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SD House Panel Kills Gun Rights Expression Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota House panel has shot down a measure aimed at expressing the Legislature’s belief that the U.S. Constitution prevents the federal government from restricting gun ownership. The House State Affairs Committee voted 8-4 Monday to defeat the Senate bill. Republican Sen. Larry Rhoden of Union Center was the...
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Panel Approves Economic Development Fund

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A comprehensive South Dakota economic development fund proposed by state legislators would be paid for with contractors excise tax collections and money from unclaimed property. Republican Sen. Corey Brown, of Gettysburg, outlined the Building South Dakota Fund to the House State Affairs Committee on Monday. The panel voted unanimously to...
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NWS Looks Back at February Stats for Central and NE South Dakota

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) Last month brought a wide range of temperatures and snowfall in parts of central and northeastern areas of South Dakota.  The National Weather Service in Aberdeen says February saw average temperatures from three to five degrees below normal in northeast South Dakota and one to four degrees above normal...
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16th Annual Kids Voting SD Liberty Basketball Game Scheduled for Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The 16th annual Kids Voting South Dakota Liberty Basketball Game and Taco Feed will be held this week in Pierre.  The Liberty Basketball Game is a major fundraiser for Kids Voting South Dakota and will be held Wednesday at Riggs High School.  The members of the House of Representatives...
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