Delta Dental of South Dakota pledges $300,000 toward Feeding South Dakota capital campaign

Delta Dental of South Dakota has made a gift of $300,000 to Feeding South Dakota’s $6 million statewide capital campaign, “Hand to Hand,” which kicked off last month in Rapid City. The financial commitment has been pledged in a way that encourages donors from across the state—and country—to join Delta … Read Article

Gov. Daugaard names Hultman new labor secretary

PIERRE – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has announced that he will appoint Marcia Hultman to serve as secretary of the Department of Labor and Regulation. Hultman is currently the department’s deputy secretary, and has served as interim secretary since the retirement of Secretary Pam Roberts in October. “I considered several strong … Read Article

Is the steady rise in tuition and fees limiting South Dakota’s labor force?

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – South Dakota’s public universities and public technical institutes aren’t a bargain for South Dakota residents to attend, according to statistical reports and anecdotal evidence presented to the state’s new Council on Higher Education. Total costs for a full-time undergraduate student who was … Read Article