The South Dakota Senate's newest members were sworn into office Saturday morning in the Senate chambers by Chief Justice David Gilbertson.
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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.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that he will appoint Pat Pardy as a circuit court judge in South Dakota’s Third Circuit Court in Madison.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced that Milbank has been chosen to be South Dakota’s Capital for a Day on Thursday, June 11.
An effort to create the nation's first tribal national park in southwestern South Dakota has degenerated into a bureaucratic standoff.
State Rep. Paula Hawks appears to be the first Democrat publicly weighing a challenge to Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, who will be seeking re-election in 2016.
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee has declared his candidacy for president in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton - Hope, Arkansas. It's his second run for the Republican nomination.
A national credit rating agency has upgraded South Dakota to the highest rating it issues.
Some smaller measures in tax plans on the table in Minnesota's budget discussion aim to make a big impact on public health and child safety.
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is running for president.