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Spending Still To Be Worked Out

The two year budget agreement that Congress worked out last month just sets the framework.

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Johnson Hopes Cuts Will Be Restored

The two year budget deal approved by Congress will move away from the cuts that were mandated under sequestration, but those effects will linger for a while.

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Rail Line To Be Sold

Canadian Pacific has reached agreement to sell the western parts of the former DM&E railroad to a group called Genesse & Wyoming.

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Nelson Gets National Post

South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Chris Nelson has been selected to chair the Committee on Telecommunications for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.

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House Fire Leads to Meth Bust

House fire leads to a meth bust.

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Election Filing Season Underway

The start of the New Year opens the gates for those interested in running for public office in South Dakota.

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Hanson To Run For Reelection

Current South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Chairman Gary Hanson says he plans to run for re-election this year.

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Pressler Announces Senate Bid

Former South Dakota Senator Larry Pressler made it official last week by announcing he will run as an independent for the seat he held for three terms.

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Warmer Weather In Our Future?

Despite the brutally cold conditions expected this weekend into next week, there could be a warming trend later this month.

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Economy Continues Improvement

For a second straight month, the Mid-America Business Conditions Index is moving up.

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Below Normal Run Off Expected in the Missouri River Basin

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The Corps of Engineers says runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was two point six million acre feet during April, eighty nine percent of average.

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Building the Future at SDSU

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The physical outline of the campus at South Dakota State University has changed quite a bit in the last few years.

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SD School Districts Working with New Funding Formula

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Schools across South Dakota are adapting to a new funding formula passed by this year’s legislature.

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Fortenberry Gives a Lukewarm Endorsement

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A lukewarm endorsement at best as Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry reacts to the swift change of events

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“Gun” Cell Phone Cases Banned in Minnesota

The Minnesota Senate unanimously passed a bill banning sale or possession of cell phone cases that look like guns