PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Republican Rep. Will Mortenson was elected Saturday to serve as majority leader in the South Dakota House of Representatives.
Mortenson, a Pierre attorney, defeated Scott Odenbach, of Spearfish, and Rebecca Reimer, of Oacoma.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was returning from an official appearance in Rapid City in 2019 when she faced a decision: Overnight in the capital of Pierre, where another trip would start the next day, or head home and see her son attend his high school prom?
Aberdeen Central def. Sturgis Brown, 25-8, 25-15, 25-19
Brookings def. Rapid City Stevens, 25-12, 25-11, 25-20
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The chief federal prosecutor in South Dakota announced Monday that he's retiring.
U.S. Attorney Dennis Holmes spent more than 43 years as a prosecutor in the state. The Custer native began his career as a prosecutor in 1978 as an intern in the Pennington County States Attorney’s Office while he was still in law school at the University of South Dakota.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota lawmaker who said he gave legal advice to Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg following a fatal car accident says he will not vote on whether to impeach Ravnsborg when the House convenes next week.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A legislative committee looking into the impeachment of South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg over a fatal crash turned down the opportunity to hear a detailed account of events, state troopers said Wednesday.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's election-year fight with fellow Republicans in the Legislature has spurred criticism she is neglecting her job to angle for the White House, but the resistance could actually be helping her national brand rather than tarnishing it.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers finished the bulk of their legislative session this week, with Gov. Kristi Noem and House Republicans locked in a power struggle over the spending of federal funds as well as an impeachment investigation into the state's attorney general.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota prosecutors who charged the state's attorney general with misdemeanors in a 2020 fatal car crash defended their charging decision on Thursday to lawmakers weighing whether he should face impeachment charges.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The individual who will lead South Dakota's correctional system comes from Colorado where she was president of a company that administers health care service to state and local corrections partners.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Police have released the name of a man whose body was found at a motel in Pierre last week.
Authorities say 49-year-old Christopher Mexican was a homicide victim. His body was discovered after police responded to a disturbance call at the Pierre Inn and Suites early Wednesday.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Police are investigating a death after getting a call about a disturbance at a motel in Pierre early Wednesday, officials said.
Police Capt. Bryan Walz said officers were called to the Pierre Inn and Suites shortly before 4 a.m., KCCR reported.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's rapid-fire legislative session kicks off Tuesday with lawmakers prepared to debate legalizing marijuana, how to spend nearly $1 billion in federal coronavirus relief and what to do with a spate of bills touching on some of the nation's most incendiary social issues.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — It’s budget time in Pierre.
KELO-TV reported Wednesday that the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Appropriations plans to start a series of four hearings on the state budget next week.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota legislators are set to meet next week to deliberate whether Republican Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg should be impeached for his conduct surrounding a fatal car crash last year.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota airport officials are working on their plans to spend an estimated $16.4 million in federal infrastructure funding.
Airport managers can submit their projects to the Federal Aviation Administration for review in the coming weeks.
Brandon Valley def. Mitchell, 22-25, 25-16, 25-16, 21-25, 15-11
Harrisburg def. Watertown, 25-15, 25-22, 17-25, 25-8
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The sheriff who responded to the scene of a fatal car crash caused by the South Dakota attorney general last year has died, the Hyde County Sheriff’s office said Tuesday.
The office declined to release further details about the death of Sheriff Mike Volek, but said it planned to release a statement, KELO-TV reported.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Pierre Strong rushed for 163 yards and two touchdowns and South Dakota State cruised past Youngstown State 47-16 on Saturday.
The Jackrabbits (6-2, 3-2 Missouri Valley Football Conference), ranked No.
Aberdeen Central def. Pierre, 25-17, 25-20, 25-22
Aberdeen Roncalli def. Langford, 25-7, 25-16, 25-21
Brandon Valley def. Pierre, 19-25, 25-17, 25-15, 25-22
Jones County def. Bennett County, 25-18, 25-16, 25-17
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Legislature will consider whether to try to impeach Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg for a car crash last year that killed a pedestrian, a House leader said.
Republican Speaker Spencer Gosch said Saturday that there is enough support in the state House to discuss impeachment.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court, in an opinion released Thursday, agreed with a lower court ruling that two people on a motorcycle who were severely injured in a crash with a volunteer firefighting trainee cannot collect damages from the city of Pierre and its fire department.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Endangered Missing Advisory has canceled an alert Monday for two children from Pierre, allegedly taken by their father who authorities say was exhibiting signs of impairment.
Aberdeen Central def. Sturgis Brown, 25-12, 20-25, 25-16, 25-14
Brookings def. Rapid City Stevens, 25-23, 20-25, 25-16, 25-14
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg will avoid a trial and take a plea deal on misdemeanor traffic charges in a crash last year in which he hit and killed a man who was walking along a rural highway, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Three people are in custody following a standoff in Pierre.
Law enforcement was following up on leads Friday that a 33-year-old man wanted for a violating a court-ordered furlough release was at an apartment complex in Pierre.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The bodies of two people have been recovered from the Missouri River near Pierre.
Hughes County Sheriff Patrick Callahan said his department received a report about 11 p.m.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's attorney general is attempting to access any psychiatric or psychological records of the man he struck and killed along a highway, alleging in court documents that the death may have been a suicide.