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ASA Wants EU Biotech Approvals Granted

20 groups including the American Soybean Association want U.S. trade negotiators to push the European Union to give regulatory approval…


Interim Committee On Highways To Meet This Week

The South Dakota Legislature’s Highway Needs and Financing Interim Committee meets in Pierre Tuesday and Wednesday to take input on…


R CALF Not Surprised By WTO COOL Decision

  It appears as if the United States has lost its case over Country of Origin Labeling at the World…

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Pork President Says Ruling Means COOL Needs Fixing

  Sources say the U.S. has lost its case at the World Trade Organization over its country of origin labeling…

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Senator Expects Middle Ground On EPA Decision

EPA has yet to release the renewable fuel standard volume requirements for 2014.  South Dakota Senator John Thune says he…


Nebraska State Fair Opens Today With A New Building

The Nebraska State Fair opens its 11 day run in Grand Island today and goes through Labor day.  State Fair…

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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


Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.