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Federal Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday February 16, 2020 ( 4 items )  

BLS Issues Fatal Work Injuries in South Dakota for 2018
CHICAGO, Illinois, Feb. 13 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics - Midwest Regional Information Office issued the following news release: Fatal work injuries totaled 32 in 2018 for South Dakota, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Assistant Commissioner for Regional Operations Charlene Peiffer noted that the number of work-related fatalities in South Dakota was up from the previous year. Fatal occupational injuries in the state have ranged from a high of 46 in 1  more

Ellsworth Air Force Base: Tax Center Opens in Rushmore Center
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, South Dakota, Feb. 10 -- The U.S. Air Force (28th Bomb Wing) issued the following news: The purpose of the tax center is to allow active duty military, their dependents and retirees to get their taxes done. "The Tax Center is open from Feb. 3 through April 9, Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.," said 1st Lt. Jeffery Critchlow, the 28th BW Chief of Legal Assistance. "Filing taxes at the Tax Center is free with trained IRS professionals reviewing them to make   more

Florida, South Dakota. Cadets Representing Civil Air Patrol in CyberPatriot XII National Finals
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 -- The U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol issued the following news: A first-time finalist and a familiar name from past championship rounds will represent Civil Air Patrol next month in the finals of the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The top-performing CAP team in the semifinals, representing the Florida Wing's St. Augustine Composite Squadron, will make its inaugural appearance in the CyberPatriot XII national finals  more

Secretary Perdue Proclaims February 16-22 as Grain Bin Safety Week
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the following news release: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued a proclamation naming February 16-22 as Grain Bin Safety Week. Earlier this week, the Secretary sat down with the Governor of South Dakota, Kristi Noem, to talk about the importance of grain bin safety on the farm. Governor Noem grew up on a farm in Hamlin County, South Dakota and has a personal connection to farm safety. She has been an advocate for inc  more