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Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
New schedule to spread out South Dakota football championships
Area volleyball roundup: Beavers claim home tournament title
Football rivals DWU, DSU to face each other tonight
Kernels give No. 2 Harrisburg a battle in opener
Turner ready for junior season with DWU football team
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Garlan "Gar" Edgar Mueller
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
OUR VIEW: Educators should encourage dual credit program
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 20, 2016
S.D. delegates on the stump for Trump
If the presidential election were decided by South Dakota's congressional delegation, Donald Trump would be the 45th president of the United...
August 20, 2016 - 9:35am
August 18, 2016
With no Dakotafest debates, Democrats respond to GOP leaders
With no congressional debates at Dakotafest in 2016, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jay Williams took the stage Thursday to respond to the...
August 18, 2016 - 5:17pm
S.D. delegation: Federal regulations hinder U.S. ag industry
South Dakota's congressional delegation said federal regulations are disrupting what U.S. Sen. John Thune called the state's "most important...
August 18, 2016 - 8:39am
August 8, 2016
US Senators: Selection process for Youth Program now open
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's U.S. Sens. John Thune and Mike Rounds say the selection process for the state's representatives to the annual U.S. Senate Youth Program is now open. Two South Dakota high school juniors or seniors will be chosen to be among the 104 delegates — two...
August 8, 2016 - 11:48am
August 6, 2016
LETTER: We need new senators, Congress
To the Editor: I just read in the Daily Republic that John Thune has the next election in the bag. How can anyone predict the outcome three months...
August 6, 2016 - 10:00am
August 5, 2016
Selection process for United States Senate Youth Program is underway
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Thune and Mike Rounds (both R-S.D.) recently announced that the annual statewide selection process for the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) has begun. Two South Dakota high school juniors or seniors will join student delegates from around...
August 5, 2016 - 10:24am
July 28, 2016
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
SCOTLAND — U.S. Sen. John Thune is standing by the Republican nominee for president, Donald Trump, but Thune's political ideology aligns...
July 28, 2016 - 5:26pm
Thune in Scotland, Tripp, and Parkston today
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) will be in Scotland ,Tripp and Parkston. He will address the Scotland Rotary Club at...
July 28, 2016 - 10:23am
July 21, 2016
Let me know what you think
Each week the Senate is in session, I travel back and forth from my home in Sioux Falls to Washington, D.C., for hearings, votes, and other meetings....
July 21, 2016 - 11:01am
July 19, 2016
US Sen. John Thune skipping Republican National Convention
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Thune is skipping the 2016 Republican National Convention to spend time traveling around South Dakota. A...
July 19, 2016 - 11:22am
July 15, 2016
S.D. Republicans offer support for VP pick
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is officially on the Republican ticket alongside presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump, and South Dakota's congressional...
July 15, 2016 - 4:19pm
Federal delegation boosts Spearfish Canyon state park plan
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's congressional delegation is helping with Gov. Dennis Daugaard's plan for a new state park at Spearfish Canyon. U.S. Sen. John Thune introduced legislation Thursday that would authorize an exchange of nearly 2,000 acres of federal land in the areas of...
July 15, 2016 - 11:14am
July 14, 2016
Thune meets with Delta after plane lands at wrong airport
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Thune has met with officials from Delta Air Lines to talk about a jetliner with 130 passengers on board that...
July 14, 2016 - 11:39am
July 11, 2016
Thune, Rounds and Noem attending Dakotafest
South Dakota's full congressional delegation has committed to attending Dakotafest. On Monday afternoon, Samantha Castro, marketing manager for...
July 11, 2016 - 6:07pm
July 6, 2016
Noem: 'Serious questions' remain regarding Clinton's email controversy
Three of South Dakota's Republican lawmakers remain unsatisfied with Hillary Clinton's use of a private email address and server during her tenure...
July 6, 2016 - 5:17pm