Local

Common Core Standards Questioned

Photo: clipart.com

Common Core Standards Questioned

A meeting on the Common Core education standards was held last weekend in Rapid City. It was organized by those that do not support the move toward more national education standards. Representative Jim Bolin of Canton was there…

Bolin, who has been a vocal opponent of the standards, says he will bring them up again in the 2014 legislative session…

Some teachers say the common core standards allow them to return to more traditional methods of teaching than “No Child Left Behind.” Bolin says that still doesn’t change his views…

Recent Headlines

in National

Making headlines this week

Fresh
AP703639293459_11

A look back on this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

in Local

Bill Approved to Address Elderly Abuse

state capitol pierre

The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee approved a bill (Friday) that would set up an elder abuse task force in the state.

in Agriculture

Farm Bill Deadline Today

farming1

Today is the deadline for farmers to make some key decisions governing their operations under the new farm bill.

in Agriculture

Fast Food Companies Support RFS Repeal

CornDry

Representatives of White Castle, Wendy’s And Arby’s Fast Food companies are urging support for legislation to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard.

in Agriculture

Trans Canada Temporarily Loses Eminent Domain

Keystone XL

The York County Nebraska District Court has issued a temporary injunction against Trans Canada which disallows their use of eminent domain.