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Applying For Water Treatment Funds

The Yankton City Commission will be asked at their meeting tonight….

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More Education Funding Needed

The South Dakota Board of Regents will be looking for help to fund raises for their….

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County Auditor Replaced

The Yankton County Commission officially accepted the resignation of County Auditor…

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Committee Touring State Facilities

The Joint Committee on Appropriations will be on the move in the south east part of the state this week…..

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Pipeline Protests

Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb refutes TransCanada’s insistence that it hasn’t labeled Keystone XL protestors terrorists.

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Policy Decision for Transgender Students Participating in Sports

The Nebraska School Activities Association board in August will consider policies for allowing transgender students to participate in sports.

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Bad News Bridges

A transportation lobby group has issued a new report which ranks Iowa’s bridges as the third worst in the nation.

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Starting School too Early?

The superintendent of the Sioux City School District is one of the education leaders who is opposed to Governor Terry Branstad’s call for the state Department of Education to come up with new rules that would prevent school districts from starting school before September.

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Rail Line Sale Falls Through

At the last possible moment, the sale of a short line rail road has fallen through.

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Education Funding Committee Meets

The Education Funding Formula study committee of the South Dakota legislature met in Pierre to begin the process of again looking at how schools use state dollars.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

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In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

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he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

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This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.