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Hillary Returns To Iowa

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has given the broadest hint yet that she is a likely 2016 candidate for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.


Foley On The November Ballot

Nebraska State Auditor Mike Foley will be on the November ballot as republican Governor Candidate Pete Ricketts running mate.

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Congress To Work On Continuing Resolution

While federal lawmakers don’t plan to spend many days in Washington before the November elections, they do have to make sure the government can continue to operate beyond the end of the fiscal year on September 30th.

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Congress Wants More Detail On ISIS Plan

Many members of Congress say they want to hear more details of the President’s plan to take on the threat posed by the terrorist groups ISIL.

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South Dakota DOT Receives Grant

The South Dakota Department of Transportation has been awarded a $12 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant.

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New Science Lab At MMC

The new Avera Science Lab at Mount Marty College in Yankton was blessed and dedicated Friday.

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Number Of Deer Licenses To Be Reduced

State wildlife officials say hunters in Iowa have sufficiently thinned down the deer herds, so the number of hunting licenses that will be issued is being scaled back to stabilize the population.


Legislator Wants To Expand Iowa’s Legal Marijuana Law

Six of the 10 members of an Iowa interim legislative committee say it's time for Iowa to make growing and distributing marijuana legal, if it's used for medical purposes.

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Growth Goal For U Of Iowa

University of Iowa president, Sally Mason, told the Board of Regents this week her goal is to grow the size of the Iowa City school.

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Nebraska Reps Decry President’s Delay On ISIS

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns says he wishes President Obama responded to the threat of ISIL...or ISIS...earlier.


State Fair Attendance Up

Two hundred thousand. It's a number the South Dakota State Fair has been shooting for as an attendance goal for the last two to three years.

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Tax Break For Historic Sites

Property owners in South Dakota have until November 3rd to apply for a state property tax moratorium designed to support historic sites.

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Noem Meets With Former VP

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem was among House republicans that met this week with former Vice President Dick Cheney to talk about the terror threat from ISIS.

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Dam Road To Be Closed

The Corps of Engineers says Crest Road, that crosses Gavins Point Dam across the Missouri River, will be closed again Monday night through late Tuesday afternoon.

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Iowa Moisture Good

Continued rains in September are adding to a wet August and have all but a portion of Iowa with good soil moisture levels.

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Concerns About Regents’ Budget Request

The Iowa Board of Regents has approved its budget request to the legislature, but regents raised questions about the new funding formula.


Democratic Candidate Questions Republicans’ Integrity

Democrat Chuck Hassebrook says the resignation of Lavon Heidemann as Nebraska lieutenant governor and as Republican Pete Ricketts' running mate should weigh on voters' minds when they go to the polls in November.


Ricketts Back On Campaign Trail

Nebraska republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts is working to get his campaign back on track.

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Mental Health Care Available To Yankton Students

An expansion of mental health care offered to students and their families was outlined to the Yankton School Board at their meeting this week.

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First Lady’s Grave Site Marked

A former First Lady of Dakota Territory has been lost…but now has been found…..and remembered.

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GPS Tracking Suggested For Accused Stalkers And Domestic Abusers

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says it's time to give judges the authority to order electronic surveillance of some of the men and women who are accused of stalking or domestic abuse in Iowa.

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Iowa Home Sales Lower

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Home sales in Iowa decreased last month by 9.2-percent compared to August 2013, according to a new report from the Iowa Association of Realtors.

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Lt. Governor Decision May Take Weeks

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says it might take a couple of weeks before he names a new Lt. Governor to replace Lavon Heidemann, who resigned.

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Courts Might Overturn Ballot Decision


A constitutional law professor doesn't believe the courts will allow a change to the Nebraska Republican gubernatorial ticket to stand.

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Feeding South Dakota Seeks Grant

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Wal-Mart is offering $3 million in grants to Feeding America food banks across the country.