News

South Dakota Outline

Libertarian Candidate Entering Senate Race in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Libertarian candidate who some say was a big factor in a 2002 U.S. Senate race in South Dakota could be a factor again next year. The Argus Leader newspaper says Kurt Evans will seek the Senate seat held by Democrat Tim Johnson, who isn’t seeking re-election after three...
Keep Reading »
Goodwill Logo

Groundbreaking Held For New Goodwill Store This Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A groundbreaking ceremony was held this morning to officially mark the start of construction for the state’s newest location of Goodwill.  Pierre’s new Goodwill Store and Connection Center will be located at 1902 Eastgate Avenue just north of Beck Motor Company and along North Garfield Avenue.  Present at this...
Keep Reading »
AAA South Dakota Logo

AAA South Dakota Says State’s Average Gas Price Has Dropped Within the Past Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A travel organization says Tuesday’s national average price for regular gasoline was at $3.51 per gallon, which is a nickel lower than the price one week ago and 35 cents cheaper than one year ago.  AAA South Dakota says in a press release that the average price of self-serve...
Keep Reading »
Medical Logo

SD Panel Releases Report on Expanding Medicaid

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A group appointed to investigate the pros and cons of expanding Medicaid has issued its final report. The 29-member Medicaid Opportunities and Challenges Task Force was made up of lawmakers, doctors, behavioral health providers, dentists, community health providers, hospital officials and state workers. The Legislature this year opted not to...
Keep Reading »