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Monday, November 25, 201311/25/2013

Test Wells Started

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The first steps in a major reconstruction of the City of Yankton’s water treatment process are underway.

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Monday, November 25, 201311/25/2013

Chamber Opposes Minimum Wage Hike

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Dave Owen, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says while they will probably oppose the increase, they won’t actively lead the opposition.

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Monday, November 25, 201311/25/2013

SDSU Earns Playoff Bid

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The South Dakota State University football team has been selected for an at-large berth in the 2013 Football Championship Subdivision playoffs and will travel to Northern Arizona in first-round action Saturday.

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Monday, November 25, 201311/25/2013

Morningside Moves On

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GPAC champ Morningside will take to the road for round two of the NAIA football playoffs.

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Monday, November 25, 201311/25/2013

Vikings Tie Packers

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The Vikings and the Packers have played the first tie game in the NFL this season.

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Monday, November 25, 201311/25/2013

Sumner Is Weekly Winner

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South Dakota State University quarterback Austin Sumner was named Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week in leading the Jackrabbits to a 42-13 victory Nov. 23 over Youngstown State.

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Monday, November 25, 201311/25/2013

Coyotes Earn Home Win

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South Dakota guard Nicole Seekamp scored a season-high 26 points to lead the Coyotes to a 74-61 win against Boise State in the Coyotes’ home opener Sunday inside the DakotaDome.

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Monday, November 25, 201311/25/2013

Jackrabbit Is All American

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South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan claimed All-American honors on Saturday as he finished 12th overall at the Division I Cross Country Championships.

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Monday, November 25, 201311/25/2013

USD Star Honored

In Sports

Junior outside hitter Kendall Kritenbrink of USD was named Summit League Volleyball Player of the Year.

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Friday, November 22, 201311/22/2013

SD Governor Dennis Daugaard Releases Statement on GOED Investigation

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SD Governor Dennis Daugaard has released a statement on the investigation into the Office of Economic Development.

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CEO of Growth Energy Steps Down

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Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis announced Friday he’s stepping down as Chief Executive officer of the organization that lobby’s on renewable fuel issues.

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Iowa Senator Calls for Review of Cargill Deal

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley wants the U.S. Justice Department’s Anti Trust Division to review the proposed acquisition by JBS of Cargill Pork.

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Short Term Highway Bill Not Ideal

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Before adjourning for the August recess last week, the U.S. House passed a short term extension of the highway bill.

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Ag Secretary Considering a Poultry Disaster Program

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack wants Congress to consider a disaster program for poultry producers, similar to what’s in place for livestock producers.

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission Funding in the Air

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The chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, Mike Conaway, says he’ll fight any increase in funding for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.