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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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New Management Plan Being Developed For Lake

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drafting an updated management plan for Fort Randall Dam and Lake Francis Case.

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Board Will Name Stuff

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The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is holding a meeting next week to gain public input on the naming of a creek and an island near Sioux Falls.

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Noem Supports Perry National Guard Decision

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South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says she supports the move by Texas Governor Rick Perry to move one thousand national guardsmen to that states southern border.

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Home Heating Bill Now Law

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A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune that would ensure deliveries of home heating fuels in the dead of winter was passed by Congress and signed by the President.

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Pressler Floats Museum Idea

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South Dakota independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler is proposing an international North American Native American Holocaust Memorial Museum, to be built at Wounded Knee in south west South Dakota.