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Tribes call on Washington to respect Native sovereignty
Former Standing Rock program leader accused of embezzlement
Two snow events to bring 5 to 7 inches to Mitchell, NWS says
Noem, Jackley share initiatives to boost SD’s pheasant population at Pheasant Fest
Around the Region: Avon, Chamberlain and Kimball
Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Gun sales are down, so why did gun stocks just go up?
Rural banker survey suggests economic outlook improving
No more cheeseburgers: McDonald's announces 'healthy' changes to its Happy Meal
Sioux Falls officials defend boozy cupcake business
place a business brief
Discussion about Winner school's agriscience center put on hold again
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
Legislation would exempt livestock producers from emissions reporting
An Ore. woman was infected with rare eye worms, possibly while walking near cattle
Russian curler suspected of doping
All-star appearance shows Karl-Anthony Towns getting some respect
Saturday’s area region wrestling results and state qualifiers
What is THAT? Twins closer Fernando Rodney and his magic changeup
Red Stripe opens its pockets and comes to the rescue for Jamaica bobsledders
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Donald F. Ebersdorfer
Cecilia Mary Vander Heiden
Jacqueline "Jackie" Brink
What is love? The answer depends on who you ask
Comparing electric costs
LETTER: Be patriotic, don't name-call
LETTER: So much wrong with abortion
LETTER: No economic boon for Tripp
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Wiltz: The foxes I have known
Pheasant Country holds annual habitat education banquet
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
January 26, 2018
Carson: 'Be patient' with non-meandered waters bill
It's been a slow session, but area legislators say they don't mind. During a District 20 cracker barrel at Mitchell City Hall on Friday, the...
January 26, 2018 - 4:13pm
January 9, 2018
Local legislators lay out priorities ahead of latest session
South Dakota's annual legislative session has arrived, and three area legislators are bringing their own sets of priorities to Pierre. The session...
January 9, 2018 - 9:58am
Nelson named SD Legislature's top conservative
After a brief break from legislative service, State Sen. Stace Nelson returned to Pierre to deliver on a campaign promise. And the Fulton legislator...
October 9, 2017 - 3:26pm
May 12, 2017
Solutions to non-meandered waters issue take shape
A long-awaited question might finally be answered. Both state Sen. Joshua Klumb, R-Mount Vernon, and state Rep. Tona Rozum, R-Mitchell, are in...
May 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 4, 2017
Local legislators eye 2018 priorities
Davison County's lone state senator is hoping to tackle what could be a "sticky issue" in the 2018 legislative session. On the heels of the 2017...
April 4, 2017 - 4:51pm
March 30, 2017
Local legislators content with IM 22 overhaul
One critical component of voter-approved Initiated Measure 22 could be gone for good. State Republicans quickly eliminated IM 22 during the 2017...
March 30, 2017 - 5:05pm
March 13, 2017
ROZUM: Budget balancing act
Some things never change. The last few days of session are a frenzy every year, either finding money or discussing/arguing where any extra money...
March 13, 2017 - 5:10pm
February 17, 2017
Area legislators talk guns, religious protections at Friday cracker barrel
Guns and religion were the hot topics at District 20's second and final cracker barrel of the season. State Rep. Tona Rozum and Sen. Joshua Klumb,...
February 17, 2017 - 7:42pm
February 6, 2017
ROZUM: Bill process 101
The process for any bill is lengthy as it is vetted on its way to the governor. A house bill will have four numbers; a Senate bill two or three...
February 6, 2017 - 5:10pm
January 27, 2017
Klumb, Rozum at odds over education bills
Three controversial issues stole the show at District 20's first cracker barrel of the year. A trio of Republican legislators representing Aurora,...
January 27, 2017 - 9:27pm
January 23, 2017
ROZUM: Week two of legislature 2017
The discussion continues in the effort to address government oversight in a consistent, wise and timely manner.
January 23, 2017 - 5:15pm
November 3, 2016
District 20 Senate race spending exceeds $30K
The battle for District 20's open South Dakota Senate seat is attracting heavy financial interest. Committees for State Rep. Joshua Klumb, R-Mount...
November 3, 2016 - 5:22pm
November 2, 2016
Medicaid, meth among topics District 20 reps hope to work on
Both Lance Carson and Tona Rozum are looking to finish what they started as they head back for another term as District 20's representatives....
November 2, 2016 - 6:20pm
June 3, 2016
Local legislators mulling over Medicaid expansion
Gov. Dennis Daugaard may be convinced that South Dakota can expand Medicaid, but District 20 legislators are not so sure. On Tuesday, Gov. Daugaard said if plans appear politically viable, he would like to call a special legislative session in June or July. Medicaid is a free or low-cost...
June 3, 2016 - 10:28am
March 18, 2016
OPINION: Work doesn't end with legislative session
In six years of serving in the South Dakota House of Representatives, each year has addressed a major issue that requires most of the session...
March 18, 2016 - 12:25pm