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Court Upholds Penalties

A spokesman for Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says Friday’s Iowa Supreme Court ruling upholding penalties against a Delaware marketing company is a key victory in the fight against consumer fraud.


Volunteer Headed To Fire Zone

A retired biomedical engineer from Herried headed out this weekend to Arizona to help those fighting and those impacted by wild fires.


Water Rates On Agenda

An ordinance increasing water rates will be on the agenda for the Yankton City Commission tonight.

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College Loan Rate Deal Pending

South Dakota Senator John Thune says they have a potential agreement on the agenda.

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School Board To Reorganize

The Yankton School Board meets tonight to officially start the new fiscal year, and reorganize.

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Storms Cause Problems To Electric Companies

Winter ice storms and summer severe weather have led to numerous, long term power outages in cities across the region.


July Weather Prediction

The first week of July should be mild and dry.

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Schools Sharing

Several school districts in north east Nebraska are exploring potential sharing arrangements.

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Senator Thune Sheds Light on Immigration Reform Bill

The US Senate passed an immigration reform bill last week on a vote of 68 to 32. It now moves on to the House, with an uncertain future.

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Another look at Expansion of Medicaid

A summer task force looking at the possible expansion of Medicaid wrapped up a two day meeting last week in Sioux Falls.

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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.

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SD Businesses Watching Ballot Issues


There will be eleven ballot issues for South Dakota voters to consider in next November’s election.

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Facade Improvement Program Approved for Downtown Yankton

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The Yankton City Commission approved a façade improvement program for the downtown business area at their last meeting.

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Alzheimer’s Cost to Climb in Iowa

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A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.

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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

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Revenues for the State of Iowa have fallen below estimates for the last several months, and could lead to a budget crunch for the 2016 legislature.