Local

More SNAP cuts coming…

Photo: WNAX AM

More SNAP cuts coming…

While the US House debates a forty billion dollar cut to the SNAP or food stamp program, other cuts to the food assistance program are already taking place.

Hugh Grogan was the longtime director of Human Services for Minnehaha County…

Grogan says despite what critics might think, South Dakota runs a very tight food stamp program…

Grogan says people cannot get unlimited food stamps in the state…

This cut would reduce food stamp spending by about five billion dollars across the country.

 

 

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

SD Governor Dennis Daugaard Still Expects Deal on Medicaid

daugaard

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard says the dialogue with federal officials over Medicaid expansion is continuing.

11 hours ago in Local

Nebraska Groundwater Levels on the Rise

WaterDrop

A new report shows groundwater levels are up in Nebraska, on average, six inches.

18 hours ago in Local

SD Senator Mike Rounds Questions Fed Fiscal Policy

SD Senator Mike Rounds

South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds was among a group of Senators that met with Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen this week. She oversees the board that sets fiscal policy for the country.

19 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

20 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

valentines

With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.