President Barack Obama

With Stop in Utah, Obama’s Last State to Visit is SD

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) – President Barack Obama is making his first presidential visit to Utah, leaving him one state short of touching down in all 50 while in office. South Dakota is the only state he hasn’t been to. Obama arrived at Hill Air Force Base near Ogden, Utah, on Thursday...
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Senator Mike Rounds (From Senator Rounds Website)

Rounds Asks for Stories About Federal Government Regulation

WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds is asking for stories from South Dakota residents about how federal regulations affect day-to-day life in the state. Rounds announced the initiative on Thursday as a way to give focus to his efforts to curb overregulation from the government. Rounds says he consistently hears from residents...
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Stocks of Grain Crops in South Dakota Mixed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Stocks of grain crops in South Dakota compared to a year ago are mixed. The federal Agriculture Department says in its latest report that soybean stocks on March 1 were up 12 percent over the year, while corn stocks were down slightly. Oat stocks were up 32 percent and...
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Gettysburg Welcome Sign (KGFX Photo)

Highways 212 and 47 Closed Again Near Gettysburg Due to Fire

GETTYSBURG, S.D. (AP) – Officials have closed several highways in Potter County due reduced visibility caused by flare-ups from a large grass fire northeast of Gettysburg. Transportation officials say Highway 212 is closed from Gettysburg east to about a mile past the junction with Highway 47. Highway 47 is closed from the junction with...
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