PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Legislature is nearing the end of the main run of this year's session. The Joint Appropriations Committee plans to put the finishing touches on the state budget so the Legislature can pass the spending measure by Friday. Lawmakers will return to the Capitol at the end of the month to consider governor's vetoes.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - More than 1,000 South Dakota Air National Guard members are being urged to protect their identities after their personal information was included in an email sent to a personal account. Names, Social Security numbers and other information was included in an email sent by a unit member to a real estate company.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A Sioux Falls man has claimed a more-than-$65,000 lottery jackpot. South Dakota lottery officials say Kevin Webster won the $65,629 prize in the Dakota Cash game's March 5th drawing and claimed the money this week. He says he has no definite plans for what to do with the money.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A Mission man accused of sexually abusing a minor has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Authorities say John Joseph Menard had sex with a 13 year old in February 2009. They say Menard also entered a house in November 2012, got into the bed of a 7-year-old and attempted to have sex with the child.
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