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SB 76: Use Tribal ID Card to Register to Vote

Senate Bill 76 proposes making it a little easier for our Native brothers and sisters to register to vote. A 2003 law requires South Dakotans registering to vote to provide either a South Dakota driver license number or the last four digits of their Social Security number. (See item #6 on the voter

DAKOTAFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-01-18 05:47:03

North Korea Faces Three Types of U.S. Bombers in Guam for Only Second Time in History

As of this week, the United States military has three different types of bombers--the nuclear-capable B-2s and B-52s and the conventional (non-nuclear) B-1Bs--at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam. This is only the second time in history these three types of bombers have been simultaneously deployed to

NEWSWEEK - 2018-01-17 23:53:43

Trump's on-and-off relationship with Graham hits the skids

Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham have had an inconsistent relationship since both were 2016 presidential hopefuls. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Until their recent cooling off, Graham was perhaps the only Republican who had Trump's trust and enough juice with Democrats to cut a deal on immigration.

POLITICO - 2018-01-18 00:30:28

Sioux Falls boy named 2018 MDA South Dakota State Ambassador

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - A 4-year-old boy from Sioux Falls has been named the South Dakota State Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Isaac Haberman will make public appearances throughout the state, representing kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threaten

KSFY.COM - 2018-01-18 00:46:00

In Bison Country Of Southeast North Dakota, SDSU's Dallas Goedert Has Many Fans

Dallas Goedert's grandfather sent me a wonderful letter (hand-written) and packet of information the other day. Gordon Phillips lives in Forman, N.D., and wanted to provide me the update on his daughter's son, the South Dakota State tight end who will likely be a high National Football League draft

AREAVOICES.COM - 2018-01-17 23:44:49

Tourism Advisory Board elects officers

PIERRE, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Officers for the 2018 Governor's Tourism Advisory Board have been chosen. The elections were held during a meeting in Pierre, Wednesday. Ivan Sorbel of Kyle will serve as board president with Kristi Wagner of Whitewood serving as vice president. The board is comprised of c

KOTATV.COM - 2018-01-17 23:51:00

Stampede Announce Hockey Day in South Dakota on February 10th

Sioux Falls, SD-The Sioux Falls Stampede along with the Sioux Falls Youth Hockey Association, Oahe Hockey Association, the Scheels IcePlex and Denny Sanford PREMIER Center announced today the inaugural "Hockey Day in South Dakota" is set to take place on Saturday, February 10th. The afternoon will f

OURSPORTS CENTRAL - 2018-01-17 23:56:03

Big 12 Road Duals on Tap this Weekend

UW Photo by Troy Babbitt LARAMIE- No. 11 Wyoming wrestling hits the road for two Big 12 duals this coming weekend. The Cowboys are set to tangle with No. 13 South Dakota State on Thursday before a contest with North Dakota State on Saturday. Both duals are scheduled for 6 pm MT. How to Watch and Sta

SWEETWATERNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 23:06:29

Six-man football proposal clears advisory committee

A proposal for a six-man division in South Dakota high school football is on the table. South Dakota High School Activities Association Assistant Executive Director John Krogstrand told the SDHSAA board of directors Wednesday the proposal cleared the football advisory committee by a unanimous vote.

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-01-18 01:12:19

Sen. Bob Dole To Receive Congressional Gold Medal

Former Sen. Bob Dole will receive the Congressional Gold Medal on Wednesday, in recognition of his service to the nation as a "soldier, legislator and statesman." He'll be presented the medal by President Trump and bipartisan congressional leaders at a ceremony in the Capitol rotunda. Dole was an ea

NPR - 2018-01-17 18:31:27

Five moments in Vikings history that left me bug-eyed

The Minnesota Vikings assembled for a first practice on July 7, 1961, in the leafy summer days of Bemidji. The season opener was 72 days in the distance, on Sept. 17, 1961, against the Chicago Bears at Met Stadium. There would be five exhibition games from Aug. 5 to Sept. 10, all losses, including 3

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 22:58:00

Tyler Johnson discusses his injury, his big fear and when he might return

MILWAUKEE - Relieved his injury isn't as bad as initially feared, Heat guard Tyler Johnson said Wednesday the injury around his left foot likely will sideline him a matter of days, not weeks. Johnson was wearing a boot on his left leg but still able to walk around the court without a problem, holdin

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-01-17 18:59:00

Net neutrality allies are ready to fight. But can it be saved?

It's been a busy few weeks on the net neutrality battleground. Here's a refresher on where things stand in the form of an FAQ. Sarah Tew/CNET The battle to save net neutrality is heating up as Senate Democrats edge closer to overturning the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of Obama-era n

CNET - 2018-01-17 22:56:00

South Dakota's ESSA state plan has been approved

WASHINGTON (KEVN) - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the approval of South Dakota's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) on Tuesday. "South Dakota's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This pl

BLACKHILLSFOX.COM - 2018-01-17 18:26:00

NCAA runner-up Seth Gross of South Dakota State determined to claim top prize in March

Seth Gross has become one of the faces of South Dakota State's wrestling program as a returning NCAA finalist and the No. 1 wrestler in the nation at 133 pounds. Last season, the Jackrabbit put up an incredible run to the national podium, compiling a 34-2 overall record with an astounding 30 bonus-p

TEAMUSA.ORG - 2018-01-17 18:42:23

South Dakota anxious to offer sports betting

Add South Dakota to the growing list of states anxious to offer sports betting should the U.S. Supreme Court legalize single-team sports betting beyond Nevada. A newly released "white paper" prepared by the South Dakota Department of Revenue recommends steps the state should take to implement sports

GAMINGTODAY - 2018-01-17 18:18:00

Trump claims credit for what is still mostly Obama's economy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump relentlessly congratulates himself for the healthy state of the U.S. economy. But in the year since Trump's inauguration, most analysts tend to agree that the economy remains essentially the same sturdy one Trump inherited from Barack Obama. Growth has picked

AP - 2018-01-17 23:22:34

Most states don't require that kids be checked for health issues

(Reuters Health) - - Most U.S. states don't require that children be screened for health conditions that can affect learning, according to new research supported by the Children's Health Fund (CHF). "There are many children, especially in low income communities, that are not succeeding academically

REUTERS - 2018-01-17 19:38:01

I-90 closed for more than an hour near Oacoma after semi collision

OACOMA - Nobody was injured but Interstate 90 was closed for more than an hour on Wednesday after two semis collided. At approximately 7:16 a.m., a 2013 Kenworth T800 semi was traveling west on I-90, approximately 3 miles west of Oacoma, at a slow rate of speed and was rear-ended by a 2007 Freightli

MITCHELLREPUBLIC.COM - 2018-01-17 22:20:22

Victim in one-car crash near Beresford, S.D.identified

BERESFORD, S.D. - Authorities have released the name of a man who died in a one-car crash near Beresford, South Dakota over the weekend. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety say that Saturday night around 5:30, a 25-year-old Mark O'Hara, Jr. was driving a 2008 Pontiac G6 when he rolled near

SIOUXLANDPROUD.COM - 2018-01-17 22:56:16