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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
September 24, 2014
SD delegation: Terrorism threat calls for global reaction
South Dakota's two U.S. senators said the terrorism threat perennially arising from the Middle East requires a global reaction from countries around the world. After President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations Wednesday, Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., and Sen.
September 24, 2014 - 8:50pm
September 19, 2014
Senate passes Thune, Johnson resolution celebrating 125th anniversary of SD statehood
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators John Thune (R-S.D.) and Tim Johnson (D-S.D) praised the Senate's bipartisan passage of their resolution celebrating South Dakota's 125th anniversary of statehood. "Nearly 125 years ago, our great nation formally welcomed South Dakota into the...
September 19, 2014 - 4:56pm
September 17, 2014
Johnson: ISIS 'too brutal to be unchecked'
U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., reiterated Wednesday that the U.S. must understand the threat of Islamic militants and he supports combating the opposition with drones and airstrikes, and not soldiers on the ground. He advocated for a continuing resolution to be passed by the House...
September 17, 2014 - 5:26pm
September 11, 2014
SD delegation urges FEMA to quickly create new flood maps
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota congressional delegation is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop a new flood map for Sioux Falls as soon as possible. The request comes after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report that accredited a $65 million...
September 11, 2014 - 3:23pm
Sen. Johnson supports air strikes, opposes ‘putting US combat boots on the ground’
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., issued the following statement Wednesday on President Obama’s ISIS speech. “The president presented a forceful case that it is in America’s interest to degrade and destroy the brutal, growing threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria....
September 11, 2014 - 10:12am
August 19, 2014
Reid expects Democrats will keep Senate majority, worries about losing SD seat
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday he expects Democrats to maintain control of Senate in the fall elections but acknowledged things could change between now and then. “If the election were held today we’d be in the majority without any question,...
August 19, 2014 - 8:17am
August 18, 2014
US Senate candidate Weiland enlists Jarding as new adviser
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland has enlisted a new campaign adviser. The Democrat on Monday announced that veteran political strategist Steve Jarding will serve as his senior adviser and spokesman for the remainder of the race. Jarding has worked on...
August 18, 2014 - 9:17pm
August 7, 2014
Sen. Johnson hosts Medicaid roundtable discussion
SIOUX FALLS — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., Thursday hosted a roundtable discussion regarding the future of South Dakota's health care safety net, including the importance of expanding Medicaid and preserving the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). "Medicaid and the...
August 7, 2014 - 9:25pm
July 30, 2014
JOHNSON: Health reform is expanding coverage
When Congress began debating health care reform in 2009, I heard from many South Dakotans who were one illness or job loss away from losing health...
July 30, 2014 - 10:22pm
July 16, 2014
Johnson: Long-term fix needed for Highway Trust Fund
As Congress wrestles with how to keep money rolling down the nation's highways and over its bridges, Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., wants a long ribbon of road and not a short little street. South Dakota's senior senator told reporters Wednesday that he wants Congress to pass a long-term...
July 16, 2014 - 5:33pm
June 30, 2014
Tornado victims and Sen. Johnson: Preparations paid off
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- U.S. Sen.
June 30, 2014 - 10:25pm
Senator Johnson Seeks Fall Intern Applicants
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) is now accepting applications for fall internship positions in his Washington, D.C., Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen offices. "This is an excellent opportunity for students to experience the United States Senate, Capitol...
June 30, 2014 - 10:11pm
June 15, 2014
Sen. Johnson opposes nominee for Norway ambassador
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson says he opposes President Barack Obama’s nominee for ambassador to Norway. The South Dakota Democrat is joining others who believe that George Tsunis is not the right person for the job. Tsunis is CEO of Chartwell Hotels and a...
June 15, 2014 - 7:43pm
June 13, 2014
Sen. Johnson accepting nominations for Angels in Adoption
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., announced Friday that he is accepting nominations for the Angels in Adoption program. Each year, Johnson recognizes South Dakotans who have made a difference in the lives of children in need of a family. "As the grandfather...
June 13, 2014 - 11:26pm
June 12, 2014
Sen. Johnson decries Senate's failure to pass student loan reform
Americans ought to be able to refinance their student loans just as they can refinance their mortgages when interest rates dip, Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., said Wednesday. A bill that would have paved the way for this reform was blocked by Senate Republicans, who contended in national...
June 12, 2014 - 8:04am