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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.


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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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer; Russia Can’t Dictate US Military Moves

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says the United States can’t afford to sit back and allow Russia to continue military strikes in Syria.

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Firefighters Respond To Early Morning Fire

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Yankton Firefighters were called out this morning to a fire at Baldwin Filters, just northeast of the city.

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SOS’s Office Working Through Backlog


Besides handling all of the election duties, the South Dakota Secretary of State’s office is the location for most business filings in the state, from incorporations to loan and mortgage filings.

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Road Assessment Approved

Road Construction

The Yankton City Commission approved a special road assessment at their meeting last night that will lead to major improvements on north Douglas Avenue.

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Future Of Football Field Studied


The Yankton School Board at their meeting last night heard results of a public survey on the future of the Crane-Youngworth football field.