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March 22, 2019
An aerial shot of flooding of the James River in Southeastern South Dakota, near Mitchell. By Luke Hagen for the Mitchell Daily Republic.
As floods continue to ravage state, 8,000 left without water in Pine Ridge
March 22, 2019 - 5:45pm
March 14, 2019
Newly-elected Governor Kristi Noem delivers her inaugural address on the rotunda floor of the Capitol after being sworn in as South Dakota’s 33rd governor — and first-ever woman. The inauguration was held Saturday, Jan. 5 in Pierre. By Jeremy Waltner for Forum News Service.
Nursing homes, hemp, presumptive probation among hot topics in South Dakota's 2019 legislative session
March 14, 2019 - 8:55pm
March 13, 2019
Nursing homes emerge as winners in 2020 budget passed by SD Legislature
March 13, 2019 - 3:03am
March 12, 2019
 The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
After Keystone XL bill package, tribal leaders pull out of upcoming state-tribal ceremony
March 12, 2019 - 8:21pm
Industrial hemp produces a dense stand of plants. The seeds are harvested and can be used for oil products. The fiber of the plant stalks is currently not harvested in North Dakota. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Attempt to override Noem's hemp legalization veto dies in Senate
March 12, 2019 - 1:46pm
March 11, 2019
Industrial hemp produces a dense stand of plants. The seeds are harvested and can be used for oil products. The fiber of the plant stalks is currently not harvested in North Dakota. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
'Our state is not yet ready': Noem vetoes hemp legalization bill hours after passage
March 11, 2019 - 3:21pm
March 8, 2019
South Dakota Capitol notebook: Hemp hangs on, Keystone XL protest bills fly through
March 8, 2019 - 4:45pm
March 7, 2019
 The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
'Some of us were left out of the puzzle': Noem's KXL bill package flies through despite questions on procedure
March 7, 2019 - 5:14pm
March 6, 2019
 The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
South Dakota legislative committee pushes through Keystone XL bill package despite tribes', activists' concerns
March 6, 2019 - 7:36pm
Industrial hemp produces a dense stand of plants. The seeds are harvested and can be used for oil products. The fiber of the plant stalks is currently not harvested in North Dakota. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Senate revives hemp legalization in S.D. with saving grace amendment
March 6, 2019 - 5:49pm
March 5, 2019
Industrial hemp produces a dense stand of plants. The seeds are harvested and can be used for oil products. The fiber of the plant stalks is currently not harvested in North Dakota. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Hemp legalization in South Dakota barely hangs on after Noem's persistent opposition, failed Senate vote
March 5, 2019 - 7:20pm
March 4, 2019
Legislative committee passes bill to study crime of drug ingestion
March 4, 2019 - 6:38pm
SD Senate passes bill requiring schools display national motto 'In God we trust'
March 4, 2019 - 5:59pm
 The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
Noem introduces bill package to curb Keystone XL protests
March 4, 2019 - 1:27pm
March 1, 2019
Every year about this time, North Dakota Game and Fish Department officials remind hunters to find and verify their deer license.    N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
After commission approval, deer licensing changes could arrive in time for 2019 season
March 1, 2019 - 4:19pm