The courts are expected to issue a January judgment in a case involving the owners of a Rapid City mobile home park who are in a water dispute with the city, a Pennington County judge said Friday.
A request for city staff to bring forward an amended municipal code to make chickens legal in more areas of Rapid City failed to receive enough support Wednesday after the Legal and Finance Committee voted 2-3 on the recommendation.
Ron Moeller, a retired U.S. Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency officer, has announced his intention to run as a Republican for the District 31 state senate seat in 2022.
Sen. John Thune is one of four lawmakers who recently introduced legislation seeking to change the funding mechanisms for the Federal Communications Commission’s Universal Service Fund, which promotes universal access to broadband and other telecommunications services.
The South Dakota Supreme Court requested additional information Monday from the Rapid City Journal's attorney and a Meade County judge in the newspaper's case to verify whether or not state Sen. Gary Cammack, R-Union Center, received special treatment when his case was sealed prior to comple…
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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's daughter on Tuesday said she would quit the real estate appraiser business following scrutiny over whether her mother used her influence to aid her application for an appraiser license.
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State legislators will consider five rules to the state medical cannabis program at the Rules Review Committee special meeting on Monday.
A proposed 2022 cannabis legalization ballot initiative has been approved by the South Dakota Secretary of State for signature gathering, according to a news release from South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws.
SIOUX FALLS | South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem announced Monday that she has instructed the Department of Education to delay changes to the state's social studies standards up to one year to allow for more public input.
South Dakota has enlisted one of former President Donald Trump’s lead attorneys to help in its attempt to lift a decade-old injunction that nullified part of a state law requiring women to consult with a crisis pregnancy center before having an abortion, the governor and attorney general sai…
South Dakota Mines in Rapid City has been awarded an $11.2 million federal grant to develop better material and manufacturing technology to withstand cold weather.
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An assistant city attorney said Friday that a proposed ordinance will eventually give pet businesses more location choices in the future if they want to move within the city.
Incumbent Mayor Larry Larson won his re-election Tuesday with 290 votes over opponent Scott Allen's 180.
Larry Larson will remain as Box Elder’s mayor for another three years.
Representatives from the city’s Home Rule Charter Committee and People’s Rule will debate home rule during the Pennington County Republican Women’s meeting June 17.
Box Elder voters will have the chance to vote for mayor on June 8.