Ladies and gentlemen: South Dakota

South Dakotans voted Republican Kristi Noem governor of the state on Tuesday, which will make her the first woman to serve as the state's top elected official when she's sworn in early next year. Noem prevailed with a roughly 3-point margin over Democrat Billie Sutton. That was 10 times closer than the 30-point margin Donald … Continue reading Ladies and gentlemen: South Dakota

On the death of a South Dakota Supreme Court Justice

In a news release issued Tuesday, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard announced the death of Steven Zinter, an associate justice on the South Dakota Supreme Court. The statement from Daugaard read in part: “Linda and I were shocked to hear this news. Justice Zinter was a towering figure in South Dakota law and a consummate … Continue reading On the death of a South Dakota Supreme Court Justice