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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Farm Bureau Policy Advisor Sees Markup On WRDA Bill

In Agriculture

Congress may deal with some big ticket ag items this week when they return to Washington.  American Farm Bureau Director…

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Iowa Ag Secretary Weighs In On Splitting Farm Bill

In Agriculture

Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey accompanied Congressman Tom Latham at farm bill listening sessions in the state last week. Northey…

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Senator Hopes House Passes Immigration Bill With Border Security

In Agriculture

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley who voted against the Senate’s immigration bill says he hopes the House will correct the measure…

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

National Milk Group Working For Farm Bill With Dairy Security Act

In Agriculture

One of the main priorities of the National Milk Producers Federation is urging Congress to get both a farm bill…

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Volunteer Headed To Fire Zone

In News

A retired biomedical engineer from Herried headed out this weekend to Arizona to help those fighting and those impacted by wild fires.

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Water Rates On Agenda

In News

An ordinance increasing water rates will be on the agenda for the Yankton City Commission tonight.

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

College Loan Rate Deal Pending

In News

South Dakota Senator John Thune says they have a potential agreement on the agenda.

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

School Board To Reorganize

In News

The Yankton School Board meets tonight to officially start the new fiscal year, and reorganize.

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Storms Cause Problems To Electric Companies

In News

Winter ice storms and summer severe weather have led to numerous, long term power outages in cities across the region.

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Mauer, Perkins Named All Stars

In Sports

Twins catcher Joe Mauer and pitcher Glen Perkins have been named to the American League All-Star Team.

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SB 98 Debate Looks at Changes to Family Farm Act

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Thursday, the South Dakota Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee will take testimony on Senate Bill 98. The measure would…

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USDA is seeking public comment on whether the agency should draw up new rules to regulate biotechnology products. This comes…

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SDFU Backs Industrial Hemp Bill

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A measure to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp has passed the South Dakota House and is now in the…