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State Prison Inmate Back in Custody

A state prison inmate that left his work release job in Yankton last weekend is back in custody….

Joe Gertsema

Gertsema Ending Yankton Career

Yankton School Superintendent Dr. Joe Gertsema cleaned out his office this week as he wrapped up twenty three years in the district.

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Senator Not Pleased With Tax Study Committee

District 40 Senator Tyson Larson of O’Neill doesn’t like the make-up of the study committee

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Nebraska Schools To Get More Money

The Nebraska legislature wrapped up the 2013 session by passing a budget that includes a five percent increase in state aid to education each of the next two years.

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Domestic Abuse Study Committee To Meet

The Domestic Abuse Study committee of the South Dakota legislature will hold its first meeting Monday in Pierre.

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River Flows Below Normal

The Corps of Engineers is still predicting below normal run off and flows in the Missouri River system.

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Student Loan Rates Set To Rise

The interest rate on subsidized student loans is set to double on July first to six point eight percent.

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Thune Not Ready To Call Clapper A Liar

South Dakota Senator John Thune says he is not ready to call James Clapper a liar.

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Audit Finds Problems

A new state audit has confirmed the financial wrongdoing that led a group of county officials from northwest Iowa to plead guilty to a variety of charges earlier this year.

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Sioux City Casino Controversy Continues

The company that runs the casino riverboat in Sioux City, but lost its bid to build the new land-based casino, is taking more legal action.

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Group Studies Iowa Businesses

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A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.

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Corrections Director Defends Early Release Program

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Nebraska State Corrections Director Mike Kenney defends his controversial program to allow prison inmates released prematurely to serve out the rest of their sentences at home.

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Nebraska Medical Center Shares Ebola Knowledge

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The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha is becoming a world leader in treatment of Ebola.

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District 40 Debate in Hartington Talked Prison Issues

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Tyson Larson and Keith Kube met in Hartington, Nebraska last night to debate issues before the November election.

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Wellness Fair Set For Redfield

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The South Dakota Developmental Center is hosting their second annual community health and wellness fair in Redfield next week.