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Minimum Wage Petitions Turned into SD Secretary of State

Petition signatures calling for a higher minimum wage in South Dakota were turned into the Secretary of States office.


SD Kids Lagging From the Start

A new report shows how important early childhood education is to the later achievement of kids.

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Yankton Helps Kick Off SD’s 125th Anniversary

Yankton was the host for the kick off of South Dakota’s 125th anniversary celebration.


SD Democrats Still Searching for A Governor Candidate

SD Democrats are still looking for a candidate for governor next year.

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Congress Still Looking for a Budget Deal

Part of the deal Congress passed to end the government shutdown would be a budget agreement by the end of the year.

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Feeding South Dakota Starts $6 Million Dollar Campaign

Feeding South Dakota is starting a fund raising campaign to help them expand their facilities across the state.

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Natural Gas Prices Lower Than Last Year

As the heating season begins, natural gas customers could pay less than last year.

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Midwest Economy Starting Downward Trend

A survey of business managers in 9 midwest states shows the economy could be shrinking in the months ahead.

SD 125th Anniversary Part Starts This Weekend in Yankton

The 125th anniversary of South Dakota’s statehood is next year, but the celebration starts this weekend in Yankton.

Yankton To Celebrate State’s 125th Birthday

The State of South Dakota will celebrate the one hundred twenty fifth anniversary of state hood next year.

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Health Care Facilities Put Up Help Wanted Sign

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Health care facilities across the state are among employers not able to find all the workers they need.

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Iowa Farm Land Still Selling High


Despite low agricultural commodity prices, Iowa farmland still seems to be in high demand -- with buyers willing to pay near-record prices.

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Two Killed in Wrong Way Collision on Highway 50

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The Yankton County Sheriff’s office says two people were 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.