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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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Breastfeeding Promoted

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Society tends to have conflicted views of how new mothers feed their newborns, as breastfeeding is seen as the better choice… as long as it’s not done in public.

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Partnership Seeks To Improve Life On Reservation

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“Partnership with Native Americans” is a charity organization dedicated to improving life on reservations across the country, including nine within South Dakota and a distribution center located in Rapid City.

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House Passes Bill To Rein In Spending

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In an effort to pull the federal government back and control spending, the U.S. House passed the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny, or REINS, Act.

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Rabbit Fever On The Rise

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A sudden rise in rabbit fever has been reported in South Dakota, particularly in the Black Hills.

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No Major Mold Problem At USD Building

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Federal workplace experts who were invited to look at a building on the campus of the University of South Dakota found no major mold problems, but did make some environmental recommendations.