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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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University of Nebraska President Calls for Major Impact on Water Resources

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University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds says the support the university receives from the state attracted him to the position.

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Iowa Lottery Considering Online Gaming

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Iowa Lottery officials are monitoring states that are experimenting with the electronic sale of lottery tickets.

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Yankton Middle School to Add Art Teacher

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The Yankton School Board has decided to add a full time art teacher back to the staff at the Middle School.

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Dakota State University Names New President

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José-Marie Griffiths, vice president for academic affairs at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., will become the 23rd president of Dakota State University.

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City Budget Process Begins

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The Yankton City Commission has begun the initial work to put together a budget for 2016.