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Education, Medicaid To Be Debated

Governor Dennis Daugaard has proposed a three percent increase in state aid for schools next year.

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Domestic Violence Laws To Be Introduced

A summer study committee of the South Dakota legislature held hearings around the state on domestic abuse.

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Milder Weather On the Way

As arctic high pressure moves away from the region, we should see temperatures rebound into the weekend.

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PUC Has No Bills For Legislature

Many state agencies are putting together their agenda for the South Dakota legislature.

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New Commissioner Sworn In

The Yankton County Commission filled a vacancy by appointing John Harper at their meeting.

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County Commission Reorganizes

Yankton County Commissioners re-elected Bruce Jensen to serve another one year term as chairman. The board reorganized at their first meeting of the New Year.

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Larson To Introduce Bills

The Nebraska Unicameral starts its 2014 session tomorrow in Lincoln

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Food Bank Improving Facilities

Feeding South Dakota, a nonprofit group that works to provide meals to thousands of families in the state is in the middle of a six million dollar capital improvement plan.

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Bankers To Propose Bills

The South Dakota Legislature opens the 2014 session next week, and many groups are getting bills ready for introduction.

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Electric Rates May Stabilize

Many rural electric cooperatives in South Dakota had to raise rates sharply over the past few years to deal with their wholesale power costs.

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Feeding South Dakota Seeks Grant

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Wal-Mart is offering $3 million in grants to Feeding America food banks across the country.

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Younger Workers Leaving Area

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With the expected addition of five to seven hundred jobs over the next few years, workers and housing will be critical issues.

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Kindle: No Opt Out Needed

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Yankton School Superintendent Dr. Wayne Kindle says the district should not have to ask for a property tax opt out, at least for the next few years.

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New School District Completes First Month

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It has been just over a month since school started in the newly merged Hartington-Newcastle district in north east Nebraska.

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Task Force Meets

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The Ag Land Assessment Oversight Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota Legislature met earlier this week in Pierre.