U.S. Supreme Court

Officials React to Ruling on Women’s Contraception

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Republicans say they’re pleased with a Supreme Court decision that says for-profit businesses can hold religious views under federal law.        But state Democratic Party Chairwoman Deb Knecht says the decision will make it even more difficult for South Dakota women to access basic preventative health care such...
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Weekend Rainfall Sets Records in the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Weekend rainfall in the Dakotas set records in both states and led to flash flooding in some areas. The National Weather Service reports that Minot in northern North Dakota got more than 2.6 inches of rain on Saturday, breaking a 62-year-old record for the date. Pierre in central South Dakota...
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Bosworth to be Arraigned on Election Law Charges

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Pierre on charges she violated election laws. A Hughes County grand jury indicted the Sioux Falls physician last week on multiple counts of perjury and filing false documents. Authorities say she fraudulently attested to gathering voter signatures...
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South Dakota Democrats Wrap Up Yankton Convention

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Democrats wrapped up their state convention Saturday after nominating candidates for several constitutional offices, adopting their party platform and receiving a $200,000 donation from retiring U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson. Convention delegates nominated Yankton native David Allen, who ran for the state Senate in District 18 in 2012, to...
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