President Barack Obama is delivering the commencement address on the eastern end of the state at a two-year technical institute, a chance to promote his proposal for free community college and to become the fourth president to set foot on all 50 states. Continue reading
In “Border States,” her first published collection of poetry, published in November, Jane Hoogestraat’s native state of South Dakota and her current home of Missouri, are as front and center as their geography. Continue reading
No results from the much-watched South Dakota U.S. Senate race will be released until an hour after the polls were originally planned to close. South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant tells PBS NewsHour that results will be released starting … Continue reading
When the run toward the 2014 election began, several things were certain. All that, and more, has changed as several races have taken unexpected turns and the fate of once-hopeful candidates hangs in the balance.
Nine Sioux tribes have been locked in a land dispute since 1877, when the government broke a treaty setting aside the Black Hills as part of their reservation. However, there is a chance that the Great Sioux Nation’s long struggle to regain its land might reach a conclusion after years of standoff. Continue reading
Sen. Barack Obama claimed the Democratic nomination Tuesday night in St. Paul, Minn., after earning the support of more than 2,118 delegates in a hard-fought race against Sen. Hillary Clinton. Following is a transcript of his remarks. Continue reading
Sen. Hillary Clinton addressed supporters in New York City after the long-running Democratic primary drew to a close and her rival, Sen. Barack Obama, claimed the party’s nomination. Following is a transcript of her remarks. Continue reading