This is the first in a series of articles based on a July 2022 statewide poll conducted by South Dakota News Watch and the Chiesman Center for Democracy at the University of South Dakota, and is the latest segment in the ongoing “South Dakota Matters” series of polls and panel discussions hosted by News Watch.
Senator John Thune visited western South Dakota Monday to talk about national issues impacting local communities. Part of the discussion included the upcoming Farm Bill, with the last bill enacted in 2018, Thune sees roundtables as an option to actually see what is happening in the state's communities.
It's hard to imagine, but the start of school isn't far off. And that brings up the quest of keeping your kids safe as they head back to the classroom. Dr. Cara Hamilton from Black Hills Pediatrics has some ideas for you in this week’s edition of HealthWatch.
Governor Kristi Noem rose to national prominence in large part due to her response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is set to be one of her key issues heading into the 2022 South Dakota gubernatorial race.