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Enterovirus A Concern

While ebola is gathering most of the attention right now, public health officials say we should be concerned about other, more contagious bugs.

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Yankton To Hold School Funding Meeting

Yankton residents will have the opportunity to come together this evening to learn about and discuss education funding within the state.


Free Flu Shots For Yankton Students

All Yankton Public School students will have access to a free flu shot provided by the school district and Avera Sacred Heart.

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Feeding South Dakota Wins Grant

Feeding South Dakota has trumped the competition in a national contest to win a $60,000 grant from Wal-Mart.


Water Use Restricted In Lesterville

The residents of the village of Lesterville, in Yankton County can only use their tap water for flushing toilets this morning.

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Casino Boat Leaving Sioux City

The riverboat casino in Sioux City that's been closed for two months will be leaving its Sioux City dock soon.


Early Voting On The Rise

Voting patterns have changed in Nebraska. More and more are voting early.

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Bacteria Found In Iowa

Iowa State epidemiologist, Patricia Quinlisk, says the Legionella bacteria recently found in Iowa City’s Veteran’s Administration hospital is common in most water supplies and throughout the environment.

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Internship Program Touted

A state program to encourage both college students to accept and Nebraska businesses to offer internships now boasts 750 participants.


Heartland Humane Society to Hold Annual Fundraiser

The Heartland Humane Society will host its annual Wine and Whiskers event to raise money for the shelter's operating costs.


Feeding South Dakota Wins National Grant Competition

Feeding South Dakota will receive $60,000 from Wal-Mart along with fifty other food banks through a popular vote contest.

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Yankton County Students Receive Free Flu Shots

The school district and Avera Sacred Heart Hospital are providing flu shots to students this season.

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South Dakota Business Gets National Recognition

Irish Twins Soap Company has made the final round of the Martha Stewart "American Made" Contest.

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College Fair in South Sioux City Attracts Hundreds

The Tri State College Fair attracted dozens of schools and hundreds of parents and students.


Small SD School District Dealing With Tight Budget

The Gregory School District had to make adjustments following two failed opt out attempts.

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Ebola Virus is No Reason to Panic

Even though the ebola virus is something to be careful about, it's not a huge threat to the nation.

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Nebraska Senators Questioning Land Easements and Purchases

The Corps of Engineers and the US Fish and Wildlife Service are being questioned by Nebraska's senators about recent land purchases and easements along the Missouri River.


Proposed Wind Farm in Lincoln County Not a “Done Deal”

WE CARE SD is a group of Lincoln County residents opposed to the possible development of a wind farm.

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Chronic Wasting Disease Not a Huge Threat to Wild Herds

While there have been multiple instances of CWD in captive deer herds in Iowa, the Department of Natural Resources says cases in wild herds are still rare.

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Area Schools Awarded Nation’s Highest Honor

Four schools in South Dakota, four in Nebraska, and five in Iowa received the National Blue Ribbon Award for their academic excellence.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond


A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare


In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa


he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged


This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.