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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
EPA to require mines to offer cleanup assurances
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
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
Tolsma set to coach MCS boys basketball team
DEAL: Ten favorite spots in South Dakota to watch prep hoops
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
February 4, 2016
Indian Health Service inspection reports 'Beyond comprehension'
The Indian Health Service is in a "state of emergency." That's according to Rep. Kristi Noem, who joined Sens. John Thune and Mike Rounds in putting the spotlight on the subpar IHS care in the Great Plains. "The health care crisis within Indian Health Service needs to be resolved,"...
February 4, 2016 - 10:34am
February 3, 2016
Rounds could join Noem in support of Marco Rubio, Thune remains undecided
Presidential endorsements from the South Dakota Congressional delegation stood pat following the Iowa Caucus, but that could soon change. With Sen. Mike Rounds' top choice, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, dropping out of the race for the GOP nomination on Monday, Rounds is considering...
February 3, 2016 - 6:18pm
December 9, 2015
OPINION: The fight to repeal Obamacare
Before it became law, Republicans in Congress warned of the damage the so-called Affordable Care Act would cause and the burdens the American...
December 9, 2015 - 2:53pm
OPINION: Keeping America's trains moving
With limited options to efficiently ship materials such as fertilizer, ethanol, or corn and soybeans, railroads play an absolutely critical link...
November 9, 2015 - 11:38pm
November 6, 2015
UPDATE: South Dakota reacts to rejection of Keystone XL pipeline
President Barack Obama's decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline was met with mixed reaction from South Dakotans, but one Draper landowner...
November 6, 2015 - 1:50pm
November 5, 2015
S.D. representatives unite against clean water rule
South Dakota's three members of U.S. Congress are in unison in their opposition to the Waters of the United States rule. U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem called the Environmental Protection Agency's WOTUS rule the largest federal land grab in her lifetime. "This is a life-changing for us in...
November 5, 2015 - 1:54pm
October 28, 2015
SD congressional delegation fights Clean Power Plan
The South Dakota congressional delegation is lining up in opposition to the recently finalized Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan is President Barack Obama's collaborative effort with the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon pollution in the United States by about...
October 28, 2015 - 5:24pm
October 15, 2015
U.S. senator fields questions from crowd at McGovern Library
October 15, 2015 - 8:37am
September 30, 2015
OPINION: Protecting the most vulnerable among us
Recently, the Senate took up a common-sense bill to protect human life, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This bill would protect unborn children who have reached the age of 20 weeks — the age at which unborn children can feel pain — from being killed by abortion....
September 30, 2015 - 11:01pm
August 22, 2015
Thune continues to connect with rural South Dakota
LEMMON — To be a U.S. Senator for South Dakota, John Thune says he can only do it one way: get out and pound the pavement and meet with...
August 22, 2015 - 9:51am
August 21, 2015
OPINION: Take me out to the fair
It is that special time of year again when families of all ages from every corner of the state can enjoy the sights and sounds of our state and...
August 21, 2015 - 12:26pm
OPINION: Getting Washington working again for the American people
When Republicans campaigned for the Senate majority in 2014, we made a simple, yet important pledge to the American people: If you elect Republicans to the majority, we will get the Senate, which has been dysfunctional for years, working again. That was not a half-hearted campaign...
August 21, 2015 - 8:52am
July 31, 2015
SD senators join fight against Planned Parenthood
South Dakota's senators joined the opposition launched against Planned Parenthood this week. Congress sponsored three bills, S. 1861, S. 1877...
July 31, 2015 - 5:29pm
July 30, 2015
OPINION: Iran Nuclear Agreement is bad for America
There has been a lot of recent coverage in the news about the Iran nuclear agreement. For many South Dakotans, this agreement may seem far away. However, the danger this agreement addresses — that of a nuclear-armed Iran — is not only a threat to our allies, including...
July 30, 2015 - 10:25am
July 20, 2015
Thune has $11 million on hand for 2016 re-election
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota U.S. Sen. John Thune's bank account sits at about $11 million for his bid for a third Senate term in 2016. Thune's...
July 20, 2015 - 11:16am