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Driver in fatal crash sentenced for vehicular homicide
Buffer strip boosters plan another go during 2017 session
Saturday night street dance reunites recently returned guardsmen
Australia native brings passion for praise, music to Holy Family
Officials begin plans for potential fourth DWU building project in four years
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Buffer strip boosters plan another go during 2017 session
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both up in South Dakota
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Unbeaten Angels outlast Pheasants
Postseason amateur baseball roundup: Nolz, Mudcats book spot at state
Freeman Academy, Marion join forces in athletic co-op
Mad Dogs fall to Sioux Falls Saints
Legion baseball all-star teams announced
Local man reaches 93rd birthday
Chamberlain man celebrates 94th
Fulton couple to celebrate 40 years
Twin sisters turn 90 years old
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50th
Sophie Van Hyft
Viola "Ole" Terveen
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
LETTER: Trump not the answer
LETTER: SD has more potential for wind energy
LETTER: Abortion is the problem
LETTER: There never has been racial equality
LETTER: God is alive and well
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
December 25, 2014
Thune: No airspace plan would be 'terrible loss'
PIERRE (AP) — It would be a "terrible loss" to the U.S. Air Force if it doesn't move forward with a proposal to establish an enormous bomber training area over the Northern Plains, South Dakota U.S. Sen John Thune says. The Republican senator pushed back Tuesday against criticisms...
December 25, 2014 - 12:05pm
December 16, 2014
Thune announces committee assignments for 114th Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., on Monday released the following statement after receiving his committee assignments for the 114th session of Congress. Thune was selected to continue serving on the following committees: Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Commerce,...
December 16, 2014 - 10:26pm
December 15, 2014
Budget bill has good news for SD
Several provisions important to South Dakota were included in the Omnibus Appropriations bill passed this weekend by Congress, according to Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.). "I'm pleased the annual funding bill included a number of provisions important to South Dakota," said Thune. "Two...
December 15, 2014 - 5:30pm
December 11, 2014
Thune urges USDA to defend farmers from EPA
At a hearing last week before the Senate Agriculture Committee, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., questioned the head of the U.S.
December 11, 2014 - 11:34pm
Johnson: 'We have lost our way'
WASHINGTON -- In his farewell address on the Senate floor, retiring Sen. Tim Johnson lamented the decay of cooperation and bipartisanship he...
December 11, 2014 - 4:38pm
Thune noncommittal on 2016 presidential bid
PIERRE (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Thune says he's keeping his options open for a 2016 presidential bid, but right now the South Dakota Republican says he's not exploring a run. Thune on Wednesday said he's focused on his work in the U.S. Senate, where he'll assume the chairmanship...
December 11, 2014 - 9:18am
December 3, 2014
Thune: Airspace expansion decision could be in February
PIERRE (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Thune says a final decision on an expansion of training airspace for bombers from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota could come as soon as February. The Republican senator says the Air Force is expected to make its decision on the proposed...
December 3, 2014 - 9:28pm
Thune announces staff changes in D.C. office
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) announced that Brendon Plack has been promoted to deputy chief of staff and Jane Lucas has been promoted to legislative director in his Washington, D.C., office. "I'm pleased to have Brendon and Jane in these new roles," said...
December 3, 2014 - 8:42pm
December 2, 2014
South Dakota Farm Bureau presents "Friend of Farm Bureau" Award to U.S. Senator Thune
SIOUX FALLS — U.S. Sen. John Thune has been recognized by the South Dakota Farm Bureau. The group awarded Thune its "Friend of Farm Bureau" honor. Scott VanderWal is the group's president. He called Thune an "outstanding leader for South Dakota and for South Dakota agriculture." The...
December 2, 2014 - 11:41pm
December 1, 2014
COLUMN: Shop local to support community development
Our small businesses in South Dakota and across the country are the backbone of our nation's economy. They produce goods, provide services, and generate revenue that keep our economy growing, provide millions of Americans with quality jobs and keep our nation highly competitive in...
December 1, 2014 - 10:45pm
November 20, 2014
Thune, colleagues introduce Ebola visa ban legislation
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., Thursday joined Sens.
November 20, 2014 - 10:34pm
Thune's Office Accepting Fall Internship Applications
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) is currently seeking intelligent, hard-working college students to serve as summer 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...
November 20, 2014 - 8:53am
November 18, 2014
Thune applauds prohibition on Corps' Missouri River surplus water fee
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator John Thune, R-S.D., Tuesday applauded the inclusion of a provision in the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) conference report prohibiting the U.S.
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm
Scotland man waits 70 years for WWII medals
SCOTLAND -- Delmar Strunk was never sure the moment would occur. But Wednesday in Scotland, after nearly 70 years of waiting, Strunk and his...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
Fouberg named SDSU Alumni Association CEO
BROOKINGS — Andrea "Andi" Fouberg, a former South Dakota State University student body president, has been named president and chief executive officer of the SDSU Alumni Association. The appointment becomes effective July 7. Fouberg, 37, originally from Letcher, has worked...
November 18, 2014 - 8:50pm