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Committee Will Study Roads And Bridges

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature voted to have a summer study committee look at roads and bridges in the state.

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yesterday

More Cedar County, NE Voters Able To Vote By Mail

Over half of the voters in Cedar County (Nebraska) will now be able to mail in their ballots for the May 13th primary.

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yesterday

Education To Be Studied Again

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature has decided to have another summer study of education in the state.

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Wednesday

Confusion Over Farm Program Sign Up

The spring planting season is underway and local U-S-D-A Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are getting calls from farmers, asking…

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Wednesday

Bill Would Protect Whistleblowers

Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers.

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Wednesday

Economist Questions Economic Report

A recent report that shows the best and worst taxpayer return on investment places Nebraska at number two. Creighton University…

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Wednesday

Executive Director Needed For LRC

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature meets again today in Pierre. They are in the process of looking…

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Wednesday

Talks With Railroads Continue

The Surface Transportation Board held a hearing in Washington last week.

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Wednesday

Branstad Pushes For Bullying Bill

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says private schools should be included in any anti-bullying measure the legislature passes this year.

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Wednesday

Filibusters Dominate Nebraska Legislative Session

Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature, Senator Greg Adams of York, understands many will remember this past legislative sessions for its filibusters as much as anything else.

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Wednesday

Autism Bill Signed

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill that requires some health insurance plans to cover screenings and therapy to children with autism.

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Tuesday

Kube: Pipeline Will Be Built

Senate Candidate Keith Kube of Crofton says he thinks the pipeline will be built eventually…

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Tuesday

Growth Continues For River Park

The National Park Service has expanded the land area of the Missouri National Recreational River with the recent addition of Green Island, just south of the City of Yankton.

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Tuesday

Executive Board To Meet

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature will hold its second meeting of the 2014 interim tomorrow Wednesday in Pierre.

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Monday

Wildland Fire Academy To Start

As fears of wildfires flare with dry conditions in many parts of the state, the seventh annual Nebraska Wildland Fire Academy is scheduled to begin this coming weekend and run through early May.

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Monday

Microsoft To Build West Des Moines

Microsoft has been identified as the company behind another big economic development project in West Des Moines. The company will…

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Monday

Pipeline Stalled

State Department officials say they will not move on the Keystone XL oil pipeline due to the legal wrangling over the route through Nebraska.

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Monday

It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week across South Dakota. It’s mostly used as a reminder of what weather terms, like…

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Monday

Larson Hopes To Bring Back Electoral College Bill

A bill that would have joined Nebraska to a Presidential vote compact was withdrawn from debate in the last weeks of the session.

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Monday

Opt Out Failure Leaves Few Options For District

Voters in the Gregory school district rejected a proposed three hundred thousand dollar per year property tax opt out earlier…

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Committee Will Study Roads And Bridges

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature voted to have a summer study committee look at roads and bridges in the state.

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More Cedar County, NE Voters Able To Vote By Mail

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Over half of the voters in Cedar County (Nebraska) will now be able to mail in their ballots for the May 13th primary.

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Education To Be Studied Again

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature has decided to have another summer study of education in the state.

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Confusion Over Farm Program Sign Up

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The spring planting season is underway and local U-S-D-A Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are getting calls from farmers, asking…

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Bill Would Protect Whistleblowers

Iowa state capital

Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers.