SD Department of Transportation

SD DOT Releases Traveler App for iPhones

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Transportation Department has released a traveler information app for smart phones using the iPhone operating system. An app for Android phones was released earlier this year. State Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist says the South Dakota 511 mobile application is another way to help people travel safely. The...
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USDA: SD’s Dry Edible Bean Crop Down 14 percent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is forecasting a 14 percent drop in dry edible bean production in South Dakota for 2013. The South Dakota office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service is estimating the crop at 23 million pounds for 2013. Total planted acres for dry edible beans are...
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Pierre National Guard Unit Back on US Soil

(From South Dakota National Guard) FORT HOOD, Texas – Sixty-eight Soldiers of the 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, South Dakota Army National Guard, arrived in the United States today, Dec. 10, after serving a five-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Members of the Pierre-based 152nd arrived in Fort Hood, Texas,...
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District 24 Lawmakers Talk with Pierre School Board About Common Core Educational Standards

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The three members of the South Dakota Legislature’s District 24 spoke with the Pierre School Board and district administrators yesterday on the topic of Common Core educational standards during a legislative forum.  A majority of states across the country adopted the Common Core State Standards, which lay out reading...
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