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Employment At Record High

Employment and workforce numbers are both at record highs in South Dakota and those trends are expected to continue.


Hunhoff Returns From Morocco

State Representative Bernie Hunhoff of Yankton was among a group of lawmakers from across the country who attended an international legislative conference in Morocco.

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South Dakota Tops For Business

A recent poll on the cable network “CNBC” put South Dakota at number one for business in their “Top States for Business 2013” list.

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Thune OK With Senate Primary

South Dakota republicans will have a Senate primary next June.


Noem Calls Split Farm Bill A Start

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem said it is a start.


Water System May Receive Drip Of Funding

The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System is closer to at least a little more federal funding.

Dave Heineman

Heinemann Hopes For Results From Committee

Members of the Nebraska Tax Modernization Committee have held their first session…a work session, a primer on taxes.

Steve King

King Says No To Immigration Bill

Iowa Congressman Steve King is leading opposition to the push to pass some sort of immigration reform through the U.S. House.


Voter Registration Forms To Be Changed

An edit has been ordered on new Iowa voter registration forms.


Flood Stays Out Of Race

Former Nebraska Legislative Speaker Mike Flood says he considered getting back in the race for governor after his wife’s health improved

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Sioux Falls Catholic Bishop Paul Swain; Treat Refugees as People in Need

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has joined with other governors from across the country to express concerns about federal policies on Syrian refugees.

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SD Retailers Dealing with Lots of Competition

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While a number of stores will be open today, most retailers start early and stay late tomorrow, on “Black Friday.”

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SD PUC Ready to Decide on Dakota Access Pipeline

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The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission may make a decision Monday on the route application for the Dakota Access pipeline.

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Group Gathers to Protest Refugee Policy in Iowa


Around 50 people gathered outside the state capitol in Des Moines to rally against Governor Terry Branstad's order blocking Syrian refugees from settling in Iowa.

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Expect More Security at UNL – Iowa Game


Husker fans are being urged to arrive early at the Nebraska-Iowa game Friday.