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South Dakota Farm Bureau to Hold 104th Annual Convention in Sioux...

Table Talk - Food and Climate Conversations” is the theme for the 104th Annual South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Convention, Nov. 19-20, 2021 at the Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel, Sioux Falls, S.D. Registration

Rolling Stone writer says South Dakota l...

A South Dakota lawmaker, known for his conservative views, has been tied to a group known as the Oath Keepers.

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Department of Health COVID statistics no...

South Dakotans are currently hospitalized with the COVID virus. South Dakota has currently lost 2203 people to COVID. Pennington County has 171 new cases, Meade County has 25 new cases, Todd County has 31 new cases,

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RCFD recommends to take precaution when firing back up heating ap...

South Dakota’s frigid cold months are just ahead and while it’s important to stay warm, it’s just as important to remember the precautionary steps it takes to turn on home heating appliances as they are the leading cause of home fire deaths.

Rising prices for meat and other groceri...

Rising food prices have added another financial burden on South Dakota families already facing increased costs for essential goods and services during the pandemic and amid a recent spike

A look at some of the bills state lawmak...

Here’s a look at some of the bills Jensen has proposed . From gun rights to vaccinations to abortions: “This is not a license to go out and kill an abortion provider,” Jensen said in February 2011. Jensen isn’t one to shy away from controversial legislation.

Meet the 2022 South Dakota Teacher of the Year

There’s a new South Dakota Teacher of the Year. The winner for 2022 teaches in the Brookings School District. A statewide panel chose Stephanie Ballard from a group of five regional finalists. You can find Ballard at the front of a classroom today thanks to the teachers who inspired her as a student.

Gunshots caught on surveillance; Gov. No...

It’s Tuesday, October 19. Start your day with KELOLAND On The Go with everything you need to know in news and weather.

Hermosa accused of illegally annexing So...

A rural water system has filed suit against the town of Hermosa, claiming the town illegally annexed land to poach customers. Those customers were used by the Southern Black Hills Water System to calculate the repayment of a rural water loan from the United States Department of Agriculture,

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South Dakota lawmakers craft proposal for recreational pot

South Dakota lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults while repealing much of the state's new medical marijuana law. The Adult-Use Marijuana Study Subcommittee,

Latest pot bill has reluctant support fr...

South Dakotans will begin receiving the first-ever state-issued medical marijuana cards within a few weeks. But that's not stopping lawmakers from moving ahead with a bill to repeal the voter-approved medical cannabis program that the state's been working to start since March.

South Dakota legislative committee moves...

A subcommittee of the S.D. Legislature tasked with investigating adult marijuana topics approved a bill on an 8-2 vote that would decriminalize marijuana for adults in South Dakota to use recreationally.

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He’s South Dakota’s ‘Most Conservative L...

Phil Jensen stirs controversy in the state legislature. His name also appears in the leaked alleged membership rolls of a notorious militia group

South Dakota Board of Regents waive college application fees now ...

Application fees at all six public universities in South Dakota will be waived from Monday to Nov. 30, the Board of Regents announced Monday.

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South Dakota moves up after big win over...

The USD Coyotes won their second-straight football game over a ranked opponent Saturday. Here's what we learned from South Dakota vs. Northern Iowa.

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All South Dakota colleges, universities ...

The South Dakota Board of Regents announced the launch of the Dakota Dream coalition (Oct. 18, 2021) as part of an ongoing effort to encourage South Dakotans to pursue post-secondary education. The regents also announced an extension of its Free College Application Campaign from one week to six weeks.

South Dakota GOP lawmakers summon two employees for Noem inquiry

A South Dakota state Senate committee has summoned two key players in a July 2020 meeting between Gov. Kristi Noem (R) and state employees who were considering her daughter’s application to become a real estate appraiser.

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The SDSU Poll filling a void in South Da...

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO) — In his eight years at South Dakota State, Dr. David Wiltse has learned a lot about South Dakotans. The political science professor has learned even more in the past year while spearheading The SDSU Poll, a research tool for the ...

New administrative rule by education sta...

SD schools hiring long-term substitutes may get more clarity and flexibility as a new proposed rule was adopted by the Board of Education Standards.

South Dakota lawmakers summon key figures for Noem inquiry

South Dakota lawmakers have summoned two people who were present at a meeting Gov. Kristi Noem held last year that included her daughter, Kassidy Peters, and state employees who were overseeing Peters' application for a real estate appraiser license.

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S&D: Coyote Women Fall To Iowa State

VERMILLION – South Dakota women’s swimming and diving team dropped a 176-64 dual with Iowa State inside the DakotaDome Pool on Saturday.

South Dakota Officials Release Rewritten...

The South Dakota Department of Health has released a rewritten version of some of the state’s medical cannabis rules after… Read More

DSS Secretary shares state-wide mental health efforts, telemedici...

The Argus Leader asked the Department of Social Services Cabinet Secretary about the state's response to mental health challenges during the pandemic.

Ellis: South Dakota has a wall of COVID-...

More: COVID-19 hospitalizations fall by 8% as South Dakota reports 7 additional deaths One thing the state has going for it this year that it didn't last year is immunity: There weren't vaccines and,

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Fans Jokingly Request 'National Security...

As Betty White nears her 100th birthday, fans on Twitter jokingly demanded "national security protection" for the actress and comedian. We offer extra ideas on how to protect and celebrate this national treasure.

Here Are the Holiday Shipping Deadlines ...

The three biggest carriers—United States Postal Service (USPS), FedEx, and United Parcels Service (UPS)—have announced deadlines for December 25 deliveries.

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Butterball Recalls 14,000 Pounds of Ground Turkey Due to Plastic ...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Butterball issued the recall after receiving complaints of blue pieces of plastic being found in the turkey.

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Plane Engulfed in Flames After Crashing ...

An investigation is currently underway following a plane crash in Texas on Tuesday morning. According to reports, 21 people were on board—18 passengers and three crew members.

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2021 Hallmark Christmas Movie Drinking G...

Nothing says the holiday season quite like a cheesy, overly dramatic Hallmark Christmas movie. Allow me to introduce the 2021 Hallmark Christmas Movie Drinking Game, created by yours truly. Please drink responsibly.

White Vans Sales See 7,800% Increase Thanks to 'Squid Game'

Vans has seen a 7,800% increase in sales ever since "Squid Game" premiered on Netflix in September—and they're selling out very fast!

Heinz Selling Halloween-Themed Ketchup a...

For Halloween, Heinz is doubling down by launching a “blood” version of their ketchup, along with some ketchup-friendly costumes.

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Review: Despite Flaws, We Lowkey Love 'N...

Daniel Craig's latest and last installment of his James Bond series, "No Time to Die," is an operatic send-off for what might be our best Bond ever, and certainly, our most human.

TikTok Hack Claims to Remove the Taste of Alcohol

The latest TikTok hack sees users adding a small amount of baking soda, a pinch of salt, and some water to vodka or tequila, and having it remove the taste of alcohol!

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Trick-or-Treaters With Special Needs: An...

How to make sure all the kids, especially those with special needs, enjoy Halloween night.

Former US president Bill Clinton in hosp...

Former US president Bill Clinton was in hospital with an infection on Thursday, a spokesman for the 75-year-old said. Doctors said Clinton was responding well at the center in Irvine, California. The infection was not connected to the coronavirus.

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4 'Squid Game' Masks for Your Last-Minute Halloween Costume

Did you love the Korean horror thriller, "Squid Game?" Check out these inexpensive masks that will have you looking like you're part of the show.

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