Golf fans are flocking to Omaha for the U.S. Senior Open. First-round play begins at 7 a.m. today at the par 70 Omaha Country Club. Organizers are expecting ticket sales to reach 150-thousand for just the third time in the 34-year history of the event. Players on the Champions Tour must be at least 50 years of age. Roger Chapman is the defending champ.
South Dakota Senator John Thune says the US needs strong leadership to confront terror in the mid-east.
South Dakota voters can decide on a higher minimum wage in the November election.
The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature has asked Joop Bolen to appear at it's September 24th meeting.
The Wall Street Journal says South Dakota now is one of the top hydro power producing states in the country.