Identity theft and other forms of fraud pose a serious threat in South Dakota. Fraud and scams cause billions of dollars in loses every year.
The US Senate passed a bipartisan budget deal that will help Washington return to some fiscal normalcy after years of gridlock.
The US Senate reached agreement on a bipartisan, two year budget deal, passing it on a 64 to 36 vote, and sending it on to the President for his signature.
As the Senate prepares to vote on a two year budget agreement this week, it appears unlikely that any increased funding for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water Project will be included.
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is including extra money in his budget proposal for the Board of Regents, which would allow them to freeze tuition for the next year at state universities.
While most school districts in South Dakota are dealing with tight budgets, all will have to work through changes to their health insurance plans
Plans for the merger of the Newcastle school district with Hartington Public in north east Nebraska continue to move forward.
A fifth candidate is entering the republican primary race for the US Senate.
The University of South Dakota has formed a 16-member committee that will assist the University in its pursuit to replace Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Chuck Staben, who was named the 18th president of the University of Idaho last month.
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton is opening their new “Northern Lights” addition a few months early.