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Standafer presented with state’s ‘heroes’ award

November 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

HUDSON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s first lady, Tonette Walker, presented the Wisconsin Heroes Award to Hudsonite Daryl Standafer, originally of Worthington, during an Oct. 29 ceremony at Mama Maria’s Restaurant.

The monthly award is designed to reco…continue reading on dglobe.com

Standafer presented with state’s ‘heroes’ award

November 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

HUDSON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s first lady, Tonette Walker, presented the Wisconsin Heroes Award to Hudsonite Daryl Standafer, originally of Worthington, during an Oct. 29 ceremony at Mama Maria’s Restaurant.

The monthly award is designed to reco…continue reading on dglobe.com

South Dakotans re-elect Noem to US House

November 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Regina Garcia Cano

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican Rep. Kristi Noem breezed to a third term as South Dakota’s lone member of the U.S. House on Tuesday by soundly defeating Democratic challenger Corinna Robinson.

Noem’s victory was anticipa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Romney stumps for Rounds as GOP eyes control of Senate

October 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By James Nord

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney stumped for U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds on Thursday as part of a national tour to energize the GOP base ahead of Election Day.

Rounds is up against De…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

US Senate hopefuls disagree on Congress reforms

October 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The four candidates for South Dakota’s opens U.S. Senate seat have strongly criticized the way that Congress operates.

But their views on how to change it vary widely.

Republican Mike Rounds, Democrat Rick Weiland, and in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Opponent sees Franken as yes-man

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s Republican opponent says that in five years in the U.S. Senate Franken has become the poster child for a do-nothing, superpartisan Congress.

Franken disputes the portrait painted by first-time candidate Mike M…continue reading on dglobe.com

Republicans craft 2015 plan to force Obama’s hand on Keystone

October 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Amanda Becker and Timothy Gardner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline on a fast track early next year if they win a U.S. Senate majority in November, finally forcing President Bar…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

NOEM: Terrorism threat highlights need for Keystone pipeline

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

With conflicts arising in energy-rich areas of our world, the importance of North American energy independence to our wallets, economy and national security increases every day. Last week marked six years since permits were first filed to construct …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Thune seeks to hamstring EPA in 2 bills

September 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., rarely has kind words for the federal Environmental Protection Agency, and Wednesday he promoted two bills that would shackle the agency on two fronts.

One bill Thune is sponsoring would slow down the EPA’s plans to crac…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Thune seeks to hamstring EPA in 2 bills

September 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., rarely has kind words for the federal Environmental Protection Agency, and Wednesday he promoted two bills that would shackle the agency on two fronts.

One bill Thune is sponsoring would slow down the EPA’s plans to crac…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com