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Wind Power Tax Break Signed

Tax breaks for wind energy have been signed into law by Governor Dave Heineman.

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Medicaid Will Be Studied

It failed to overcome a filibuster this legislative session, but the sponsor of a bill to expand Medicaid in Nebraska presses on.

Enrollment Data Studied

South Dakota State University President Dr. David Chicoine says they have been looking at lots of student numbers.


Education Study Set

An interim committee of the South Dakota legislature will again study education funding.


High School Diploma Needed

Minnesota’s economy has done extraordinarily well compared to other states — but the biggest challenge is….

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Bill To Transform Iowa Schools

Iowa’s Governor signed a bill into law that he says will transform Iowa schools.


Tax Relief For Nebraskans

Nebraska’s Governor has signed three tax break bills into law, calling them…


Positive But Slower Economic Growth

The index continues to point to positive, but somewhat slower economic growth…

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Some Money To Carry Over

The State of South Dakota will wrap up the financial year in a pretty good position…..

SDSU Wraps Biggest Fund Drive

The SDSU Foundation just wrapped up the biggest fund drive in their history…

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SD Blue Ribbon Task Force Differences

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While the final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education has been delivered to Governor Dennis Daugaard, details of the legislative plan associated with it are still being worked on.

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New Sr James Care Center Dedicated in Yankton

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The newly expanded Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton was officially dedicated and blessed this week.

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Sioux Center Iowa Recovering from Double Outage

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Power has now been restored to all parts of Sioux Center after an electrical substation blew up early Saturday morning, leaving half the town of 75-hundred without electricity.

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Iowa Clergy Ask Governor Branstad to Re-think Refugee Policy

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A group of Iowa clergy has delivered a letter to Governor Terry Branstad, saying they're praying he will "reject fear and cruelty" and welcome Syrian refugees into the state.

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Yankton City Commission Approves Addition to Water Plant Contract

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The Yankton City Commission approved an additional four hundred twenty thousand dollar contract for design updates on the new water treatment plant.