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FEMA Housing Lands On Pine Ridge Following Disaster

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is placing new mobile homes on Pine Ridge following spring storms and...

Daugaard Proposes Medicaid Expansion In $4.8-Billion Budget

Governor Dennis Daugaard is proposing a total state budget of about $4.8-billion for fiscal year 2017. You can...

Dakota Midday: Attorney General Marty Jackley Discusses 24/7

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley recently returned from the National Association of Attorneys General...

Dakota Midday: GF&P Secretary Kelly Hepler

While broadcasting live from the state capitol building in Pierre, Cara Hetland visited with Kelly Hepler, Secretary...

Dakota Midday: Wink And Sutton Look Forward To Budget Address

South Dakota Speaker of the House Dean Wink and Democratic Senator Billie Sutton visited with guest host Cara Hetland ahead of Governor Dennis Daugaard's annual...

Hawks To Introduce Resolution On College Debt

One South Dakota lawmaker says she’s crafting a resolution about debt-free college. Democratic State Representative Paula Hawks says she wants to start a conversation...

Dakota Midday: Images Of The Past Potato Creek Johnny

Potato Creek Johnny is featured in this week's Images of the Past. Jessica Michak, Archivist with the HomestakeAdams...

Dakota Midday: Health Insurance Change Has Financial Consequences

Certain people who buy health insurance on the federal exchange could find themselves paying significantly more money in January if they don’t change their plans soon....

Dakota Midday: Budget And Policy Council Anticipates Budget Address

Joy Smolnisky, Executive Director, South Dakota Budget and Policy Institute discusses Medicaid expansion, Indian Health Services, education funding, and state revenue...

SD Scientists Welcome Renewable Research Boost

World leaders are meeting in Paris to hash out a new agreement on the best way to deal with climate change. As part...

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Does 'Sustainability' Help The Environment Or Just Agriculture's Public Image?

Big food companies like Walmart want farmers to reduce greenhouse emissions from nitrogen fertilizer. But the best...

Redefining 'Drug Bust': German Police Seize 5,000 Pills In Shape Of Trump's Head

When officers stopped a vehicle Saturday night, they didn't quite expect to find heaps of drugs hidden inside. They...

Ready, Set, Groan: Here's The Best Joke From The Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Every year, a panel of British citizens determines the funniest one-liner of the festival. This year, Ken Cheng took...

India's High Court Outlaws Practice Of Instant Divorce By Muslim Men

The decision is a victory for women's rights advocates. Most Muslim countries have already reformed or banned...

New Bullet Trains To Put China Out Front On High-Speed Rail

Six years after China slowed down its fastest trains in the wake of a deadly crash, a next generation of super-fast...

Irish Bishops Advise Priests With Children How To 'Face Up' To Responsibilities

"If, contrary to this obligation [to celibacy], a priest fathers a child, the wellbeing of his child should be his...