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State House speaker to drop donor disclosure ballot measure
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Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
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Rounds optimistic about upcoming farm bill
Mount Vernon/Plankinton football team loses season opener in Fort Pierre
MHS girls tennis opens with win over Harrisburg
Twins split doubleheader with Indians
Mitchell soccer teams fall to Yankton
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THUNE: The future is within our reach
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
July 24, 2017
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
PIERRE — There was a time in South Dakota when the Legislature's committees met behind closed doors. Your presence depended upon whether...
July 24, 2017 - 10:48am
June 22, 2017
Platte awarded $2.3M loan for wastewater project
PLATTE — A $2.3 million loan from the state Board of Water and Natural Resources will help the city of Platte complete a wastewater project...
June 22, 2017 - 4:13pm
January 21, 2017
LETTER: Dakotas not a waste land
To the Editor: The extent that oil pipeline leaks occur and not detected by the pipeline companies is very concerning. Leak detection equipment...
January 21, 2017 - 10:00am
June 8, 2016
After Tuesday's primaries, a major shift in Republican ranks underway in Senate
PIERRE—At least 16 of the state Senate's 35 seats will have new people in them for the 2017 legislative session. The chamber's Republican leadership could be in line for big changes, too. The relationship might be tested more often between many of the Republican senators and...
June 8, 2016 - 6:29pm
June 3, 2016
Republican primaries for legislative seats will be political dividing line for governor
PIERRE — His name isn't on the ballot. But Gov. Dennis Daugaard has his political posterior on the line Tuesday in South Dakota's Republican primary elections. The Republican governor spent money from his campaign committee to help at least nine candidates who are in primaries...
June 3, 2016 - 5:49pm
February 27, 2016
Feds will change policy, take IHS costs off states
PIERRE — South Dakota's state government received official notice Friday that the federal government would start reimbursing at 100 percent for services to Indian Health Service patients who are sent to receive additional care through non-IHS facilities. Currently the federal...
February 27, 2016 - 11:18am
December 8, 2015
Daugaard outlines $4.8 billion state budget to lawmakers
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard proposed an ambitious budget Tuesday for a state bolstered by better-than-expected revenues, backing new...
December 8, 2015 - 3:08pm
December 7, 2015
Daugaard: Better revenue will allow larger proposed budget
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Monday that better-than-expected state revenues will allow him to propose larger budget increases for the 2016 legislative session. Daugaard is to outline his spending priorities in a Tuesday budget address to lawmakers at the Capitol. Daugaard...
December 7, 2015 - 8:29pm
August 14, 2015
'Capital For A Day' in Madison will include community social
PIERRE (AP) — Madison's chance to be the honorary South Dakota Capital for a Day this month is approaching quickly. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office said Thursday that activities for the Aug. 19 celebration will include a community social gathering with the governor. Community...
August 14, 2015 - 3:25pm
August 12, 2015
Governor's plan for Capitol-area park draws criticism
PIERRE (AP) — Dozens of people oppose Gov. Dennis Daugaard's plan to change the look of Hilger's Gulch park in South Dakota's capital. The Pierre park has a mile-long lighted walking trail, flower gardens and a scenic view of the Capitol building. Daugaard last month announced...
August 12, 2015 - 10:33am
July 29, 2015
Daugaard unsupportive of medical, decriminalized marijuana
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he needs to review proposed ballot measures that would decriminalize marijuana possession and legalize...
July 29, 2015 - 9:37pm
June 2, 2015
Daugaard: Over $2.8M in funding to help 6 community projects
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded more than $2.8 million in grant funding to aid six projects in communities throughout the state. The governor says the Community Development Block Grants will help complete the projects totaling more than $15.3 million. The funding...
June 2, 2015 - 4:22pm
May 7, 2015
Daugaard declares Milbank state capital for a day in June
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard might make Pierre a little jealous in mid-June. Daugaard announced Wednesday that Milbank will be South Dakota's "Capital for a Day" on June 11. The governor says he's excited for the event in Milbank. Daugaard will hold a community discussion,...
May 7, 2015 - 3:34pm
May 6, 2015
Governor fills open Senate seats, GOP to choose leaders
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Senate is back at full strength, and Republicans are gathering over the weekend to fill two top leadership spots. Gov....
May 6, 2015 - 5:48pm
Daugaard taps Dell Rapids mayor for vacant SD Senate seat
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is appointing Dell Rapids Mayor Scott Fiegen to the seat vacated by former Senate Majority Leader Tim Rave. The governor announced Wednesday that he chose Fiegen to fill the seat until Rave's term expires next year. Daugaard says voters...
May 6, 2015 - 4:23pm