South Dakota

Nebraska Woman Arrested, Fined for Climbing Mount Rushmore

Courtesy: South Dakota Dept. of TourismRAPID CITY, S.D. – A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive granite sculpture Friday with bare feet and no rope, making it to about 15 feet (4.5 meters) from the top. The Rapid City Journal states Incontro chose…

Presidential Hopefuls to Address Native American Issues

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – A presidential campaign event focused on Native American issues is being planned in Sioux City, Iowa, next month. Several groups are working together to plan the forum on Aug. 19 and Aug. 20. O.J. Semans of the voting rights group Four Directions says it would be a mistake for candidates to ignore Native American voters….

State Representative Scyller Borglum Announces 2020 Senate Run

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Senator Rounds’ Senate seat has a challenger for the 2020 election. Rapid City Republican Scyller Borglum announced Monday that she is running for U.S. Senate. Borglum is a member of the South Dakota house. On Monday, she announced her “common-sense conservative vision for South Dakota. “No one is ever entitled to an elected position before the…

State Representative Scyller Borglum to Announce 2020 Senate Campaign

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It appears Senator Mike Rounds already has a challenger next year, within his own party. State Representatives Scyller Borglum plans to announce her political future on Monday. Borglum is a Republican out of Pennington County. According to a press release, Borglum will announce her, quote “common sense conservative vision for South Dakota” on Monday. “My vision…

State Dems, GOP Debate 2020 Presidential Outlook

Sam Parkinson and Dave Roetman also address allegations of improper tactics by a South Dakota Congressman

Sam Parkinson, the Executive Director of the State Democratic Party, joined us on the KDLT News Today set one last time before leaving for a new position in Washington, D.C.. He and his counterpart with the state GOP, Dave Roetman, State Finance Director for the State Republican Party, offered insight this week into some of the political news making both…