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Topic - Tim Johnson
A southeast South Dakota student has been appointed to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in New York.
Jeremiah Samarrippas scored 16 points and had 11 assists as fifth-seeded Tennessee Tech held off eighth-seeded SIU-Edwardsville for a 74-67 win in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament on Wednesday night.
A water system designed to bring high-quality, purified water to rural parts of three states will get an additional $5.2 million in federal funding.
Jim Fregosi's big league career got off to a real quiet start. His first three at-bats, as a teenager for the expansion Los Angeles Angels, he hit grounders back to perennial Gold Glove pitcher Jim Kaat.
South Dakota's congressional delegation pressed the U.S. agriculture secretary Wednesday to expedite a provision in the new farm bill that helps ranchers in the Dakotas and Nebraska recover from an October blizzard.
U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland said Tuesday that Medicare is so efficient and popular among the elderly that he wants to open it to all Americans.
South Dakota's Republican members of Congress said the latest State Department report on the Keystone XL oil pipeline should prompt the president to approve the project, but the state's Democratic senator said the report was just one step in a long decision-making process.
Tim Johnson scored 15 points as SIU-Edwardsville routed Crowley's Ridge College 77-48 on Wednesday night.
As a deadline nears for comments, South Dakota's congressional delegation is pushing the Obama administration to reverse course on proposed changes that would significantly reduce the amount of ethanol in the country's fuel supply.
Congress needs to move quickly to pass a farm bill, largely to help western South Dakota ranchers recovering from a fall blizzard that killed thousands of cattle, Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson and leaders of the South Dakota Farmers Union and SD Stockgrowers Association said Tuesday.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking another step toward closing the VA campus in Hot Springs, a decision that has upset members of South Dakota's congressional delegation.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Donivine Stewart led a balanced scoring attack with 15 points as SIU-Edwardsville held off Eastern Kentucky 85-79 on Saturday night.
If the bald eagle weren't our "national animal," what would be the most popular choice for the role? The bison wins, according to a YouGov poll released Sunday, cited by 22 percent of the respondents.
It's early — 17 months early — but Republicans have reason to be optimistic about the way the 2014 Senate races are shaping up around the county, especially in South Dakota and West Virginia, where Democratic incumbents are retiring.
There is that lasting image of Dick Trickle in the Winston 500 lighting up a cigarette while driving his stock car with his knees during a caution lap.
U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson says this project will contribute to the economic development and quality of life of many residents in the state.
"Passing a farm bill that included livestock disaster programs was an important first step, and now that relief needs to reach those affected by the storm as quickly as possible," Johnson said in a news release.