MT. RUSHMORE

South Dakota governor sues feds for denying Mt. Rushmore fireworks permit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has sued the U.S. Department of Interior for denying the state’s application to shoot fireworks over Mount Rushmore on Independence Day. The Republican governor successfully pushed last year for a return of fireworks after a decade-long hiatus. The state‚Äôs application to hold fireworks this year was denied by the National Park…