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Name Released In Tripp County Fatal Crash
WINNER, S.D. – A 20-year-old Winner, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash northwest of Winner.


Tripp County Fatal Crash
WINNER, S.D. – One man died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash northwest of Winner.

Names Released In Codington County Fatal Crash
WATERTOWN S.D. – A Winnipeg Manitoba Canada man has been identified as the person who died Thursday in a vehicle-motorcycle crash north of Watertown.


Wildland Fire, National Guard to hold helicopter recertification May 20
PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota’s Wildland Fire Division will conduct its annual wildland fire helicopter recertification with the South Dakota National Guard Aviation Unit this Friday, May 20.


Montrose Student Wins $10,000 In Highway Safety’s Lesson Learned SD Program
PIERRE, S.D. – A Montrose High School freshman has won $10,000 for himself – and another $10,000 for his school – by promising to be a safe driver.


May’s Sobriety Checkpoints Announced
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety plans statewide sobriety checkpoints in 14 counties during May.


Registration Still Open for $20,000 Lesson Learned Teen Safe Driving Campaign
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota high school students still have time to enter this year’s Lesson Learned teen safe driving campaign where they can win $10,000 for themselves and another $10,000 for a school-sponsored activity or program.

Names Released In Lincoln County Fatal Crash
LENNOX, S.D. – A Worthing, S.D., man has died as a result of injuries suffered Friday in a two-vehicle crash southeast of Lennox.


Name Released In Kingsbury County Fatal Crash
De SMET, S.D. – A De Smet, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of De Smet.


Public Briefing Wednesday For Legislators On Crash Investigation
PIERRE, S.D. – At the request of legislators, the South Dakota Department of Public Safety will conduct a public briefing for legislators on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 in regards to the crash where South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg was driving a vehicle that struck and killed the late Joseph Boever on Sept. 12, 2020 in Hyde County. In anticipation of that briefing, DPS has released information that supplements what has been publicly reported on by the media from its investigative report.


Kingsbury County Fatal Crash
De SMET, S.D. – One man died early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash west of De Smet.


Names Released In Clark County Fatal Crash
WALLACE, S.D. – An Aberdeen, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died early Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Wallace.

Sobriety Checkpoints Planned Statewide During April
PIERRE, S.D. – April’s list of statewide sobriety checkpoints has been announced by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.


Clark County Fatal Crash
WALLACE, S.D. – One person died early Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Wallace.


Name Released In Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – A Rapid City, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Friday night in a one-vehicle crash southeast of Rapid City.


Names Released In Lincoln County Fatal Crash
LENNOX, S.D. – A 59-year-old woman from Marion, S.D., has been identified as the person who died early Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash north of Lennox.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – One person died Friday night in a one-vehicle crash southeast of Rapid City.


Lincoln County Fatal Crash
LENNOX, S.D. – One person died early Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash north of Lennox.

Name Released In Pennington County Fatal Crash
NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. – An Owanka, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of New Underwood.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. – One person died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of New Underwood.


DPS Secretary Urges Committee To Consider Facts In Impeachment Investigation
PIERRE, S.D. – Craig Price, Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, today encouraged a House of Representatives committee to consider the evidence and conduct of South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg while it continues to consider whether to impeach Ravnsborg for a Sept. 12, 2020 fatal crash where he struck and killed the late Joseph Boever.

Land Owners Urged to Ensure Recently Burned Brush Piles are Extinguished
RAPID CITY, S.D. – Landowners who have recently burned slash piles are being reminded to be vigilant in monitoring them to ensure that the piles have been completely extinguished.


Names Released In Pennington County Fatal Crash
BOX ELDER, S.D. – A Norfolk, NE man has been identified as the person who died late Friday night in a two-vehicle crash east of Box Elder.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
BOX ELDER, S.D. – One person died late Friday night in a two-vehicle crash east of Box Elder.


DPS Announces March Sobriety Checkpoints
PIERRE, S.D. – Sobriety checkpoints will held in 18 South Dakota counties during March, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.


Names Released In Turner County Fatal Crash
MONROE, S.D. – A 26-year-old Montrose, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Monroe.