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Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
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Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
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Raymond Russell Stevens
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Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
January 31, 2014
Rounds took in more than $516,000 during quarter
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former Gov. Mike Rounds took in more than $516,000 in campaign contributions during the final three months of 2013 in his bid for one of the state's U.S. Senate seats. Rounds' Federal Election Commission filing shows that the campaign had just over $1.16...
January 31, 2014 - 7:09pm
December 27, 2013
‘American Hustle’ starts with Abscam facts, then adds fiction
Sen. Larry Pressler, a Republican from South Dakota, emerged with clean hands, his reputation not only intact but enhanced.
December 27, 2013 - 2:28pm
September 26, 2013
SD PAC treasurer admits campaign violation
PIERRE (AP) — A former state prosecutor has pleaded guilty to a campaign law violation while serving as treasurer of a South Dakota political action committee. Attorney General Marty Jackley says 41-year-old Scott Swier, of Avon, pleaded guilty Thursday in Pierre to one count...
September 26, 2013 - 9:49pm
April 30, 2013
Judge questions whether lawmaker can push robo-call case in courts
SD robo-call case might go a different direction SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota state senator is considering filing a federal complaint against those who operated a robo-call campaign criticizing some Republican legislators last year. Dakota Dunes lawmaker Dan Lederman has already...
April 30, 2013 - 2:13pm
April 19, 2013
There were discrepancies in a recent series of stories supplied to The Daily Republic through an agreement with the Aberdeen American News and referencing the South Dakota Telecommunications political action committee. The following correction, supplied by the American News, addresses...
April 19, 2013 - 8:28pm
April 12, 2013
Who received money from the South Dakota Telecommunications PAC?
In the spring campaign cycle, the PAC reported giving: --$500 to Rep. Brian Gosch, R-Rapid City; --$1,000 to Sen. Corey Brown, R-Gettysburg; --$250 to Sen. Joni Cutler, R-Sioux Falls; --$500 to Rep. David Lust, R-Rapid City; --$150 to Republican Senate candidate David Rose of...
April 12, 2013 - 9:40pm
SD senator defends money from telecom PAC
State Sen. Dan Lederman said he doesn't think there's news in the money his campaign and his political action committee received last year from the South Dakota Telecommunications PAC. Asked why he and two other senators were the only ones to get $1,000 campaign contributions (see...
April 12, 2013 - 9:22pm
November 30, 2012
Voters say start of 2014 US Senate race 'way too early'
Mike Rounds said he was forced to announce early for the 2014 Senate race by federal laws on campaign fundraising. "We had to comply with...
November 30, 2012 - 6:51am
November 9, 2012
More money correlated with a victory in 17 of 24 races for state Senate seats
PIERRE -- Many things such as voter registration, issues and personality can contribute to the outcome of an election. But having more money was a common denominator for more than two-thirds of the winning candidates Tuesday in contested races for seats in the South Dakota Senate. ...
November 9, 2012 - 6:06am
October 31, 2012
Rounds' PAC aids Republicans and offsets SDEA assistance to Dems
PIERRE -- Politicians hoping to win high office down the road have long spread money to other campaigns along the way in the hope of engendering...
October 31, 2012 - 11:27am
October 17, 2012
OPINION: SD's pay-to-play culture must end
In a letter sent on Oct.
October 17, 2012 - 10:16am
October 16, 2012
Gant gets money from firms he hired
PIERRE -- Public records show a political action committee operated by Secretary of State Jason Gant accepted $17,500 last year from two companies...
October 16, 2012 - 5:54am
October 15, 2012
Sen. Johnson gives $70K to his party
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson has given $70,000 to the South Dakota Democratic Party to help with the party's campaign efforts. ...
October 15, 2012 - 6:19am
October 3, 2012
Varilek had shares in Big Oil company he criticizes
Firm's PAC has donated campaign funds to Noem Democratic congressional hopeful Matt Varilek has criticized Rep. Kristi Noem for taking campaign...
October 3, 2012 - 5:39am
July 26, 2012
South Dakota PACs face fines for late filings
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Fourteen South Dakota political committees are facing potential $3,000 fines for missing a May deadline for filing disclosure reports. The affected groups represent the South Dakota Tea Party, athletic trainers, firefighters and other organizations, along with...
July 26, 2012 - 8:58am