Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

Fischer Happy To Be Home

In News

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says it’s good to be back in Nebraska during the August break from Washington.


Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

Gun Facility Planned

In News

A massive facility that will attract gun enthusiasts across the tri state area is scheduled to open next summer.


Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

NCBA Issues Statement On Feed Additive Decision By Tyson

In Agriculture

Last week, Tyson decided not to process beef that had been given the feed additive Zilmax. Following that decision the…

Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

Iowa Governor’s Charity Steer Show A Success

In Agriculture

It was another successful Governor’s Charity Steer Show at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday.  The show started in 1983…

railroad track

Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

Rail Line Purchase Questioned

In News

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has filed a petition with the Surface Transportation Board raising questions about the purchase of the Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad by the Canadian Pacific.

Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

South Dakota Farm Bureau Shares Governor’s Rail Concerns

In Agriculture

  South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has filed a petition with the Surface Transportation Board raising questions about the acquisition…

beer bottles

Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

Subsidies For Liquor Licenses To Be Discussed

In News

The Yankton City Commission will talk about their options for subsidizing full service liquor licenses.

Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

Animal Ag Alliance Concerned About Efforts To Repeal Anti Terrorism Law

In Agriculture

The New York City Bar Association is expected to vote today on a measure to encourage the ABA to ask…


Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

City Commission To Discuss Lock Boxes

In News

The Yankton City Commission will talk about expanding a city ordinance that could lead to more key lock boxes on apartments and businesses.

John Thune

Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

Thune Supports Defunding ACA

In News

South Dakota Senator John Thune says he supports the goals of the three Senators who want to defund the act.

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Iowa Legislators Disagree over Medicaid Changes

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El Nino Could Lead to Muddy Fields This Spring

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An Iowa State University climatologist says the current El Nino weather pattern could mean slow planting this spring.