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The minimum wage will rise to eight-50 an hour in South Dakota starting January first.
When republicans take control of the US Senate in January, they are promising change.
With snow and cold over most of the northern plains now, that leads to worries of a long, cold winter.
A legislative task force that monitors the evolving property tax system in South Dakota will meet again tomorrow (Tuesday) in Pierre.
The recent drop in temperatures has led to an increase in home fires across Iowa.
The passage rate for Iowans taking the Bar Exam fell 11-percent when compared to the previous year.
Nebraska Attorney General-elect Doug Peterson says he will defend Nebraska's definition of marriage.
The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the deadline for comments on its clean air policy to mid-December.
It now appears that members of the US Senate and House will vote on the Keystone XL pipeline next week.
Farmers in Central Minnesota had less-than-pleasant surprise when winter arrived early, dumping several inches of snow in many areas.
A spokesperson for the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) says new data shows the expansion of the state's Medicaid program is benefiting both hospitals and patients in the state.
Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale expects the Unicameral to consider changes to the state initiative petition process in light of a federal judge's ruling.
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman expects the state to defend its definition of marriage.
The Executive Director of the South Dakota Board of Regents says the man at the center of the EB-5 visa controversy was not authorized to sign the contracts he did, and did not disclose his conflicts of interest.
Members of both parties in the Iowa legislature have been meeting in preparation for the 2015 session beginning in January.
South Dakota Ag Secretary Lucas Lentsch gave a presentation to the legislatures Government Operations and Audit Committee meeting in Pierre on the progress toward new rules for the sale and consumption of raw milk.
The US House is back in Washington this week in the lame duck session following this month’s election.
The open enrollment period for insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act begins again this Saturday.
Several education groups in South Dakota have proposed a part year sales tax increase with the money being funneled to raises for teachers.
The Minnesota Propane Association is not expecting a big uptick in prices this heating season after last winter's major spike.