After nine days, the state Public Utilities Commission has finished hearing from opposing sides in the debate over whether to allow the Keystone XL oil pipeline to run through South Dakota.
Politics & Elections
AARP South Dakota supports an effort underway to cap payday, car title, and installment loans at an annual interest rate of 36%, and is part of the coalition, South Dakotans for Responsible Lending, which is currently collecting signatures to get the initiated measure placed on the election ballot in 2016.
Despite having an official challenger, Rep. Kristi Noem isn't focused on the 2016 election just yet.
Gettysburg Police Chief Bill Wainman is resigning, though it's not clear whether the move is tied to debate over the department's emblem and uniform patch that includes a Confederate flag.
South Dakota Chief Justice David Gilbertson has been elected president of the Conference of Chief Justices and chairman of the National Center for State Courts.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office is looking for candidates to fill the state House of Representatives seat being vacated by Rep. Steve Hickey.
Democratic state Rep. Paula Hawks has announced she is challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem in the 2016 elections for her spot in Congress.
A state medical board is holding a hearing Friday to decide if former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth should keep her medical license.
Mayor Mike Huether submitted a proposed 2016 budget of $471 million to the City Council today, which would be the largest in the City’s history.
Former U.S. attorney from North Dakota Timothy Purdon is taking on his previous boss.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at 9 a.m. Friday, July 31, to open the first Gifted Education Summit at the University of South Dakota.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that Paul Kinsman, the Commissioner of the South Dakota Bureau of Administration, has retired for health reasons.
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined counterparts and other officials in 30 other states in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to delay implementing a new federal water rule.
Proponents of a measure to decriminalize pot in South Dakota are officially kicking off their campaign in Sioux Falls.
Their goal was have an individual who would help expand Hartford’s economic empire and help advise businesses coming in.
Forty gay couples have applied to be married in South Dakota during the first month following the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing such unions across the country.
The owner of Josiah's Coffeehouse in Downtown Sioux Falls says his business is being targeted by an outside group because he is trying to get legislation passed that would lower interest rates of payday loans.
District Judge Mark Kozisek set the date during a hearing on Monday in O'Neill.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that Madison has been chosen to be South Dakota’s Capital for a Day on Wednesday, Aug. 19.
The Public Utilities Commission is considering whether to approve for the second time in just over five years construction of the South Dakota portion of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Taminkea Ricu, who rode for days with her tribe to the John C. Waldron Memorial Bridge, wore a small canteen around her neck, filled with water from the Cheyenne River – a river that could see pipes..
As Congress considers a long-awaited transportation funding bill, some governors aren't waiting to move to fix and build roads, bridges and highways.