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Crypto Cases Should Ease

The outbreak of cryptosporidiosis or “crypto” continues as many kids are returning or getting ready to go back to school.

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Juvenile Home Could Go Private

Governor Terry Branstad is suggesting the state should consider having a private organization take over the management of the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo.

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Is The Pipeline About To Be Killed?

Nebraska Congressman Lee Terry says it isn’t just President Obama who has set a negative tone on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline…its other members of the administration.

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SDSU Prepares For School Year

Campuses across the state are preparing for the rush of students returning next week.

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Groundbreaking Big Step For Vermillion

The groundbreaking for Eagle Creek Software Services in Vermillion this week was a big step for the Vermillion Area Chamber and Development Company.

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Social Security Marks Anniversary

Sarah Jennings, state director of AARP-South Dakota, says the Social Security program is still financially sound.

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New Clinic Opening

Horizon Healthcare opens a new clinic building in DeSmet Thursday.

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More Wind Power On The Way

Des Moines-based MidAmerican Energy has identified the sites where the company will put up to 448 new wind turbines to generate electricity.

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100 Year Farms Honored

Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey handed out certificates at the Iowa State Fair to honor those who have had a farm in their family for 100 years.

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Better Test Results In Nebraska

State education officials report 77-percent of the students who took the tests met or exceeded state reading standards, compared to 69-percent three years ago.

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11 hours ago in Local

Yankton County Commission Debates Bridge Costs

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Talk about replacing a small township bridge led to a wider discussion about the state of roads and possible repair in Yankton County by the County Commission.

12 hours ago in Local

“Intestinal Fortitude” May Help You Stay Healthy

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The National Institute of Health is part of an ongoing study to better understand the makeup of “Gut Microbiomes.”

23 hours ago in Local

MidAmerican Energy Expands Wind Power in Iowa

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Iowa’s largest utility company has wrapped up work on its eighth and ninth wind farm projects, and is preparing to start work on its 10th wind project his spring.

24 hours ago in Local

Iowa Senator Wants Apology from Stanford

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A state senator says Iowa shouldn't stand for what Stanford's band did at halftime during the Rose Bowl last month.

1 day ago in Local

Bald Eagles Thriving in Nebraska

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The number of active bald eagle nests in Nebraska is at an all-time high.