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County Commissioner To Resign

Yankton County Commissioner Mark Johnson said at the end of this week’s meeting that he will resign, effective at the end of the year.

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New Superintendent Named For Missouri National Rec River

A Minnesota native has been named the new Superintendent for the Missouri National Rec River…

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Former SD Senator Larry Pressler May Run Again

Former SD Senator Larry Pressler says he may take a shot at his former seat next year, this time as an independent.

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SD State Treasurer Holding More Money

SD State Treasurer Rich Sattgast says his office has recovered millions more in unclaimed property.

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SD D.O.T. Looking for Direction on Rail Policy

The SD Department of Transportation is holding a series of regional meetings to get input on future railroad policy.

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SD Legislature May Deal With Mandated Pledge of Allegiance

A Sioux Falls legislator says he will introduce a bill into the 2014 legislature mandating the pledge of allegiance in state schools

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SD Democrats Want Attorney General to Step Away From GOED Investigation

SD democrats say Attorney General Marty Jackley should step away from the investigation surrounding state funding of the now bankrupt Northern Beef Packing plant.

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Food Assistance Sticking Point in Farm Bill Conference

House and Senate Farm Bill conference committee members could get stuck on proposed cuts to the SNAP program.

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Newcastle and Hartington Public Working Toward Merger

The Newcastle and Hartington Public school districts could merge, as soon as next fall.

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SD Navigators Helping People Sign Up Under ACA

SD navigators are helping people negotiate the sign up process under the ACA.

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Iowa Legislators Move to Budget And Education Issues

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With the debate over increasing the gas tax out of the way, Iowa legislators now can focus on the budget, and settling on education funding.

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Rounds Still Hopes For Pipeline

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says he hopes the Congressional setback for the Keystone XL pipeline project doesn’t end up killing it.

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Higher Property Tax Revenue Expected In Nebraska

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A report from the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board shows that taxes for the current fiscal year will be more than sixty two million dollars higher than expected.

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State Education Spending Debate Continues

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State aid to education is a big issue for the South Dakota legislature.

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Iowa University Funding Debated

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Iowa Legislators are raising questions about the new "performance-based" formula for directing tax dollars to the three state-supported universities.