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NACD Renews Partnership With Bureau Of Land Management

The National Association of Conservation Districts and Bureau of Land Management have renewed their cooperative agreement that supports common goals…

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American Coalition For Ethanol Pleased McCarthy Confirmed As EPA Head

Thursday the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Gina McCarthy to head up the Environmental Protection Agency.  American Coalition for…

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Nebraska Cattle Group Has Concerns With New EPA Chief

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association has several concerns with the confirmation Thursday of Gina McCarthy as EPA administrator.   Cattlemen’s Director of Legal…

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NPPC Pleased With Start Of Transatlantic FTA Talks

United States and European negotiators this week wrapped up the first round of talks on the Trans Atlantic Free Trade…

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Monsanto Director Says Biotech Labeling Attacks Will Continue

The state by state push to legislate biotech food labeling will continue.  That’s according to Monsanto Government Affairs Director Michael…

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First Anthrax Case Reported In SD This Year

The South Dakota Animal Industry Board is reporting the state’s first case of anthrax this year.. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin…

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Valero Wants Renewable Fuel Standard Repealed

Valero Energy CEO Bill Klesse told the Senate Energy Committee this week that the Renewable Fuel Standard needs to be…

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Ag Transportation Summit Set For July 30 And 31

The grain industry will be looking at the growing U.S. infrastructure issues at the Ag Transportation Summit at the end…

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Wind Farm Planned For Lincoln County South Dakota

l Lincoln and Minnehaha County Economic Development Associations in South Dakota have plans to start a new wind farm in…

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Iowa Environmental Groups Complain Governor Interfering With Regulations

Iowa Sierra Club, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Environmental Integrity Project are unhappy that Iowa’s Governor and Lt Governor…

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Prison Delays May Cause Legal Action

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Iowa’s top prison official says legal action is likely against the designers blamed for months of delays in opening a new state prison.

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Officials Say Power Transmission Line Would be Good For Nebraska

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Officials say the high-voltage electrical transmission line that's proposed to cut through 220 miles of Nebraska's Sand Hills region is designed to have a positive impact on the entire state's power infrastructure.

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Ricketts To Offer Fresh Perspective On Corrections

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Governor-elect Pete Ricketts promises to bring a fresh perspective to the prison problem in Nebraska.

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Rail Board Busy

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With one major rail construction project on the board and several more possibilities, the South Dakota State Rail Board has become quite active.

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City May Change Plans For Land

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A recent study by a Chicago consulting firm found that the retail market in Yankton is pretty well served, with little room for any more large stores.