News Links about our DUI Reform Efforts in Memory of
Maegan Spindler
Recent News Links about DUI Reform in Memory of
Maegan Spindler:

Inside KELOLAND: Drinking And Driving (March 29, 2015).  Gregg Spindler was
interviewed on this segment for 5+ minutes.  There are other persons with Law
Enforcement and Alcohol treatment expertise interviewed:

http://www.keloland.com/newsdetail.cfm/inside-keloland-drinking-and-driving/?
id=177922

Interview of Gregg Spindler on South Dakota Public Broadcasting "Dakota Middday"
about our DUI reform efforts 14:11 (October 9, 2014):

http://listen.sdpb.org/post/victims-family-advocates-dui-changes

South Dakota's Continuing DUI Problem (August-September 2014):
Guest Opinions published in the Mitchell Daily Republic. Pierre Capital Journal, Rapid City Journal and Sioux Falls
Argus Leader

Trend Charts of South Dakota's DUI Performance 2001-2013  One picture is worth a thousand words!

http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/content/opinion-south-dakotas-continuing-dui-problem

http://www.capjournal.com/opinions/south-dakota-s-continuing-dui-problem/article_6ef39d72-
2d9d-11e4-b67c-0019bb2963f4.html

http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/opinion/forum-south-dakota-has-dui-enforcement-
problem/article_902d6fe0-3ca6-5fc1-a332-ff7e98496783.html

http://www.argusleader.com/story/opinion/readers/2014/09/05/voice-south-dakotas-continuing-
dui-problem/15162479/


SPINDLERS: Governor's office ignoring facts on DUI reform (Mitchell Daily Republic,
2/28/14)
http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/content/spindlers-governors-office-ignoring-facts-dui-
reform

This would be laughable, if the Governor wasn't serious!
Governor's office deflects criticism on DUI reform Mitchell Daily Republic (2/21/14)
Director of Policy & Communication Tony Venhuizen says they "lack resources"!

http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/content/governors-office-deflects-criticism-dui-reform


My Voice: Daugaard disappoints on DUI reform (Argus Leader, 2/21/14)

http://www.argusleader.com/article/20140221/VOICES05/302210011/My-Voice-
Daugaard-disappoints-DUI-reform

Madville Times (an SD political blog, 2.20/14):

http://madvilletimes.com/2014/02/parents-of-dui-victim-suggest-tougher-research-
based-laws-daugaard-declines/#comment-221554

Guest Opinion by Gregg & Susan Spindler,  from the Mitchell Daily Republic (2/14/14)
in response to Governor Daugaard's "do nothing" stance on DUI.

http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/content/victims-parents-south-dakota-governor-
disappoint-dui-reform

Gregg Spindler was nominated for "Person of the Year" in the Michell Daily Republic
for his work on DUI reform in South Dakota (page down, near bottom of article)
(January 11, 2014):

http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/content/meet-2013-person-year-nominees

Coverage of Minnehaha County Commissioner Jeff Barth, supporting state-level DUI
reforms, after a New Years day tragedy of a mother of 6 was killed by a drunk driver.  
How much killing need to happen before the state takes definitive action (Jan 6, 2014):

http://www.argusleader.com/article/20140108/NEWS/301080050/Jeff-Barth-Stronger-
DUI-response-needed-state-level

http://www.keloland.com/newsdetail.cfm/minnehaha-county-commissioner-trying-to-
stop-drunk-driving/

Alleged DUI victim’s father: Stop coddling drunk drivers (Pierre Capital Journal,
November 18, 2013)

http://www.capjournal.com/news/alleged-dui-victim-s-father-stop-coddling-drunk-
drivers/article_61e18de4-501a-11e3-999b-0019bb2963f4.html

NY man, father of Pickstown DUI victim, speaks to Sioux Falls audience (Mitchell Daily
Republic, November 15
, 2013):

http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/content/ny-man-father-pickstown-dui-victim-speaks-
sioux-falls-audience

Father of DUI victim: Get tough on drunken drivers (Sioux Falls August Leader,
November 15)

http://www.argusleader.com/article/20131114/UPDATES/311140056/Father-DUI-victim-
Get-tough-drunken-drivers

Father Outlines DUI Changes For SD (KELO TV November 14)

http://www.keloland.com/newsdetail.cfm/father-outlines-dui-changes-for-sd/?id=156068

Sioux Falls Argus Leader 10/13/13 - "DUI Enforcement Gains Momentum, Tougher law  
popular, even with idea to pay for enforcement with alcohol tax" (available for 30 days
for free or subscribers, paywall after)

http://www.argusleader.com/article/20131013/NEWS/310130029/DUI-enforcement-gains-
momentum

Mitchell Daily Republic 9/28/13 - a lengthy article on our proposal

http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/content/after-daughters-death-ny-man-quest-change-sds-dui-
laws

Rapid City Journal Editorial 9/27/13, endorsing DUI reform

http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/opinion/editorial-find-ways-to-reduce-duis/article_5df7efde-
91fd-5a21-a9e2-24a80486fe29.html

Parents of Pickstown victim press for tougher DUI laws (Pierre Capital Journal,
September 20, 2013)

http://www.capjournal.com/news/parents-of-pickstown-victim-press-for-tougher-dui-
laws/article_92614850-21b3-11e3-853d-0019bb2963f4.html

EDITORIAL Pierre Capital Journal:  Daugaard sets the right tone in responding to
request for DUI reform
(September 20, 2013)

http://www.capjournal.com/opinions/editorial/daugaard-sets-the-right-tone-in-responding-to-
request-for/article_f918e904-21ae-11e3-bed0-0019bb2963f4.html

OPINION: Stop the killing, South Dakota, By Gregg Spindler (Mitchell Daily Republic
August 11, 2013)

http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/node/1568684
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