User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


19° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Politics

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Pressler Honors One Feather At South Dakota Wake

August 28, 2014, 5:39 AM

PINE RIDGE, SD -

Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler has joined mourners in South Dakota to honor legendary Oglala Sioux leader and former tribal president Gerald One Feather, who died last week.

One Feather's widow presented Pressler with a tribal star quilt during funeral proceedings Wednesday. She says it recognizes Pressler's work on behalf of Native Americans during his 22 years in Congress. Pressler is a former Republican and served two House terms followed by three Senate terms from 1975 to 1997.

He says his friend's life would inspire him to legislate the expansion of tribal community colleges if he is elected.

One Feather died at age 76 after a massive stroke.

Pressler, former Republican Gov. Mike Rounds, Democrat Rick Weiland and independent Gordon Howie are seeking the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View politics

You may also like

Senate Defeats Keystone XL Bill

11/18/2014 5:24 PM

The Democrat-controlled Senate has defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Full Story
Weiland Pitches Donors To Continue Election Fight

11/17/2014 10:47 AM

Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland doesn't appear to be exiting the political stage quietly.

Full Story
US Senate Shoots Down Keystone XL Pipeline

11/18/2014 6:16 PM

Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson could have been the vote to pass the Keystone XL pipeline through the upper chamber but opted to oppose the project.

Full Story
SD Open Meetings Panel To Hear 3 Complaints

11/18/2014 5:47 AM

South Dakota's Open Meeting Commission gathers Friday in Sioux Falls to consider three complaints against local government panels.

Full Story
White House Indicates Obama Would Veto Pipeline Bill

11/18/2014 3:00 PM

The White House is indicating that President Barack Obama would veto legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Full Story


Events