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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.


Fischer Happy To Be Home

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


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.


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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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

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Revenues for the State of Iowa have fallen below estimates for the last several months, and could lead to a budget crunch for the 2016 legislature.

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SD MRC Rail Line On Schedule


Reconstruction continues on the Mitchell – Rapid City rail line west of Chamberlain.

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Online Help Scam


Iowans may be sitting down to a turkey dinner , but don't be surprised if, even today, the phone rings and it's someone offering to help you and your "ailing" computer.

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Avoid Sharing the Flu

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If you've been sick and get up ready to head out to a family Thanksgiving celebration, you might want to think about staying home.

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts; Change Refugee Policy


Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is sticking with his call for the country to halt any acceptance of Syrian refugees until the process can be completely vetted.