The company behind a proposed underground oil pipeline says a contractor has been transporting pipe to Iowa ahead of its approval.
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Gov. Dennis Daugaard has requested that FEMA and the Small Business Administration (SBA) join state teams for a preliminary damage assessment of impacts to homes and businesses in two South Dakota counties resulting from the May 10 tornado.
Members of the Minnesota Orchestra are on their way to Cuba - making a historic trip with political implications.
Discussions over how to spend $40 billion-plus of Minnesota taxpayer money have reached a sensitive phase where negotiators are keeping mum about the headway they're making.
Republicans in the Iowa House want to change the funding for a family planning program so that they can block abortion providers from participating.
Iowa's transportation department has rejected requests by officials in four cities to keep operating some speed cameras in their areas.
The Obama administration is urging senators to support a new 30-year agreement with China on civilian nuclear cooperation. That's despite lingering concerns that Chinese companies are exporting sensitive technology to Iran and North Korea.
U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today introduced bipartisan legislation that would add congressional oversight of any decision to retire the B-1, B-2 or B-52 bomber aircraft.
The South Dakota Senate's newest members were sworn into office Saturday morning in the Senate chambers by Chief Justice David Gilbertson.
It was later than expected, but President Barack Obama did make his way to South Dakota, and has now officially visited all 50 states as president.
People waiting at the Watertown Regional Airport to see the president take off in Air Force One got a special surprise, a visit with the president himself.
From sea to shining sea, that's a wrap. Barack Obama met his goal of visiting all 50 states as president with a stop Friday in South Dakota.
Air Force One and President Barack Obama has touched down in Watertown South Dakota, Friday afternoon.
The arena where President Barack Obama will speak Friday is slowly filling up with family and friends of the soon-to-be graduates of Lake Area Technical Institute.
Watch President Barack Obama deliver the commencement address at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, S.D.
A South Dakota judge says he will allow a former state official to testify in the trial of a former U.S. Senate candidate accused of election law violations.
A few people opposing the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are protesting outside the arena were President Barack Obama will speak.
Republican leaders are planning a House vote next week on a bill banning late-term abortions after dropping a requirement that rape victims would qualify for the procedure only if they'd already reported the crime to authorities.
A few dozen voters who claim home addresses on the Buffalo Chip Campground near Sturgis will decide Thursday whether the private enterprise becomes a town.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that he will appoint Scott Fiegen of Dell Rapids to the vacant seat in the state Senate representing District 25. Fiegen will succeed Sen. Tim Rave, who resigned earlier this year.
Landscaping, perimeter security needs and other late additions to Minnesota's major Capitol remodeling are pushing the overall cost above $300 million.