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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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Committee Proposes Changes To Liquor Taxes

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An interim South Dakota Legislative committee has agreed to a package of bills dealing with alcohol tax changes.

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Pressler Weighs In On Ebola

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Former South Dakota Senator and current independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler disagrees with the Obama Administration on their handling of the ebola outbreak.

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Expanded Gambling On South Dakota Ballot

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Voters in South Dakota next month will be deciding on expanded gaming for the casinos in Deadwood.

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Time To Think About Winter

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Despite the nice fall weather, it is time to think about the onset of winter…..at some point.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.