Kristi Noem

Governor Kristi Noem – South Dakota strong

Nature has a way of humbling us, of stepping into our lives with previously unthought power and reminding us what truly matters. That’s how I felt these past two days while surveying storm damage across much of South Dakota. But the power of the storm was not the only...
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Governor Kristi Noem – Honoring those with the courage to serve

I recently read Courage is Calling, a book that inspired me to display courage in ways that we don’t normally think about it, to not live a life of fear, and to serve as an example of courage to others around me. Last week, I had the humbling opportunity...
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South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Declares State of Emergency

Less than 24 hours after a massive storm ripped through Eastern South Dakota, Governor Kristi Noem has declared a State of Emergency for the areas impacted. The storms killed two people in the state and left behind a significant amount of damage in several cities. Thursday's (May 12) weather event...

Governor Kristi Noem issues State of Emergency

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( — Governor. Kristi Noem issued a State of Emergency and ordered state personnel and resources to communities impacted by the damaging storms that occurred Thursday in eastern South Dakota. The Department of Public Safety’s Office of Emergency Management has opened an Emergency Operations Center to...

Gov. Kristi Noem's appeal of abortion pills order put on hold

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered that a case between Planned Parenthood and the state of South Dakota be put on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a decision in a separate case that could overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. The South Dakota lawsuit is over a...

LISTEN: Steve Haugaard explains why he’s challenging Gov. Kristi Noem

Steve Haugaard is known to many as a Republican state lawmaker. He’s also been running for the Republican nomination for governor in a challenge to Kristi Noem. Haugaard told me that Noem has refused to debate him and believes that’s “unfortunate for the public”. I asked...

South Dakota loves the outdoors – Governor Kristi Noem

When you think about South Dakota, you can’t help but picture the great outdoors. The beautiful Black Hills, with their mix of mountain ranges and rolling prairies. The mighty Missouri River — winding across the state and feeding thousands of miles of riverbed and streams. The picturesque Prairie Lakes and the wide-open fields that I call home. From the Badlands to farmlands, we’ve got plenty of reasons to go outside. Whether you are there to work or there to play, the outdoors benefits our economy, too. Especially in agriculture and in our hunting and fishing opportunities.