Aberdeen, SDAberdeen News

Abbreviated timeline expected for redistricting process in Aberdeen

The boundaries of the four city voting districts last set 10 years ago will likely be reviewed under an abbreviated schedule. Aberdeen City Attorney Ron Wager said the later release of census data and the timeline the state has set for legislative redistricting both factor in to how quickly the city boundaries can be determined. The districts outline the boundaries for the City Council residency requirements. Adjusting them every decade keeps those districts balanced when it comes to the number people represented in each.
Groton, SDAberdeen News

Local cities, school boards pick winners in Tuesday election

Several area communities and school boards had elections Tuesday. There were elections in Groton, Herreid, Eureka, Leola, Redfied, Rosholt, Sisseton and Mobridge. Results from Leola have yet to be submitted. Groton. Area School Board. Two three-year terms:. Kara M. Pharis: 287. Martin Weismantel: 283. Ryan Tracy: 251. Anna Schwan: 216.
Groton, SDAberdeen News

Area communities have April 13 elections

Several area communities are holding elections to determine city and school board positions April 13. While there is no primary or general election for county or state positions, April 13 is the first of three possible election dates the year for schools and towns. The following list of upcoming elections was compiled using election notices published in area newspapers.
Redfield, SDredfieldpress.com

A Biden presidency: three weeks in

By the time this is published in the Redfield Press, we will be exactly three weeks in to Biden’s presidency. So far, President Biden has set into motion many drastic changes to America in the form of executive orders that will carry weight far into the future. As Biden has...
Aberdeen, SDdakotafreepress.com

HB 1125: No Rest for the Weary Ballot Counters!

Representative Drew Dennert (R-3/Aberdeen) isn’t just trying to suppress absentee voting; he’s also trying to oppress our poor election workers. Facing a surge of absentee ballots in the general election, Minnehaha County Auditor Bob Litz wisely planned ahead to count some ballots on Election Night, then allow his workers to go home, get some rest, and come back fresh to count the rest of the vote on Wednesday.
Aberdeen, SDAberdeen News

Undefeated Aberdeen Central boys receive a vote in the latest basketball poll

Aberdeen Central's 4-0 start to the season earned them one receiving vote in the tough Class AA bracket. Central won Saturday's matchup against Grand Forks Red River (ND) after tallying 17 offensive rebounds. Four players finished in double digits, including Harrison Reede (18), Sam Rohlfs (16), Noah Behrends (12), and Spencer Barr (10).
Aberdeen, SDAberdeen News

Eagles remain girls basketball poll, Roncalli receives votes in Class A

Aberdeen Central's four straight wins to start the season keeps them in the top five in the latest girls basketball poll for Class AA. The Golden Eagles defeated Grand Forks Red River (N.D.) 68-66 on the road this weekend in an overtime thriller. Abby Kopecky racked up 24 points, while Brooklyn Kusler added 20. Melanie Jacobs chipped in 12.
Aberdeen, SDdakotafreepress.com

27 SD Republican Legislators Call on Congress to Steal Election for Loser Trump

May’s co-signers include the Legislature’s worst right-wing cranks and radicals. On the good side, five of these election-thieving signers—Reps. Doug Post, Isaac Latterell, Steve Livermont, Scyller Borglum and Sen. Lance Russell—are leaving the Legislature… but Post is the only one I know has been replaced by someone less dangerously opposed to democracy.