Gov. Noem visits Watertown for Lincoln Day Dinner event (Audio)

(Photo: State of South Dakota)

April 30, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Governor Kristi Noem was in Watertown Thursday night speaking to a local group at the Codington County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner.

This week there were arguments before the Supreme Court on Amendment A–which legalizes recreational marijuana in the state, and which was approved by voters in November.

KWAT News Director Mike Tanner asked Governor Noem if she had a sense of how those arguments went, and how the Supreme Court might rule…

So-called “vaccine passports” have been in the news recently. The governor explains what they are, and why you won’t see them in South Dakota…

On the COVID-19 front, the governor says South Dakota is doing well…

The governor also commented on the recent decision by the U.S. Department of Transportation to pull the plug on SkyWest Airlines in Watertown and Pierre, and replace it with the much smaller Denver Air Connection…

Lieutenant Governor Larry Rhoden and Attorney General candidate Marty Jackley were also in attendance at last night’s event.