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SD License Tag Terminal Online in Yankton

The SD Department of Revenue has placed a self service license tag terminal in Hy Vee in Yankton.


School Board In Planning Process

The Yankton School District is in the midst of a strategic planning process, with the goal of a long range plan.

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South Dakota Residents Losing Health Policies

South Dakota Senator John Thune says they are starting to hear from people who have had their individual insurance policies cancelled under terms of the Affordable Care Act.

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Noem: ACA Problems Bigger Than Website

Complaints of cancelled insurance policies led President Obama to announce those policies could be continued for one more year.

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Black Friday To Arrive Early

A number of national retail chains have decided to open their “Black Friday” sales earlier by starting on Thanksgiving. Some as early as 6am on that Thursday.


Heat Assistance Still Available

Payments for heat assistance are flowing out to low income households.


Petition Counting Continues

The verification process is underway that could lead to two initiated measure going on next November’s ballot in South Dakota.

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School Board Plans Improvements

The Yankton School Board approved a “design build” project that will replace and upgrade heating and cooling units in a number of buildings.


Bankers Lobby On Tax Issues

Bankers around the state will be meeting with local governments to talk about taxes that are not being paid by credit unions and Farm Credit Services.


AP on Ethanol; Details…

AP has released a story critical of ethanol and it’s environmental impacts.

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New Sr James Care Center Dedicated in Yankton

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The newly expanded Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton was officially dedicated and blessed this week.

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Sioux Center Iowa Recovering from Double Outage

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Power has now been restored to all parts of Sioux Center after an electrical substation blew up early Saturday morning, leaving half the town of 75-hundred without electricity.

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Iowa Clergy Ask Governor Branstad to Re-think Refugee Policy

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A group of Iowa clergy has delivered a letter to Governor Terry Branstad, saying they're praying he will "reject fear and cruelty" and welcome Syrian refugees into the state.

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Yankton City Commission Approves Addition to Water Plant Contract

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The Yankton City Commission approved an additional four hundred twenty thousand dollar contract for design updates on the new water treatment plant.

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No Major Travel Disruptions Expected for Thanksgiving


While it looks like we may see some precipitation later this week, it should not be a big disruption for Thanksgiving plans.