Twins catcher Joe Mauer still leads his position in the latest update for American League All-Star voting. Mauer leads Baltimore Orioles backstop Matt Wieters by just over 500-thousand votes. Former Twins outfielder Torii Hunter slipped from third in the outfield down to fourth. The All-Star Game is July 16th at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drafting an updated management plan for Fort Randall Dam and Lake Francis Case.
The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is holding a meeting next week to gain public input on the naming of a creek and an island near Sioux Falls.
South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says she supports the move by Texas Governor Rick Perry to move one thousand national guardsmen to that states southern border.
A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune that would ensure deliveries of home heating fuels in the dead of winter was passed by Congress and signed by the President.