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State help for Northern Beef was about $4.3M

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Senate candidates talking about the idled Northern Beef Packers plant in northeast South Dakota have tossed out figures for taxpayer losses ranging from nothing to $80 million, but a breakdown from state…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD GOP Senate candidates meet in first debate

April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Carson Walker

PIERRE (AP) — The five South Dakotans vying for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate found common ground on most policy issues — including their opposition to the president’s federal health care law — but also took a …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GOP candidates: Northern Beef/EB-5 will be campaign issue

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The finances and bankruptcy of Northern Beef Packers in Aberdeen will be an issue in South Dakota’s crowded Republican U.S. Senate primary, the candidates say.

 

Former Gov. Mike Rounds holds a commanding lead in early opinion polls and f…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Bosworth: Law intrudes between patient, doctor

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS — A Sioux Falls physician running for U.S. Senate in South Dakota says patients and business owners have a great distrust of [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”638568″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sioux Falls mayor re-elected; Yankton mayor ousted

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The mayor of South Dakota’s largest city will serve another four years in office.

Sioux Falls voters on Tuesday backed Mayor Mike Huether for another term, over City Councilman Greg Jamison. In Yankton, it was a different st…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sioux Falls mayor re-elected; Yankton mayor ousted

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The mayor of South Dakota’s largest city will serve another four years in office.

Sioux Falls voters on Tuesday backed Mayor Mike Huether for another term, over City Councilman Greg Jamison. In Yankton, it was a different st…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Ravnsborg says he’s the GOP Senate candidate talking plans

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

Like all of the Republicans running for U.S. Senate in South Dakota, Jason Ravnsborg says he wants to cut the federal budget deficit and repeal the nation’s new health care law.

But the Yankton attorney and soldier, a politica…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

White Lake voters resoundingly support city day care

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WHITE LAKE — White Lake’s city-operated day care will stay in business after voters showed significant support at the polls Tuesday.

Of the 173 voters to cast ballots in the special election, 137, or 79 percent, of the voters voted against an or…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Weiland, Nelson deride out-of-state money in Senate race

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS — A Republican and Democrat came together in the public library Monday to complain about “big money” in the U.S. Senate race in general and former S.D. governor Mike Rounds in particular.

State Rep. Stace Nelson, R-Fulton, a GOP candi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Rounds says Congress needs to regain discipline

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

Editors note: This is the first in a series of seven stories on candidates for South Dakota’s U.S. Senate seat.

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former Gov. Mike Rounds says he wants to bring South Dakota common sense to Washington,…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com