Ohio Governor John Kasich

Kasich Pushing Balanced Budget Amendment in Six-State Tour

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich has kicked off a six-state tour advocating a balanced budget amendment by urging South Dakota lawmakers to get behind the proposal. Kasich’s visit in Pierre, South Dakota, on Tuesday was the Republican governor’s first stop pushing the amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Kasich is considered a...
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Free Pest Guides Available for Numerous South Dakota Crops

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakotans who grow a variety of crops can now access this year’s free pest management guides produced by SDSU Extension and South Dakota State University in Brookings. The updated 2015 guides cover soybeans, corn, wheat, oats, sunflowers, alfalfa, barley, triticale, durum, millet, rye, safflower, canola and flax. SDSU Extension...
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Legislation Would Allow Bullheads as Bait in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State lawmakers in Pierre are considering legislation that would make it legal for anglers in South Dakota to bait their hooks with bullheads. State law currently classifies bullheads as game fish, which can’t be used as bait. Offenders can face a $500 fine and 30 days in jail. Few anglers...
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SD Congressional Delegation Reacts to Obama’s Speech

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Members of South Dakota’s all-Republican congressional delegation say ideas presented by Democratic President Barack Obama in his State of the Union speech will increase government bureaucracy and hurt the middle class. Obama called for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and new initiatives to boost the middle class, but Sen....
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