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May 22, 2019
State lawmakers frustrated by Legislature's lack of involvement in new Sioux Falls 'community college'
May 22, 2019 - 8:21pm
Mammatus clouds above a field. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Noem requests FEMA aid for $46M in damages as cold, wet weather continues into late spring
May 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
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
May 7, 2019
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
April 30, 2019
South Dakota Democratic Party Executive Director Sam Parkinson. // Photo courtesy of South Dakota Democratic Party.
Democrats to search for new South Dakota executive director after Parkinson announces leave
April 30, 2019 - 2:28pm
April 29, 2019
Deadwood, the 1870s gold rush town, became a national historic landmark in 1961. South Dakota Department of Tourism photo
Question of 24-hour alcohol sales in Deadwood could be put to voters in initiated measure
April 29, 2019 - 4:30pm
April 26, 2019
SD lawmakers denounce New York abortion law, proclaim "day of prayer and fasting for all"
April 26, 2019 - 5:42pm
April 25, 2019
USD Investigation: University did not censor students' free speech in 'Hawaiian Day' party controversy
April 25, 2019 - 7:09pm
April 23, 2019
Legislators to examine hemp, drug laws, mental health access and more in summer studies
April 23, 2019 - 6:10pm
April 17, 2019
Report: 33 legislators unanimously voted in line with Americans for Prosperity stances
April 17, 2019 - 6:21pm
April 16, 2019
Kristi Noem was sworn in as South Dakota’s 33rd governor Saturday, Jan. 5, in Pierre, S.D. The next day, an anti-nepotism bill was filed in part as a reaction to Noem appointing her daughter to a state government position.   Jeremy Waltner / Forum News Service
'A privilege that I will never take for granted': Noem marks first 100 days as South Dakota governor
April 16, 2019 - 7:39pm
April 10, 2019
Total snowfall accumulations predicted in South Dakota between Wednesday, April 10 and Friday, April 12, according to the National Weather Service. Totals updated as of Wednesday morning. Image courtesy of the National Weather Service.
State offices closed as South Dakota braces for 'historic springtime snowfall'
April 10, 2019 - 12:12pm
April 4, 2019
William, who declined to provide his last name, heats up a cup of water for coffee at a homeless camp near Cathedral Hill in St. Paul this month. Beyond the fence is Interstate 35E. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Nearly 1,000 homeless South Dakotans identified in one-day snapshot study
April 4, 2019 - 6:58pm