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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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Rail Reconstruction Bids Considered

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The South Dakota State Rail Board is taking another look at bids for reconstruction of a portion of line from Chamberlain west to Presho.

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Dry April For South Dakota

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Several South Dakota towns had some of the driest Aprils on record.

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South Dakota’s Credit Rating Upgraded

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A national credit rating agency has upgraded South Dakota to the highest rating it issues.

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Elder Abuse Task Force Formed

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The Elder Abuse Task Force that was authorized by the 2015 South Dakota legislature is taking shape.

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No Deal On Iowa Budget

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Iowa lawmakers return to Des Moines this week, with no apparent movement on the budget dispute.