News

Dairy Executive Disappointed At Immigration Hold Up

Dairy Executive Disappointed At Immigration Hold Up

Photo: WNAX

 

Senators are stymied over passing a bill to deal with the immigration surge that’s led to tens of thousands of young migrants coming across the border. House and Senate leaders also continue to bicker over the problem and how to solve it.  Dairy industry leaders are disappointed because that seems the only opening for passing immigration legislation this year.  South Dakota Dairy Producers Executive Director Roger Scheibe says Congress needs to solve the problem.

Scheibe says it doesn’t have to be a complicated process to find a workable immigration solution.

Both the Democrat and Republican Senate leaders continue to blame each other for failure to pass a border bill while House Speaker John Boehner says he won’t take up the Senate immigration reform bill in any fashion.

Recent Headlines

in Local

State Prison Inmate Back In Custody

inmate

A minimum-security state prison inmate who failed to return to the minimum-security unit on the grounds of the South Dakota State Penitentiary on July 17th is back in custody.

in Local

Rural Areas To Be Included In Economic Development

Ricketts

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says rural areas of the state won’t be left out of economic development plans.

in Local

Wind Farm Facing Opposition

WindEnergy

A group called “We Care” is working to stop development of a large wind farm in Lincoln County in south east South Dakota.

in Local

Utility Rates Going Up In South Dakota

electric poles

Most of the investor owned utilities in South Dakota have either raised electric rates, or have a case before the Public Utilities Commission seeking to do that.

in Local

Iowa To Count Critters

deer fawn

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is preparing to launch an annual wildlife population survey.