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Noem Signs Emergency Declaration

March 15, 2019

PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Kristi Noem today signed an emergency declaration that allows the use of additional state funds for South Dakota counties impacted by this week's blizzard and flood. - View Full Release >

Interstate 90 Now Completely Open Significant Flooding Continues

March 15, 2019

PIERRE, S.D. – Officials say Interstate 90 is now completely open, with the last stretch from Wall to Chamberlain opened at 10 a.m. CDT, both east and westbound lanes. - View Full Release >

Governor Orders Closure of ALL State Government Offices In South Dakota

March 14, 2019

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Kristi Noem has ordered the closure of state government offices in all South Dakota counties Thursday (today) due to the snowstorm and flooding that continue to impact the state. - View Full Release >

Interstate 90 Closed From Wall to Chamberlain

March 13, 2019

PIERRE, S.D. - Interstate 90 is closed effective immediately from Wall to Chamberlain, both east and westbound lanes. - View Full Release >

State Officials Urge Public to Prepare Now for Major Storm

March 11, 2019

Pierre, S.D. - South Dakota state government officials urge citizens to make preparations now, which includes adjusting travel plans, for a late-winter storm this week that will cover most of the state with several inches of snow, high winds and freezing rain. - View Full Release >