PIERRE — South Dakota’s six public universities will begin their fall semester Aug. 19 and conclude classroom instruction by Thanksgiving, the South Dakota Board of Regents said today.
In Wednesday’s daily COVID-19 update, South Dakota reported 95 new positive tests, bringing the state’s total of known cases to 5,162.
At the close of Tuesday night’s vote counting, tw0 Republican primaries for the South Dakota Legislature remain in doubt and could be headed for recounts.
VERMILLION — The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival (SDSF) will present “South Dakota Shakespeare Festival, at a Distance!” taking place June 8-14, 2020. This year’s Festival will be a socially-distanced, week-long celebration of all things Shakespeare.
PIERRE —The South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) and foundations in communities around the state have distributed more than $250,000 in grants to address the local impact of COVID-19 on the state. Grants totaling more than $145,000 made by 37 Community Savings Account (CSA) partners of S…
605 Day is June 5, a day to celebrate South Dakota. This year it includes a weeklong challenge to help small businesses thrive and thank essential workers.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be issuing emergency supplemental allotments to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who receive benefits for the month of May on June 6. On April 8 DHHS announced that in response to Cong…
PIERRE — Applications for the second phase of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act emergency relief funds designated for South Dakota arts and cultural organizations are now open.
PIERRE — The Interim Rules Review Committee will meet Tuesday, June 9, at 10 a.m. (CT). In accordance with COVID-19 guidance regarding limiting group gatherings to fewer than 10 people, the meeting is being conducted via electronic conference with limited physical access in Room 414 of the S…
Recently, about 4 million individuals across the U.S. received VISA debit cards in the mail instead of stimulus checks and —according to the Better Business Bureau — it’s legit.
South Dakota crossed the 5,000-case threshold in COVID-19 positive tests Monday, but the number of new recoveries outpaced the number of new cases.
The Hy-Vee stores in Yankton and Vermillion will give away more than 6,700 free mini peaches to customers during a contactless drive-thru event on Tuesday, June 2. The giveaway will start at 10 a.m. and continue until noon, or while supplies last.
PIERRE — Gov. Kristi Noem says the state Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved more than $64.1 million for water, wastewater, watershed, recycling, and solid waste projects.
Because reliable and accurate information is important in understanding COVID-19, Avera is enhancing access to translated patient resources as well as in-person interpreters.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The U.S Department of Agriculture Rural Development has received the new 2020 income limits for the direct homeownership loan program. The increased income limits may make more households eligible to obtain 100% financing through the agency’s program for homeownership. The in…
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust announced a multimillion-dollar effort to save the lives of COVID-19 patients and protect the frontline healthcare workers caring for them.
United Way of Greater Yankton will be distributing emergency food boxes safely packed and delivered by Feeding South Dakota. Food boxes will be distributed once per week in a drive-thru style, in the parking lot of the Yankton High School, 1801 Summit Street, Yankton, on Wednesday, June 3, f…
OLIVET — On Tuesday, Hutchinson County voters will be offered only one polling place to cast ballots in the South Dakota primary.
Friday, staff members of Yankton’s Ability Building Services (ABS) organized a parade for 130 of their clients who have been sheltering at home due to COVID-19. The parade of vehicles decked out with encouraging posters drove by each of ABS’s residences and waved. The residents, some with si…