RAPID CITY, S.D. — South Dakota is changing its stance on Republican Gov. Kristi Noem's controversial Senate Bill 189 , or "riot-boosting" bill, saying that the bill does not, in fact, apply to potential out-of-state individuals who condone pipeline protests.
RAPID CITY, S.D. — As part of Republican Gov. Kristi Noem's plan to expand rural internet access across South Dakota, the state is granting $5 million to help complete eight broadband expansion projects by the end of the year. The Governor's Office in a Tuesday, May 28, news release announced the first round of awards in Noem's Connect South Dakota program. The program's initial $5 million grants are planned to leverage more than $11.4 million in total project costs through public-private partnerships.
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota legislators were frustrated by their lack of previous involvement in a proposal to change Sioux Falls' University Center to a pseudo-community college during a Wednesday, May 22, hearing with state university leaders in the state Capitol.
PIERRE, S.D. — Republican Gov. Kristi Noem has indicated that she will not stop the execution of a South Dakota inmate who alleges he was sentenced to death because of jurors' anti-gay prejudice .
PIERRE, S.D. — Republican Gov. Kristi Noem has requested federal disaster relief and an emergency declaration to help rebuild communities after blizzards and floods wreaked havoc on the state in March and April.
PIERRE, S.D. — The American Civil Liberties Union is making one final plea to Republican Gov. Kristi Noem to spare a longtime death row inmate, who the state is on course to execute come November.
PIERRE, S.D. -- The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is buckling down in their federal lawsuit against South Dakota's rioting laws after Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom motioned to be dismissed from the case.
PIERRE, S.D. -- South Dakota is suing a Houston-based natural gas drilling company for $15.5 million after the company for years neglected to cap unused wells in the northwestern part of the state, falling out of compliance with state environmental standards.
PIERRE, S.D. -- For the first time in over a decade, there will be Independence Day fireworks over Mount Rushmore next year. Republican Gov. Kristi Noem's office announced in a Tuesday, May 7 news release that the state has entered a memorandum of agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior to allow the display on July 4, 2020.
PIERRE, S.D. -- Republican Gov.