News

Jones Won’t Seek Reelection

Jones Won’t Seek Reelection

Photo: WNAX

District 17 Senator Tom Jones of Viborg says he will not make a run for re-election this year. He says it was a difficult decision…

 

Jones, a democrat, served one term in the House before being elected to the Senate.

Jones says he wants to spend more time with his family…

 

Jones was one of five democrats in the thirty five member Senate. He said that was frustrating at times…

 

Jones serves on the Appropriations Committee.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Range Camp Held

Camping

The Society for Range Management, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, and SDSU Extension Service hosted a Range Camp for South Dakota youth to learn more about land management.

in Local

Blood Needed

blood

The LifeServe Blood Center is looking for volunteers to donate blood this summer.

in Local

4-H Chooses Community Project

money farm

The South Dakota State 4-H Youth Council has chosen the Ronald McDonald house as the state community project for the year.

in Local

Donation For Heartland Humane Society

puppy

The Heartland Humane Society on East Highway 50 in Yankton has received a third donation from the Otto Ullrich Memorial Trust.

in Local

Rounds: Highway Bill Stalled Due To Mistrust

Capitol 2014

Differences between the US House and Senate are slowing the progress of any new highway funding bill.