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Daugaard Has Fond Fair Memories

The South Dakota State Fair is underway in Huron, continuing through Monday.

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Cooler, Wetter Weather Ahead

The longer range forecasts now appear to favor a wetter, cooler trend for the northern plains.

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Changes Coming To Retirement System

The Retirement Laws Committee of the South Dakota Legislature voted this week to begin the process of changing some of the rules of the state retirement system.

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Iran Debate Unlikely

It was expected that the Senate would have a lengthy debate next week over the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.

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Lots Of Pheasants In Iowa

A statewide survey by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources shows the pheasant population has increased for the second year in a row.

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Protests Make Police Work More Dangerous

At least four law officers have been killed nationwide in the past nine days and a longtime lawman in western Iowa says he's seeing a shift in public sentiment about people who wear badges.

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One Year Since Ebola Victim Came To Nebraska

Saturday will mark the one year anniversary of the first Ebola virus patient arriving at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha.

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Low Gas Prices Boost Holiday Driving

Gas prices are expected to be the lowest in a decade for Nebraskans during the Labor Day holiday weekend ahead.

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SD Legislators Looking for Government Benchmarks

The South Dakota Legislative Planning Committee spent several hours at their meeting this week talking about performance and benchmarks for state agencies.

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Blessing on New Yankton Apartments

The ribbon cutting and blessing of the new Yankton Heights Apartment building was held yesterday (Wednesday).

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Survey Shows Economy Cooling

The latest survey of the CEOs of Iowa's largest companies shows they're expecting the state's economy will be cooling off in the coming six months.

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Website Shows How Nebraska Ranks

Information on how Nebraska ranks among the states on a number of issues is only a click of the mouse away.

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Fischer: The More, The Merrier In Presidential Race

At last check there were at least sixteen Republicans running for president.

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Property Tax Increases Faces Vote

The Yankton County Commission passed a property tax increase last month that would be used to fund road and highway maintenance.

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Blue Ribbon Task Force Member; Time to Talk Money

The South Dakota Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education meets again next week, and at least one member hopes that talk of money will be on the agenda.

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Man Shot by Yankton Police After Pursuit

A man was shot by Yankton Police last night after a domestic disturbance call and search. South Dakota Attorney General…

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September is Obesity Awareness Month

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in Iowa.

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Death Penalty Opponents To Continue Fight

Opponents of the death penalty vow to continue their fight, even if capital punishment makes the ballot next November.

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Onward Yankton Big Idea Search Nears End

The Onward Yankton group is now in the process of reviewing the final six proposals in the search for the “next big idea.”

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Mid America Economic Index Slumps

The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for August, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from Arkansas to North Dakota, slumped for the month.

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Daugaard Has Fond Fair Memories

Dennis Daugaard

The South Dakota State Fair is underway in Huron, continuing through Monday.

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Cooler, Wetter Weather Ahead

rain guage

The longer range forecasts now appear to favor a wetter, cooler trend for the northern plains.

in Local

Changes Coming To Retirement System

state capitol pierre

The Retirement Laws Committee of the South Dakota Legislature voted this week to begin the process of changing some of the rules of the state retirement system.

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Iran Debate Unlikely

Capitol 2014

It was expected that the Senate would have a lengthy debate next week over the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.

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Lots Of Pheasants In Iowa

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A statewide survey by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources shows the pheasant population has increased for the second year in a row.