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Highway 50 Talks Continue

Discussions are continuing between the South Dakota Department of Transportation and the City of Yankton over the design of the Highway 50 project.

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Test Wells Started

The first steps in a major reconstruction of the City of Yankton’s water treatment process are underway.

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Chamber Opposes Minimum Wage Hike

Dave Owen, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says while they will probably oppose the increase, they won’t actively lead the opposition.

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SD Governor Dennis Daugaard Releases Statement on GOED Investigation

SD Governor Dennis Daugaard has released a statement on the investigation into the Office of Economic Development.

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Wind Energy Expansion Possible

Wind energy production in South Dakota could get a big boost if the Public Utilities Commission would set up a workable rate structure.

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Winter Weather Outlook Unclear

The National Weather Service has released its winter outlook, and for most of the northern plains, there are no great…

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EB-5 Program Raises Questions

The South Dakota Attorney General’s office is continuing its investigation into the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

Plenty Of Issues For South Dakota Legislature

No major overriding issue, but plenty to talk about. That’s one prediction about the 2014 South Dakota legislature.

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Thanksgiving Travel Weather Looks Good

While we will see some cold and snowy weather into this weekend, it looks like there shouldn’t be any major problems with Thanksgiving week travel.

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Legislators Meet With Superintendents

Legislators from District 16 in south east South Dakota met this week with school superintendents to preview the 2014 legislation session.

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Sediment In Lake An Issue

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The amount of sediment flowing into Lewis and Clark Lake from the Niobrara River have groups struggling to find a solution.

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Camping Reservations Being Taken

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With warm weather around the corner, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is gearing up for vacation season and already getting reservations for camping sites at many of the state parks.

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Nebraska Senate Debates Gas Tax

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A bill that would increase the gas tax in Nebraska by six cents a gallon will be up for debate this week.

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Regional Economic Indicator Lower

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for March, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, fell from February’s reading.

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New Superintendent for Sioux Falls Schools Not Unfamiliar With the Job

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The Sioux Falls School District will be led by the current Superintendent of the Kearney (NE) School District.