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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Domestic Violence Laws To Be Introduced

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A summer study committee of the South Dakota legislature held hearings around the state on domestic abuse.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Milder Weather On the Way

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As arctic high pressure moves away from the region, we should see temperatures rebound into the weekend.

SDCapitol

Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

PUC Has No Bills For Legislature

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Many state agencies are putting together their agenda for the South Dakota legislature.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

New Commissioner Sworn In

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The Yankton County Commission filled a vacancy by appointing John Harper at their meeting.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

County Commission Reorganizes

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Yankton County Commissioners re-elected Bruce Jensen to serve another one year term as chairman. The board reorganized at their first meeting of the New Year.

Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Ag Secretary Trying To Get China To Approve Biotech Regulatory Process

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China recently rejected U.S. corn shipments because of the MIR-162 trait.  Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says he and others brought…

Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

NPPC President PLeased With Market Resolution With New Zealand

In Agriculture

Following a long legal challenge begun in 2011, U.S. chilled and frozen pork can now enter New Zealand in retail…

Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Nebraska Farmers Union Main State Legislative Goal Is Tax Reform

In Agriculture

Today is the opening day for the Nebraska Unicameral.  Senators have 60 working days this year to complete their legislative…

wind turbine

Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

New South Dakota Wind Association Executive Director Named

In Agriculture

The South Dakota Wind Energy Association has a new Executive Director. Paul Bachman who works for D-G-R Engineering in Sioux…

Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

South Dakota Pork President Says PED Virus Tops Convention Issues

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  Today the 45th annual South Dakota Pork Congress gets underway in Sioux Falls at the Ramkota. Outgoing Pork Council…

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