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Motel Fire Ruled Arson, ATF Asking For Help

A motel fire in Yankton has been ruled as arson, and the ATF is asking the public to help.

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Two Dead in Head On Collision

Two people died in a head on collision late Friday afternoon on Highway 81 north of Yankton.

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SDEA Lobbies For Education Funding

The 2014 legislative session in South Dakota begins this week in Pierre.

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Committee Begins Work

While the South Dakota legislature gets underway this week, it will take a few days for introduced bills to work their way into committee hearings.

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Bridge Plaza On City Agenda

The Yankton City Commission will get an update at their meeting tonight of progress on the proposed Meridian Bridge Plaza.

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Future Of Rail Line Still In Doubt

While there is a proposal for a large rail loading grain facility at the Napa Junction in western Yankton County, there has been little progress on restoring service on the rail line west from there into Charles Mix County.

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Anderson Ready For First Session

District 16 Representative David Anderson of Hudson will begin his first legislative session next week.

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Group To Study Pheasant Habitat

Governor Dennis Daugaard has appointed the members of a work group tasked with examining strategies for developing pheasant habitat in South Dakota.

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Larson To Seek Second Term

The official announcement will come later, but first term District 40 Senator Tyson Larson of O’Neill says he plans to run for re-election this year.

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Common Core To Be Debated

While South Dakota legislators will have the usual debate this year over school funding, they will also talk about policy.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.