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Congressman Steve King Defending Comments

Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King is defending comments he made last week that sparked controversy…..

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Weather Enters Erratic Period

A climatologist with Iowa State University Extension says regional weather patterns have entered an erratic period….

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Commission Debates Noise Issue

The Yankton City Commission again debated noise, and what to do about it at their meeting this week.

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First Lady Promotes Foster Care

South Dakota First Lady Linda Daugaard is on the road this summer promoting the need for foster families.

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New Plans For Vets Home

Plans for a new state Veterans Home in Hot Springs are in the process of being redrawn.

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Summer Brings Health Risks

Summer is the time when all kinds of bugs can get you, including those that don’t crawl or fly.

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City Finances Sound

Finance Director Al Viereck said the books are in pretty good shape right now

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Tax Incentives Approved

The Yankton City Commission approved sales tax incentives to help spur development of lots located on Highway 81 adjacent to Menards.

Democrats Hold Meeting

Legislative democrats took time to get together this past weekend in Burke.

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Tax Study Continues

A special legislative committee reviewing Nebraska’s tax system might serve more as a guide to possible legislation next year.

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South Dakota Developing Local Food Hub

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Meetings are being held to garner interest in developing a local food hub for farmers to collaboratively market their fresh food.

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Region Designated “Abnormally Dry”

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State Climatologist, Dennis Todey, says the abnormally dry conditions have spread since the fall.

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Packaged Caramel Apples Recalled

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Packaged caramel apples are causing people in ten states so far to contract listeriosis, a disease that's hospitalized many and killed a few.

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Colder Temperatures Ahead

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State climatologist, Dennis Todey, says livestock producers need to get ready for cold temperatures.

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Food Pantries Still in Need of Donations

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Feeding South Dakota food pantries are still taking donations to ensure needy families have enough to eat for the holidays.