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SD Bill Would Ban Abortions for Gender Selection

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel is considering a measure that would ban any abortion being sought because the fetus is not the gender wanted by a pregnant woman. The measure would make it a felony for a doctor to perform an abortion being sought by a woman because of the...
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Corps Adjusts Dam Water Releases to Missouri River

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Changes in the Missouri River levels caused by cold temperatures have forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to increase the amount of water being released out of Gavins Point dam on the South Dakota-Nebraska border. The Corps says the dam has been releasing 16,000 cubic feet per second....
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SD House Stops Two Bills on Amending US Constitution

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has defeated two measures regarding the state’s participation in a convention to amend the U.S. constitution. An initiative to call a convention to propose an amendment requiring a federal balanced budget was rejected on a 28-42 vote. Supporters say the resolution is a way to address...
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Pierre School Board Approves Plans for New Elementary Building

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board viewed the plans for the district’s new elementary school at Monday’s monthly meeting. Architect Jeff Hazard of Koch Hazard Architects of Sioux Falls went over drawings and various details of the new building during a presentation before the board. Hazard said the building will be...
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