Grain Bins and Tractor

Safety Courses Offered to Young SD Farm Workers

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota State University Extension is offering training courses for young South Dakotans who plan to work on farms this summer. SDSU instructor Nicholas Uilk says certification in a Hazardous Occupation Safety Training in Agriculture course is required for all youth who are 14 and 15 and want to work...
Keep Reading »
James Hagen

Tourism Secretary Expects Strong Summer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Secretary of Tourism Jim Hagen is confident that despite spring snow storms in the state, summer tourism numbers will be up in South Dakota. Hagen tells KELO-TV that South Dakota is not the only state that has seen spring snow. He says every survey his department has seen indicates people...
Keep Reading »
Capitol Rotunda (KGFX Photo)

SD Panel Seeks Applicants for Investment Council

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature is seeking applicants to fill a vacant seat on the State Investment Council. The council oversees the State Investment Office. It is responsible for investing state money and determining investment policies. People who are trained in investment and finance but who are not engaged in the...
Keep Reading »
Motorcycle and Rider

SD Officials Urge Drivers to Watch for Motorcycles

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is urging drivers to share the road safely with motorcycles. Daugaard says South Dakota is one of the four safest states in the nation for riding motorcycles. He says all drivers need to be aware of motorcycles on the highways. The governor has designated May...
Keep Reading »