OURS: Report shows need for prescribed burn bill

A report released Tuesday confirms what many thought about the April 13 prescribed burn that went awry at Wind Cave... Read more

When America competes, the world benefits: Sens. John Thune and Cory Gardner

For decades, the United States has remained at the forefront of game-changing innovation and scientific accomplishment, far ahead of all... Read more

Ag leaders pleased with Thune's rail response

SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota ag leaders are satisfied with the work done in Washington on rail issues. Those leaders... Read more

Thune calls for major IRS reforms

Washington, DC (KELO-AM) South Dakota Senator John Thune (R) is co-sponsoring legislation to reform the Internal Revenue Service. Senator Thune says the IRS too... Read more

Thune bill aimed at improving grain rail service

SIOUX FALLS — U.S. Sen. John Thune says his bill to reform a federal transportation oversight board would aid South Dakotans by... Read more

Thune: Church Shooting 'Senseless Loss Of Life'

We're hearing for the first time from U.S. Senator John Thune about the deadly church shooting in South Carolina.   Thune calls the rampage a... Read more

O'Gorman Summer Government Class Gets Special Visit From Sen. Thune

Most students aren't excited for summer school, but the summer government class at O'Gorman High School got a very special... Read more

Thune Speaks At State VFW Convention

This year’s VFW/Ladies Auxiliary State Convention, held at Yankton’s Kelly Inn, had many speakers at its opening sessionFriday. One in... Read more

Base-closure prohibition included in defense bill

The U.S. Senate passed a bill Thursday that includes efforts by South Dakota’s senators to strengthen the future of Ellsworth Air Force... Read more