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Manufacturing Week Underway

Manufacturing week started with an “I Make America” event at Kolberg-Pioneer in Yankton.

Tyson Larson

Charter Schools To Be Considered

Nebraska lawmakers will again debate the merits of allowing charter schools in the 2016 session.


SDSU Enrollment Up

The Board of Regents says that fall enrollment at South Dakota State University rose a quarter of a percent, to twelve thousand, five hundred eighty nine students.

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Asthma Report Released

An annual report gives Iowa good -- but not glowing -- scores for the state's policies that impact children with asthma and allergies.

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Obesity On The Rise In Nebraska

Nebraska ranks as the 20th most obese state in the country, according to a new study from the Trust for America's Health.

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County Fair Sets Record

A number of records were set this month at the state's largest county fair in northwest Iowa.

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Ag Economy Hits Plateau

Farm income is down and sectors of the Nebraska economy are feeling it.

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Well Pump Tests Completed

Pump tests have been done on the new collector well for the City of Yankton water supply.

John Thune

Short Term Budget Deal Likely

The deadline for a federal budget is midnight Wednesday, and it looks like Congress will go to another short term extension to avoid a government shutdown.

Marty Jackley

Scams On The Rise

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says the consumer protection division in his office has been too busy in the last few years.

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Budget Deadline Looms

With only a few days left in the fiscal year, the federal budget appears to be deadlocked again in Congress.


Heating Assistance To Begin

The first payments for winter heating assistance will go out next month.

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Iowa Land Prices Fall

Low commodity prices are having an effect on Iowa land prices.

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Nebraska Representatives Want to Defund Planned Parenthood

Nebraska Representatives want to pull money from Planned Parenthood.


UNL Adds Early Education Focus

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is adding classes and staff focused on early education.

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Rounds: Pope’s Speech Positive And Inspirational

South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says the Popes speech to Congress was positive and inspirational.

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NTSB Investigates Rail Crash

Field agents of the National Transportation Safety Board have wrapped up their onsite investigation of the train derailment and fire near Scotland.

John Thune

Thune: Rail Safety Should Be A Priority

The ethanol train derailment and fire last Saturday shows safety has to be the top priority in moving products like ethanol.

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Healthcare Group Seeks Aggressive Agenda

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations wants to push “an aggressive agenda” in the next year.


China Buying Soybeans

The U.S. Soybean Export Council hosted a ceremony in Iowa to mark the sale of soybeans to China

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Mumps Cases on the Rise at the University of Iowa

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Cases of mumps are being seen at the University of Iowa.

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Nuts to Bats

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Bats are very active right now, and should be avoided.

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New Trade Deal Could Be Good For Nebraska Ag

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The just concluded TPP could bring benefits to Nebraska ag producers.

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SD Senator John Thune; Democrats Budget Blocking

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The budget is another flash point between Senate democrats and republicans.

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Keystone XL Pipeline Moves to a New Forum in Nebraska

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The siting of the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska now moves to the Public Service Commission.