South Dakota native Tom Lawrence, a former Pioneer executive editor, has written about the state, its politics and people since 1978. Read his blog Prairie Perspective and follow him on Twitter at @TLCF26.
My family members assured me no one would notice. Sure, they said, you’re wearing glasses now, but people will still treat you the same. Don’t worry about it. It will be fine.
OK, I was wrong. So were thousands of other people. And we are very glad about that. More than 15 years ago, South Dakota State University announced it was considering moving up to Division 1 status in basketball and 18 other sports, while competing at the Division 1-AA level in football. Fr…
This year marks a century since women in South Dakota earned the right to vote, so it was fitting that the two most successful female politicians in South Dakota history were both visible on Tuesday.