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Dave Heineman

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.


Special Session Cancelled

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


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….

Sorghum Field

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….

Money Coins

Nebraska Revenue Remains Strong

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


Two Year Tuition Freeze in Nebraska

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

YSD 31212

No Agreement On Teachers Contract

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


City Studies Water Options

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

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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

Iowa Legislature

Revenues for the State of Iowa have fallen below estimates for the last several months, and could lead to a budget crunch for the 2016 legislature.

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SD MRC Rail Line On Schedule


Reconstruction continues on the Mitchell – Rapid City rail line west of Chamberlain.

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Online Help Scam


Iowans may be sitting down to a turkey dinner , but don't be surprised if, even today, the phone rings and it's someone offering to help you and your "ailing" computer.

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Avoid Sharing the Flu

flu sick

If you've been sick and get up ready to head out to a family Thanksgiving celebration, you might want to think about staying home.

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts; Change Refugee Policy


Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is sticking with his call for the country to halt any acceptance of Syrian refugees until the process can be completely vetted.