Gov. Kristi Noem: South Dakota will not accept any ‘illegal immigrants’

U.S. 04/14/21, 21:50

During the Biden administration's immigration crisis, Republican Gov. Kristi Noem has declared that the state of South Dakota will not accept any "illegal immigrants." "South Dakota won't be taking any illegal immigrants that the Biden Administration wants to relocate. My message to illegal immigrants... call me when you're an American," Noem ...

GOP South Dakota Gov Noem rejects President Trump’s $300 weekly unemployment boost

U.S. 08/17/20, 03:13

A Republican, responsible for signing bills passed by the South Dakota State Legislature, is not interested in extra federal assistance for job seekers. Gov. Kristi Noem has politely turned down an additional $300 a week for South Dakotans without work promised in the Trump administration's Lost Wages Assistance presidential memo. The governor ...

Dianne Feinstein seeks to block federal funds to states without mask mandates

U.S. 07/17/20, 04:48

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Thursday, July 16, said that she will propose an amendment to the next CCP Virus (coronavirus) aid legislation that would force states to implement a mask mandate. “Research shows that masks reduce transmission of the coronavirus. CDC Director Redfield said this surge in COVID-19 [CCP Virus] ...

Tribe says South Dakota governor not welcome on reservation

U.S. 05/02/19, 19:07

A Native American tribe has told South Dakota's Republican Gov. Kristi Noem she's not welcome on one of largest reservations in the country after she led efforts to pass a state law targeting demonstrations such as those in neighboring North Dakota that plagued the Dakota Access oil pipeline. "I am hereby ...

Spring storm lingers after burying parts of Midwest in snow

U.S. 04/12/19, 09:07

Strong winds and more snow are expected in the Midwest after a spring storm buried several states in snow and created dangerous travel conditions. The storm lingered Friday in parts of Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota, but the system is expected to weaken as it moves north. Several snow-packed highways ...

‘Bomb cyclone’ snow, wind making travel dangerous in Midwest

U.S. 04/11/19, 08:35

A storm system known as a "bomb cyclone" slowly churned through the U.S. interior Thursday for the second time in a month, unleashing a blizzard in parts of the Midwest while creating hazardous fire conditions farther south. As much as 18 inches (46 centimeters) of snow has fallen in parts of ...

Update: Snow, ice making Midwest travel dangerous

U.S. 04/11/19, 06:50

The Latest on severe weather impacting the central U.S. (all times local):6:45 a.m.A powerful spring snow storm sweeping across the Midwest has made travel hazardous across Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota.Ice forms on a calf at a ranch outside of Kilgore, Neb., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. A bomb cyclone storm ...

South Dakota governor signs bills aimed at curbing abortion

U.S. 03/20/19, 17:53

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Wednesday signed a package of bills aimed at curbing abortion.Noem said the bills will "crack down on abortion providers in South Dakota" by requiring providers to use a state form women must sign before they can end a pregnancy."A strong and growing body of ...

Update: South Dakota state offices closed amid blizzard

U.S. 03/14/19, 08:11

The Latest on a winter storm hitting the West and Midwest (all times local): 8:10 a.m. All state offices are now closed in South Dakota as blizzard conditions barrel into the Midwest. Gov. Kristi Noem says only essential personnel should go to work at state offices Thursday, as the National Weather Service warns ...

Legislature to gather for Noem’s first session as governor

Sports 01/06/19, 13:05

Republican Gov. Kristi Noem is inheriting a state on solid financial footing as she enters her first legislative session as governor.She's joined by a Legislature that will consider tough changes to South Dakota's criminal justice system, looser gun laws and allowing sports betting in Deadwood.Legislators gather Tuesday for the start ...

South Dakota Democrat Sutton courts cross-party support

Politics 10/25/18, 16:44

With a cowboy's appeal and a carefully tailored image as a moderate, Democrat Billie Sutton is waging a surprisingly successful campaign that's put his party within striking distance of winning South Dakota's governorship for the first time in over four decades. Sutton, a state senator and former professional rodeo rider, on ...

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