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Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
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South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
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April 13, 2014
Republicans stake out identities at debate
When the five Republicans hoping to be South Dakota's next U.S. Senator met for the first time on the debate dais Saturday in Pierre, it didn't take long for them to assert the identities they hope will stick in voters' minds. Sioux Falls physician Annette Bosworth promoted...
April 13, 2014 - 9:58pm
April 12, 2014
SD GOP Senate candidates meet in first debate
By Carson Walker PIERRE (AP) — The five South Dakotans vying for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate found common ground on most...
April 12, 2014 - 8:35pm
April 11, 2014
GOP candidates: Northern Beef/EB-5 will be campaign issue
The finances and bankruptcy of Northern Beef Packers in Aberdeen will be an issue in South Dakota's crowded Republican U.S. Senate primary, the...
April 11, 2014 - 5:46pm
April 8, 2014
NELSON: Thoughts on the session
Has our state become so jaded from the ugly parade of the Rounds administration's EB-5 crony-capitalism corruption fall-out, that our press sleepily watches (without sounding the alarm) as unconstitutional bills are passed, and a return to unconstitutional deficit spending occurs? SB-53...
April 8, 2014 - 6:03pm
Senate candidate Nelson wants to ruffle feathers
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican State Rep. Stace Nelson wasn't afraid to ruffle feathers during his four years in the state...
April 8, 2014 - 7:58am
April 7, 2014
Weiland, Nelson deride out-of-state money in Senate race
SIOUX FALLS -- A Republican and Democrat came together in the public library Monday to complain about "big money" in the U.S. Senate race in general and former S.D. governor Mike Rounds in particular. State Rep. Stace Nelson (R-Fulton), a GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate nomination...
April 7, 2014 - 10:30pm
March 21, 2014
NELSON: Legislature, gov increased spending, size of SD’s government
By Rep. Stace Nelson My dear fellow South Dakotans: For the third year in a row, the Legislature and the governor increased spending and the size of South Dakota’s government. The general appropriations bill SB 187 for this year increased spending from last session’s HB 1185...
March 21, 2014 - 7:52am
March 12, 2014
NELSON: HB 1203 violates SD’s constitution
By Stace Nelson, R-Fulton Remember the rightful scorn and derision pointed at Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for saying Congress needed to pass Obamacare “ … so you can find out what is in it”? South Dakota legislators have sunk even lower than that. They are...
March 12, 2014 - 6:50am
February 24, 2014
SD lawmaker expects another push for hemp
YANKTON (AP) — One of the South Dakota lawmakers behind a failed effort to ease restrictions on hemp production said he expects the issue to come before the Legislature again next year. A resolution urging the federal government to reconsider hemp's status as a controlled substance...
February 24, 2014 - 9:34pm
February 23, 2014
MERCER: Not all candidates misuse Legislature for their campaigns
PIERRE —- Four members of the Legislature are seeking statewide office this year. With three weeks left in the 2014 legislative session, a good question has come up: Are any of them using it as a soapbox? We can look at the statistics first. Two of the five candidates for the...
February 23, 2014 - 5:50pm
February 18, 2014
Stace Nelson submits signatures to get on ballot for US Senate
PIERRE (AP) — State Rep. Stace Nelson says he's submitted more than 2,650 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State's office to get on the ballot as a Republican candidate for Senate. The Secretary of State must verify 1,950 of the nominating petition signatures for...
February 18, 2014 - 8:21pm
February 11, 2014
NELSON: Hot topics surface in week four
My fellow South Dakotans,
February 11, 2014 - 7:28am
February 4, 2014
NELSON: Don't use SD taxes to recruit out of state
By Stace Nelson, R-Fulton My fellow South Dakotans: my belated but fondest New Year’s greetings to you and yours. My family and I wish you and yours all the best in 2014. As some of you may have heard, our New Year started off a little grim. My older brother, Doug, and his...
February 4, 2014 - 7:23am
PHOTO: On the campaign trail
February 4, 2014 - 7:07am
December 5, 2013
POWERS: Stace Nelson not ‘South Dakota Nice’?
A bit of a tempest erupted recently in state Republican politics when, during a candidate forum in Rapid City, U.S. Senate candidate Stace Nelson, R-Fulton, was asked “if he is not successful in the Republican primary, would he support the winner of the primary election in...
December 5, 2013 - 10:18am