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Education Funding To Be An Issue

A package of bills from the interim Education Funding Committee has been pre-filed ahead of the 2014 South Dakota legislative session.


Higher Crime Numbers In South Dakota

Crime statistics released by the FBI show a jump in several levels of serious incidents in South Dakota.

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Big Goal For Feeding South Dakota

The New Year brings new challenges for many service agencies in South Dakota.

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Short Session, But Lots To Do

The upcoming session of the Nebraska legislature is the so called “short” session of sixty days, which is scheduled to run into late April.

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Frigid Start to New Month, New Year

The cold weather trend will extend into early January.

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Cold Snap Pushing Natural Gas Supplies

Energy companies are seeing increased demand for natural gas due to the cold.


Tax Credit Ending

The Production Tax Credit, used for renewable energy project like wind turbines, will expire tomorrow, but South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson says he will attempt to extend it.


Flat Year For Yankton Economy

Carmen Schramm, Executive Director of the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce, says 2013 was pretty flat for business and growth.


Bankers Push For Tax Changes

Bankers across South Dakota will continue meeting with local governments, presenting their case for tax reform that would increase taxes paid by credit unions and the Farm Credit System.

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Working the Appropriations Process

When the Nebraska Unicameral convenes in Lincoln on January eighth, Senator Tyson Larson of O’Neill will begin his second year…

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Typical Shopping Year in Iowa

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An Iowa State University economist says the signs are pointing to an average holiday season for retailers this year.

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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.