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US & Canada · Pierre

South Dakota AG convicted in impeachment trial over fatal crash response, removed from office

48% Left coverage: 21 sources
The South Dakota Senate on Tuesday convicted Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg of two impeachment charges stemming from a 2020 fatal accident, removing and barring him from future office in a stinging rebuke that showed most senators didn’t believe his account of the crash.See the Story
US & Canada · Pierre

South Dakota attorney general impeached over fatal crash

53% Left coverage: 17 sources
South Dakota House impeaches state Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg over 2020 fatal crash. He initially told authorities he thought he had struck a deer or another large animal. He pleaded no contest last year to a pair of traffic misdemeanors in the crash. It takes a two-thirds majority to convict on impeachment charges.See the Story
US & Canada · Pierre

Jason Ravnsborg Will Not Seek Re-Election

Coverage: 4 sources
Kaipara Mayor Dr Jason Smith is seeking National party candidacy for Northland. He will not be seeking re-election for this year's October local government elections as a result. Smith's move means there will be no incumbent mayors for the Government's proposed entity A Three Waters inter-regional body coverage area.See the Story
US & Canada · Pierre

South Dakota lawmaker gave AG legal advice after fatal crash

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Rep. Scott Odenbach says Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg reached out to him for advice. Ravnborg struck and killed Joe Boever, a pedestrian who was walking along a rural highway in September 2020. O denbach, a Republican and Spearfish attorney, told North Dakota special agents that he gave Ravns Borg advice.See the Story
Kristi Noem · Pierre

Kristi Noem names Mark Vargo as interim SD Attorney General after he successfully led Ravnsborg conviction

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Mark Vargo received the nod from Gov. Kristi Noem, the Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday morning. Vargo has roughly three decades of professional and public legal experience. Last week, Vargo was the lead prosecutor in the Senate impeachment trial against the former attorney general.See the Story
US & Canada · Pierre

PUC: Roslyn Elevator can continue trading grain

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Roslyn Elevator will have its annual license renewed on July 1. South Dakota Public Utilities Commission agreed to grant a state grain-warehouse license. Elevator owes a handful of producers approximately $1.2 million. Lender US Bank has agreed to a forbearance agreement until at least July 29.See the Story
Pierre · Pierre

Pierre Guthrie “relegation from Red Bull Formula 1 helped with subsequent success”

Pierre Guthrie, who experienced relegation from Red Bull Racing, asserts that he is “better than Pierre than it was three years ago.” Pierre Guthrie stepped up to Red Bull Racing in 2019 after spending two seasons at Toro Rosso, but was ruthlessly notified of his demotion to Toro Rosso in just 12 races.See the Story
Motorsport · Pierre

Pierre Gasly reveals how Red Bull demotion changed him

Pierre Gasly was demoted from Red Bull to Toro Rosso three years ago. The Frenchman has gone on to establish himself as one of the more talented drivers on the grid. Gasly has committed his future to his current side for 2023. The 26-year-old said that all drivers are different and that he did not get what he needed during his time at Red Bull.See the Story
US & Canada · Pierre

Vargo, as interim AG, fires Bormann and Natvig

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) -- Two of the top appointees who came into office with former South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravsnborg in January 2019 are now out of work, too.Mark Vargo, who began duties Tuesday as South Dakota's interim attorney general, gave word on his first day to chief of staff Tim Bormann and state Division of Criminal Investigation director David Natvig that they would no longer be employed.See the Story
US & Canada · Pierre

S.D. Housing Authority delays using $150 million

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Commissioners want to wait until after the Legislature provides further clarification. State lawmakers provided a total of $200 million to the authority for infrastructure loans and grants. Governor Kristi Noem signed HB 1033 into law but also told lawmakers in a letter that the legislation seemed poorly written.See the Story
US & Canada · Pierre

ND farmland purchase tied to Gates stirs emotion

The sale of prime North Dakota farmland to a group tied to Bill Gates has stirred emotions over a Depression-era law meant to protect family farms. The sale has raised questions about whether the billionaire shares the state's values. The deal is expected to be completed by the end of the year.See the Story
US & Canada · Pierre

Oahe softball steps up to help prepare Riggs for first season

The Oahe JO Softball Association has seen increased participation as players take to the field during its summer and fall leagues. But now, local organizers anticipate even more interest and eye the future as the first season of sanctioned high…See the Story

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