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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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Confusion Over Farm Program Sign Up

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The spring planting season is underway and local U-S-D-A Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are getting calls from farmers, asking…

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Bill Would Protect Whistleblowers

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Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers.

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Economist Questions Economic Report

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A recent report that shows the best and worst taxpayer return on investment places Nebraska at number two. Creighton University…

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Executive Director Needed For LRC

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature meets again today in Pierre. They are in the process of looking…

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Talks With Railroads Continue

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The Surface Transportation Board held a hearing in Washington last week.