August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Donors proud to help in publishing Laura Ingalls Wilder’s ‘Pioneer Girl’

The South Dakota State Historical Society will be releasing Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography” in November, and donors to the project are honored to be a part of this momentous occasion. More...

South Dakota ACT scores remain steady, above national average

South Dakota’s ACT test scores continue to be above the national average, even while an estimated 78 percent of the 2014 graduating class participated in the exam. More...

SD Supreme Court rules State’s DUI implied consent law is unconstitutional

The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s DUI Implied Consent Law is unconstitutional by affirming the Circuit Court’s grant of the suppression of blood evidence in State of South Dakota vs. Shauna Fierro. More...

Garden-based webinar set for Sept. 10

“Clearing up Consumer Confusion - What are Conventional, Organic, and Local Foods?” is the SDSU Extension Garden Educator Webinar September 2014 feature. The webinar is scheduled for Sept. 10 from 4-4:30 p.m. More...

Wellmark invites public vote for favorite healthy choice projects

Earlier this summer, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced that, as part of its 75th Anniversary, it would award $7,500 to ten projects that are able to demonstrate a long-lasting impact on making the healthy choice the easy choice, and impro More...

SDSU Weeds Group to have booth at the South Dakota State Fair

The SDSU WEED project will be at the South Dakota State Fair to answer your questions again this year. The project will feature the amaranth “pigweed” species. More...

40th annual Threshing Bee & Show is set for Sept. 6 and 7 in Braddock

The 40th annual South Central Threshing Association, Inc. Threshing Bee & Antique Show will be held at Braddock, N.D., Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 and 7. More...

Veterans will get free admission to SD State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 28

To show appreciation for their service, the South Dakota State Fair will give all veterans and active military personnel free gate admission on Thursday, Aug. 28. More...

2014 South Dakota Report Card for school performance available

The 2014 South Dakota Report Card highlighting school performance is now available online. More...

South Dakota 4-H celebrates a century of dedication to youth

It’s a Thursday evening and Vermillion 4-H members Wyatt Knutson, 11, develops code while Emily Rolfes, 14, tests their VEX robot on the obstacle course. It looks like they need to make a few adjustments before the State 4-H Challenge. More...

Community Appeal workshop set for Sept. 10-11 in Aberdeen

GROW South Dakota invites community organizations, municipalities and county government representatives to attend a Community Appeal workshop on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 10-11, at the Aberdeen Ramada Hotel and Convention Center. More...

2014 trade mission to Russia cancelled

Due to uncertainties in the Russian market, the beef genetics trade mission hosted by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) and South Dakota Beef Breeds Council planned for October has been cancelled. More...

Super Farmers crowned Aug. 17 at Brown County Fairgrounds

Editor’s note. The following story is reprinted courtesy of reporter Elisa Sand and the American News in Aberdeen. Jeremy Kippley and Hope Ebel took top honors at Sunday’s Super Farmer competition at the Brown County Fair. More...