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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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3 hours ago in Local

SD Senate State Affairs Committee Hears Death Penalty Repeal Bill

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A bill that would repeal the death penalty in South Dakota is in front of the Senate State Affairs Committee this morning.

4 hours ago in Local

Davison County Commission Rejects Permit for Wind Farm

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The Davison County Commission voted 4-1 yesterday to deny a conditional use permit for a proposed wind farm just west of Mitchell.

7 hours ago in Local

Medicaid Expansion Still on Track in SD

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There isn’t much talk about Medicaid expansion in Pierre right now, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything moving.

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Aging SD Population will Pressure State Finances

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While much of the legislative attention is focused on giving teachers’ pay raises, another sector of public service employees may need to be next.

8 hours ago in Local

SD Senator John Thune Pushing for Aggressive Senate Agenda

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US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that they may not take up many major issues this year due to the Presidential election in November.