A new study authored by the Germany-based IZA Institute of Labor Economics says the most recent Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, held every summer in South Dakota, was a "superspreading" event.
South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, a Republican, refused recently authorized federal unemployment money because nearly 80% of job losses following the coronavirus panic have been recovered. The economy is rebounding because it was never shut down.
Health officials are still warning against even small gatherings, and states with relatively low spread are ordering visitors from hot spots to self-quarantine.
The mayor of Sturgis says there's not much to do but encourage "personal responsibility," set up sanitation stations and give out masks - though face coverings won't be required.
Who owns your body?...A growing number of legislators in South Dakota believe you do.
South Dakota Governor leads the lockdown rebellion: Kristi Noems says people across US have 'given up liberties for a little bit of security' and vows to keep her state OPEN
South Dakota implements statewide hydroxychloroquine clinical trial for potential coronavirus treatment
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A crude oil spill from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota last November has turned out to be nearly twice as big as first reported.
10,000 people will prepare for 'the end of the world'...A complex of doomsday bunkers in South Dakota that can house 10,000 people is being hailed as the 'back up plan for mankind'.