Recap of Governor Noem’s appearance at Girls State in Vermillion

VERMILLION, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem spoke to a general assembly at Girls State on the USD Campus on Wednesday.

Noem says she is always inspired when she talks to and meets the girls.

During her speech, Noem told the girls to “be happy,” and focus on the positive around them.

Noem says she doesn’t want the girls to ignore the problems around them.

She answered questions from the girls ranging from the lawsuit filed over the Mt Rushmore fireworks, to her possible Presidential ambitions in 2024.