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.


28° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

US Rep. With Same Last Name Speaks At McGovern Funeral

October 26, 2012, 2:25 PM

SIOUX FALLS, SD -

A Massachusetts congressman who shares George McGovern's last name recalled the former senator as someone who loved his country so much that he still believed strongly in democracy even after losing the presidential race in a historic landslide.

Rep. Jim McGovern is no relation to the former three-term U.S. senator from South Dakota. But the Massachusetts congressman worked as an aide in George McGovern's Senate office and also worked in McGovern's unsuccessful presidential bid in 1984.

He spoke during George McGovern's funeral service Friday in Sioux Falls. George McGovern died Sunday. He was 90.

Says Jim McGovern, "He had enormous courage. He loved his faith and American history. He loved his great state of South Dakota, and my god, did he love his country."

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES
Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

1 Dead After ATV Goes Through Ice On Perkins Co. Lake

1/25/2015 8:08 AM

A Newcastle, Wyoming man died after an ATV broke through the ice on a lake in northern Perkins County in South Dakota.

Full Story
Augustana College Student Found Safe

1/28/2015 10:56 AM

On Tuesday, a 19-year-old student left her room saying she was headed to the bathroom. Her roommate reported her missing when she had not returned.

Full Story
Parents Want Those Responsible For Racist Behavior At Hockey Game Held Accountable

1/28/2015 10:05 PM

More than 100 Native Americans met Wednesday with Rapid City official to discuss what Rapid City Police Chief Karl Jegeris called racist and criminal ...

Full Story | Watch
Power Outage Reported In Sioux Falls

1/23/2015 12:10 PM

According to Xcel Energy, more than 8,000 customers were without power in Sioux Falls for a time Friday afternoon.

Full Story
The Race For Luke Bryan Tickets

1/23/2015 8:41 AM

Tickets are expected to go fast for Luke Bryan's May 9 concert at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.

Full Story | Watch


Events