Category: South Dakota

South Dakota Senator Lance Russsell

Video: SD Senator Lance Russell at Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting

South Dakota Senator Lance Russell spoke at the legislative crackerbarrel meeting hosted by the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology College Republicans in Rapid City this morning.

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Split Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting in Rapid City

Split Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting in Rapid City

The second legislative crackerbarrel meeting of 2017 in Rapid City was held at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology this morning. Unlike crackerbarrel meetings in the past, this one was split, with several conservative legislators attending a new and separate meeting.

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Dogs Excelled in Frontline Combat during Vietnam War

Dogs Excelled in Frontline Combat during Vietnam War

“Dogs exhibit heroism under fire in extreme combat,” says Jim Dugan (USAF ret) of Rapid City who will talk about his Vietnam War experiences as a dog handler, while headquartered at Tan Son Nhut Air Base.

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South Dakota Dist. 32 Rep. Kristin Conzet

Video: Rep. Kristin Conzet at the Rapid City Crackerbarrel Meeting

South Dakota Rep. Kristin Conzet was a featured speaker at the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City today. Conzet said this would be her final term, and she thanked her constituents for electing her. Conzet said she was on a summer study about how to return money to the counties, and she felt their efforts were successful.

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South Dakota Dist. 34 Rep. Craig Tieszen

Video: Rep. Craig Tieszen at the Rapid City Crackerbarrel Meeting

South Dakota Rep. Craig Tieszen was one of the featured speakers at today’s legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City. The event was sponsored by the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce.

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South Dakota Dist. 33 Rep. David Johnson

Video: Rep. David Johnson Schooled on God-Given Rights

During a discussion on a constitutional carry bill in the South Dakota legislature today during the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City, newly elected South Dakota Rep. David Johnson took issue with the concept of God-given rights. He was educated before the meeting was over.

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South Dakota Senator Phil Jensen (Dist. 33)

Video: SD Senator Phil Jensen at Rapid City Crackerbarrel

South Dakota District 33 Senator Phil Jensen was one of the featured speakers at the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City this morning. The event was sponsored by the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce.

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Navy Veteran Patrolled Treacherous Mekong Delta during Tet

Navy Veteran Patrolled Treacherous Mekong Delta during Tet

On Saturday, January 14, Ken Delfino of Keystone will talk about his combat experiences during the Tet Offensive with the US Navy’s River Patrol Force in South Viet Nam. As he says, “this small segment of my life is dedicated to my brothers-in-arms with whom I patrolled the Long Tau, Soi Rap, Co Chien, My Tho and Ham Luong Rivers for 22 months.”

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South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs

South Dakota Sees All-Time High Concealed Carry Weapon Permits Issued

Today, South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs announced that concealed carry weapon permits issued reached an all-time high. “South Dakota has set an all-time high for new and renewed concealed carry weapon permits issued for the year at 30,029,” stated Secretary Krebs.

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Vietnam War Veteran to Present Experiences in 1965 Battle of Ia Drang Valley

Vietnam War Veteran to Present Experiences in 1965 Battle of Ia Drang Valley

Mel W. Gunderson of Black Hawk will present his US Army experiences in the Battle of Ia Drang Valley’s Landing Zone X-Ray on November 14, 1965, as part of the 1st Cavalry Division in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.

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