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Committee Meets

The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota legislature meets today in Pierre.

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Former South Dakota Secretary of State Dies

Former South Dakota Secretary of State Alice Kundert died yesterday in Mobridge.

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State Prison Inmate Still Missing

A search is still underway for a missing state prison inmate Richard Beckwith.

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Veterans Home Topic Of Special Session

South Dakota legislators will be asked to approve up to ten million dollars in additional state funding for construction of a new veterans home in Hot Springs.

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More High School Students On The Way

New projections show that the number of high school students in the state will start increasing in the next few years.

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Iowa Legislative Session Ended In Compromise

Iowa schools will see more money and more rules following this year’s legislative session.

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Noem Questions Surveillance Programs

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem said it appears these programs are part of a disturbing pattern

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Governors Race Wide Open

A long-time Iowa Democratic operative says Tom Vilsack’s decision to remain as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture rather than run for governor in 2014 opens the door for other Democrats who’ve been thinking about the race.


Hospital Topic Of Special Session

South Dakota legislators will be asked to approve additional state funding for a new veterans nursing home in Hot Springs.


No Decision On Nuclear Plant

Iowa’s largest utility company has completed its nuclear feasibility study.

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A Dialysis Center Opens at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

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A new outpatient dialysis center has opened at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

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SD Businesses Watching Ballot Issues


There will be eleven ballot issues for South Dakota voters to consider in next November’s election.

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Facade Improvement Program Approved for Downtown Yankton

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The Yankton City Commission approved a façade improvement program for the downtown business area at their last meeting.

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Alzheimer’s Cost to Climb in Iowa

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A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.

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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

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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.