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Pressler Weighs In On Ebola

Former South Dakota Senator and current independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler disagrees with the Obama Administration on their handling of the ebola outbreak.

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Expanded Gambling On South Dakota Ballot

Voters in South Dakota next month will be deciding on expanded gaming for the casinos in Deadwood.

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Time To Think About Winter

Despite the nice fall weather, it is time to think about the onset of winter…..at some point.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.

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Loan Guarantees For Electric Companies

The US Department of Agriculture has announced over one point four billion dollars in loan guarantees to rural electric cooperatives across the country.

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Healthcare Faces Challenges

The new President of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton says healthcare in general will face many challenges in the next few years.

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Christmas Upon Us In Stores

It is all around us now, when you go into any large retailer in the state.

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Drop In Oil Prices Reflected In Gas Prices

Dropping oil prices are partly responsible for a drop of prices at the gas pump.

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Wounded Police Officer Out Of Hospital

The Sioux City police officer who was shot in the chin earlier this month by a suicidal man is out of the hospital.

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Many Taxes On Your Cell Phone Bill

When was the last time you really looked at your cell phone bill?

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Heineman Willing To Testify

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says he will appear willingly before a legislative committee investigating the miscalculation of prison sentences. Heineman…

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Yankton Habitat for Humanity Looking for Volunteers

"A Brush with Kindness" is a program by the Yankton Habitat for Humanity that needs volunteers for minor home repairs and painting.

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Pheasant Opener This Saturday

South Dakota's pheasant season begins Saturday, and the Department of Game, Fish and Parks is optimistic.

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Recruiting Education Majors Becoming a Priority

The University of South Dakota is changing how they teach college students majoring in education and boosting recruiting efforts.

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Daugaard’s Chief Of Staff Leaving

The Chief of Staff for South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard, Dusty Johnson has announced he will be leaving that position in early November.

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Disaster Assistance Training Available

The Yankton County Office of Emergency Management is giving area residents the chance to learn skills needed in a disaster to better prepare the community.

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Group Studies Iowa Businesses

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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

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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

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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

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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

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