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Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
Pentagon delivers draft plan to 'rapidly' defeat Islamic State to White House
Senate confirms Ross as commerce secretary
SpaceX to send first paying tourists around moon next year
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
Kindred students take on service project to celebrate National FFA Week
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
Traxler: Combined wrestling tournament should be here to stay
Golden Eagle boys top Tigers
Area high school basketball roundup: Beavers hold off Ethan in playoff opener
Cavanaugh has been a bright spot for Kernels
Aberdeen halts Kernel girls in playoff opener
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Berneice Agnes (Puetz) Feiner
Louise A. Metcalf
George Bollock, Jr.
DAUGAARD: An unglamorous, necessary undertaking
MISKIMINS: To Mitchell, with love: Miskimins signing off
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MERCER: Special law wanted on pipeline protests
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
Senate candidate files ballot petitions
Democratic Senate candidate Jay Williams intends to file nominating petitions to get on the November ballot. Williams, of Yankton, will present his nominations to the secretary of state's office at 2 p.m. today. His candidacy serves as the first challenge to U.S. Sen. John Thune since...
March 28, 2016 - 6:21pm
March 25, 2016
Thune, Noem file for re-election
Sen. John Thune has filed for re-election for U.S. Senate. South Dakota's Republican senior senator has served in Congress since 1997 when he was elected to succeed Tim Johnson in the House of Representatives. The 55-year-old Murdo native served in the House until January 2003, shortly...
March 25, 2016 - 4:29pm
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