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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.

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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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District 17 Senator-elect to Serve on Three Committees

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Arthur Rusch anticipates large issues heading into the 2015 session on three committees.

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Ag Groups Working on Property Tax Task Force

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Property tax questions are centered around the actual use of ag land across South Dakota.

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Gavins Point Dam Still Under Repair

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Renovation on the dam's spillway gates continues.

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Iowa Woman Fighting IRS Hears Positive News

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Carol Hinders has been fighting the IRS about money taken from her business in Spirit Lake.

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Iowa Legislature Urged to Help Schools with Transportation Costs

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The Iowa Legislature has received recommendations from a legislative committee to find ways to help schools with the burden of transportation costs.