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Research Center Formed

The Board of Regents during their meeting last week approved the creation of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center that’ll be headquartered at Iowa State University in Ames.

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Fischer Happy To Be Home

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says it’s good to be back in Nebraska during the August break from Washington.

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Gun Facility Planned

A massive facility that will attract gun enthusiasts across the tri state area is scheduled to open next summer.

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Rail Line Purchase Questioned

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has filed a petition with the Surface Transportation Board raising questions about the purchase of the Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad by the Canadian Pacific.

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Subsidies For Liquor Licenses To Be Discussed

The Yankton City Commission will talk about their options for subsidizing full service liquor licenses.

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City Commission To Discuss Lock Boxes

The Yankton City Commission will talk about expanding a city ordinance that could lead to more key lock boxes on apartments and businesses.

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Thune Supports Defunding ACA

South Dakota Senator John Thune says he supports the goals of the three Senators who want to defund the act.

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National Health Week

This is “National Health Center Week,” a time for community health centers across the state to highlight the services they provide and reach out to the communities they serve.

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Sign-Up For Affordable Care Act Begins

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act begins this fall with the initial sign-up for health insurance coverage…

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New South Dakota Regent

Governor Dennis Daugaard has appointed Kevin Schieffer of Sioux Falls to the South Dakota Board of Regents.

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Committee Will Study Roads And Bridges

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature voted to have a summer study committee look at roads and bridges in the state.

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More Cedar County, NE Voters Able To Vote By Mail

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Over half of the voters in Cedar County (Nebraska) will now be able to mail in their ballots for the May 13th primary.

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Education To Be Studied Again

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature has decided to have another summer study of education in the state.

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Confusion Over Farm Program Sign Up

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The spring planting season is underway and local U-S-D-A Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are getting calls from farmers, asking…

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Bill Would Protect Whistleblowers

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Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers.