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Legislators Study Assisted Living

Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, a member of the task force, says they are looking at additional services that could be offered by assisted living facilities…


Changes May Affect Area Hospitals

A new report from the US Department of Health and Human Services could impact critical access hospitals across South Dakota.


Brunner Enters Race

Ryan Brunner, currently deputy Commissioner of School & Public Lands in South Dakota says he wants to move up to…


West Nile Risk Continues

Iowa’s top doctor says the risk of contracting the West Nile virus is not dropping even though summer is starting to wind down.


Time Running Out For Congress

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns worries Congress might not have enough time to complete its work and keep the federal government funded as it enters a new fiscal year.


Nebraska Economy Stalls

It appears the Nebraska state economy has stalled, at least somewhat.


Rules Committee To Meet

The Rule Review Committee of the South Dakota Legislature meets again today.


US Attorney Pleased With Sex Trafficking Arrests

Nine men were arrested during the Sturgis motorcycle rally and charged with commercial sex trafficking.

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Debt Limit Deal Pending

Several republican Senators are talking about a deal on extending the federal debt limit tied to defunding the Affordable Care Act.

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Funding Challenges For Mental Health

The Iowa legislature approved moving from a county-by-county mental health system to a regional system.

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SD Blue Ribbon Task Force Differences

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While the final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education has been delivered to Governor Dennis Daugaard, details of the legislative plan associated with it are still being worked on.

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New Sr James Care Center Dedicated in Yankton

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The newly expanded Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton was officially dedicated and blessed this week.

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Sioux Center Iowa Recovering from Double Outage

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Power has now been restored to all parts of Sioux Center after an electrical substation blew up early Saturday morning, leaving half the town of 75-hundred without electricity.

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Iowa Clergy Ask Governor Branstad to Re-think Refugee Policy

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A group of Iowa clergy has delivered a letter to Governor Terry Branstad, saying they're praying he will "reject fear and cruelty" and welcome Syrian refugees into the state.

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Yankton City Commission Approves Addition to Water Plant Contract

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The Yankton City Commission approved an additional four hundred twenty thousand dollar contract for design updates on the new water treatment plant.