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Grand Gateway Hotel publishes apology in line with legal settlement | Dec 13


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South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says between speakers playing hot seat and dodging government shutdowns, Congress has had a busy 2023. Johnson says he'd had frustrations.

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is joining an effort asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms to drop a proposed civil liability rule on firearm sales. The rule would expand expand what type of gun sales are subject to federal regulations.

In line with a court settlement, the Grand Gateway Hotel in Rapid City has published an apology on its social media channels. In it, ownership formally apologized for comments made by former owner Connie Uhre regarding the treatment of Native Americans at the establishment.

A particle physics panel that meets once a decade is recommending the U. S. Department of Energy keep prioritizing neutrino and dark matter research in the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead. The group also recommends funding a third underground neutrino detector and expanding research space.

A hard rock lithium exploration company is expanding a drilling project south of Custer by up to seven-fold. Longview Minerals says it's looking to drill up to eight holes across 31 new pads on private property in the Black Hills.

Agricultural education was the focus at the 19th annual Ag Outlook Conference in Sioux Falls. It also offered presentations on soil health, soybean management, and predictions on conditions on the state's upcoming winter. 4

And more.

Krystal is the local host of "All Things Considered."