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Congressman Steve King Defending Comments

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


Weather Enters Erratic Period

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


Commission Debates Noise Issue

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


First Lady Promotes Foster Care

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


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.


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.


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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Sioux Center Iowa Recovering from Double Outage

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Power has now been restored to all parts of Sioux Center after an electrical substation blew up early Saturday morning, leaving half the town of 75-hundred without electricity.

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Iowa Clergy Ask Governor Branstad to Re-think Refugee Policy

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A group of Iowa clergy has delivered a letter to Governor Terry Branstad, saying they're praying he will "reject fear and cruelty" and welcome Syrian refugees into the state.

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Yankton City Commission Approves Addition to Water Plant Contract

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The Yankton City Commission approved an additional four hundred twenty thousand dollar contract for design updates on the new water treatment plant.

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No Major Travel Disruptions Expected for Thanksgiving


While it looks like we may see some precipitation later this week, it should not be a big disruption for Thanksgiving plans.

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Insurance Co-op Failures Predictable Under ACA

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Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says something must be done in wake of the collapse of health care CO-OPs under the Affordable Care Act.