Senator John Thune

Senator Thune Discusses Recent Nebraska Ruling on Keystone XL Pipeline

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Senator John Thune is weighing in on recent news regarding the Keystone XL pipeline from Nebraska. A judge ruled Wednesday that the Nebraska Public Service Commission should have had the chance to approve or reject the pipeline’s route through that state. The state is appealing and reports are that the Nebraska...
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Pen from Statehood Proclamation Signing in Rotunda February 21, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Display at Capitol This Morning Marked a Milestone in the State’s History

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Capitol Rotunda was the location for a special display today to mark the anniversary of the passage of the Enabling Act of 1889. People had the chance to see the pen that was used to sign the proclamation of statehood for South Dakota, as well as other artifacts....
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Flooding River

Meeting to be Held Today in Fort Pierre on Potential 2011 Flood Lawsuit

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A public information meeting will be held in Fort Pierre today for public discussion of a potential lawsuit regarding the 2011 Missouri River flood.  The meeting will be at the AmericInn later this afternoon.  Representatives from the Polsinelli Law Firm in Kansas City, Missouri will be on hand...
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SD Panel Passes One Human Trafficking Bill, Kills Two

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House Judiciary Committee has reviewed three bills on human trafficking in an emotional hearing Friday. A trafficking victim drew the sympathy of many in the room, including legislators and opponents to the bills. The panel gave unanimous support for one bill to allow victims to seek financial...
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