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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.

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Loan Guarantees For Electric Companies

The US Department of Agriculture has announced over one point four billion dollars in loan guarantees to rural electric cooperatives across the country.

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Healthcare Faces Challenges

The new President of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton says healthcare in general will face many challenges in the next few years.

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Christmas Upon Us In Stores

It is all around us now, when you go into any large retailer in the state.

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Drop In Oil Prices Reflected In Gas Prices

Dropping oil prices are partly responsible for a drop of prices at the gas pump.

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Wounded Police Officer Out Of Hospital

The Sioux City police officer who was shot in the chin earlier this month by a suicidal man is out of the hospital.

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Many Taxes On Your Cell Phone Bill

When was the last time you really looked at your cell phone bill?

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Heineman Willing To Testify

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says he will appear willingly before a legislative committee investigating the miscalculation of prison sentences. Heineman…

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Yankton Habitat for Humanity Looking for Volunteers

"A Brush with Kindness" is a program by the Yankton Habitat for Humanity that needs volunteers for minor home repairs and painting.

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Pheasant Opener This Saturday

South Dakota's pheasant season begins Saturday, and the Department of Game, Fish and Parks is optimistic.

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Recruiting Education Majors Becoming a Priority

The University of South Dakota is changing how they teach college students majoring in education and boosting recruiting efforts.

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Daugaard’s Chief Of Staff Leaving

The Chief of Staff for South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard, Dusty Johnson has announced he will be leaving that position in early November.

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Disaster Assistance Training Available

The Yankton County Office of Emergency Management is giving area residents the chance to learn skills needed in a disaster to better prepare the community.

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Medical Students Encouraged To Serve Rural Areas

There has been a big push in the last few years by the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, and the legislature to encourage more medical students to think about practicing in rural areas.

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Yankton Schools Complete Head Count

All schools in the state do a headcount of their students on the last Friday of September. In the Yankton Public School District,

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Tuition May Go Up Iowa

The board that governs the three Iowa state universities will discuss proposals from a consultant designed to save money along with a proposal for the first tuition increase in two years at their meeting next week in Iowa City.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

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In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

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he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

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This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.