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ND native who died trying to rescue soldier in Texas creek escorted by law, fire officials to funeral site
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Former No. 1 overall pick Long, who played briefly for Vikings, retires
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Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
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THUNE: A moment worth the wait
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
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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
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