Cara Hetland http://nhpr.org en GOP Eyes S.D. Senate Seat, Tim Johnson To Retire http://nhpr.org/post/gop-eyes-sd-senate-seat-tim-johnson-retire South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson says he will not seek a fourth term in the U.S. Senate. The Democrat has served in Washington since winning the lone House seat in 1986. The decision thrills Republican in the state who see a chance to pick up a seat. Democrats are hoping they can field a strong enough candidate to prevent that. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 08:40:00 +0000 Cara Hetland 24436 at http://nhpr.org South Dakota Hit As West Nile Virus Spreads http://nhpr.org/post/south-dakota-hit-west-nile-virus-spreads The West Nile virus is continuing to spread around the country, including into the Dakotas, which are among the hardest hit states. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:47:00 +0000 Cara Hetland 11875 at http://nhpr.org