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ACA Health Insurance Open Enrollment Deadlines Approach

The South Dakota Division of Insurance reminds consumers the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period for 2022 coverage runs from Nov. 1, 2021, to Jan. 15, 2022, for consumers with individual policies. ... Continue Reading

Governor Noem Signs Executive Order to Extend Flexibility in Hay Hauling

Today, Governor Kristi Noem signed Executive Order 2021-15, extending the timeframe during which hay haulers may move hay through February 2022. ... Continue Reading

Changes in municipal taxes for the towns of Lane and Henry effective January 1, 2022

Beginning January 1, 2022, the town of Lane is implementing a new municipal tax rate from 0 percent general sales and use tax rate to 2 percent. ... Continue Reading

South Dakota Ranked Top-5 in ?Freedom in the 50 States?

Today, the CATO Institute announced that South Dakota is now ranked in the top-five states in their ?Freedom in the 50 States? index. ... Continue Reading

December Mental Health Memo: Weathering the Holiday Season

The month of December is supposed to be a time for excitement and holiday cheer. There are family gatherings, decorating for Christmas, and reflecting on the things (people) for which we are grateful. ... Continue Reading

Custer State Park's Playhouse Road to Close for Construction

Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 8, Custer State Park's Playhouse Road will be closed to all through traffic for a bridge replacement. ... Continue Reading

Up to $250,000 in grant funding available for qualified afterschool programs

Now is the time for schools and other organizations interested in 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) grants to submit a Notice of Intent to Apply. ... Continue Reading

South Dakota Community Foundation supports State Historical Society?s Pioneer Girl Project

With funding support from the South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF), the South Dakota Historical Society Press released its third Pioneer Girl Project publication. ... Continue Reading

State Historical Society digitizes important suffrage papers

More than 3,765 women?s suffrage items from the John A. and Alice Pickler Papers are now available on the South Dakota Digital Archives of the South Dakota State Historical Society. ... Continue Reading

Good Earth To Host Open House Meetings on Spring Creek Golf Course Acquisition

The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will host two open house meetings to collect input on recreational development of Spring Creek Country Club. ... Continue Reading