Local: News

News

pets

Animal Control Laws On Agenda

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

handcuffs

Sentencing Guidelines Being Reviewed

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

South Dakota Capitol

Rave Wants Majority Leader Job

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

Medical Stethoscope

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.

traffic

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.

money 500

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

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.

education 2

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.

YanktonSchoolBoard082313

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.

construction Sign

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.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Legislation to Block Federal Acquisition of Nebraska and South Dakota Lands Failed

Fresh
corn rainbow 1013

An amendment that would have prevented the federal government from acquiring Nebraska and South Dakota lands without state approval failed in the Senate last week.

in Local

South Dakota Adds to the Budget Reserve Fund

money 100

Senator Tim Rave says the state has nailed the budget for another year, adding more surplus dollars to the Budget Reserve Fund.

in Local

Michigan Company Chosen for South Dakota Autism Services Study

Annette Bosworth

Health Management Associates out of Lansing, Michigan will be studying South Dakota's services for autism spectrum disorders.

in Local

South Dakota Senate Candidate Speaks on Border Control

AmericanFlag

Gordon Howie, Independent candidate for the South Dakota Senate seat, says border control should be Washington's priority.

in Local

Akron, Iowa Deaths Could Lead to Double Homicide

police lights

Plymouth County authorities are investigating the death of an elderly couple.