Gov. Terry Branstad has been transported by ambulance to a hospital after his spokesman says he fell ill at an event at a Des Moines suburb.
Politics & Elections
Lawmakers this week will consider measures to join states calling for a constitutional convention to require a balanced federal budget, make child abuse allegations clearer and strengthen the state's ability to react to deadly disease outbreaks.
The committee tasked with reviewing the hours-long vote-counting delay in a South Dakota county during the Nov. 4 election still has work to be done.
A South Dakota legislative panel has approved a proposal that aims to shift juvenile offenders toward community-based treatments and significantly decrease the number committed to the state Department of Corrections.
South Dakota legislators paused briefly to remember eight former colleagues who died in 2014.
Sen. John Thune has scheduled a hearing over rail transportation problems for the committee he now chairs.
A South Dakota legislative panel has approved a proposal that would require convicted human traffickers to register as sex offenders.
More Americans fish than play golf and tennis combined.
President Barack Obama has racked up hundreds of thousands of miles traveling around the country and the world.
A legislative panel has approved a proposal to allow trained first responders and police officers to carry an opiate overdose antidote to help fight drug fatalities.
Representatives of Minnesota's child care industry say a push to fund all-day preschool will make their services more expensive.
A legislative panel has approved a measure allowing the Secretary of State's office to audit a random sample of voter signatures from statewide candidates' petitions to get on the ballot.
Members of South Dakota's all-Republican congressional delegation say ideas presented by Democratic President Barack Obama in his State of the Union speech will increase government bureaucracy and hurt the middle class.
A state legislative committee has approved a bill that would modernize how the Department of Health responds to communicable disease outbreaks in the state.
Leading up to the State of the Union speech, the Obama Administration has been reaching out through social media in an effort to gain more viewers. But will the strategy work?
A South Dakota state representative has formed a group backing potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush.
A state Senate panel has advanced a proposal that would allow active military members' spouses to get a South Dakota concealed weapon permit.
Arizona on Thursday became the first state to require the U.S. citizenship test. Utah, South Dakota, Tennessee and other states are considering similar bills.
The State Department has set a Feb. 2 deadline for federal agencies to provide advice on whether to move forward with the hotly debated Keystone XL pipeline.
New long-range budget forecasts from Gov. Dennis Daugaard's administration show South Dakota could have a $12.8 million budget deficit in fiscal year 2018.
In just a few days, the pomp and circumstance of Saturday’s Inauguration Day in Pierre will be gone, and South Dakota lawmakers will begin the long and difficult process of sorting through the state's biggest issues.
There was no shortage of pomp and circumstance on Saturday as thousands of people gathered inside the state capitol in Pierre for South Dakota's 2015 Inauguration Day.