John Thune

United States Senator

Rail Shipment Issues and Keystone XL the Focus of Marion Meeting

October 29th 2014

From WNAX Radio 570

Piles of corn in the background framed the visit of two US Senators and one hopeful Senator to the Central Farmers’ Cooperative in Marion this morning.

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Lawmakers: Keystone XL Would Free Rail Cars For Grain

October 29th 2014

From KELOLAND Television

MARION, SD - Republican lawmakers from South Dakota and Nebraska are promoting the Keystone XL Pipeline by appealing to farmers.

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Thune takes more public campaign role in SD Senate

October 29th 2014

From The State

MARION, S.D. — The popular incumbent Sen. John Thune has taken an increasingly public role in Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds' campaign since polls earlier this month made the race appear tight, showing up at campaign stops, providing staffers and boosting him in an ad.

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Celebrating 125 Years of South Dakota

October 28th 2014

From Black Hills Pioneer

Sunday, November 2, 2014, marks a historic milestone in South Dakota’s rich history, the 125thanniversary of its admission into the Union. On that day in 1889, the Dakota Territory was divided, simultaneously creating South and North Dakota. We kind-heartedly debate which was first to be admitted, but historians offer that President Benjamin Harrison shuffled the Act of Admission papers for the states to ensure that no one knew which state entered the Union first.

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