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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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Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference Boosts Interest in Clean Energy

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The Wind and Solar Conference in La Vista offers a large pool of resources for anyone interested in clean energy development.

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CNA Training Program Aimed at Boosting Labor Pool

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The Rural Rewards Program offers CNA certification to students in hopes to boost health care work force.

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2013 Blizzard Makes Extreme Weather List

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Last year's blizzard made the American Meteorological Society's list of extreme weather events and isn't likely to be repeated.

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South Dakota Schools Finish Student Headcount

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Student head counts are in for state funding projections in South Dakota.

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Iowa Senate Debate Questioned Loyalties

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U.S. Senate candidates Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley debated this weekend, accusing each other of special interest loyalties.