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L&C Water Project Looking for Options, Money

A two year budget deal passed by Congress this month may be more bad news for the Lewis & Clark…

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SD Legislative Democrats Ready for 2014 Session

The 2014 South Dakota Legislative session begins on January fourteenth, and will run into the second week of March. It…

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Debt Limit Debate To Return to DC; SD Senator John Thune Says Time for Concessions

When Congress returns to Washington next month, they will have to again jump into the debt limit debate. When Congress…

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More Construction Planned For Avera

While Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton is just opening their new, seventeen million dollar, “Northern Lights” addition to the main hospital, more construction is being planned.

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Fed Changes Will Take Time

The US Federal Reserve announced it will begin to reduce the amount of bonds it buys by ten billion dollars a month, beginning in January.

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Task Force Has No Tax Answers

A task force set up by the Nebraska legislature took several months looking at the state tax structure.

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Chamber Bucks Becoming Popular

The final shopping push is on as we approach Christmas.

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Water Plant Work Starts

Work is beginning on the process to expand and upgrade Yankton’s water treatment plant.

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Defense Spending Approved

The US Senate passed the Defense Authorization bill Thursday night, sending it on to the President.

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Is the Senate Race Too Crowded?

The entry of Yankton attorney Jason Ravnsborg into the republican Senate race this week made him the fifth active candidate.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.