Category: South Dakota

Navy Veteran Patrolled Treacherous Mekong Delta during Tet

Navy Veteran Patrolled Treacherous Mekong Delta during Tet

On Saturday, January 14, Ken Delfino of Keystone will talk about his combat experiences during the Tet Offensive with the US Navy’s River Patrol Force in South Viet Nam. As he says, “this small segment of my life is dedicated to my brothers-in-arms with whom I patrolled the Long Tau, Soi Rap, Co Chien, My Tho and Ham Luong Rivers for 22 months.”

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South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs

South Dakota Sees All-Time High Concealed Carry Weapon Permits Issued

Today, South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs announced that concealed carry weapon permits issued reached an all-time high. “South Dakota has set an all-time high for new and renewed concealed carry weapon permits issued for the year at 30,029,” stated Secretary Krebs.

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Vietnam War Veteran to Present Experiences in 1965 Battle of Ia Drang Valley

Vietnam War Veteran to Present Experiences in 1965 Battle of Ia Drang Valley

Mel W. Gunderson of Black Hawk will present his US Army experiences in the Battle of Ia Drang Valley’s Landing Zone X-Ray on November 14, 1965, as part of the 1st Cavalry Division in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.

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South Dakota Legislative Districts 8 and 25 Face Potential Recount

The only possible recounts in South Dakota from last night’s November 8th general election are from Legislative Districts 8 and 25. No other candidate can request a recount.

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South Dakota Election Results 2016 General Turnout

South Dakota Election Results 2016 General Turnout

South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs stated, “2016 was a historic night for South Dakota voters. We had record for registered voters and turnout among absentee ballots cast. The voters spoke loud and clear across the state in regards to candidates and ballot questions.”

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Delay in South Dakota Election Results

Delay in South Dakota Election Results

South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs stated, “Julie Pearson, Pennington County Auditor called the Secretary of State’s office and reported to us that there was a fire incident at one of the polling locations (a school) in Pennington County. Voting was delayed for 15 minutes while voters and election workers went outside.”

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Tribute to the Troops Program

Tribute to the Troops Program

Ellsworth B-1 Aviator Lieutenant Colonel Ryan Carignan will be the featured speaker at a Tribute to the Troops Program, Honoring Those Who Have Served Since 9/11 at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at the South Dakota Air and Space Museum.

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Americans for Tax Reform State Legislator Taxpayer Protection Pledge

Americans for Tax Reform State Legislator Taxpayer Protection Pledge

South Dakota Citizen’s for Liberty is hosting a press conference at 1:30 pm Thursday, November 3, 2016, at the Ronald Reagan statue at the corner of 6th St and St Joseph in downtown Rapid City.

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South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs

South Dakota Voter Registration at All Time High

South Dakota reached an all-time high in voter registration numbers. South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs stated, “It is great to live in South Dakota where citizens do not take their right to vote for granted. I am proud to see our voter registration reach an all-time high.”

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Absentee Voting in Full Swing in South Dakota

Absentee Voting in Full Swing in South Dakota

South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs stated “Since Absentee Voting began on September 23rd over 80,000 South Dakota voters have utilized the process. We expect Absentee Voting to surpass the numbers from 2012’s presidential election which were 91,145. ”

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