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Elkton elementary educator named SD Teacher of the Year
Protesters disrupt white nationalist's speech at the University of Florida
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Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
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Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
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Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
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Area prep football playoff roundup: KWL routs RC Christian 54-0
Kernels smash Spartans to cap regular season
Blackhawks rally past Titans
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
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Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man charged with wife’s suffocation death
February 12, 2014
Thune: Ranchers could get blizzard payments in April
Ranchers could have checks as soon as April from farm bill disaster programs that will pay ranchers for livestock losses from the October blizzard and the 2012 drought, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., said Wednesday.
February 12, 2014 - 9:30pm
February 4, 2014
Thune, Johnson support farm bill
Sens. John Thune and Tim Johnson showed support for the new farm bill Tuesday, each voting in favor of its passage.
February 4, 2014 - 7:57pm
January 31, 2014
TIM JOHNSON: New year, new health care benefits
By Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D. As millions of Americans celebrated the New Year by toasting with friends and family and making resolutions, Jan.
January 31, 2014 - 8:02pm
January 29, 2014
SD lawmakers react to farm bill agreement
A newly proposed five-year farm bill has received largely positive reactions from South Dakota’s congressional delegation. The new farm bill agreement, released by House and Senate negotiators Monday, is expected to be voted on today in the House. If passed, the legislation will...
January 29, 2014 - 6:13am
January 3, 2014
Study shows how many in Congress started in legislatures
By Northern Plains News Before they hit the “big league” in Washington, D.C., how many legislators served in the “minor leagues” of Pierre, Bismarck, St. Paul, Lincoln, Cheyenne and Helena?
January 3, 2014 - 8:41pm
December 20, 2013
Tribal housing act advances in Congress
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., on Friday applauded committee approval of the reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
December 20, 2013 - 5:48pm
SD senators ask EPA for biofuel rule changes
By South Dakota AgConnection A bipartisan group of 16 senators — including South Dakota’s U.S. senators — met Wednesday with EPA administrator Gina McCarthy to urge changes to the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard 2014 rule. Opponents to the EPA’s proposed rule say it...
December 20, 2013 - 6:25am
December 16, 2013
SD delegation united on aspect of Obamacare
Helping people through process is important.
December 16, 2013 - 12:09am
November 6, 2013
Johnson fights to keep meat labeling in new farm bill
The federal law requiring the country of origin to be stated on consumer labels for meat should not be repealed as part of a new farm bill, said...
November 6, 2013 - 8:58pm
October 23, 2013
Sen. Johnson: Storm stories ‘difficult to describe’
RAPID CITY — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., U.S.
October 23, 2013 - 4:59pm
October 21, 2013
Johnson, USDA official to take input on blizzard
RAPID CITY (AP) — Sen. Tim Johnson and an official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture will hear from ranchers who lost livestock in the early fall blizzard. Johnson and Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services Michael Scuse will be at the South Dakota Stockgrowers...
October 21, 2013 - 4:13pm
Johnson accepting applicants for internships
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sen. Tim Johnson is seeking applicants for spring internship positions in his Washington, D.C., Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Aberdeen offices. Johnson says the Washington positions provide students with a chance to serve South Dakota and gain first-hand knowledge...
October 21, 2013 - 9:47am
October 17, 2013
Sen. Johnson, USDA official to tour western SD
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Tim Johnson says he plans to visit areas of western South Dakota hard hit by an early fall blizzard. The Democrat says accompanying him will be U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services Michael Scuse. They'll...
October 17, 2013 - 7:15pm
October 16, 2013
Noem votes against shutdown deal; Thune, Johnson vote in favor
Kristi Noem stood alone among South Dakota’s congressional delegation Wednesday night as she voted against a deal to end the federal government shutdown. Noem, a Republican and the state’s lone member of the House of Representatives, cast a no vote on the legislation.
October 16, 2013 - 9:51pm
Johnson, Thune vote to end shutdown
South Dakota’s U.S. senators both voted in favor of legislation to end the federal government shutdown tonight.
October 16, 2013 - 8:56pm