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Storm Spotting Class In Yankton

We all have to take responsibility for our own safety when it comes to severe weather.

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Rounds Votes No On Lynch

Lorretta Lynch was confirmed by a 56 to 43 vote in the US Senate as the next US Attorney General.

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Executive Board To Meet

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature holds its first post session meeting on Monday in Pierre.

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Mental Institutes in Iowa Old, But Effective

Four employees at the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant testified before the Iowa Senate Oversight Committee Wednesday.

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New University of Nebraska President Tours State

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is new to the position of heading up the university system...and new to the state.

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Food Insecurity Widespread in South Dakota

Food security continues to be a growing problem across the nation.

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Large South Dakota Rail Project on Hold

A large rail project in central South Dakota is on hold as sponsors figure out how to pay for it.

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Diversity Training In Yankton Anticipates World Archery Championship

The 2015 World Archery Youth Championship will be held in Yankton this summer.

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Thune: Senate Making Progress

The current session of Congress just passed the 100 day mark, and as South Dakota Senator John Thune says, it is a good time to look at the progress they have made…

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Sioux Falls Mayor Speaks to Yankton Students

Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether is making the rounds in his hometown of Yankton today, with an optimistic theme.

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Avera Hospital Focus Group Attendance Slim

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Avera Sacred Heart Hospital is required to hold Community Health Needs Assessments every three years.

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Yankton County Commission Endorses Pipeline

The Yankton County Commission passed a resolution in support of Trans Canada and the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Presidential Visit A Big Deal

President Obama will make his first visit to South Dakota to deliver the commencement address next month at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown.

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Juvenile Justice Changes Coming

One of the most significant issues passed by this year’s South Dakota legislature is the juvenile justice reform bill.

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Nebraska On Track for Economic Growth

Nebraska remains on track for economic growth.

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Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Nebraska Committee

A medical marijuana bill has cleared a Nebraska legislative committee and heads to the full legislature for debate.

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Rules Under Review

The Rules Review Committee of the South Dakota legislature worked through a long agenda at their meeting yesterday (Monday) in Pierre.

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Transportation Bill Deadline Looms

More discussions on a long term transportation funding bill may be held this week in Congress.

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Blue Ribbon Committee To Begin Work

The “Blue Ribbon Task Force on Teachers and Students” was formed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard to deliver a data based report on the state of education to the 2016 legislature.

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Utility Frustrated With River Nitrate Management

Iowa’s largest water utility is restarting special equipment to remove nitrates from the water it uses from the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers to its customers.

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Storm Spotting Class In Yankton

Todd Heitkamp

We all have to take responsibility for our own safety when it comes to severe weather.

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Rounds Votes No On Lynch

Rounds and Rook

Lorretta Lynch was confirmed by a 56 to 43 vote in the US Senate as the next US Attorney General.

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Executive Board To Meet

state capitol pierre

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature holds its first post session meeting on Monday in Pierre.

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Mental Institutes in Iowa Old, But Effective

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Four employees at the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant testified before the Iowa Senate Oversight Committee Wednesday.

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New University of Nebraska President Tours State

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University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is new to the position of heading up the university system...and new to the state.