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Republican Rubio clears way for Tillerson's approval as top U.S. diplomat
Ex-President George H.W. Bush improves, leaving Houston ICU
Trump makes early move on restricting abortions around the world
Trump pulls U.S. out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia ties
School of Mines' Wilson nominated as Air Force secretary
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Preparing for spring
Bringing oats research to the next level with SDSU, General Mills
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
Parkston wins home tournament
Mitchell gymnasts take second at Watertown Invite
Corsica-Stickney downs Langford Area
Jackrabbit women top Western Illinois
Daum scores career-high 42 as SDSU beats Fort Wayne
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Dwayne Dennis Scott
Arnie Douglas Wick
Gloria M. Ferrier
Patricia Jean Christofferson
John Leslie (Les) Otteson
WALTMAN: The faces change, but the process endures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Rounds is a lobbyist who supports where dollars come
LETTER: Dakotas not a waste land
LETTER: Is Prairie Winds project legal? Let’s find out
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
Toomey considering veto on council’s recycling decision
December 8, 2016
Senate Democrats threaten brief government shutdown
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats are threatening to force a brief government shutdown this weekend to pressure Republicans to support policies they say match promises President-elect Donald Trump made on the campaign trail to help coal country and boost American manufacturers. Government...
December 8, 2016 - 4:46pm
Harry Reid bids farewell to the Senate where he was both warrior and deal-maker
WASHINGTON - To understand Harry Reid -- his soft spoken nature mixed with a brusque demeanor, his early conservative views combined with his...
December 8, 2016 - 4:31pm
November 16, 2016
Schumer, McConnell elected top leaders in U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. senators elected Chuck Schumer as minority leader for the new Congress on Wednesday, and he tapped former...
November 16, 2016 - 11:08am
November 7, 2016
Democrats see FBI controversy hurting chances in U.S. Congress races
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some Democrats said on Monday they feared their chances of winning control of the U.S. House of Representatives may have...
November 7, 2016 - 5:47pm
September 28, 2016
Senate approves funding bill to avert government shutdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate approved a stop-gap funding bill to avert a looming federal government shutdown on Wednesday, after Republicans...
September 28, 2016 - 4:45pm
Congress overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation allowing relatives...
September 28, 2016 - 12:42pm
Zika funding bill blocked in the Senate
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a $1.1 billion Zika virus funding package drafted by congressional Republicans, citing politically...
June 28, 2016 - 4:19pm
June 15, 2016
Dem senator frustrated by inaction on guns begins filibuster
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator on Wednesday launched a filibuster to force a vote on gun control legislation three days after 49...
June 15, 2016 - 1:06pm
June 8, 2016
After Tuesday's primaries, a major shift in Republican ranks underway in Senate
PIERRE—At least 16 of the state Senate's 35 seats will have new people in them for the 2017 legislative session. The chamber's Republican leadership could be in line for big changes, too. The relationship might be tested more often between many of the Republican senators and...
June 8, 2016 - 6:29pm
March 9, 2016
A solid Senate gives final OK to governor's school package
PIERRE—State senators voted 25-10 Wednesday for the third and final piece of Gov. Dennis Daugaard's plan to increase teacher pay and reform school finances in South Dakota. The legislation restructures the funding formula for school districts to base spending per teacher rather...
March 9, 2016 - 6:03pm
March 4, 2016
Senate panel stops a transgender fight
PIERRE—A state Senate panel rejected the latest attempt by some legislators to override the transgender participation policy for South Dakota high school athletics Thursday. The Senate Education Committee voted 5-2 to kill the legislation sponsored by Rep. Roger Hunt, R-Brandon,...
March 4, 2016 - 12:12pm
March 2, 2016
Senate authorizes upgrade for secretary of state's office
PIERRE—Secretary of State Shantel Krebs is halfway home in seeking to make her office more efficient. The state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would authorize the purchase of an electronic filing system and also would raise more revenue from fees to pay for it. One...
March 2, 2016 - 5:34pm
February 25, 2016
Senate panel supports governor's tax increase, sends plan to Senate
PIERRE — The state Senate Appropriations Committee endorsed the governor's proposal to raise the state sales tax Thursday without any attempt by opponents to amend it. The panel's 7-2 vote sends the proposal to the full Senate for a vote possibly next week, but there still seemed...
February 25, 2016 - 5:42pm
February 23, 2016
McConnell says Senate won't confirm any Obama Supreme Court nominee
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will not confirm a Supreme Court nominee from President Barack Obama during his last year in office, Republican...
February 23, 2016 - 4:06pm
February 15, 2016
Democrats expected to announce US Senate candidate
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Democrats in South Dakota say they won't let U.S. Sen. John Thune run unopposed for the second consecutive election. The South Dakota Democratic Party is expected to announce a candidate for U.S. Senate by the end of the week. South Dakota Democratic Party spokesman...
February 15, 2016 - 3:41pm