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Oil is running into pipeline under Missouri River, company says
Scotland superintendent accepts Vermillion district's top administrative job
SD Medicaid expansion remains unlikely following failure of Obamacare repeal
Scotland man pleads not guilty to vehicular battery
Avon hires DeJong as next chief of police
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Coyotes cover new territory in prep baseball
Gregory boys win home meet
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Julie A. Theel
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
October 5, 2016
Former Democratic state legislator predicts huge re-election victory for Sen. Thune
A longtime Democratic state legislator predicts a landslide victory for Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune this November. During a visit from Thune...
October 5, 2016 - 5:09pm
October 3, 2016
Thune: 'It's probably hard to say no' to VP spot
One the eve of this year's vice presidential debate, U.S. Sen. John Thune said it would've been tough to turn down a chance to serve as Donald...
October 3, 2016 - 5:37pm
September 30, 2016
Thune in Emery, Mitchell on Monday
On Monday, U.S. Sen. John Thune will be in Emery to address a Bridgewater-Emery student assembly. Thune will then travel to Mitchell to address...
September 30, 2016 - 5:39pm
September 28, 2016
S.D. congressional delegation votes to override Obama's veto of 9/11 victims bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. — South Dakota's two Republican U.S. Senators joined a near-unanimous, bipartisan effort to override President Barack...
September 28, 2016 - 5:39pm
September 22, 2016
Sen. Rounds continues push for IHS audit as two reform bills clear initial hurdles
Two Indian Health Service reform bills made progress Wednesday, but U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds is considering one way to improve upon one of those...
September 22, 2016 - 5:05pm
August 29, 2016
Sen. Rounds concerned Republicans could lose Senate majority
The U.S. Senate majority is up for grabs in 2016, and one of South Dakota's Republican senators is less optimistic than his counterpart. In an...
August 29, 2016 - 10:03am
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