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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.

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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.

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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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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.