In The News
Duane Conzemius thought back recently on his time of service during the Vietnam War. “It went fast, but it has been awhile,” Conzemius said after a short pause.
Rep. Dusty Johnson stood in the Slumberland parking lot late Wednesday afternoon, preparing for a shift of helping out with the latest food box giveaway at the Mitchell Food Pantry.
Billions of dollars have been wiped off the balance sheets of the nation’s ethanol producers as demand for gasoline during the pandemic “cratered,” the head of the American Coalition for Ethanol said Wednesday.
JBS, the Brazilian meat company, is planning to convert a Colorado lamb processing company to beef, leaving the sheep industry without a processing plant for 350,000 lambs in the western states, according to local media reports.
The results of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s boxed beef and fed cattle price spread investigation, launched by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue August 2019, has been eagerly awaited by many in the cattle industry.
A presidential task force says the Indian Health Service still needs to improve its child sexual abuse prevention methods after investigating the “institutional and systemic breakdown that failed to prevent and stop” a pediatrician from sexually abusing children on the Pine Ridge Reservation and in Montana for decades.
Today, the House Agriculture Committee’s Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations Subcommittee held a hearing to review the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farmers to Families Food Box program. After the hearing, Subcommittee Ranking Member Dusty Johnson (SD-AL) and Committee Ranking Member K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) released the following remarks:
Representatives Abigail Spanberger, D-Va.-07, and Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., led a 41-member, bipartisan effort calling on the Federal Communications Commission to provide greater certainty and support to health care providers who offer telehealth services, according to a news release from Spanberger's team.
August is just around the corner – can you believe it? It is almost hard to process. For more than five months, most of the country has had their K-12 aged kids at home, full-time. Five months.
Sturgis Police Sgts. Dylan Goetsch and Christopher Schmoker said it was just another day at work for them when they pulled 47-year-old Jason McKee out of a burning house in 2018.
In December 2019, the officers were named Carnegie Medal award recipients. On Thursday, July 9, they received their awards, the Rapid City Journal reported.