GOP State Rep. Jeremy Munson Proposes Some Minnesota Counties Secede To South DakotaA Republican Minnesota state representative is proposing legislation that would let Minnesota counties secede from the state and join border states.
South Dakota AG Jason Ravnsborg Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Crash HearingSouth Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg pleaded not guilty in an initial court hearing Friday for three misdemeanor charges he is facing for striking and killing a man with his car last summer.
Minnesota Man Struck And Killed While Changing Tire On South Dakota HighwayThe South Dakota Highway Patrol says 78-year-old Gerald Bartell, of Herman, Minnesota, was pronounced dead at the scene of the Tuesday afternoon crash.
South Dakota Mother Facing Charges After Kids Ate Pot GummiesA Sioux Falls mother is facing charges after her two young children ate some gummy candy laced with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, according to police.
South Dakota's Noem Blocked From Releasing Records In AG's Fatal CrashA South Dakota judge on Thursday blocked Gov. Kristi Noem from releasing documents and video in the investigation of the state's attorney general for striking and killing a man with his car.
Gov. Noem Plans To Delay Medical Marijuana In South DakotaSouth Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Wednesday promised she will honor the will of voters to legalize pot for medical use, just not this year.
South Dakota Judge Rejects Amendment Legalizing MarijuanaA South Dakota judge on Monday struck down a voter-approved constitutional amendment that legalized recreational marijuana after Gov. Kristi Noem's administration challenged it.
S.D. Gov. Noem Says She Gifted Trump A Bust With His Face On Mount Rushmore South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Thursday said she gave former president Donald Trump a $1,100 bust depicting the president on Mount Rushmore last year because she knew it was something he wanted to receive.
Pardoned By Trump: S.D. Man Who Is Ex-Boyfriend Of Deported Russian AgentPresident Donald Trump renewed his grievance over the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election by pardoning Paul Erickson, a former conservative operative once romantically linked to Russian agent Maria Butina.
South Dakota Sees Quick Vaccine Delivery, But Health Experts Worry Rural Residents Could Be Left BehindSouth Dakota is looking to build on one of the nation's fastest COVID-19 vaccinations rollouts so far by making vaccines available to a much larger group of people, though some health care providers are cautioning that vulnerable people in rural areas could be left behind in the rush.
Dakotas Tribe Prioritizes Vaccine For Native Speakers: 'It's Something We Have To Pass On'The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is prioritizing the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to those who speak Dakota and Lakota languages.
Experts Say Experience Convinced Midwest Of Virus DangersStates in the northern stretches of the Midwest and Great Plains saw the nation's worst rates of coronavirus infections in the weeks before Thanksgiving.
South Dakota's Noem Takes To Social Media To Show Off FlamethrowerGov. Kristi Noem took to Instagram to share an image of herself blasting a flamethrower, jokingly wondering whether it was “too late to add something to my Christmas list.”
In Budget Address, South Dakota's Noem Defends Handling Of Pandemic South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem defended her coronavirus response Tuesday in a budget address to lawmakers, laying out proposals to spend millions in excess funds after federal aid bolstered the state's budget.
Noem Builds Profile In Texas, Georgia As COVID Surges In South DakotaSouth Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem spent the weekend traveling out of state to appearances in Texas and Georgia, as she continued to build a national profile among Republicans even as her state deals with one of the nation's worst outbreak of the coronavirus.