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Shutdown cost national parks at least $414M

March 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Matthew Daly

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending, the Interior D…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Shutdown squashes FBI dream

November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

Scott Walton knows some people have waited years to get into the FBI National Academy.

Walton, of Mitchell, was accepted on his first try and didn’t have to wait as long as some applicants, but when he flew to Virginia in late September to star…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Expert: Shutdown hurt Midwest business conditions

November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has dropped after rising the previous two months.

The overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index plunged to a growth neutral 50.0 in October from 54.8 in Septem…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Heitkamp to ranchers affected by snowstorm: ‘File your paperwork”

October 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

HETTINGER Addressing a gathering of ranchers affected by a surprise October snowstorm, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said Tuesday that help is on the way. Continue Reading

Heitkamp: Moving forward and making bipartisanship work

October 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

For 16 days, Native families on North Dakota’s Indian reservations weren’t able to get help from the Bureau of Indian Affairs leaving families hungry and without housing assistance they desperately need. Continue Reading

FSA returns to work

October 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jonathan Knutson

With the federal shutdown finally over, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency will do all it can to help ranchers who lost livestock in the October blizzard, says Aaron Krauter, state executive director of …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

THOMAS: Lenders should ‘just say no,’ stop underwriting US debt

October 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_original","fid":"330594","attributes":{"alt":"Cal Thomas, Syndicated columnist","class":"media-image","height":"123","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"82"}}]]  The fiasco in Washington over the partia…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

NOEM: A better way to restore our fiscal future

October 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"329574","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]  By U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D.

On Wednesday, Congress approved — …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

NOEM: A better way to restore our fiscal future

October 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"329574","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]  By U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D.

On Wednesday, Congress approved — …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Poll: Rounds leads in Senate race

October 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

A new poll shows Republican Mike Rounds maintaining a lead over Democrat Rick Weiland in a head-to-head matchup for a U.S. Senate seat from South Dakota.
Conducted Oct. 2-6 by Neilson Brothers Polling, of Sioux Falls, in the midst of the government…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com