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South Dakota Adds To Rainy Day Fund

The State of South Dakota ended the fiscal year with another surplus, putting twenty four million dollars into….


SDSU Cookies ‘n’ Cream named best ice cream treat in S.D.

Since the ’70s, the origin of Cookies ‘n’ Cream ice cream has been debated….

Stethoscope Medical

Parasite Cases Continue To Rise

State health departments in Iowa and Nebraska are tracking an outbreak of cyclosporiasis….

Road Construction

Funding Cuts For Highway 20

Officials in northwest Iowa say after decades of planning and construction, completing the conversion of Highway 20…

Planting Trees

Grants For Planting Trees

Towns and cities across Nebraska are eligible to apply for a grant program dedicated to trees…


One Killed in Single Vehicle Accident

Early yesterday morning, Yankton Police responded to a car in Marne Creek…


South Dakota’s Workforce Grows

The Legislative Planning Committee took an extensive look at the state of the workforce in South Dakota at their meeting….


Wind Energy Development In South Dakota

While wind energy development has been at a standstill in the state for the last few years, that may change…


More Money Than Expected in Nebraska

The State of Nebraska finished the last fiscal year on a strong surge, with tax revenue for the year….


Searching For Sturgeon

The search for young palid sturgeon in the Missouri River continues….

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Two Killed in Wrong Way Collision on Highway 50

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The Yankton County Sheriff’s office says two people were killed in a head on collision on Highway 50, about five miles east of Yankton.

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SD Counties Look to 2016 Legislature for Financial Help

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While education funding and teacher pay have gotten most of the attention, counties will also be standing in line when the 2016 session of the South Dakota legislature opens in January.

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SD Board of Regents to Consider Alcohol on Campus Policy


The South Dakota Board of Regents will consider a report at their meeting this week that could lead to allowing some use of alcohol on the six state university campuses.

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SD School Boards Set Legislative Priorities


The Associated School Boards of South Dakota held their annual delegate assembly last week to help set direction for the 2016 legislative session.

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A Dialysis Center Opens at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

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A new outpatient dialysis center has opened at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.