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South Dakota Farm Leader Frustrated By Inaction On The Farm Bill

  Time is running out for Congress to complete a farm bill before the end of the year. Conferees are…

Nebraska Farm Bureau Approves Policy On Taxes, Water And Privacy Information

  Nebraska Farm Bureau members passed several resolutions at their annual convention in Kearney this week. Vice President of Government…

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Cattle Group Says USTR Made Right Decision With South Korea On TPP

South Korea recently expressed interest in joining the Trans Pacific Partnership talks. However, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says they’ll…

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Grains Council Chair Says Bali WTO Deal Has Some Positives

World Trade Organization members meeting in Bali recently agreed to adopt multilateral agreements in efforts to reduce trade barriers. The…

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South Dakota Ranchers Relief Fund Now At Over $ 2 Million Dollars

The South Dakota Ranchers Relief fund received two major donations this week from the South Dakota Auto Dealers and Ethanol…

Pork Leader Pleased Governor Supporting SDSU Proposed Swine Unit

South Dakota pork leaders are excited about Governor Dennis Daugaard’s commitment to helping them put in a new state of…

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Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Endorses Chuck Hassebrook For Governor

  The Nebraska Farmers Union Political Action Committee has unanimously endorsed Chuck Hassebrook in the Democratic Primary for Governor of…

South Dakota Pork Group Backing King Amendment In The Farm Bill

The National Pork Producers Council is calling on its members to action on the so called King Amendment. The provision…

Nebraska Farmers Union Approves Policy On Medicaid,COOL, And Farm Bill

Nebraska Farmers Union members passed special orders of business at their recent convention in Grand Island. President John Hansen says…

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South Dakota Farm Bureau Lays Out State Legislative Goals

  South Dakota lawmakers will begin their 2014 session in just over a month from today on January 14.  The…

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Yankton School Board Gets Facility Study Update

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The Yankton School Board got an update at their meeting last night on the facilities improvement study that is underway.

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Avera Sacred Heart Cardiac Rehabilitation Recertified

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The Cardiac Rehabilitation and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton were recently re certified after undergoing a peer-reviewed accreditation process.

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Yankton County Commission; Budget Reserve Fading

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Both Governor Dennis Daugaard and state legislators are telling counties to “be patient” as dollars from new taxes and fees imposed last year continue to flow down to local governments.

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SD Legislators Attempting to Deal with Trans-Gender Issues

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The South Dakota House last week approved HB1008, a bill that would restrict trans-gender students’ access to bathrooms in public schools, by a margin of 58 to 10.

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SD Legislators Get First Look at Sales Tax Bill

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The bill containing the Governors funding plan for teacher pay and increased sales taxes will be up for debate in a South Dakota House committee today.