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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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Twenty Years for the Iowa Environmental Council


The Iowa Environmental Council celebrated 20 years this weekend.

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Watching Russia Carefully

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says Russian military moves in Syria are concerning.

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ConAgra HQ Leaving Omaha

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ConAgra said this week it will move it;s corporate headquarters from Omaha to Chicago.

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Manufacturers Deal With Labor Shortage


Many manufacturing plants across the state have been reaching out this week with open houses and other events to mark “Manufacturing Week” and hopefully entice more people to work there.

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Daugaard Briefed On Task Force Meeting


The South Dakota Blue Ribbon Task Force on Students and Teachers met again yesterday (Thursday) in Pierre.