Lee Strubinger is SDPB’s Rapid City-based news and political reporter. A former reporter for Fort Lupton Press (CO) and Colorado Public Radio, Lee holds a master’s in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois-Springfield.
With a bill stuck in legislative limbo, Gov. Kristi Noem issued two orders Monday preventing trans women and girls from playing on sports teams that align with their gender identity.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, a Republican, says she is excited to sign a bill that lawmakers have passed that bans transgender girls from sports teams of their gender identity.
City leaders in South Dakota are asking Gov. Kristi Noem, a Republican, to reconsider her stance not to issue a statewide stay-at-home order. She says she wants to take each situation as it comes.