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Pigeon ‘pageant’ is literally for the birds

Most city dwellers don't think of pigeons as things of beauty but at this show they get some love.


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Biblical History At Mt. Marty

The Benedictine Institute of Leadership Ethics and Social Justice is giving Mount Marty College in Yankton the chance to experience a piece of biblical history.

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ACA Complicates Tax Returns

There will be a new question on federal income tax returns this year.

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Scholarships For Teaching Students Proposed

There are at least a couple of bills circulating in this year’s legislative session that would create scholarship funds for students that want to become teachers.

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Bill Would Increase Legislators’ Salaries

A bill that would set a floor for legislators pay, and allow for future pay increases passed out of the House State Affairs Committee.

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South Dakota Fighting Invasive Species

The lakes and rivers in South Dakota are being invaded, and those who work in the outdoors are trying to come up with some ways to slow them down.


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Opposition Growing To Planned Chicken Facility

Opposition is growing to a proposed six million head chicken facility in Turner County. Parker resident John Chicoine says the…

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Bill Would Ban Hand-Held Cellphone Use

It would be illegal to use a hand-held cellphone while driving if a bill proposed by the Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau becomes law in Iowa.


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Iowans Support Gas Tax Increase

A new Loras College Poll has found a majority of Iowans support an increase in the state gas tax.

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Farm Bureau Says Eliminating Stepped Up Basis Wrong

President Obama is receiving criticism for many parts of his 2016 budget proposal. House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway chastised…


in Music

Kelly Clarkson lost her voice after giving birth

The "American Idol" star was afraid her career was over after temporarily losing her voice.


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UNL President Addresses Regents

University of Nebraska President - Designate Dr. Hank Bounds addressed the Board of Regents last Friday.


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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Feb. 5. HAWKS BOUNCE BACK, BEAT WIZARDS…

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TransCanada Disputes EPA Letter

TransCanada finds fault in a letter the Environmental Protection Agency has sent to the State Department in its evaluation of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Iowa Farmers Union Members Talk To Lawmakers

Around 50 Iowa Farmers Union members met with state legislators this week in Des Moines. President Jana Linderman says two…


in National

Obamacare demand ramping up

Consumers could have been enrolling in plans under the Affordable Care Act since Nov. 15.


in Sports

Colts linebacker Jackson arrested for assault

D'Qwell Jackson, whose interception in the AFC title game triggered the "Deflategate" controversy, was arrested after getting into a fight over a parking space.


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Tribes Laud EPAs Analysis Of Keystone XL Project

The Environmental Protection Agency has analyzed the supplemental environmental impact statement of the Keystone XL Pipeline and noted climate concerns…


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Top doc says medical marijuana can be helpful

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said preliminary data shows marijuana can be helpful in certain conditions.

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Financial Report Released

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The South Dakota Bureau of Finance and Management has released the states comprehensive annual financial report for fiscal year 2014.

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Wait On For Revenue Numbers

South Dakota Capitol

South Dakota lawmakers are back in Pierre today (Tuesday) to start the last nine days of the main run of the 2015 session.

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Ag Land Use Study Killed

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A bill that would have set up a committee to study the actual use of ag land in South Dakota was killed on the Senate floor.

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Report: Government Programs Helping Poor

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A new report shows that government programs have been effective in helping families with children out of poverty.

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Rustling Laws Considered


Getting caught stealing a horse was a serious crime in the old west.