March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Columns

Rep. Cronin Reports

This week was an eventful one at the Capitol. This week was also organized a little bit differently than usual because of crossover day. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneMarch 4, 1915 The grippe seems to have taken hold of several of our good citizens. More...

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Pesticide Applicator Requirements

Tis the season of pesticide applicator training for those of us who work in extension and for many area farmers and commercial applicators. It can be a challenge each year to provide a new twist to information we have been providing for years. More...

Democratic Caucus Report

Democrats: agriculture deserves better from Pierre

Democratic leaders say they are increasingly dismayed over the treatment of South Dakota’s farmers and ranchers in the state legislature. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

There are two weeks left in the main run of the legislative session. While that is a relatively short period of time, there are still a number of major decisions to be made. More...

Rep. Harrison Reports

Crossover day, the day that all bills must leave their house of origin, came this past week and with it was a long session of hearing the last of the House bills. Now we in the House will be hearing the bills that the Senate sends to us. More...

Midweek Message

Are you an optimist or a pessimist? A question that is commonly used to determine the answer is to ask if the glass is half full or is the glass half empty? More...