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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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Iowa Has Business Growth Issues

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The Iowa Business Council released its fifth annual "Competitiveness Index" at its annual meeting.

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Economic Recovery Not Reaching Everybody

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According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the recession in the U-S ended in 2009.

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YAPG Focuses On Housing Shortage

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Yankton Area Progressive Growth has taken a leading role in identifying housing issues, and looking for solutions.

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Nelson To Head South Dakota PUC

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South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Chris Nelson has been elected Chair by his fellow commissioners.

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Another Try At Expanding Medicaid In Nebraska

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Another attempt is being made in the legislature to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.