November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized
By Carson Walker
SIOUX FALLS â A preservation groupâs study of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairsâ properties found that the agency often ignores federal law regarding historic buildings and wastes taxpayer money by erecting new facilit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
October 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. Two federal government shutdown episodes stand out for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz. Continue Reading
July 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The Department of Veterans Affairs this week announced a new initiative aimed at helping its population served in rural areas. Continue Reading
June 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic
In a message to lawmakers, the governor said the special session set for June 22 is no longer necessary because the VA has extended the grant, giving the state time to review project plans and seek a scaled-back design. Continue Reading
April 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic
All of America’s veterans should feel welcomed at VA facilities, and that makes a display of confederate flags inappropriate, said Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D.
April 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic
HOT SPRINGS (AP) Confederate flags are flying again at a southwestern South Dakota veterans hospital, upsetting two patients who first complained about the flags and then say officials allowed them to complete a hospital program early.
March 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
“Poor Ike,” Harry Truman is said to have famously mused as he sat at his Oval Office desk and thought about Dwight Eisenhower, the legendary five-star general who was about to succeed him as president. “It won’t be a bit like the army. He’ll sit here and he’ll say, ‘Do this!’ ‘Do that!’ And nothing will happen.” Continue Reading
February 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic
In Pine Ridge for example, veterans worry that without access to the Hot Springs VA they will have to rely on the already overburdened Indian Health Service.
January 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) Supporters of keeping Veterans Affairs medical facilities open in Hot Springs have made their case directly to the agency’s head.
January 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON, D.C. South Dakota’s four top officials, along with a Nebraska senator, will present a united front next week on keeping a Veteran Administration hospital and other facilities fully open in Hot Springs. Continue Reading