NATO Working with South Dakota Telemedicine Hub
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — NATO leaders are working with a telemedicine hub in southeast South Dakota to develop a multinational system that could deliver medical services remotely during natural or manmade disasters. Representatives from NATO nations, including Romania, the United Kingdom and the U.S., are visiting Avera Health’s... Read more
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley as President of the National Association of Attorneys General announces the National Attorney General Executive Committee that includes the Presidential appointments of Attorneys General Pam Bondi (Florida), Tim Fox (Montana) and Karl Racine (District of Columbia), as well as other... Read more
One man was killed when his trailer home toppled during a storm that brought rain and straight-line winds blowing at more than 80 mph to some Native American reservations in central South Dakota. The American Red Cross opened an emergency shelter Saturday morning in Fort Thompson to help people... Read more
VERMILLION, S.D. – Senscio Systems, a Boston-based provider of artificial intelligence-based complex care management technology, has announced its intent to create a regional hub in Vermillion, S.D. The partnership with the Vermillion Chamber and Development Corporation (VCDC) begins immediately and reflects Senscio’s intent to explore growth in South Dakota... Read more
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will lead a delegation of state officials to Philadelphia, Pa., this week to promote South Dakota’s growing bioscience industry at the annual BIO International Convention. This is Gov. Daugaard’s fifth consecutive year attending the BIO International Convention. The conference begins tomorrow, Tuesday, June... Read more
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The National Park Service is beginning to excavate the mouth of an unexplored cave in the Black Hills of South Dakota, and researchers believe it could help broaden our understanding of how the region’s climate has changed over thousands of years. A park service... Read more
Rules aim to protect imperiled bird’s habitat in South Dakota and 9 states
HEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell revealed plans Thursday to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government’s biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species. The proposal would affect energy development. The regulations would require oil and... Read more
Fort Sisseton Historic Festival Returns
PIERRE, S.D. – The oldest standing fort in South Dakota is once again bringing history to life. Fort Sisseton’s annual festival will take place June 5-7. The festival boasts over 15,000 visitors on average. The exhibit dedication of the last U.S. flag to fly over Fort Sisseton will take... Read more
PIERRE, S.D.  – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the Obama administration’s request to begin implementation of his suspension of immigration laws. South Dakota joined 26 State Attorneys General and Governors in December 2014 in a lawsuit challenging the executive... Read more
AMHERST, S.D – A Claremont, S.D., man, identified as Darren Stahl, was killed in a one-vehicle rollover that occurred Sunday night, one mile north of Amherst. The South Dakota Highway Patrol said Stahl was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban southbound on 415th Avenue/113thStreet when he lost control as the road turns... Read more