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SD Officials Urge No Travel in Spring Storm

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say people should avoid traveling because the spring snowstorm that has hit the state with heavy snow and freezing rain is far from over. In a briefing by officials at the state Emergency Operations Center in Pierre, State Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist says no travel is advised...
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Storm a Mixed Big for South Dakota Agriculture

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The spring storm pounding South Dakota is a mixed bag for the agricultural community. Much of the state has been mired in drought, and rancher Dave Lindblom tells KOTA-TV that producers will take all the moisture they can get. State Fire Meteorologist Darren Clabo also tells the Rapid City...
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Forest Service Changes Rule on Project Protests

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service has changed its rule on when a protest can be filed against projects that require an environmental analysis, such as a timber sale or a road decommissioning. Previously, appeals were made after the Forest Service announced its decision on an environmental impact statement or an environmental...
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Call Line Activated for Citizens with State Government Issues

PIERRE, S.D. – (From the South Dakota Department of Public Safety) With state government offices closed because of the spring storm, a call center has been activated for citizens with urgent questions of state agencies. As always, citizens with an emergency should call 911. Citizens with urgent calls regarding state government offices may call...
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