Annette Bosworth Leaving Court June 30, 2014 (KGFX Photo0

Annette Bosworth Arraigned on Election Law Charges

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth has been arraigned on 12 charges that she violated election laws. She pleaded not guilty Monday in Pierre at her arraignment. A Hughes County grand jury indicted the Sioux Falls physician earlier this month on multiple counts of perjury and filing false documents that...
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Chamberlain, South Dakota on Map

Thune’s New Spokeswoman is Chamberlain Native

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. Sen. John Thune has promoted a Chamberlain native as his new communications director for his Senate and Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee offices in Washington. Rachel Millard replaces Andi Fouberg, who’s the new president and CEO of the South Dakota State University Alumni Association. Millard previously was Thune’s press secretary...
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South Dakota Outline

More Than 200 New SD Laws to Take Effect

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – More than 200 state laws ranging from bans to repeals and tweaks of existing policy take effect in South Dakota on Tuesday. July 1 also marks the start of a new fiscal year across most of the country and in South Dakota. The state has a $4.3 billion spending plan...
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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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