Tariq has loved corn ever since he found out it was real. The 7-year-old has been declared South Dakota's Official Corn-bassador after his passion for the vegetable went viral on TikTok and YouTube.
The state's House impeached Jason Ravnsborg over a 2020 fatal crash in which he initially told authorities he thought he had struck a deer or another large animal.
The Sioux Falls Stampede and CU Mortgage Direct acknowledge the event appeared "degrading and insulting" to educators and are giving an additional $500 to each of the applicants and participants.
Of the 109 people currently listed as missing in South Dakota, 77 of them are indigenous. The state's legislature passed a bill this week to address the alarming crisis on and off reservations.
Officials on Thursday said given the evidence, they could not bring more severe charges against Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, who fatally struck a man walking down a rural road in September.
Vermont and South Dakota are both among the most rural states in the U.S. One has embraced coronavirus safety measures, the other has not, and their infection and death rates are starkly different.
Faced with overloaded hospitals, doctors in South Dakota and North Dakota struggle to deal with uncontained community spread of COVID-19 and with medical staffing issues in their states.
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg struck and killed a 55-year-old man on a rural stretch of road Saturday night. State authorities are investigating.
Public health officials across the U.S. reported dozens of cases in their states associated with people who attended the annual Sturgis, S.D., motorcycle rally in August.
The expiration of emergency jobless benefits is draining $15 billion a week from the U.S. economy. President Trump has offered to replace half that money, but states have been slow to accept.
To produce citizenship data that can be used when voting districts are redrawn, the Trump administration asked states to share their records. South Dakota agreed to do so in April, NPR has learned.