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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says state officials will be submitting a request for a presidential disaster declaration for areas of Nebraska hit hard by tornadoes and storms last month.
The American Association of School Administrators discussed Common Core educational standards in Washington this week.
Senator Jason Frerichs met with officials from the Environmental Protection Agency to discuss the "Waters of the US" proposal.
Johnson Engineering representative, Dan Johnson, told the Yankton County Commissioners that the Fleegs Bridge is ineligible for federal funding now.
The Yankton County School Board is considering a lease agreement with SBA that would allow a cell tower on Yankton Middle School's grounds.
The permit for the Keystone XL pipeline in South Dakota has expired.
Frani Kieffer was sworn in during Monday's meeting to join the Yankton School Board, replacing the seat Jay Williams left after his term expired.
Yankton School Board members held a preliminary budget hearing Monday evening to discuss balancing a budget deficit.
A severe diarrheal disease is spreading across South Dakota.
Siren testing will be conducted for the western side of Yankton next week in order to best identify where sirens should be installed.
The sediment that washes into the mouth of the James River has caused several back-ups, but the Corps of Engineers isn't interested in fixing it.
An amendment that would have prevented the federal government from acquiring Nebraska and South Dakota lands without state approval failed in the Senate last week.
Senator Tim Rave says the state has nailed the budget for another year, adding more surplus dollars to the Budget Reserve Fund.
Health Management Associates out of Lansing, Michigan will be studying South Dakota's services for autism spectrum disorders.
Gordon Howie, Independent candidate for the South Dakota Senate seat, says border control should be Washington's priority.
Plymouth County authorities are investigating the death of an elderly couple.
Avera Health will be receiving over $8 million from the Health Care Innovation Award to fund service improvements.
Yankton County Commissioners are proposing repair costs to the James River Water Development District Board of Directors for bridge repair.
The James River Water Development District will vote on higher incentives for stream improvements in September.
The Highway Trust Funds will expire at the end of this month, and Congress is trying to extend that money through next year.