Category: South Dakota

Interior Announces Share the Experience 2017 Photo Contest Winners

  WASHINGTON,DC – The U.S. Department of the Interior today, along with the National Park Foundation and other participating federal recreation land agencies, announced the winners of the 2017 Share the Experience photography contest on Interior’s popular Instagram account and launched the 2018 contest.   This annual contest invites amateur photographers to submit […]


This week I came across an amazing quote, “Although we are intelligent, sensitive beings, we often think of ourselves as objects that need to be fixed.” It comes from an article  in Pilates Style by well-known Pilates teacher, Wendy LeBlanc-Arbuckle, who has been an inspiration to me for many years.  The article is […]

Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act (S. 35) Bill to Double Size of Black Hills Veterans Cemetery

WASHINGTON— U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), and Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) issued the following statements after the U.S. House of Representatives passed their bill, the Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act (S. 35), legislation that will facilitate a permanent land transfer of approximately 200 acres […]

Rounds Statement on Meeting with Army Corps

  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today issued the following statement after meeting with R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, regarding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ management of the Missouri River. […]


ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Combat Raider, a large force exercise involving various military aircraft, is scheduled to begin May 15 in the Powder River Training Complex, and will conclude May 17, 2018. These LFEs provide joint and coalition training under realistic scenarios that replicate combat operations against […]