"With the higher education landscape changing drastically and some of the demographic challenges coming up in the next decade, borders are becoming less and less important. And everybody's vying for the same students."
More than $1.17 billion has been gambled so far this year. Some South Dakota communities are capping the number of terminals. "There had to be a point where we said 'enough is enough.'"
A shortage of butchers and meat cutters is creating a crippling workload and making hunters scramble to find a place to process their deer.
Despite data or evidence, state is 'confident that this bounty program is enhancing nest success.'
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Economic development groups helped fund Gov. Noem's 'Freedom Works Here' campaign. They're also doing the heavy lifting of recruiting workers to the state.
When four teenagers were murdered at Gitchie Manitou in 1973, Sioux Falls high school students weren't given much support to deal with the trauma.
A few South Dakota organic farms are raising smaller heritage turkeys, and interest is rising. “Once that breed is gone, they’re gone and gone forever.”
"We're pleased that our First Amendment right to circulate these petitions, which was threatened with this policy, is no longer being threatened."
More than half of fatal crashes over the holiday have been alcohol-related.
Nearly 65% of federal crop insurance premiums are subsidized with federal funding.
"We need to keep babies on a vaccination schedule, and this makes that really difficult."
South Dakota's veteran population has declined 20% since 2010, and finding veterans to participate in honor guard ceremonies is getting more difficult. “I feel like we need to continue to have these remembrances.”
Other South Dakota conservatives aren't convinced there's a problem: “I called these people and they assured me they were not dead.”