The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.
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.
The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.
School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.
Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.
The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee gave bipartisan approval of South Dakota Senator John Thune’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill, which he introduced along with Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia.
The Obama Administration is asking Congress for five hundred million dollars to expand the battle against ISIS terrorists in the Middle East.
The University of South Dakota is in a good spot, but has to work hard not to slip behind.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says it's time to give judges the authority to order electronic surveillance of some of the men and women who are accused of stalking or domestic abuse in Iowa.
Home sales in Iowa decreased last month by 9.2-percent compared to August 2013, according to a new report from the Iowa Association of Realtors.
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says it might take a couple of weeks before he names a new Lt. Governor to replace Lavon Heidemann, who resigned.
A constitutional law professor doesn't believe the courts will allow a change to the Nebraska Republican gubernatorial ticket to stand.
Wal-Mart is offering $3 million in grants to Feeding America food banks across the country.
With the expected addition of five to seven hundred jobs over the next few years, workers and housing will be critical issues.
Yankton School Superintendent Dr. Wayne Kindle says the district should not have to ask for a property tax opt out, at least for the next few years.
It has been just over a month since school started in the newly merged Hartington-Newcastle district in north east Nebraska.
The Ag Land Assessment Oversight Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota Legislature met earlier this week in Pierre.
Fall arrives next week and gasoline prices are falling in Iowa.
A group of educators and representatives from Iowa banks and credit unions is recommending a series of steps to boost what K-through-12 students in Iowa schools are taught about managing money.
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says state government is moving forward to restore trust after the prison sentence miscalculation scandal.