Governor Dennis Daugaard

SD Revenue Likely to Fall Short of Governor’s Projections

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State economists predict South Dakota’s revenue collections next year will fall short of projections made when Gov. Dennis Daugaard proposed his state budget in December. Economists for the Legislature and the governor’s budget office say ongoing state revenue from taxes and other general revenue is likely to be $4 million...
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SD Animal Cruelty Bill Moves on to House

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has passed a bill to make cruelty against animals a felony. The House Judiciary committee voted 10-2 Monday in support of the measure. South Dakota is the only state without such a law. But similar proposed legislation has failed in the past. Supporters of the...
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National Weather Service

Day After Record High Tied, Forecast Calls for Snow Chances

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) A day after a record high temperature was tied in Pierre, the National Weather Service says the possibility of snow is in the forecast for the area. Dan Mohr with the Aberdeen Weather Service office says Sunday brought a high of 70 degrees to the Pierre area, which tied...
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SD Panel OKs Workgroup Study of Autism on Children

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has passed a bill to study the effect of Autism Spectrum Disorder on children in the state. The House State Affairs Committee voted 12-1 to support the measure. It goes next to the House floor. The bill initially addressed another topic, but the committee passed...
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