Local

Committee Holds First Meeting

Photo: WNAX AM

Committee Holds First Meeting

A committee responsible for watching the development of South Dakota’s revised public safety improvement act held their first meeting Thursday in Pierre. The oversight committee will track the legislation that opened the way to put fewer people in jail, and move more toward treatment and rehabilitation. Committee member, Representative Karen Soli of Sioux Falls says there was broad input in the development of the legislative action…

Soli says to be successful, the program has to be more than budget based…

Soli says the changes are not meant to be a free pass for criminals…

The oversight committee will meet twice yearly to review progress under the legislation.

Recent Headlines

in National

7 arrested in $1.6M StubHub scam

stubhub

Police say an international ring defrauded the StubHub online ticketing service of some $1.6 million.

in National

10M American adults gained coverage under Obamacare

obamacare

An estimated 10.3 million Americans have gained health coverage since Obamacare enrollment began, according to a study published on Wednesday.

in Agriculture

Farmers Must File Farm Bill Compliance Form

FSA

New Farm Bill requirements mandate producers file a form AD 1026 with their local Farm Service Agency Office. That indicates…

in Agriculture

LSP Member Has Trade Concerns

DCday3_005

Minnesota Land Stewardship Project members are in Washington DC this week meeting with elected officials talking about trade. New Ulm,…

in National, World

FAA lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza death toll tops 700

israel

The U.S. has lifted a temporary ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700.