Despite how this story sounds, there is little or no controversy involved. Usually, political candidates are on opposite sides of certain issues. However, that's currently not the case in South Dakota.

Both South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and South Dakota Republican Candidate for Governor Steve Huagaard are currently fighting for the same "freedoms" for South Dakotans. Huagaard is currently urging Governor Noem to support legislation that protects the medical freedoms of South Dakota residents from President Biden's vaccine mandate.

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According to a recent press release, Steve Haugaard sent a letter to Governor Noem in September asking for a Special Session to tackle President Biden's vaccine mandate. Governor Noem has yet to respond to Haugaard's request. The silence from Governor Noem on this contended topic alone worries Hauggard.

“I hope that the governor’s close ties to healthcare donors and lobbyists will not interfere with her judgment concerning the Biden mandate. The legislature stands ready and willing to protect the medical and conscience rights of South Dakotans. Let us do our job.”

Here's the confusing and perplexing part about this whole situation. Governor Noem and Steve Hauggard are both defending the same position. Governor Noem has been extremely vocal about advocating for the medical freedoms of South Dakota residents in the face of a national vaccine mandate. As a fellow Republican, it's clear Steve Hauggard shares the same views as Governor Noem.

Is there déjà vu among the South Dakota Republican Party? It appears to look that way.

Remember: Election Day for the office of Governor of South Dakota will take place on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022.


Do You Remember These 10 Crazy Snowstorms In South Dakota?

Here's some news that some South Dakotans prefer not to hear this time of year. Winter is coming. In denial? The dropping temperatures and early snowstorms out west by Deadwood speak for themselves.

Slowly but surely, people of the Sioux Empire are bracing for colder weather and snow-covered roads. Even though snow will soon be gracing the Sioux Empire with its presence, some snow showers will not compare to these ten dreadful snowstorms that hit South Dakota.

Only In Your State highlights these ten snowstorms in South Dakota as a reminder for people to always be aware of the roads during the winter. These South Dakotan winters can be harsh, which is why it is always a good idea to plan ahead and prepare for the worst.

Do you remember any major snowstorms that hit South Dakota?

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