NE South Dakota News

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March 8, 2019

Tough winter impacting wildlife

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The cold, snowy weather is having an impact on wildlife across South Dakota. Tom Kirschenmann, deputy director of the Wildlife Division of the Game, Fish... Read More

March 7, 2019

Senators revive industrial hemp bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota senators have approved a bill to legalize industrial hemp a day after it faltered on the chamber’s floor.The Senate voted 21-14 Wednesday to... Read More

March 7, 2019

Numbers continue to grow in drug court

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Drug court is a diversion program offered to offenders in an effort to help them off drugs and avoid prison time. Circuit Judge Tami Bern helped start a... Read More