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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 ā€œDā€ 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.

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…

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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SD Making Slow Progress Toward Medicaid Expansion

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Slow movement continues in the push to expand Medicaid in South Dakota.

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Short Bridge, Long Debate

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The Yankton County Commission this week approved replacement of a small culvert bridge over a tributary of the James River north east of Yankton.

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Mason City Iowa says “No” to New Hog Plant

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After a six-and-a-half-hour meeting, the city council in Mason City early Wednesday morning split its vote on the development agreement with Prestage Foods.

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Colette Abbott, Wife of USD President Jim Abbot Dies

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University Relations at the University of South Dakota has sent a release to students and staff announcing the death of Colette Abbott, wife of President Jim Abbott.

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State of SD May Face ADA Violations

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The US Justice Department has notified the State of South Dakota of possible violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act due to lack of community services.