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Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
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
US Sen. Mike Rounds seeking interns for spring 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds is seeking applicants for spring 2017 internships with his offices in Washington and South Dakota. The Republican senator says the application deadline is Oct. 14 for internships in his Washington, D.C., Pierre, Rapid City and Sioux Falls...
September 22, 2016 - 11:15am
September 16, 2016
Sen. Rounds calls out Democrats for politicizing Zika funding
U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., questioned Senate Democrats motives in declining to support legislation to avoid a government shutdown and provide...
September 16, 2016 - 10:04am
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
IHS reform still on 'front burner' for Sen. Rounds
U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds hasn't given up on his request for a full audit of the Indian Health Service. The first-term Republican senator called...
August 18, 2016 - 5:20pm
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 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 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
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 7, 2016
Rounds: Inspector General has shown interest in IHS audit
U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds said the Inspector General is receptive to a proposal to conduct an audit of the operations of the Indian Health Services...
July 7, 2016 - 5:05pm
Burglary of South Dakota U.S. senator’s office appears to be minor
SIOUX FALLS -- The office of U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds in downtown Sioux Falls was broken into Tuesday night and a suspect has been arrested. According to a report from Sioux Falls police, items taken from the Republican senator’s office were books, pens, a flag stand and other office...
July 7, 2016 - 9:06am
US Senator formally requests audit of Indian Health Service
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A U.S. Senator has formally requested an audit of the finances of the Indian Health Service. South Dakota's U.S. Sen. Mike...
July 7, 2016 - 8:42am
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