty Jackley and Yankton County States Attorney Rob Klimisch confirm that the Division of Criminal Investigation, at the request of the Yankton Police Department is investigating the officer involved shooting that occurred Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at approximately 10:00 p.m. 9/2/2015 3:15:00 PM Charges Filed in Yankton Officer Involved Shooting Incident Attorney General Marty Jackley and Yankton County States Attorney Rob Klimisch confirm that a criminal complaint has been filed charging Trae Allen Angel, 19, Yankton, with for 4 counts of attempted murder, 4 counts of aggravated assault against a law enforcement officer and 1 count of aggravated assault, class 3 felony, punishable by up to 15 years imprisonment and/or $30,000 fine. 9/2/2015 4:23:00 PM State Fair Offers Special Days The South Dakota State Fair offers a variety of activities each day, thanks to several different day sponsors. 9/2/2015 3:20:00 PM Hot, Dry Conditions Create High Fire Danger in SD Abundant summer rainfall has created heavy grass fuel loadings across the state and these grass fuels are starting to cure with hotter weather. 9/2/2015 3:25:00 PM State Prison Inmate Dies Inmate James Nemitz, age 67, died Sept. 1 at a Yankton hospital. 9/2/2015 8:41:00 AM State Historical Society offers property tax moratorium South Dakota State Historical Society officials are reminding property owners that Nov. 2 is the deadline to apply for the state property tax moratorium. 9/2/2015 2:39:00 PM September is Mental Health and Substance Use Recovery Month Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed September as Recovery Month in South Dakota, calling upon all South Dakotans to recognize individuals in recovery and their families, and saluting the health care providers who have helped these individuals in their pursuit of recovery. 9/2/2015 3:10:00 PM Governor Makes Appointments to Science and Technology Authority Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Dr. Robert Wilson of Fort Collins, Colorado, to the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority. 9/1/2015 3:30:00 PM Attorney General Jackley Joins Attorney General Effort to Protect Second Amendment Rights Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined an amicus brief, filed in the United States Supreme Court by 24 Attorneys General seeking to protect Second Amendment rights. 9/1/2015 3:25:00 PM Ways to Save Money at the State Fair The State Fair offers a wide variety of events and exhibits over its five day run and there are several ways for fairgoers to save money. 9/1/2015 3:20:00 PM 2015 South Dakota Agriculture Bulletin is Available The latest information about agriculture in South Dakota will be available in the South Dakota Department of Agriculture booth at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron Sept. 3-7. 9/1/2015 2:45:00 PM Badger Clark program coming to Cultural Heritage Center People will have a chance to learn about South Dakota's first poet laureate during a Sept. 8 program in Pierre. 9/1/2015 3:15:00 PM September is Kinship Appreciation and Awareness Month in South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared the month of September as Kinship Appreciation and Awareness Month in South Dakota to recognize the many families who have opened their homes to care for their kin in times of need. 9/1/2015 3:10:00 PM Chip Seal and Fog Seal Project on Highway 1804 The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to Highway 1804 from Highway 12 to the WEB water plant beginning Wednesday, Sept. 2. 9/1/2015 2:02:00 PM