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Flash Drought This July

Many are calling this dry spell in July that followed the wettest spring on record a “flash drought.”

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Compromise Reached But Not Long Term

A pitched fight between Democrats and Republicans in the U-S Senate has ended in compromise….

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Campaign Cash Being Raised

A political watchdog group says many Nebraska state senators continue to raise campaign cash during the…

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New Party Chair Needed for SD Democrats

South Dakota democrats are looking for a new party chairman after former Chair….

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Affordable Care Act Mandate Delayed

There has been more discussion and debate over portions of the Affordable Care Act this week…

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Trying To Raise Minimum Wage in South Dakota

A petition drive will soon be underway in South Dakota that would let voters decide on a higher…

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Iowa Boats Must Be Cleaned

Boaters and others who use Iowa’s waterways have had to take a little more time this summer to clean their equipment….

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Heat Leads To Livestock Deaths

Some livestock deaths have been reported as Nebraska feedlot operators struggle with soaring temperatures….

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Summer Sun Requires Precautions

The summer sun is at its most intense period now, and health professionals are warning us to take precautions….

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Affordable Care Act Delayed For Businesses

Many of the mandated changes under the Affordable Care Act for business will be delayed for a year.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.