Congress is sending legislation to President Barack Obama that would head off the threat of a government shutdown at midnight Wednesday.
Politics & Elections
Gov. Dennis Daugaard today offered testimony on the Endangered Species Act at a House Natural Resources Committee hearing in Washington, D.C.
The volunteer fire department in Spearfish is dissolving after 134 years of service to the Black Hills community.
Welding, basic construction, forklift operation, and commercial driving are just a few trade skills local Nepali refugees are able to learn at the Southeast Tech Institute.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is announcing nearly $2.6 million in grant funding for economic development efforts on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Walter Dale Miller, the 29th Governor of South Dakota, passed away last night. Miller, 89, served as governor from 1993 to 1995.
An economic development task force focused on the state's Native American tribes is scheduled to meet at the State Capitol on Monday.
Lauren Townsend was one of 12 students killed in the columbine massacre 16 years ago.
An emotional House Speaker John Boehner says he woke up Friday morning and decided to announce his resignation from Congress because prolonged turmoil over his leadership would do irreparable harm to the House.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the state Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved an additional $6.6 million Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan to Sioux Falls for sewer and nonpoint source projects.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the state Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $8.5 million for wastewater and solid waste projects. The board met today over the Digital Dakota Network.
Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch has named Kyle Holt as the deputy secretary for the South Dakota Department of Agriculture.
The South Dakota Supreme Court will hold its October sessions at the University of South Dakota School of Law.
South Dakota has raised millions of dollars for road and bridge funding since a package of tax and fee hikes went into effect earlier this year, but the Department of Revenue says it's unclear if the measure will meet initial projections.
Former Republican U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth says she's appealing a state board's decision to revoke her medical license after her May felony conviction for election law violations.
Attorney General Marty Jackley has released an explanation for a ballot measure to create a publicly funded campaign finance program, require additional disclosure and limit lobbying by state officials after they leave government.
A divided House has voted to cut off Planned Parenthood's federal funds for a year as Republicans expressed outrage over abortion and the organization's procurement of fetal tissue for research.
The tribal council on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation has voted to reinstate its suspended tribal chairman.
“It’s a very dangerous piece,” Hildebrand says.
"Do I want to go into my Master Degree or do I want to get a Doctorate?”
Tribal officials and staff who want to learn more about how the state Legislature operates can attend a training session put on by the state Department of Tribal Relations and the Legislative Research Council.
From charging our computers to turning on the lights, the need for reliable electricity continues to grow.