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GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 20, 2016
Krebs confident in election process
Donald Trump may believe the 2016 U.S. presidential election could be "rigged," but South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs expressed confidence...
October 20, 2016 - 6:43pm
August 5, 2016
South Dakota secretary of state shoots rattlesnake
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's secretary of state wrangled with a rattlesnake, and won. Shantel Krebs lives west of Fort Pierre, and encountered the snake on Wednesday evening. Krebs tells KCCR radio that the snake was "too close for comfort," so she shot it with a pistol. Authorities...
August 5, 2016 - 11:53am
June 17, 2016
New recognized political party formed in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says supporters have formed a new recognized political party in South Dakota. Krebs said Friday that the Libertarian Party has submitted more than enough signatures to form a new party. Backers turned in roughly 7,860 valid signatures,...
June 17, 2016 - 9:26pm
April 19, 2016
WITH VIDEO: Every vote matters, state official says
South Dakota's secretary of state traveled to Mitchell on Tuesday to ask students to do their civic duty: vote. "We are here to educate our students...
April 19, 2016 - 4:31pm
January 22, 2016
Krebs, legislators work to repair election laws after 2015 disarray
PIERRE --Secretary of State Shantel Krebs needs some big help fast from the Legislature to have South Dakota's election laws ready for the June primaries. The House Local Government Committee endorsed five bills Thursday from Krebs and the state Board of Elections. No one testified...
January 22, 2016 - 10:43am
January 19, 2016
Secretary of state approves union fees measure for ballot
PIERRE (AP) — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs has certified for the November election ballot an initiated measure giving certain organizations the right to charge fees. The labor union-backed measure would give corporate or nonprofit organizations the right to charge fees in right-to-work...
January 19, 2016 - 1:26pm
December 25, 2015
Secretary of State approves redistricting ballot initiative
PIERRE — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says an initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution that seeks to put legislative redistricting in the hands of a commission has been validated and certified to appear on the November 2016 general election ballot. A Constitutional...
December 25, 2015 - 10:19pm
October 30, 2015
Krebs, Gant disagree over cost for 27 votes
PIERRE—Secretary of State Shantel Krebs told legislators Friday that its high cost might force her to shut off an electronic voting system started by her predecessor, Jason Gant. But Gant said he is proud of it, even though only 27 military personnel used it to cast ballots...
October 30, 2015 - 10:26pm
September 22, 2015
Shantel Krebs to be in Rapid City for Voter Registration Day
PIERRE (AP) — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs is set to be in Rapid City for National Voter Registration Day. Krebs is speaking at classrooms about civic involvement on Tuesday. She says nothing is more important to the future of the country than a citizen's right to cast...
September 22, 2015 - 4:43pm
January 6, 2015
Elections board backs Krebs' priorities for Legislature
The bipartisan State Board of Elections on Monday backed a handful of proposed changes to South Dakota election law that, among other things, would give citizens and the secretary of state more power to review and challenge candidates' nominating petition signatures. The election...
January 6, 2015 - 2:23pm
January 5, 2015
Secretary of State takes oath, pledges to be open
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's new secretary of state has moved downstairs from her place of 10 years in the Legislature to the office that handles elections, business documents and some permitting. KCCR-AM reports Shantel Krebs took the oath of office Friday morning so she...
January 5, 2015 - 12:33am
February 23, 2014
MERCER: Not all candidates misuse Legislature for their campaigns
PIERRE —- Four members of the Legislature are seeking statewide office this year. With three weeks left in the 2014 legislative session, a good question has come up: Are any of them using it as a soapbox? We can look at the statistics first. Two of the five candidates for the...
February 23, 2014 - 5:50pm
October 2, 2013
Krebs pledges she’ll be fair as secretary of state
By Bob Mercer Capitol correspondent PIERRE — Shantel Krebs said Wednesday she hopes people in the coffee shops across South Dakota can stop talking about the office of secretary of state if she’s elected next year. “They shouldn’t know who the secretary of state is,”...
October 2, 2013 - 8:11pm