An attorney for the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe says Chairman Michael Jandreau has died in Sioux Falls.
Politics & Elections
The vice chairman of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe says he's assuming control of the tribal government while Chairman Michael Jandreau is hospitalized.
Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds is asking for stories from South Dakota residents about how federal regulations affect day-to-day life in the state.
The state Board of Regents is scheduled to take up a proposal to raise tuition and fees for South Dakota's six public universities by an average of 5.8 percent for the upcoming school year.
Board of Regents Executive Director and CEO Jack Warner says the $8.50 minimum wage hike that voters approved in November is a "good news, bad news" situation for students at South Dakota's six public universities.
South Dakota's Shannon County will officially become Oglala Lakota County on May 1.
Daugaard has proclaimed that Shannon County be renamed as Oglala Lakota County. The name change will be official on May 1, 2015.
State Sen. Tim Rave has announced his resignation from the South Dakota State Senate. Rave, a Baltic Republican who serves as senate majority leader, is resigning to accept a position with Sanford Health as enterprise vice president for public policy.
Mayor Mike Huether has announced new citizen board appointments to the following boards as approved by the Mayor and City Council:
State Sen. Dan Lederman has resigned his seat in the South Dakota State Senate. Lederman, a Dakota Dunes Republican, also serves as assistant majority leader.“Dan Lederman has been a vigorous advocate for his constituents and for South Dakota,” said Gov. Daugaard. “He will certainly be missed, and I wish the best to him and his family.”
The South Dakota Senate has failed to override the governor's veto of a bill that would have exempted the earnings of American Legion and VFW baseball coaches from the state sales tax.
The 2015 South Dakota legislative session has officially come to an end as the state House and Senate gaveled out at the close of "Veto Day."
The Legislature is convening for the final day of the 2015 legislative session to consider three tax-related bills that Gov. Dennis Daugaard vetoed.
The Legislature is convening for the final day of the 2015 legislative session to consider three tax-related bills that Gov. Dennis Daugaard has vetoed.
State lawmakers are set to consider reviving the three tax-related proposals that Gov. Dennis Daugaard vetoed after the 2015 legislative session's main run.
A South Dakota lawmaker who formed a group to back potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush is being joined by some top state legislators.
Tuition and fees for South Dakota's six public universities will increase by an average of 5.7 percent for the upcoming school year if the state Board of Regents adopts the proposed hikes during its meeting next week.
Federal aviation regulators have given final approval to establish an enormous bomber training area over the Northern Plains. U.S. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota said Tuesday that the Federal Aviation Administration approved a plan to expand the Powder River Training Complex over North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming.
The Minnesota House has passed a bill allowing employers to pay tipped staff a lower hourly wage if tips bring their pay above $12 an hour.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard is appointing retired Daktronics President and CEO Jim Morgan to the state Board of Regents.
Sen. Ted Cruz is set to become the first major candidate for president.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a controversial measure to exempt South Dakota's youngest workers from the $8.50 minimum wage voters approved in November.