Lincoln High School Statesman

Noem’s big move

Governor Kristi Noem

Slater Dixon, Perspectives Editor

May 15, 2020

In early April, national anxieties about the COVID-19 outbreak reached a new high. The Surgeon General made headlines on Fox News Sunday with his claim that “This is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9/11 moment, only it’s not going to be localized.” At least 13,883 people lost their lives tha...

Could South Dakota have a Democratic governor?

The state's capitol building will soon be run by a new governor.

Slater Dixon, Manager of Business

October 12, 2018

As the race for South Dakota’s newest governor continues, the increasing popularity of Billie Sutton makes the election of a Democratic governor seems increasingly possible. Sutton and his Republican opponent, Kristi Noem, have a lot in common. Both are keen to point out their small town origins;...