John Thune

United States Senator

Stockgrowers commend Johnson, Thune for defending COOL

October 20th 2014

From High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal

Thirty-two senators, including South Dakota Sens. Tim Johnson and John Thune, signed a letter recently urging the Senate Appropriations committee to reject any attempts to gut Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) through the budget process. The letter was authored by Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) and Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY) and sent to the chair and ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

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Wheat Growers Break Ground for New Facility at Kennebec

October 17th 2014

From Tri-State Neighbor

Kennebec, SD - As more than 100 guests looked on, Wheat Growers officially broke ground for a state-of-the-art shuttle loader grain handling, fertilizer and agronomy facility in Kennebec, South Dakota. The facility will be located along the soon-to-be rehabilitated line that is part of the state of South Dakota’s expansion of heavy-rail service from Chamberlain to Presho.

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New Rail & Grain Facility Breaks Ground

October 16th 2014

From KDLT News

Many who live in Lyman county were on hand as executives from Wheat Groweres Co-op and representatives from the state and federal level, broke ground on what could change the landscape of south central South Dakota farming. 

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Thune representative sets visits for today, Monday

October 16th 2014

From Aberdeen News

A staffer from Sen. John Thune’s Aberdeen office will visit Faulk and Potter counties today and Roberts and Day counties Monday.

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