Local: News

News

river

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.

Medical Stethoscope

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.

Winter railroad

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.

prescription

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.

carp

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.

John Thune 913

Budget Deadline Looms

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

South Dakota Capitol

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…

South Dakota Capitol

Time For Bill Introductions

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

Missouri River Mulberry Bend 60111

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.

Kristi Noem

Another Budget Deadline Looms

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

Recent Headlines

in Local

January Thaw To End

thermometer1

Our pleasant mid-winter weather is going to change back to form later this week.

in Local

Another Pipeline Proposed

pipeline

Four public meetings have been held across eastern South Dakota by backers of a proposed crude oil pipeline.

in Local

Regional Cooperation Touted In Meeting

meeting

Regional cooperation was the theme of the “One Million Cups” meeting yesterday in Yankton.

in Local

Human Trafficking Bills Have Congressional Support

Kristi Noem

Several bills have been passed in the U.S. House to address human trafficking.

in Local

Iowa Unemployment Drops

employment help wanted

The state unemployment rate in Iowa dropped in December, and a spokesperson for Iowa Workforce Development says the state is getting close to "full employment."