High school activities association leaders voted to steer ticket money to foundation

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau The South Dakota High School Activities Association is under scrutiny over a change in ticket policy that took effect this fall. One dollar from each ticket for sub-state tournaments now goes to the association’s foundation. The association’s board of directors adopted the new policy … Read Article

Missouri National Recreational River added to National Water Trails System

A water trail that flows above abandoned frontier towns, waters that Lewis and Clark traveled, and a popular water trail that follows an international border were added to the National Water Trails System Nov. 19. “These national water trails provide exemplary close-to-home places for people to explore and enjoy,” said … Read Article

SD Guard explores partnership opportunities with tribes

Leaders from the South Dakota National Guard met with representatives from several Native American tribes in Pierre Thursday, Nov. 14, to discuss partnership opportunities for community service projects on their reservations. Representatives from the Yankton, Oglala and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes listened to briefings on the role and capabilities of … Read Article

Showdown Series food drive raises 35,360 pounds for Feeding South Dakota

Feeding South Dakota was the big winner in a weeklong competition that matched fans of the state’s two NCAA Division I universities in a food drive. The South Dakota Showdown Series Food Drive raised more than 17 tons of food for the state’s largest hunger-relief organization. South Dakota State University … Read Article