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  • South Dakota begins absentee voting for primary 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:14 pm
  • PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota voters who live out of the state, will be travelling on Election Day or simply want to cast their vote early can do so with absentee ballots beginning Friday.

  • Senate candidate Ravnsborg raises $3,100 during 1Q 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:02 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Yankton attorney and soldier Jason Ravnsborg (ROUNDS'-berg) has raised slightly more than $3,100 during the first three months of 2014 for his campaign for U.S. Senate.

  • SD Democrat Weiland raises $204K during 1Q of 2014 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:19 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland has raised nearly $204,000 during the first three months of 2014 for his campaign to win the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson.

  • Nelson raises more than $28K during first quarter 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:45 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - State Rep. Stace Nelson of Fulton raised more than $28,400 for his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat during the first three months of 2014.

  • Bosworth's campaign says she raised $772K in 1Q 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:43 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Annette Bosworth says she raised slightly more than $772,000 during the first three months of 2014.

  • State help for Northern Beef was about $4.3M 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:21 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - U.S. Senate candidates talking about the idled Northern Beef Packers plant in northeast South Dakota have tossed out figures for taxpayer losses ranging from nothing to $80 million, but a breakdown from state agencies shows the actual number is closer to $4.3 million.

  • Pressler looks to restore bipartisanship to Senate 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:58 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Former Republican U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler doesn't think his political philosophy has changed much over the years, although the descriptive phrase "moderately conservative Republican" didn't fit after he changed his party affiliation to independent.

  • Weiland seeks to lessen big money's influence 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 8:04 am
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - As five Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls prepare to battle in a June primary, Democrat Rick Weiland has been busy racking up the miles.

  • SD GOP Senate candidates meet in first debate 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:17 pm
  • PIERRE, South Dakota - The five South Dakotans vying for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate found common ground on most policy issues - including their opposition to the president's federal health care law - but also took a few personal shots at each other in their first debate in Pierre on Saturday.

  • Correction: Senate-Ads story 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 1:51 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - In a story April 11 about U.S. senate advertisements in North Dakota, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the Democratic candidate's last name on the first reference. His last name is spelled Weiland, not Weliand.

  • Rhoden says he has skills to build coalitions 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 12:09 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A longtime state legislative leader seeking the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat says the person sent to Washington to represent South Dakota should have integrity, conservative values and a backbone.

  • Ravnsborg says he's the candidate talking plans 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 2:39 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Like all of the Republicans running for U.S. Senate in South Dakota, Jason Ravnsborg says he wants to cut the federal budget deficit and repeal the nation's new health care law.

  • Senate candidate Nelson wants to ruffle feathers 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 2:41 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Republican State Rep. Stace Nelson wasn't afraid to ruffle feathers during his four years in the state House, often opposing his own party leaders.

  • Rounds says Congress needs to regain discipline 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 10:47 am
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Former Gov. Mike Rounds says he wants to bring South Dakota common sense to Washington, D.C., and keep Washington out of South Dakota.

  • Correction: Governor-Campaign story 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:12 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - In a story March 25 about Gov. Dennis Daugaard launching his re-election campaign, The Associated Press reported erroneously Democratic candidate Joe Lowe's former state agency. Lowe was director of the state Wildland Fire Division, not the state's wildlife agency.

  • Field for South Dakota US Senate seat set 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:29 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Five Republicans, one Democrat and one independent have been approved to appear on the ballot for the South Dakota U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Tim Johnson.