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Top Democrat urges FBI probe of allegations Russia seeking to influence U.S. vote
Republican state Rep. Dan Dryden dies at 72
Civil rights groups want road near pipeline protest reopened
No injuries when small plane crash-lands near Sioux Falls
SDSU police arrest suspect in reported campus sexual assault
Insurance agent earns two honors
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.
Dry weather impacting pasture, range conditions
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Athlete of the week: Kortan, Bon Homme hope to make noise in Class 9AA
Inaugural Kernel Bowl dubbed a success
Dakota State win adds fuel to football rivalry with Dakota Wesleyan
MCS volleyball faces season's challenge with youth
Kernel cheer and dance teams pumped for season
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
Margerie Lee Crowe
Gerhard "Gary" Reimnitz
Lawrence O. Strand
Myron "Pat" Buchholz
No laughing matter
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
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
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
June 23, 2016
Being a dad is the best job of my life
I've worn numerous hats, held a lot of jobs, and had many titles throughout my life. And while being your U.S. senator is one of the most humbling...
June 23, 2016 - 12:59pm
June 22, 2016
Rounds: 'No one in Congress wants terrorists to have guns'
Sen. Mike Rounds is reviewing a proposal from a fellow Republican senator to ban gun sales to people on the no-fly and selectee lists, but he...
June 22, 2016 - 10:33am
June 9, 2016
Rounds, Noem maintain support of Trump
Two of South Dakota's most recognizable politicians continue to stand behind Donald Trump. During weekly media calls Thursday, both Rep. Kristi Noem and Sen. Mike Rounds spoke in favor of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee despite Trump's recent comments calling a Mexican-American...
June 9, 2016 - 6:10pm
June 6, 2016
Thune's office accepting fall internship applications
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) is currently seeking college students to serve as fall 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 offices will participate in constituent...
June 6, 2016 - 5:54pm
June 2, 2016
Thune seeking college students for fall internships
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Thune is looking for college students to be interns this fall in Washington, D.C., and in offices across South Dakota. Applications should be submitted by July 1. Interns in the Aberdeen, Rapid City and Sioux Falls offices can expect to participate...
June 2, 2016 - 12:13pm
May 25, 2016
Rep. Noem offers support of proposed IHS funding increase
A proposed House appropriations bill would authorize $6 million to help support deficiencies recently found at some of South Dakota's Indian...
May 25, 2016 - 6:16pm
May 24, 2016
Sen. Thune pushes for IHS accountability
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. John Thune is taking action. The South Dakota Republican took to the Senate floor Tuesday in support of a bill...
May 24, 2016 - 3:30pm
May 18, 2016
SD delegation not happy withnew OT mandate
South Dakota's congressional delegates strongly oppose a new mandate to double the salary threshold for which employees qualify for overtime pay, unveiled Wednesday. The Department of Labor released the final ruling on the qualifications for overtime pay. Currently, full-time salaried...
May 18, 2016 - 5:59pm
May 10, 2016
Unfriended: Senator hits Zuckerberg over alleged anti-conservative bias at Facebook
Does Facebook bury conservative news on its site? One Republican senator hopes to find out.Sen. John Thune of South Dakota wrote to Facebook...
May 10, 2016 - 5:56pm
May 4, 2016
After Cruz, Kasich suspend campaigns, Noem, Rounds offer Trump support
Donald Trump is all that remains of the Republican field of presidential candidates, and he seems to have the support of at least two South Dakota legislators. With Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz suspending their campaigns for the GOP nomination, Rep. Kristi Noem and...
May 4, 2016 - 5:43pm
April 21, 2016
OUR VIEW: Latest EB-5 woes show SD delegates didn't act fast enough
The problems with the EB-5 program are growing, which is why national reforms to the program are needed. South Dakotans know EB-5 as that awkward term associated with the October 2013 death of Richard Benda, who was the economic development secretary when he signed a contract with...
April 21, 2016 - 6:15pm
April 15, 2016
Salem students spotlight national politics during Thune visit
An interest in politics was on display Friday at the McCook Central School.Once Thune’s short speech to the students came to a close, he opened...
April 15, 2016 - 5:34pm
Thune: Stay committed to excellence
SALEM — Students in Salem had a chance to hear a bit of advice from a U.S. Senator Friday. Students welcomed Sen. John Thune with roaring applause...
April 15, 2016 - 5:32pm
April 13, 2016
OPINION: Greatness resides in toughness together
It comes as no surprise to those who know me that I have an abiding interest in competitive athletics. With a dad who was a basketball star in...
April 13, 2016 - 11:07am