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Thune Grills Sebelius On Obamacare

Health and Human Services Department Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to answer questions about the issues with the website healthcare.gov.

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Candidate Continues Tour Of State

South Dakota democratic Senate candidate Rick Weiland is counting up the towns as he works his way around the state.

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High Price At Land Sale

About one hundred sixty acres of land southwest of Gayville was sold at auction yesterday, bringing about eleven thousand dollars an acre.

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Johnson Defends Obamacare

The healthcare reform debate continued in Washington as Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appeared before the Senate Finance Committee.

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Judges To Appear On Ballot

South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson has created the Special Committee on Judicial Election Campaign Intervention.

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Interim Committees See Attendance Problems

Low attendance and sporadic scheduling has some South Dakota legislators concerned about the usefulness of interim committees.

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Group Seeks To Help Rural Communities

Dakota Resources, a leadership and economic development organization for South Dakota communities is looking for new sites to join their “Dakota Rising” program.

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Iowa Flu Cases Identified

State health officials say three types of flu have been identified in Iowa.

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Candidate Tours Region

Pete Ricketts, a republican candidate for governor in Nebraska is on the road this week, touring ag and manufacturing locations.

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Utility Wins Rate Adjustment

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission approved a natural gas rate adjustment for Montana-Dakota Utilities.

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Cell Towers Need Upgrades

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Several cell towers in Yankton County are in need of upgrades.

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Winter Will Be Cold, Or It Won’t Be

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While the Farmer’s Almanac might be calling for a bitter winter, weather experts are saying that depends.

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Local Sales Tax Revenue Higher

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The Yankton City Commission meets tonight at 7pm at the RTEC meeting building.

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Rail Car Shortage Not Improving

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South Dakota’s Congressional delegation, along with Governor Dennis Daugaard have been working with the Surface Transportation Board, trying to speed up rail grain shipments out of the state.

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LGBT Summit Held

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The USDA held the nation’s third LGBT Rural Summit at Wayne State College on Friday.