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Heineman: State Law Prohibits Illegals From Getting Licenses

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says state law prohibits Nebraska from going along with an Obama Administration program that makes young illegal immigrants eligible for driver’s licenses.

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Special Session Cancelled

A special session of the legislature that was called by the South Dakota Governor has been canceled.

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Interest Rate Hike For Student Loans

Unless Congress acts before July first, interest rates on subsidized student loans will double to….

Tyson Larson

Larson Says It Was A Pretty Solid Session

The Nebraska legislature adjourned at the end of their allotted ninety days last week….

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Ag Land Assessment Still A Work in Progress

The Ag Land Assessment Committee of the South Dakota legislature meets today in Pierre….

Joe Gertsema

Gertsema Leaves Office This Week

Yankton School Superintendent Dr. Joe Gertsema will be leaving that office this week, moving to….

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Nebraska Revenue Remains Strong

A bit of a down report doesn’t faze the Nebraska Tax Commissioner, who says state revenue…

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Two Year Tuition Freeze in Nebraska

University of Nebraska Regents have followed through with the promise….

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No Agreement On Teachers Contract

The Yankton School District and its teachers still have no contract agreement for the coming year.

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City Studies Water Options

Yankton City Commissioners got details on a potential water deal at their meeting last night.

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Prestage Farms Moving Forward For New Pork Processing Plant

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Prestage Farms plans to press on with plans for a new pork processing plant.

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Iowa Tax Collections Down in April

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State tax collections in Iowa were down dramatically in April, by almost 19 percent.

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Wet Spring May Be in Nebraska’s Future

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A climatologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says we could be in for a wet spring.

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Sen. Fischer Fight Against ISIS Needs Clear Objective

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says the only way additional troops will be helpful in the fight against the Islamic State is if there is a clear objective in mind.

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SDHDA Is Inviting Applicants For ESG Program

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The South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is inviting nonprofits and units of local government to submit applications for funding from the Emergency Solutions Grant Program