Local

Petition Counting Continues

Photo: clipart.com

Petition Counting Continues

The verification process is underway that could lead to two initiated measure going on next November’s ballot in South Dakota.

Secretary of State Jason Gant says they have a lot of petition pages to work through…

 

One measure would increase the state’s minimum wage to eight fifty an hour; the other would lift the restrictions on insurance coverage.

Gant says they have to go through all the petitions at least once…

 

Gant says he hopes to have a decision on the issues by early next month…

Recent Headlines

in Local

No Special Session for South Dakota Education

Dennis Daugaard 60914

The call for a special session of the South Dakota legislature has failed.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP_272074667250

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

in Local

Governor Addresses Camp for Gifted Students

gov

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard told students at the wrap up of the “Governors Camp” at USD in Vermillion today that their future is bright, but they have to make good choices.

in Agriculture

Wheat Quality Tour Shows Bumper Yields

Wheat Field

The Wheat Quality Council’s Spring Wheat Tour wrapped up yesterday afternoon and the results indicated the Dakotas could be looking…

in Agriculture

Iowa Senator Calls for Review of JBS Acquisition

pork chop 1

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley wants the U.S. Justice Department’s Anti Trust Division to review the proposed acquisition by JBS of Cargill Pork.