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SD Governor Dennis Daugaard Still Expects Deal on Medicaid

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

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Nebraska Groundwater Levels on the Rise

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

SD Senator Mike Rounds

18 hours ago

SD Senator Mike Rounds Questions Fed Fiscal Policy

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.

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20 hours ago

SD Senator John Thune; Messages in Presidential Races

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

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1 day ago

Record Year for Land Sales in Yankton County

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

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Minnesota Home Sales Up in 2015

2015 was a good year to sell a home in Minnesota.

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Minnesota Could Play Role in “Super Tuesday” Voting

Voters in Minnesota could play a part in this year's Presidential nominating race.

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Iowa State Treasurer Pitches Retirement Plan

Iowa's treasurer is pitching a plan to provide private sector workers with a retirement account.

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Nebraska Senators Spar Over Medicaid Expansion

A state senator pushing to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act asserts Nebraska needs to drop its opposition.

Kristi Noem

2 days ago

SD Congresswoman Kristi Noem; Republicans Drop ACA Repeal Attempts for Now

President Obama recently vetoed a bill passed by Congress that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

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2 days ago

Lewis & Clark Regional Water System Gets Federal Budget Boost….Sort of…

President Obama released his last budget request this week for the fiscal year starting in October.

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2 days ago

SD House Debate on School Funding Bill Halted by Procedural Move

A potential vote on a bill that would raise the state sales tax by a half cent was halted by a procedural move in the South Dakota House yesterday.

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Fargo Police Officer Shot, Not Expected to Survive

A FARGO NORTH DAKOTA POLICE OFFICER WHO RESPONDED TO A DOMESTIC INVOLVING AN ARMED SUSPECT IN A NORTH FARGO HOME WAS SHOT AND MORTALLY WOUNDED LAST NIGHT.

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3 days ago

Iowa Senators Disagree on Education Funding

A debate over funding for K-12 education in the Iowa Senate included claims that many schools could be forced to cut their literacy programs.

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3 days ago

Nebraska Colleges & Universities Requesting Money for Construction

The Nebraska State College System is seeking roughly 50-million dollars for building renovations and new construction on its three campuses.

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3 days ago

Nebraska Legislators Getting Pushed on Property Tax Relief

Farmers and ranchers appealed to the Nebraska legislature's Education Committee for relief from rising property taxes.

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3 days ago

Yankton School Board Considers Buying RTEC Building

The Yankton School Board talked about the possibility of the district buying the RTEC building at their meeting this week.

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3 days ago

SD Senate Committee Kills Death Penalty Repeal Bill

THE SENATE STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE KILLED A BILL THAT WOULD HAVE ABOLISHED THE DEATH PENALTY IN SOUTH DAKOTA.

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SD Senate State Affairs Committee Hears Death Penalty Repeal Bill

A bill that would repeal the death penalty in South Dakota is in front of the Senate State Affairs Committee this morning.

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3 days ago

Davison County Commission Rejects Permit for Wind Farm

The Davison County Commission voted 4-1 yesterday to deny a conditional use permit for a proposed wind farm just west of Mitchell.

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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

WaterDrop

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

SD Senator Mike Rounds

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

John Thune School

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

Brian Hunhoff 021116

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