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Former South Dakota legislative candidate facing rape charge | Nov 16


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A defeated South Dakota legislative candidate is charged with sexual assault. Bud May, of Kyle, was arrested Sunday for second-degree rape, according to a criminal complaint filed in Pennington County Court.

A legislative leadership committee is greenlighting a report for a proposed property tax cut. The proposal will likely come up during the 2023 legislative session.

Authorities need to act more quickly and decisively when dealing with juvenile delinquency. That’s one conclusion of a legislative interim committee on juvenile justice, which reported yesterday to the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council.

The State of South Dakota is issuing a new license plate design in 2023. Though you might have to look closely to notice the differences.

If you’re looking for a Christmas tree this season, the Black Hills National Forest might be the place to go. The forest has opened its permits to visitors to cut down a tree for their homes.

Student artists at General Beadle Elementary in Rapid City will get the professional treatment with an art auction. The money raised will go towards supporting after school programs for students.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.