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A Little More Money For Iowa Schools

Iowa schools will see an increase of one point five percent in their state aid funding this year.

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Storms Lead To Disaster Declaration

After several storms ripped through parts of South Dakota in June, a Presidential Disaster Declaration was issued.

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Event To Focus On Cyber Security

A simple password is sometimes the only thing keeping your personal and financial information safe.

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Program Seeks To Find Employment For Disabled

When it comes to hiring people living with disabilities, South Dakota has an employment rate of 49.1 percent.

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Highway Patrol To Police Powwow

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe has invited the South Dakota Highway Patrol to once again be a part of their annual Powwow event this weekend.

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Yankton Fills Teacher Openings

While there are still school districts in South Dakota looking to fill teaching vacancies, the Yankton School District has all of their teachers under contract.

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Clean Air Rules Being Challenged

The recent release of new clean air rules from the Environmental Protection Agency are being studied and attacked legally.

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Minnesota Schools Allowed To Start Early

The legislature has given all Minnesota school districts permission this year only to start classes before Labor Day because the holiday falls so late -- and a new survey shows about a third will do it.

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Doubts About Need For Psychological Bed Space

The head of the Iowa Department of Human Services says he's "not sure" there's a need for more in-patient psychiatric bed space in Iowa for adults suffering from acute mental illnesses.

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Search For University President Continues

The 21-member committee charged with recommending finalists to become the new president at the University of Iowa conducted interviews with the nine remaining candidates over the last two days.

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Nebraska State Fair Approaches

The start of the Nebraska State Fair is around the corner.

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Transportation Bill Touted

US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx promoted a six-year transportation bill passed by the Senate during a stop in Nebraska.

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One Person Injured in a Wednesday Night Armed Robbery

Armed robbery: Police looking for three suspects.

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Busy Ballot For South Dakota

With over a year until the next general election, there are already nine initiated measures that could appear before South Dakota voters on a variety of issues.

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Cancer Report Released

It’s predicted that there will be 3,000 South Dakotans diagnosed with cancer this year, and more than 1,600 will die from it.

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Slower Growth Predicted

Several economic reports are pointing to slower growth in the northern plains over the next few months, with much of that related to low ag prices.

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Groundbreaking For Boys And Girls Club Building

Construction will soon begin on the new Boys & Girls Club in Yankton.

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Regents Chair Disappointed With AD Resignation

The chairman of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents says the resignation of athletics director Norwood Teague amid allegations of sexual harassment is a disappointment and a setback.

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Field Day To Discuss Drones

An Iowa State University field day at the end of this month will feature a discussion on using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on the farm.

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Fortenberry Defends Trade Authorization

Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry defends Congressional action to make it easier for the president to negotiate trade deals with other countries.

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Cooler, Wetter Weather Ahead for the Northern Plains

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It looks like El Nino will have a growing influence on the weather in the northern plains.

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SD Community Foundation Growing Investments

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The South Dakota Community Foundation is the coordinator between giving and receiving.

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SD River District Boundaries To Change

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The River Basin Natural Resource District Oversight Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota legislature held their first meeting earlier this month to begin the process of rewriting river basin boundaries.

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SD Pheasant Count Up Sharply

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It looks like hunters should have better chances of bagging pheasants when they head out in October.

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Mobile Drivers License Software Being Tested in Iowa

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A company that's developed mobile driver's license software is running a test of its product with Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) employees.