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Governor Daugaard signs tougher meth law

The meth epidemic facing South Dakota continues to grow And in an attempt to stop those who distribute and manufacture the drug South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signed a new bill into law this week. Daugaard signed Senate Bill 63 into law. The new law increases the penalty for the distribution

BLACKHILLSFOX.COM - 2018-03-23 22:31:00

South Dakota sailor who died in Pearl Harbor to be buried

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Dramatic and terrible images of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor remain etched in the minds of many World War II veterans. Dramatic and terrible images of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor remain etched in the minds of many World War II veterans. LA

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 22:06:00

Daugaard signs last bill as governor

PIERRE, S.D. (KSFY) - Dennis Daugaard has signed his last bill as governor of South Dakota. Senate Bill 166 was the final bill, which repeals unnecessary statutes relating to the South Dakota Department of Agriculture's inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. The following are the rem

KSFY.COM - 2018-03-23 21:38:00

Voters face odd catch on June 5 ballot question

PIERRE - An official explanation of changes proposed on the June 5 ballot regarding rights of crime victims is drawing attention to a complicated point. The South Dakota Legislature decided voters should choose whether to make adjustments so law enforcement agencies could possibly function more smoo

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-03-23 21:35:00

Your Turn: A gift for South Dakota's future

With South Dakota's 2018 legislative session now come to a close, I'd like to thank our state legislators for their continued support of the South Dakota Opportunity (SDOS). The S.D. State Legislature and former S.D. Governor Mike Rounds established SDOS 15 years ago to help our best and brightest h

ARGUS LEADER - 2018-03-23 20:32:54

Unearth the Mysteries of History at the Dinosaur Eggstravaganza

The "Dinosaur Eggstravaganza" from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Museum of Geology is free and open to the public. RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 23, 2018) - Come and unravel the mysteries of the past at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology's "Dinosaur Eggstravaganza" from 1-5 p.m. on Saturda

PRESSRELEASEPOINT.COM - 2018-03-23 20:46:39

Letter: Should students be allowed right to free press?

Gage Gramlick, a junior at Lincoln High and editor of the Lincoln "Statesman," courageously took on the rights of high school free press in the South Dakota State Legislature. Unfortunately, House Bill 1242 was killed in committee. Still Gage's effort was notable and supported by the Lincoln High Sc

ARGUS LEADER - 2018-03-23 20:44:55

Photos: Top photos from USD's 2018 WNIT run

The University of South Dakota women's basketball team has advanced to the quarterfinal round of the 2018 Women's National Invitation Tournament basketball championships to be played Sunday evening. Here's a look at the Journal's top photos from the team's first three tournament games. University of

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 19:00:00

Jackley, Noem Expand TV Advertising in South Dakota

AL GOV: State Sen. Bill Hightower (R) will begin airing his first TV ad on Monday, in which he touts his support for legislative term limits, a flat tax, and a ban on earmarks. Hightower: "I'm tired of career politicians. ... It's time to level the playing field for everyone." (release) The spot wil

NATIONALJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-23 18:26:00

South Dakota gains population, while North Dakota shrinks

New estimates show that North Dakota and South Dakota's populations are moving in opposite directions. U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday show South Dakota grew by nearly 1 percent between July 2016 and July 2017, to 869,666 people, the Capital Journal reported . Meanwhile, North Dakota shrun

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 18:26:00

More aid given to drought-stricken ranchers as winter ends

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The state Agriculture Department said this week that it helped distribute more hay to drought-stricken ranchers, amid cautious optimism that this year won't be as bone-dry as last. The Agriculture Department said it had helped coordinate the distribution to ranchers of 100 rece

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2018-03-23 18:08:40

South Dakota State researcher to serve on Landsat Science team

BROOKINGS, S.D. - March 23, 2018 - South Dakota State University Professor David Roy, a senior scientist at the Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, was selected to serve on the 2018-2023 Landsat Science team following an international competition sponsored by the U. S. Department of Interior U

SDSU COLLEGIAN - 2018-03-23 17:53:21

Eagle feathers, plumes at graduations now protected in law

Buy Now South Dakota's governor has approved protections in state law for students who want to wear eagle feathers or plumes at school graduations.Journal file PIERRE | Gov. Dennis Daugaard has approved protections in South Dakota law for students who want to wear eagle feathers or plumes at school

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 18:07:00

Canadian Miners to Run Pollution Study at Gilt Edge Mine

Last week Seth Tupper reported that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources want to allow Canadian gold mining company Agnico Eagle Mines to study cadmium pollution in the water around the Gilt Edge Mine southeast of Lead. That po

DAKOTAFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-03-23 16:37:43

Interstate traffic stop in South Dakota yields pounds of pot

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) - A Montana man faces felony drug charges in South Dakota after allegedly being caught with 20 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop. The Daily Republic reports that 33-year-old Scott Whitmore, of Belgrade, Montana, was stopped March 15 for following another vehicle too cl

KULR8 - 2018-03-23 15:21:00

Area USDA milk production reports

South Dakota SIOUX FALLS - Milk production in South Dakota during February 2018 totaled 201 million pounds, unchanged from February 2017, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. The average number of milk cows was 118,000 head, 1,000 head more than February 2017. Milk produ

FARMFORUM.NET - 2018-03-23 15:26:02

Sorbe elected SGA president at USD

VERMILLION - Brookings native Josh Sorbe was elected University of South Dakota Student Government Association president in late February, with record high voter turnout. Sorbe is a sophomore at USD studying political science and economics. His term as president lasts for one year. As president, So

BROOKINGS REGISTER - 2018-03-23 15:01:11

Nelson files for state's attorney

"I am honored to announce my candidacy to become the next state's attorney in Brookings County and to passionately serve and protect the communities we call home," the Elkton native wrote in a prepared statement. Nelson was raised on his family's farm near Elkton. He received his undergraduate degre

BROOKINGS REGISTER - 2018-03-23 14:59:04

Thune: Ninth farm bill proposal introduced

Agriculture, which is supported by hardworking farmers and ranchers across South Dakota, is the state's top industry. It adds more than $20 billion to the economy each year, and, according to the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, "98 percent of farms in South Dakota are family owned and operat

FARMFORUM.NET - 2018-03-23 14:56:02

SDSU in second in Commissioner's Cup

ELMHURST, Ill. - South Dakota leads the way in the Summit League Commissioner's Cup standings following the winter sports season in the 2017-18 academic year with 49 points. The Coyotes are also first in the Dr. Helen Smiley Women's All-Sports Award standings, while South Dakota State is atop the Dr

BROOKINGS REGISTER - 2018-03-23 14:49:15