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More Clashes To Come

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns sees even more clashes over money matters ahead in Congress.

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Michels Named To Retirement System Board

South Dakota Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels has been named to the board of directors of the South Dakota State Retirement System.

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Noem Introduces Healthcare Bill

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem has introduced a bill that she says would help rural health care providers and their patients.

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Iowa Lottery Breaks Records

The head of the Iowa Lottery said the lottery generated a record pay out to players and return of dollars to the state.

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Effort To Keep I-80 Fatality Free

Law enforcement in the 11 states along I-80 are teaming up on a campaign lasting through the end of the month.

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Still Tense In Senate

A couple of resolutions to some sticky problems in the United States Senate haven’t brought total peace between majority Democrats and minority Republicans.

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Thune Introduces New Bill

South Dakota Senator John Thune says Congress passes spending bills every year that does not look at long term financial impacts….

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New Student Testing

Schools in South Dakota are moving toward a new process that will evaluate teachers and administrators on an objective scale….

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South Dakota Ends Fiscal Year in the Black

The State of South Dakota ended the fiscal year in the black, and was able to transfer about twenty four million dollars to the reserve fund…..

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High Lottery Sales in Nebraska

A milestone for the Nebraska Lottery….

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State Prison Inmate Back In Custody

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A minimum-security state prison inmate who failed to return to the minimum-security unit on the grounds of the South Dakota State Penitentiary on July 17th is back in custody.

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Rural Areas To Be Included In Economic Development

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says rural areas of the state won’t be left out of economic development plans.

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Wind Farm Facing Opposition

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A group called “We Care” is working to stop development of a large wind farm in Lincoln County in south east South Dakota.

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Utility Rates Going Up In South Dakota

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Most of the investor owned utilities in South Dakota have either raised electric rates, or have a case before the Public Utilities Commission seeking to do that.

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Iowa To Count Critters

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is preparing to launch an annual wildlife population survey.