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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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Onward Yankton Announces Finalists

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The original plan was to come up with five ideas for the Onward Yankton competition, but there are now six to choose from.

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Minnesota Governor Threatens to Veto Amendments

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is advising lawmakers to stay focused on helping Mille Lacs area businesses during an upcoming special session.

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Iowa Casinos Work to Help Gambling Problems

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Iowa’s 19 state-regulated casinos are holding events for Responsible Gaming Education Week.

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Nebraska Professor Says Iran Deal Needs Consideration

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A Nebraska professor says Congress needs to give the Iran nuclear agreement careful consideration and not just reject it outright.

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Internet Helps Small Sioux Falls Business Grow

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Online companies are becoming the preferred way to shop.