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Animal Control Laws On Agenda

The Yankton City Commission will be asked to consider an extensive update to animal control laws.


Sentencing Guidelines Being Reviewed

The US Sentencing Commission has voted to begin a sweeping review of federal sentences for drug dealers.

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Rave Wants Majority Leader Job

Republicans in the South Dakota Senate will have to elect a new majority leader for the 2014 session.

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Cancer Study Sign Up Begins

he American Cancer Society of South Dakota is looking for volunteers in the Aberdeen and Rapid City areas to take part in a long-term study of cancer.


Many Will Travel For Holiday

For the first time this summer, travel forecasts are rising for the holiday weekend ahead, what one analyst says is a sign of a strengthening economy.

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Iowans Benefit From Mortgage Settlement

A progress report on the national settlement with the country’s five largest mortgage companies shows almost 12-hundred Iowa borrowers have gotten some sort of modification in their loan.


College Visits Encouraged

As the new college year begins, college officials tout the benefits of visiting campuses for high school students trying to choose where to go after they graduate.

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Mount Marty To Begin School Year

Classes start at Mount Marty College in Yankton next week, and President , Dr. Joe Benoit says they may have a few less freshman than last year.


The Parade Will Go On

The Yankton School Board has approved a limited liability waiver that should allow the Pioneer Days homecoming parade to proceed.

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Vet’s Home Construction To Begin

It appears the State of South Dakota will be able to proceed with construction of a new Veterans Home in Hot Springs.

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Educational Cooperative To Be Investigated

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Governor Dennis Daugaard has asked the Government Operations and Audit Committee of the legislature to review the financial operations of the Mid Central Educational Cooperative.

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Police Involved Shootings Called Justified

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There has been a wave of police shooting incidents in recent months.

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Freeman Woman Named To Board Of Banking Group

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A bank officer from Freeman has been elected to the Independent Community Bankers of America Federal Delegate Board.

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Winter Expectations

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The northern plains may not see a long cold winter, thanks to El Nino.

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School District in Line for Clean Air Grants


School districts are being urged to apply for EPA grants to help buy clean busses.