Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Rich Grim, left, and Bill Sutton, Billie's father, carry Billie Sutton to his horse, Purple, to rope calves for recent branding work on the family's farm outside of Burke. (AP photo)

Paralyzed state senator still lives the ranch life in Burke

Email News Alerts

BURKE (AP) -- It was a warm June day, on the heights near the Missouri River in south central South Dakota, when Billie Sutton mounted his favorite horse, Purple, and went out to rope some calves.

Advertisement

For a ranch family such as that of the Suttons, it was routine.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In 

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (605) 996-5514 and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement