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S.D. legislature passes resolution in support of U.S.-Mexico border wall
January 14, 2019 - 6:12pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- The South Dakota legislature officially supports the construction of a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
SD chief justice calls for reform in handling of drug cases
January 9, 2019 - 4:46pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- Chief Justice David Gilbertson is requesting an additional circuit court judge in the Sioux Falls area and is calling on state...
Noem proposes affordable housing units, citizenship tests and more in first State of the State
January 8, 2019 - 6:16pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- In her first State of the State address, Republican Gov. Kristi Noem laid out her highly anticipated policy priorities for 2019,...
Anti-nepotism bill introduced in South Dakota after governor appoints daughter to staff
January 7, 2019 - 7:02pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- Three South Dakota lawmakers have introduced a bill hoping to prevent state officials from employing family members to the state....
Influx of women in SD government may bring fresh approach
January 1, 2019 - 6:50pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- In South Dakota and across the country, women will play a larger role in lawmaking and policymaking at almost all levels of government...
Noem adds two to cabinet
December 27, 2018 - 10:10am
PIERRE, S.D. -- David Flute, a member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, will join Governor-elect Kristi Noem's cabinet as Secretary of Tribal...
Noem appoints Spearfish resident to vacant District 31 House seat
December 19, 2018 - 6:02pm
PIERRE, S.D. — After a state representative was elected posthumously in November, Republican Gov.-elect Kristi Noem has appointed a Spearfish...
Noem appoints Veterans Affairs Secretary to cabinet
December 18, 2018 - 11:33am
PIERRE, S.D. -- With less than three weeks until she takes the oath of office, Republican Gov.-elect Kristi Noem on Tuesday, Dec. 18, announced...
Gov.-elect Noem appoints 12 to cabinet, continues search for seven more
November 29, 2018 - 11:55am
PIERRE, S.D. - With January's inauguration quickly approaching, Republican Gov.-elect Kristi Noem has announced 12 appointments and interim appointments...
Gov.-elect Noem begins to roll in leadership for new administration
November 26, 2018 - 2:25pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- As South Dakota's executive branch undergoes transition, Gov.-elect Kristi Noem has named three key leaders who will join her...
With South Dakota governor's seat a toss-up, candidates race for votes in final days
October 31, 2018 - 5:21pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- With less than one week before South Dakota voters elect their new governor, the two major candidates are racing to the finish...
Fundraising in SD governor's race may set record as money pours in
October 29, 2018 - 6:30pm
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The total amount of fundraising reported by candidates for governor in South Dakota’s current election cycle has surpassed...
SD governor hopeful Noem announces running mate
June 20, 2018 - 3:49pm
PIERRE, S.D. -- South Dakota gubernatorial candidate Kristi Noem has selected a rancher and state legislator from the western part of the state...
Noem has edge in fundraising heading into SD governor's June 5 primary
May 23, 2018 - 6:56pm
PIERRE, S.D.—Republican Kristi Noem led the pack in terms of raising money in the run up to the June 5 South Dakota primary election. Noem's...
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
February 18, 2018 - 5:47pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It's a Republican rooster battle. South Dakota gubernatorial candidates Marty Jackley and Kristi Noem revealed over...