News

Senator Tim Johnson

Senator Seeking Nominees for Adoption Recognition

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson says he is accepting nominations for the Angels in Adoption program. Angels in Adoption was established in 1999 by the Congressional Coalition of Adoption Institute to raise awareness about the importance of adoption. Johnson is the grandfather of two adopted children. The South Dakota Democrat...
Keep Reading »
State Fair 2014 Logo

SD State Fair Concert Tickets on Sale Monday

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – People interested in the South Dakota State Fair Grandstand performances can begin purchasing tickets at 9 a.m. Monday. Tickets are sold at the ticket office, online and by phone. Tickets with reserved seating cost $115 and the standing package is $105. They cover two nights of Championship Bull Riding and...
Keep Reading »
Sending Text on Cell Phone (KGFX Photo)

Teen Texting While Driving Highest in the Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A new report released this week shows South Dakota has the highest rate of high school-aged teens who admit to texting and driving. The report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about 61 percent of teen drivers in South Dakota text and drive or send...
Keep Reading »
Capitol Building (KGFX Photo)

Idaho Man New SD Legislative Research Council Head

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The office in Pierre that helps South Dakota lawmakers with research and other tasks has a new leader. The Legislature has hired Jason Hancock as director of the Legislative Research Council. Hancock most recently was deputy chief of staff for the Idaho State Department of Education. The new director formally...
Keep Reading »