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South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem says she has sent evidence to federal authorities alleging unalwful activity at the tribal COVID-19 checkpoitns.


Governor Noem says she has tasked South Dakota Attorney Jason Ravnsborg with investigating this matter...




Noem says all the information she has collected can be seen by the public at





Originally, the governor sent a letter threatening legal action if the tribes did not take down the checkpoints.  Since then, Noem has walked back the legal threats and has sought to work with the tribes to come to an understanding, but the tribes have been less than willing to communicate with local government.