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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.


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.


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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One Killed in Wrong Way Collision on Highway 50

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The Yankton County Sheriff’s office says one person was killed in a head on collision on Highway 50, about five miles east of Yankton.

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SD Counties Look to 2016 Legislature for Financial Help

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While education funding and teacher pay have gotten most of the attention, counties will also be standing in line when the 2016 session of the South Dakota legislature opens in January.

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SD Board of Regents to Consider Alcohol on Campus Policy


The South Dakota Board of Regents will consider a report at their meeting this week that could lead to allowing some use of alcohol on the six state university campuses.

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SD School Boards Set Legislative Priorities


The Associated School Boards of South Dakota held their annual delegate assembly last week to help set direction for the 2016 legislative session.

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A Dialysis Center Opens at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

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A new outpatient dialysis center has opened at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.