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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.

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Group Studies Iowa Businesses

A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.

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Corrections Director Defends Early Release Program

Nebraska State Corrections Director Mike Kenney defends his controversial program to allow prison inmates released prematurely to serve out the rest of their sentences at home.

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Nebraska Medical Center Shares Ebola Knowledge

The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha is becoming a world leader in treatment of Ebola.

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District 40 Debate in Hartington Talked Prison Issues

Tyson Larson and Keith Kube met in Hartington, Nebraska last night to debate issues before the November election.

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Wellness Fair Set For Redfield

The South Dakota Developmental Center is hosting their second annual community health and wellness fair in Redfield next week.

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Brewery Opens In Luverne

A new local brewery is up and running in Luverne, Minnesota.

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More School Administrators Needed

Besides training more teachers, the South Dakota Board of Regents wants to improve education for future administrators.

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Warning Sirens On Yankton County Agenda

Warning sirens in the Lewis & Clark Lake area will be taken up again next year by the Yankton County Commission.

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Iowa Rolls Out Messaging System

The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management rolled out a new statewide electronic notification and emergency messaging system at the department's annual conference in Des Moines.

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Iowa Unemployment Higher

The Iowa Workforce Development agency is reporting the state's unemployment rate rose to 4.6 percent in September from 4.5 percent in August.

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TransCanada Committed To Pipeline

A TransCanada executive denies an ambitious new project by the company is being undertaken as an alternative to the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Flu Shots Encouraged

State health officials urge Nebraskans to get vaccinated for the flu.

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Today Is Winter Awareness Day

Today is “Winter Weather Awareness Day” in South Dakota.

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Employee Wins Harley

When Johnathon Egge went to work at Kolberg-Pioneer in Yankton yesterday, he didn’t know he would be taking a custom…

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Minimum Wage Forum Held

A forum discussing Initiated Measure 18 was held in Yankton last night.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

Road Construction

Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

WP-Microphone

The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.