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Manufacturers Deal With Labor Shortage

Many manufacturing plants across the state have been reaching out this week with open houses and other events to mark “Manufacturing Week” and hopefully entice more people to work there.


Daugaard Briefed On Task Force Meeting

The South Dakota Blue Ribbon Task Force on Students and Teachers met again yesterday (Thursday) in Pierre.

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Crest For USS Sioux City Unveiled

The captain of a new naval ship bearing the name of Sioux City surprised members of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce by unveiling the ship’s official crest.


Rural Highway Safety Initiative Launched

A year-long initiative to reduce fatalities on rural roadways is being launched in five Iowa counties.


Pilot Shortage Looms

Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says that if new FAA regulations aren't eased, a pilot shortage will have a big, negative impact on rural airports throughout the Third Congressional District.


Chancellor Gives State Of The University Address

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman, delivering his final State of the University address, says UNL isn't the same university it was 15 years ago when he became chancellor.

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SD Blue Ribbon Task Force Meeting

The SD Blue Ribbon Task Force meeting again in Pierre.

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Report Issued On Yankton Police Shooting

Attorney General Marty Jackley says a Yankton Police officer followed proper procedure in a September shooting incident.

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Down Month For Regional Economy

The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for September, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from Arkansas to North Dakota had another down month.


FEMA Encourages Preparation

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is encouraging individuals, families, work places, schools and organizations to get prepared now.


Daugaard Testifies On Endangered Species Act

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard offered testimony on the Endangered Species Act at a House Natural Resources Committee hearing in Washington, D.C.


Ho Chunk Plans Expansion

Ho Chunk Incorporated, the economic development company owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, is planning on more development in and around the Sioux City metro area in western Iowa.


No Comment From Iowa Regents President

The president of the Iowa Board of Regents says his official response to a call for his resignation is "no comment."

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Site Nominated For Super Fund Money

The U-S Environmental Protection Agency is nominating a polluted site in northeast Nebraska to be put on its Superfund list, potentially putting it in line for federal clean-up dollars.

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Trans-Canada Changes Plans

TransCanada has announced it will end efforts to use eminent domain to secure the Keystone XL route through Nebraska...and, instead, will file an application with the Nebraska Public Service Commission.

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Harrisburg School Principal Shot

The Principal at Harrisburg High School was shot in the arm during an incident Wednesday morning.


Manufacturing Week Observed

Manufacturing companies across the state are on display this week, showing off their plants and encouraging people to apply for jobs.

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Pipeline Hearings Begin

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission started the hearing process yesterday (Tuesday) for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Healthcare Facilities Need Help

Almost all health care facilities across the state are looking for help.


Voters Reject Property Tax Increase

Yankton County voters have rejected a proposed property tax increase. The measure was defeated in a special election yesterday by…

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Educational Cooperative To Be Investigated

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Governor Dennis Daugaard has asked the Government Operations and Audit Committee of the legislature to review the financial operations of the Mid Central Educational Cooperative.