Local

Help Available For Healthcare Signup

Photo: clipart.com

Help Available For Healthcare Signup

The Rural Office of Community Services based in Lake Andes is one of the agencies that got federal funding to help people get signed up for insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Community Services Director Darci Bultje says they are making progress…

The sign up began on October first. South Dakota decided not to run its own marketplace, so those signing up work through the website: healthcare.gov. Butlje says they continue to get questions about the health insurance options available through the marketplace…

Bultje says they have not gotten any information yet about the number of people that have been signed up through the website. She says they are using resources to answer questions…

She says while they have hired a full time navigator, they have three other staffers in their agency trained and certified to help people through the system.

Recent Headlines

in Local

The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

Money Coins

After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP977488553978

A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers.

in National

Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

in Local Sports

SDHSAA Release First Round Football Pairings

football3

The first rounds of the South Dakota High School Football Playoffs are set.  Here is a link to the SDHSAA…

in National

Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

evenflo

More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.