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Zebra Mussels Not Yet In South Dakota

While at least one invasive species, Asian carp, has made big gains in South Dakota waters, we have avoided another invasion, at least for now.

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Governor Says Medicaid Expansion Too Expensive

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has not been a supporter of expanding Medicaid coverage to more low income people, and did not include that in his budget proposal to the legislature.

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Holiday Train On the Way

The special holiday train run by Canadian Pacific will be rolling across Minnesota and South Dakota over the next few days.

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Senior Healthcare Deadlines Looms

Senior citizens who rely on Medicare Part “D” for their prescription coverage have an important deadline this week to sign up for or change their coverage plans.

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Asian Carp Still A Problem

Asian carp, also known as silver or jumping carp is an invasive species that have been multiplying in the Missouri, James and Big Sioux Rivers the past few years.

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Budget Deadline Looms

The days are counting down to a self-imposed budget deadline for Congressional negotiators.

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Legislators React To Budget Speech

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard delivered his budget proposal to the legislature in Pierre. Daugaard proposed 3 percent increases for…

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Time For Bill Introductions

Some lawmakers will be pre filing bills for the 2014 legislative session.

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Water Flows Reduced

Releases from Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River have been lowered to fifteen thousand cubic feet per second as barge transportation downriver has ended for the season.

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Another Budget Deadline Looms

Another budge deadline is looming in about six weeks as the current compromise deal will expire.

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Committee Proposes Changes To Liquor Taxes

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An interim South Dakota Legislative committee has agreed to a package of bills dealing with alcohol tax changes.

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Pressler Weighs In On Ebola

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Former South Dakota Senator and current independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler disagrees with the Obama Administration on their handling of the ebola outbreak.

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Expanded Gambling On South Dakota Ballot

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Voters in South Dakota next month will be deciding on expanded gaming for the casinos in Deadwood.

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Time To Think About Winter

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Despite the nice fall weather, it is time to think about the onset of winter…..at some point.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.