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Mosquito Season Is Here

As summer heats up, the mosquito swarms will follow.


Rhoden Throws Hat Into Senate Race

Former South Dakota legislative leader Larry Rhoden is planning to seek the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate.


Lt. Governor Headed To Chicago

Iowa’s lieutenant governor will be in Chicago Sunday to launch an international effort to increase student participation in science, technology, engineering and math — the so-called “STEM” courses.


Judge Misses Alternative Courts

A judge on the Iowa Court of Appeals is lamenting the demise of three of the state’s specialty courts which have kept the drug-addicted and the mentally ill from repeatedly returning to prison.

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Meeting With Governor Ends Quickly

A huge influx of alcohol from the small Nebraska town of Whiteclay into the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation remains a flash point at the Nebraska-South Dakota border after a very brief meeting at the State Capitol.


Insurance Company Sanctioned

A Nebraska based insurance company is being sanctioned by the State of South Dakota.


Raw Milk Off Committee Agenda

The Rules Review Committee of the South Dakota legislature will not be looking at deals with raw milk sales.

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School Board Holds Budget Hearing

The Yankton School Board held a public hearing on the proposed budget for the next school year at their meeting last night.

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No Sale on City Owned Land

The Yankton City Commission had planned to sell several acres of surplus land for affordable housing development, but could not find numbers that worked.


Tougher Penalties For Child Sex Offenders Sought

The parents of Kathlynn Shepard are joining with a nonprofit group to push for tougher penalties in Iowa for sex offenders who target children.

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Candidate And Activist Forum Ahead


The South Dakota Democrat Party is hosting the Senator Tim Johnson Candidate and Activist Training Camp this weekend in Sioux Falls.

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Pheasant Season Arrives


Resident Only pheasant hunting season beings this weekend in South Dakota, while the main season starts next Saturday.

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Push On For Medicaid Expansion

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A large working group appointed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is looking at a plan that could expand Medicaid coverage.

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Mumps Cases on the Rise at the University of Iowa

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Cases of mumps are being seen at the University of Iowa.

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Nuts to Bats

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Bats are very active right now, and should be avoided.