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May 16, 2019
Forum News Service file photo
South Dakota ranks 20th in annual 'Best States' report, receives high marks for fiscal stability, environment
May 16, 2019 - 8:06pm
May 15, 2019
The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
ACLU pushes back after Pennington County sheriff motions for dismissal from Keystone XL 'riot boosting' lawsuit
May 15, 2019 - 7:15pm
South Dakota sues Texas gas drilling company for $15.5 million after years of violations
May 15, 2019 - 6:17pm
May 14, 2019
Wind turbines dot the landscape around Courtenay, N.D.  Forum News Service file photo
SD Public Utilities Commission issues $30,000 max fine for southeastern wind farm's permit violation
May 14, 2019 - 8:32pm
May 10, 2019
The largest chronic wasting disease outbreak Minnesota has seen is affecting deer in the southeast part of the state.  Forum News Service file photo
SD Game, Fish and Parks Commission adds deer hunting licenses, finalizes 2019, 2020 seasons
May 10, 2019 - 5:53pm
May 8, 2019
The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
SD environmental board denies environmentalist group's motion on Keystone XL
May 8, 2019 - 8:37pm
May 7, 2019
South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem at her 2019 inauguration. Forum News Service file photo
Noem permanently appoints SD Interim Secretary of Education
May 7, 2019 - 5:45pm
Visitors file through to see Mount Rushmore in Keystone, S.D., in 2014. Forum News Service file photo
Independence Day fireworks display over Mt. Rushmore planned for 2020
May 7, 2019 - 5:32pm
Newly-elected Gov. Kristi Noem delivers her inaugural address on the rotunda floor of the Capitol after being sworn in as South Dakota’s 33rd governor — and first-ever woman. The inauguration was held Saturday, Jan. 5 in Pierre. Jeremy Waltner / Forum News Service.
Noem says banning from Pine Ridge was 'quite a surprise' after introducing, signing anti-protest bills
May 7, 2019 - 12:57pm
May 6, 2019
A hunting dog with a nice rooster during a South Dakota pheasant hunt. Forum News Service file
In latest blow to Noem's pheasant habitat initiative, SD legislators reject two proposals
May 6, 2019 - 8:11pm
An aerial shot of flooding of the James River in Southeastern South Dakota, near Mitchell.
Officials begin property damage assessments, seek aid after historic snow and floods
May 6, 2019 - 5:46pm
May 2, 2019
The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
Oglala Sioux Tribe tells Noem 'you are not welcome' on Pine Ridge after pipeline bill package
May 2, 2019 - 4:28pm
SD Secretary of Social Services resigns after three months to return to private practice
May 2, 2019 - 10:55am
May 1, 2019
SD Supreme Court takes up case lawyer says could be 'absolute destruction' of tribal sovereign immunity
May 1, 2019 - 7:55pm
Noem appoints awarded general to lead state's Department of Military
May 1, 2019 - 12:31pm