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The Iowa Business Council released its fifth annual "Competitiveness Index" at its annual meeting.
According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the recession in the U-S ended in 2009.
Yankton Area Progressive Growth has taken a leading role in identifying housing issues, and looking for solutions.
South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Chris Nelson has been elected Chair by his fellow commissioners.
Another attempt is being made in the legislature to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.
Nebraska State senators who held hearings throughout the interim on various problems with the state prison system have proposed legislation for this session.
During his State of the Union speech, President Obama pointed to climate change as the “greatest threat to the future,” due to increasing temperatures and sea levels.
It looks like holiday shopping gave South Dakota retailers a small boost at the end of last year.
The discovery of two small fish in the lower Missouri River is big news for researchers and wildlife officials all along the river.
A new report card on Iowa's efforts to cut the use of tobacco products gives the state one A and three Fs.
Republicans and school groups are staking out widely different positions over how much state aid should be forwarded to Iowa's public school districts.
A Nebraska state senator hopes there's a change at the top, but if not, he plans to push ahead for a change in state policy that would allow youth brought to Nebraska illegally when young to obtain driver's licenses.
Here 4 Youth is an organization in Sioux Falls that offers after school services to children with special needs and their siblings.
South Dakota’s state parks saw a record number of campers last year.
South Dakota Senator John Thune held his first hearing as Chair of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. He says…
As the growth in electric customers and consumption continues for Southeastern Electric, they are upgrading and protecting their system by putting more power lines underground.
District 40 Senator, Tyson Larson, wants to change poker from gambling to a game of skill.
The president of the Iowa Board of Regents promises an open search that includes a lot of input for the new University of Iowa president to replace Sally Mason who is retiring at the end of July.
An Iowa State Representative says managers of the Des Moines Water Works have insulted "every family farmer in northwest Iowa" by threatening to sue three counties over nitrate pollution in the Raccoon River.
The Iowa Voter Registration Commission is moving ahead with plans to let all eligible Iowa voters with a state-issued photo I-D register to vote online, but it will be up to the Iowa Department of Transportation to determine just when it can start.