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Rapid City Voters Consider Opt-Out As School District Struggles

On Tuesday, June 2nd for the first time ever, Rapid City voters consider opting out of the state’s property tax reduction plan. The opt out would...

Dakota Political Junkies

The Dakota Political Junkies weighed in on SDPB Radio's Dakota Midday discussion with Mayor Sam Kooiker and his challenger, former Rapid City Police...

Voters To Decide Rapid's Civic Center Expansion Tuesday

On Tuesday voters in Rapid City go to the polls to make a $180-million dollar decision. A municipal election is set to decide the proposed expansion of...

Stace Nelson Aims For GOP U.S. Senate Nomination

Over the last few months we’ve interviewed every candidate in the five way U.S. Senate Republican Primary. We’re giving each candidate a chance to make...

SF Mayoral Candidates Clash On Investments

A candidate for Sioux Falls mayor takes issue with investments his competition made while in office. Greg Jamison says Mayor Mike Huether shouldn’t...

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Meet The Candidates

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Political ad spending hikes prices, cuts inventory
CAMPAIGN FINANCE

Political ad spending hikes prices, cuts inventory

MARKETPLACE | Chances are good, especially if you live in a swing state, that you’re being bombarded by political ads.

How Obama left his mark on the criminal justice system
CRIMINAL JUSTICE

How Obama left his mark on the criminal justice system

PBS NEWSHOUR | Obama’s legacy in crime reduction, law and order and curbing police violence.

Single-parent families could see higher taxes under Trump
ECONOMY

Single-parent families could see higher taxes under Trump

MARKETPLACE | NY University professor Lily Batchelder finds that tax cuts for the wealthy could end up being proportionally larger than those for low- and middle-class families.

DeVos finalizes ethics disclosure ahead of confirmation vote
EDUCATION

DeVos finalizes ethics disclosure ahead of confirmation vote

PBS NEWSHOUR | Education Secretary pick Betsy DeVos has finalized her financial and ethics disclosures, paving the way for senators to vote on her confirmation next week.


What crimes make immigrants eligible for deportation?
IMMIGRATION

What crimes make immigrants eligible for deportation?

PBS NEWSHOUR | A variety of crimes can get immigrants detained and deported — and even if they are in the country legally.

Do high-deductible plans make the health care system better?
SOCIAL ISSUES

Do high-deductible plans make the health care system better?

MARKETPLACE | Congressman Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head up the Department of Health and Human Services, faced his first Senate confirmation hearing.

Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law
VOTING ACCESS

Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law

PBS NEWSHOUR | The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law.