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Iowa Cattlemen Association Officials Meet With EPA

Iowa Cattlemen Association officials met with EPA yesterday in Iowa to discuss the future of the state’s environmental rules regarding…

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National Milk Group Hoping Immigration Reform Passes

  National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden says the House will likely pass immigration legislation by the end of…

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Transportation Official Optmistic WRDA Will Pass This Year

  The House recently named their conferees for the Water Resources Development Act legislation now joining the Senate who earlier…

South Dakota NRCS Announces EQIP Sign Up

South Dakota producers have until December 20 to apply for the latest round of funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives…

Mercy For Animals Releases Undercover Video From Oklahoma Hog Farm

   The Mercy for Animals activist group has released an undercover video taken at Tyson contracted West Coast Farms in…

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NPPC Condemns Animal Abuse Shown In Video

  The National Pork Producers Council released a statement today saying abuse uncovered at a Tyson contracted Oklahoma hog farm…

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Outlines Policy Priorities

Nebraska Farm Bureau members just completed their policy forum looking at issues brought forth by their county organizations.  Vice President…

ICCI Pushing For Stronger DNR Clean Water Permit Rules

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement members told the State Environmental Protection Commission they want the state DNR to do a…

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SDSU Students Holding Fundraising Dinner For Rancher Relief Fund

Members of the SDSU Student Association are hosting a dinner this Friday at the SDSU student Union to benefit the…

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South Dakota Showdown Series Raises 17 Tons Of Food For Food Banks

The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council’s showdown series between SDSU and USD was highlighted last week when the two schools…

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.