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UPDATE: Fire at California loft party kills at least 9, two dozen missing
Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer plane-crash victims
Obama urges the public to tell Republicans not to 'abandon' the ACA
Emergency officials: We won't let pipeline protesters freeze
Attorney general issues video appeal over pipeline protests
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Apple sends out invites for Oct. 27 event
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
A diligent Cavalier: Bon Homme's Mesman is Daily Republic's volleyball player of the year
No. 3 Iowa tops SDSU wrestling 29-8
Pierre handles Mitchell in opening dual
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Donald J. Star
Rochelle Nancy Linaman-Riners
Robert G. Hoscheid
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Looking for just a little more time
IN OTHER WORDS: South Dakota's DUI carnage continues
Christmas at the Capitol
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
July 15, 2016
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
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