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State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court
Rapid City gas station clerk stabbed to death in robbery
Mother, missing children could be in Black Hills
Company gives $50K donation under new school choice law
Bill offered to overhaul initiative requirements, start date
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Marian L. Young
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
March 19, 2016
LETTER: Reinstate Glass-Steagall before it's too late
To the Editor: "Man," the poet Friedrich Schiller says, "Is greater than his destiny." The question before us all — what is the true nature...
March 19, 2016 - 10:11am
September 25, 2015
Audience hears something different from pope
Humility. Humbling. Hope. Inspiration. Those who saw Pope Francis in Washington, D.C., Thursday spoke words not commonly used to describe...
September 25, 2015 - 12:02pm
August 22, 2015
Thune continues to connect with rural South Dakota
LEMMON — To be a U.S. Senator for South Dakota, John Thune says he can only do it one way: get out and pound the pavement and meet with...
August 22, 2015 - 9:51am
May 6, 2015
OPINION: Building on early successes
It's hard to believe we've already passed the 100 day mark of this Congress. The new Senate Republican majority has provided us a valuable opportunity to work together to get the country on the right track, and my assignment to the Ways and Means Committee has put me in prime position...
May 6, 2015 - 3:55pm
March 26, 2015
GUEBERT: The numbers never add up
There's little mystery to why many Americans distrust Congress: the numbers its members offer as hard fact are often exposed as pure fiction. Take the numbers offered recently by Rep.
March 26, 2015 - 9:50am
December 16, 2014
Thune announces committee assignments for 114th Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., on Monday released the following statement after receiving his committee assignments for the 114th session of Congress. Thune was selected to continue serving on the following committees: Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Commerce,...
December 16, 2014 - 10:26pm
December 12, 2014
Senate leader Reid hopes for budget approval Friday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Senate looked set to pass a $1.1 trillion spending bill in time for a Saturday night deadline, following a narrow House of Representatives vote that averted a government shutdown. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid said he hoped the bill would...
December 12, 2014 - 11:09pm
US House narrowly passes spending bill, averts government shutdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives averted a government shutdown on Thursday, narrowly passing a $1.1 trillionspending...
December 12, 2014 - 1:54am
November 21, 2014
Obama unveils US immigration reform, setting up fight with Republicans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of...
November 21, 2014 - 12:10am
November 20, 2014
Thune, colleagues introduce Ebola visa ban legislation
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., Thursday joined Sens.
November 20, 2014 - 10:34pm
Federal highway aid uncertain as legislators begin their study
PIERRE -- The federal government's highway trust fund will run out of highway money this summer, putting road and bridge projects into financial uncertainty, South Dakota Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist said Thursday. He told members of the state Transportation Commission...
November 20, 2014 - 9:01am
Noem seeks rollback of Cleanwater Act expansion by EPA
Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., hopes an effort to roll back an expansion of the federal Clean Water Act will meet with the same success found in unraveling plans to regulate workers on small farms. Noem is one of 231 members of Congress who signed a letter to top federal officials complaining...
November 20, 2014 - 8:58am
Thune's Office Accepting Fall Internship Applications
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) is currently seeking intelligent, hard-working college students to serve as summer interns in his office in Washington, D.C., as well as in his offices in Aberdeen, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls. Interns in Thune's state...
November 20, 2014 - 8:53am
Noem's office accepting applications for fall interns
Rep. Kristi Noem is accepting applications for fall internships in her Washington, D.C., office, as well as in her offices in Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Watertown. Student interns in Noem's office will assist staff with various constituent service and communications projects, as...
November 20, 2014 - 8:53am
November 18, 2014
Noem makes another push-back against school lunch reform
The school nutrition reforms passed in 2010 after much lobbying by First Lady Michelle Obama are costing too much and should be rolled back, Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., and 41 other U.S. House members say. The group wrote a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack...
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm