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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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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.