October 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The director-general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says the world has lost a tireless advocate for the hungry with the death of George McGovern.
October 21, 2012 in West Central Tribune
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way and that he had done so. Continue Reading
September 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Annual DWU McGovern Conference set for Nov. 12.
March 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The grandson of former South Dakota senator and Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern says he will seek the Democratic Party’s endorsement to run for a seat on the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission. Continue Reading
November 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Politics is a passion for many South Dakotans, according to Jon Lauck, a senior adviser to Sen. John Thune and a former South Dakota State University history professor who is the co-editor of a new book on South Dakota politics.
July 22, 2011 in The Daily Republic
George McGovern admits he’s running out of things to do to celebrate his birthday.
Last year, the former South Dakota senator parachuted out of an airplane to mark his 88th birthday. On Sunday, he will drive a race car at Huset’s Speedway in Hartford, four days after he turned 89.
July 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic
HAVANA (AP) Former Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern was heading back to the United States on Monday without having seen Fidel Castro, whom he calls an old friend, for the first time in nearly 17 years.