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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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Take Back Drug Program Reinstated

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The director of the Iowa Office of Drug Control Policy is applauding a recent decision by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reinstate its National Prescription Drug Take Back program.

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Search for U of I President Continues

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Sally Mason has stepped into retirement.

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Nebraska Senator Says Change is Needed In Highway Funding

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The fate of the Export-Import Bank could be tied to a long-term transportation bill.

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Congress Left With Few Days to Finalize Budget

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When Congress returns from the August recess after Labor Day, they will have only a few days to work through the budget and keep the government funded into the new fiscal year which starts on October first.

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Death Penalty Petition Continues in Nebraska

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been holding town hall meetings around the state in the last couple of weeks.