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4 weeks ago in Local

Iowa Parents Can Still Get a Tax Break on Tuition Savings

If the end of the year came up too fast and you didn't put any money in your child's College Savings Iowa account, you can still do so and get a break when you file your state taxes.

Money Dollars

4 weeks ago in Local

Another Iowa Million Dollar Winner

The biggest prize won in Iowa from the drawing for the world’s largest ever lottery jackpot was claimed Thursday.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts; Property Taxes & Roads 2016 Priorities

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts points to a faltering agricultural economy as a reason for the Unicameral to continue to cut property taxes.

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4 weeks ago in Local

2016 SD State Fair Sets the Theme

The South Dakota State Fair is eight months and three seasons away, but planning is well underway.

School Books

4 weeks ago in Local

SD Schools Using Their Calculators on Sales Tax Plan

School districts across the state are running the numbers, trying to see what the impact will be of the Governor’s proposal to raise teacher pay.

Alabama players celebrate after the defeated Clemson 45-40 to win the Playoff Championship NCAA football game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, AZ. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

4 weeks ago in Sports

The week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.

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4 weeks ago in Local

SD Elder Abuse Task Force Sends Report to the Legislature

South Dakota Chief Justice David Gilbertson again pointed to the issues of elder abuse during his State of the Judiciary speech to the legislature this week.

A rainbow appears in the winter sky over New York state agency buildings, at right, and downtown Albany, N.Y., after a thunderstorm on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

4 weeks ago in National

Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Ride Along 2,’ ’13 Hours’ hit theaters

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

City official resigns after real-life ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ moment goes wrong

A city official in Rhode Island who wanted to include an elderly woman in a photo op about a snow shoveling program had a middle-aged male bus driver dress up in a wig, earrings, lipstick and a dress.

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4 weeks ago in National

Chipotle will close all of its stores next month … for a meeting

Don't plan on getting a big burrito on Feb. 8.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: Michael Bay’s ’13 Hours’ surprisingly restrained, respectful

Politics are set aside in favor of nerve-shredding action in this film chronicling the disastrous consequences of understaffing the security detail surrounding an American ambassador and a secret CIA installation in one of the globe’s most unstable nations.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

The case of corrupted carrots

Border agents weren't fooled by this phony produce.

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4 weeks ago in Agriculture

U.S. Gives South Africa Warning on Trade Restrictions

The United States is giving South Africa until March 15 to comply with export requirements that open the door for…

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4 weeks ago in Agriculture

SD General Permit Rewrite on CAFOs Being Challenged

A rewrite of South Dakota’s General Permit on Confined Animal Feeding Operations is facing a snag. The revision is being…

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4 weeks ago in Agriculture

NFU President Testifies on Failed Promises with TPP

This week, National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson testified in front of the U.S. International Trade Commission. He told the…

Biodiesel Pump

4 weeks ago in Agriculture

Iowa Biodiesel Production Hits a Record in 2015

Iowa’s biodiesel production set a new record last year. Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Executive Director Monte Shaw says that’s significant…

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Lee Daniels faces another ‘Empire’ lawsuit

Clayton Tanksley, who once appeared on "The Cosby Show," claims Daniels stole the idea for his hit drama from a show he created, called "Cream."

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4 weeks ago in Agriculture

2015 Sunflower Crop was a Record

Last year’s sunflower crop in the United States was a record breaking one. The average yield per acre reached a…

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

SD Governor Dennis Daugaard Still Expects Deal on Medicaid

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard says the dialogue with federal officials over Medicaid expansion is continuing.

11 hours ago in Local

Nebraska Groundwater Levels on the Rise

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A new report shows groundwater levels are up in Nebraska, on average, six inches.

18 hours ago in Local

SD Senator Mike Rounds Questions Fed Fiscal Policy

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds was among a group of Senators that met with Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen this week. She oversees the board that sets fiscal policy for the country.

20 hours ago in Local

SD Senator John Thune; Messages in Presidential Races

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Even though he has not officially endorsed a Presidential candidate, South Dakota Senator John Thune is paying close attention to both races.

1 day ago in Local

Record Year for Land Sales in Yankton County

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Yankton County saw a record level of land sales in 2015.