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New School District Completes First Month

It has been just over a month since school started in the newly merged Hartington-Newcastle district in north east Nebraska.

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Task Force Meets

The Ag Land Assessment Oversight Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota Legislature met earlier this week in Pierre.

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in Entertainment

‘Easy Rider’ chopper on the auction block

Peter Fonda's iconic "Captain America" Harley-Davidson is set to sell for more than $1 million.

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in Lifestyle

American waistlines still expanding

The average waistline increased by more than an inch over the past decade.

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N.Y. man charged with trying to help Islamic State

A 30-year-old man has been charged with trying to provide material support to the militant group and attempting to murder U.S. soldiers.

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NPPC Concerned TPP Discussions Remain Stalled

Last week U.S. and Japanese negotiators met to try and resolve differences over the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement. Japan has…

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Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

There are 99 players and 14 coaches nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015.

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RFA Wants EPA To Quit Stifling E 15

The Renewable Fuels Association is asking EPA administrator Gina McCarthy to equalize the volatility requirements for both E 15 and…

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the latest sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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in Agriculture

Nebraska Cattle Group Likes Candidates Tax Cut Stance

Both of Nebraska’s candidates for Governor, Democrat Chuck Hassebrook and Republican Pete Ricketts favor property tax relief. The Nebraska Cattlemen’s…

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Cattle Group Wants Check Off Reviewed And Reformed

The United States Cattlemen’s Association is encouraging USDA to review and rewrite the Beef Check Off. Cattlemen’s Jess Peterson says…

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Islamic State campaign test Obama’s commitment to allies

While Americans support the campaign of airstrikes against militants, they have a low appetite for a long campaign against the group.

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in Agriculture

Farm Rescue Asking For Harvest Volunteers

Farm Rescue, a non profit group that assists farm families who have had a major injury, illness or natural disaster…

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in Sports

Vikings reverse course, suspend Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings have suspended the star running back from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved.

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Barbra Streisand’s ‘celebrity’ duets

The star appears on late-night TV for the first time in 50 years and is joined by some big names to perform a series of duets.

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in Sports

Rice files appeal against NFL’s indefinite suspension

The NFL continues to grapple with domestic violence issues as some of its top players are under scrutiny both by the league and the public.

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in Weird

Police: Intruder caught cooking corn in home

A Massachusetts man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a home to fix himself a snack.

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in National

Children’s respiratory illness spreads to more states

A serious illness sickening U.S. children has spread to 12 states and it's predicted that more states will report cases in coming weeks.

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Lawmakers want antibiotics out of chicken

Lawmakers want to rein in antibiotic use in livestock.

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Vikings Reverse Field On Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.