Five Things to Know About South Dakota’s Primary Vote

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Voters in heavily Republican South Dakota head to the polls Tuesday for primary elections that set the November slate for governor, U.S. Senate and several legislative seats. Here are five things to know about the election: 1. ABSENTEE Secretary of State Jason Gant says nearly 10,700 absentee ballots have...
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South Dakota Picking GOP Nominee for US Senate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota residents are heading to the polls to pare down a crowded list of Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and choose both parties’ nominees for governor. Former Gov. Mike Rounds, state Sen. Larry Rhoden, state Rep. Stace Nelson, attorney and Army Reserves Maj. Jason Ravnsborg  and physician Annette...
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National Plan Would See SD Reduce Carbon Emissions by 35%

WASHINGTON (AP) – South Dakota will need to reduce its carbon emissions from power plants by nearly 35 percent by 2030. That’s what’s required under a sweeping national proposal unveiled by the Obama administration on Monday. The plan is designed to reduce pollutants blamed for global warming. Overall carbon emissions for the country would...
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BNSF Railway Exceeds Fertilizer Delivering Goal

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota says BNSF Railway has exceeded its commitment to send additional trains hauling fertilizer to the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana. The Republican from North Dakota says BNSF delivered 56 trainloads over the past six weeks. The company had committed 52 trains to catch up...
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