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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Wild Win In Shootout

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Nino Niederreiter scored the lone goal of the shootout in the fourth round as the Wild notched a 2-1 win over the Kings in Los Angeles.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Youth Tourney In Sioux Falls

In Sports

The Fifth Annual Pacesetter South Dakota Youth Basketball State Championships for grades 5-9 have been set in Sioux Falls for April 5-6.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Ag Secretary Says Congress Must Complete Farm Bill This Month

In Agriculture

Farm Bill principals are expected to release a framework for long term farm legislation this week. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack…

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

SDSU Specialist Says PED Virus Shows Up In South Dakota

In Agriculture

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus has killed thousands of adult and juvenile pigs since it first hit the United States in…

Tyson Larson

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Larson To Introduce Bills

In News

The Nebraska Unicameral starts its 2014 session tomorrow in Lincoln

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Food Bank Improving Facilities

In News

Feeding South Dakota, a nonprofit group that works to provide meals to thousands of families in the state is in the middle of a six million dollar capital improvement plan.

Piggy Bank

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Bankers To Propose Bills

In News

The South Dakota Legislature opens the 2014 session next week, and many groups are getting bills ready for introduction.

South Dakotan Now YFR Vice Chair

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Dow Asking USDA To De Regulate Enlist Seeds

In Agriculture

USDA is looking at full deregulation of Dow’s Enlist Seeds, which would be the first corn and soybeans developed with…

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Illinois Economist Gives 2014 Corn And Soybean Outlook

In Agriculture

  Corn prices have dropped 40-percent from their highs in reaction to a record U.S. corn crop in 2013.  However,…

grocery shelf

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Farmers And Ranchers Alliance Survey Looks At Consumer Decisions

In Agriculture

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance recently released the results of its consumer transparency survey. It showed that 59-percent of…

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Confusion Over Farm Program Sign Up

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The spring planting season is underway and local U-S-D-A Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are getting calls from farmers, asking…

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Bill Would Protect Whistleblowers

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Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers.

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Economist Questions Economic Report

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A recent report that shows the best and worst taxpayer return on investment places Nebraska at number two. Creighton University…

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Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

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A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.

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Washington state eyes building ban after deadly mudslide

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Snohomish County is considering a six-month ban on new construction in landslide-prone areas.