South Dakota

Kristi Noem of South Dakota said she has told people attending the president's speech at Mount Rushmore to focus on "personal responsibility."
A total of 7,500 people from across the country are expected to attend the event and be “in close contact for an extended amount of time,” according to the event's website.
Smithfield Foods' CEO warned of potential meat shortages as he agreed to indefinitely close a giant South Dakota pork processing facility.
State Rep. Bob Glanzer died on Friday. He was the second person in his family to die of COVID-19, while three others in his family are infected.
State legislators will investigate allegations that Senate Majority Leader Kris Langer was drunk during a meeting that involved legislation related to the coronavirus outbreak.
The bill would have made it a misdemeanor for doctors to offer puberty blockers and gender confirmation surgery to trans kids.
LGBTQ groups have blasted House Bill 1057, which would make it a misdemeanor for physicians to offer gender confirmation surgery to patients under 16.
The proposed laws “would bring devastating harms" to the trans community, one ACLU lawyer said.
What mysterious "environmental reasons" could possibly block July 4th fireworks in the dry pine forests of South Dakota, Trump wonders.
Republicans introduced a bill that would make it a felony for doctors to perform operations or administer hormone therapy to transgender youth.