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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.

Student

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….

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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…

College

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.

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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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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

Road Construction

Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.