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December 10, 2019
State Sen. Brock Greenfield questions officials with the state Department of Human Services during a appropriations committee hearing to discuss the department's 2021 budget on Tuesday, Nov. 10 in Pierre.
Job reductions, but no layoffs at state developmental center in proposed budget
December 10, 2019 - 4:04pm
December 3, 2019
South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem gives her annual budget address on Tuesday in the house chambers at the South Dakota State Capitol in Pierre. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Noem's proposed 2021 budget cuts 30 positions at facility for the disabled in Redfield
December 3, 2019 - 6:42pm
December 2, 2019
The USDA on Tuesday, Oct. 29, announced it has established an interim final rule on hemp production, allowing expanded growth of the crop. (Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service)
South Dakota lawmakers to consider legalizing hemp in 2020
December 2, 2019 - 5:18pm
November 18, 2019
Members of the South Dakota Executive Board met in Pierre on Monday, Nov. 18. Shannon Marvel / Forum News Service
South Dakota lawmakers discuss school performance metrics
November 18, 2019 - 4:06pm
September 23, 2019
Republican Jason Ravnsborg speaks after winning the South Dakota attorney general;s race during the Republican election party on Nov. 6, 2018, in Sioux Falls, S.D. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
Debate over presumptive probation revived in SD Legislature's talks on drug law
September 23, 2019 - 6:40pm
September 10, 2019
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem
Noem: If SD Legislature votes to legalize hemp in 2020, 'I will veto it again'
September 10, 2019 - 5:22pm
September 9, 2019
Legislators clean up elections rules ahead of 2020
September 9, 2019 - 6:19pm
August 27, 2019
Telemedicine technology allows patients at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, Minn., to obtain care from clinicians in St. Cloud. Provider and patient can see and hear each other via the video connection using cameras and computers. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Legislators to iron out logistics of remote 'telemedicine' for rural South Dakotans
August 27, 2019 - 4:32pm
August 26, 2019
SD Retirement System continues to outperform, but wave of retirees looms, officials report
August 26, 2019 - 8:28pm
August 23, 2019
South Dakota State Representative and 2020 candidate for the U.S. Senate Scyller Borglum. Photo courtesy of Ashley Granby.
Borglum rolls out first policy proposal of US Senate campaign: Put budget increases to a referendum
August 23, 2019 - 6:34pm
August 22, 2019
South Dakota, Rosebud Sioux Tribe partner to establish first reservation meth treatment program
August 22, 2019 - 6:26pm
August 14, 2019
U.S. House Congressional candidate and Mitchell resident Dusty Johnson, second from left, takes his ballot to a voting booth to cast his absentee ballot on Thursday at the Davison County Courthouse in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
S.D. Board of Elections pushes forward online registration, updated voting equipment for 2020
August 14, 2019 - 8:15am
August 13, 2019
A sign expresses an anti-gun message at a gathering outside Duluth City Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The event brought public officials and community members together to honor those affected by the mass shootings recently in Gilroy, Calif.; El Paso, Texas; and Dayton, Ohio. Ellen Schmidt/
South Dakota legislators to Washington: Don't pass red flag laws, gun-free zones are the problem
August 13, 2019 - 9:42am
August 1, 2019
Walking up Main Street the procession protesting against the Keystone XL pipeline makes its way to Andrew W. Bogue Federal Courthouse in downtown Rapid City on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Adam Fondren / Rapid City Journal
ACLU to hire SD-based Native justice organizer following pipeline protest laws
August 1, 2019 - 4:36pm
July 26, 2019
SD state financial analysts warn lawmakers of 2020 dip in sales and use tax revenues
July 26, 2019 - 4:57pm