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John Thune

Guest opinion: S.D. candidates must pay attention to Native American vote

During the past few years I have encouraged Native American tribal governments to move their elections to coincide with the national elections in November.

August 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ellsworth training expansion plan could affect small airports

Ellsworth training expansion plan could affect small airports

The oil boom brought Bakken commuting private jets to tiny Baker, but officials say Air Force plans for a South Carolina-sized training area over much of Eastern Montana could quiet the town’s small airport.

May 15, 2014 5:44 pm Related Loading…
Gazette opinion: Powder River Range: FAA bombs on public participation

Gazette opinion: Powder River Range: FAA bombs on public participation

When the U.S. Air Force first proposed using one-fifth of Montana’s airspace for a bomber testing range, ranchers and pilots objected.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
U.S. Senate OKs measure blocking fees for Missouri River water

U.S. Senate OKs measure blocking fees for Missouri River water

BISMARCK, N.D. — The U.S. Senate passed an amendment Wednesday blocking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from charging fees to access water in upper Missouri River reservoirs.

May 15, 2013 6:16 pmLoading…

Senators urge USDA action to curb wildfire risk

DENVER — Senators from Colorado, Wyoming and South Dakota are encouraging federal officials to use the timber industry to help thin forests prone to wildfires, like ones that raged across their states this summer.

November 08, 2012 8:36 pmLoading…
Ranchers balk at sheep prices, suspect fleecing

Ranchers balk at sheep prices, suspect fleecing

When sheep ranchers suspect they’re getting fleeced, things get ugly.

October 29, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Calls to block child farm labor rules grow

Montana’s congressional delegation is ratcheting up efforts to block new child labor rules targeting farms.

March 28, 2012 8:30 pmLoading…

Air Force issues draft report on training airspace

PIERRE, S.D. — The U.S. Air Force issued a draft environmental impact statement Friday on its plans to quadruple the airspace in which it can conduct training exercises with its B-1 and B-52 bombers stationed in the Dakotas.

August 20, 2010 6:29 pmLoading…

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