Local

Water Rates Will Go Up Significantly

Photo: clipart.com

Water Rates Will Go Up Significantly

The proposed location of a new water treatment plant drew most of the comments at a public meeting of the Yankton City Commission last (Monday) night. The special meeting was called to gather input to help commissioners make a decision on financing a new plant. Total costs will approach twenty nine million dollars for a new collector well and treatment plant upgrades. Cheryl Wenzlaff, is remodeling a home near the current water plant…

Water rates will go up significantly if a surcharge is added to pay off the loan for the plant.

Mayor Nance Wenande said the commission hopes to make some decisions next week…

Wenande says she thinks the commission is leaning toward one option……

Recent Headlines

in Local

Legislators Raise Taxes and Fees For Roads and Bridges

Fresh
road

The 2015 session of the South Dakota legislature has ended. Lawmakers had one final day on Monday to decide on three bills vetoed by Governor Dennis Daugaard.

in Local

South Dakota Legislative Session Ended

Fresh
Bernie Hunhoff

The 2015 session of the South Dakota legislature has ended. Lawmakers had one final day on Monday to decide on three bills vetoed by Governor Dennis Daugaard.

in Local

Medicare Changes in Budget Resolution

Fresh
Kristie Noem

The US House passed a budget resolution that could make major changes in how Medicare operates.

in Local

Rail Problems Seeing Improvements

Fresh
Railroad Tracks

Access to rail car and costs were big problems for producers and elevators across South Dakota for most of the last year.

in Agriculture

Measure To Effect Ethanol Blends Introduced

Fresh
ethanol pump

Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Rand Paul of Kentucky have introduced the Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act.