More Money For Education

Photo: clipart.com

More Money For Education

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has proposed a three percent increase for the states K – 12 schools. That was an increase from the one point six percent increase that had been talked about earlier.

Representative Mike Stevens of Yankton says that’s a welcome change…


Stevens says legislators will have to have more of a debate on how much goes to the state budget reserve…


Schools are still recovering from a ten percent cut in state aid that was passed in 2011.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Another Winter Storm Moving into the Northern Plains


Another winter storm will move into the area Sunday night through Tuesday.

in Local

Facade Improvement Program Approved for Downtown Yankton

Amy Nelson 122013

The Yankton City Commission approved a façade improvement program for the downtown business area at their last meeting.

in Local

Alzheimer’s Cost to Climb in Iowa

medical file

A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.

in National

Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

in National

Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.