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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.

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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Sioux Falls Catholic Bishop Paul Swain; Treat Refugees as People in Need

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has joined with other governors from across the country to express concerns about federal policies on Syrian refugees.

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SD Retailers Dealing with Lots of Competition

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While a number of stores will be open today, most retailers start early and stay late tomorrow, on “Black Friday.”

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SD PUC Ready to Decide on Dakota Access Pipeline

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The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission may make a decision Monday on the route application for the Dakota Access pipeline.

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Group Gathers to Protest Refugee Policy in Iowa


Around 50 people gathered outside the state capitol in Des Moines to rally against Governor Terry Branstad's order blocking Syrian refugees from settling in Iowa.

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Expect More Security at UNL – Iowa Game


Husker fans are being urged to arrive early at the Nebraska-Iowa game Friday.