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Preliminary approval has been given by the Nebraska legislature to a six-cent increase in the state gas tax.
Emergency crews are searching the Missouri River at Yankton for a missing six year old boy.
The warmer weather is drawing more people outdoors, and tick season is on the way.
Workforce development is a major focus of many communities throughout the state.
While Iowa legislators are still struggling to find agreement on increasing aid to education, at least one other big issue will have to be decided before the session can wrap up.
Initial appointments have been made to “The Blue Ribbon Task Force on Teachers and Students” by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard.
Congressional republicans are set to begin work on budget bills when they return to Washington next week. Among the major…
President Obama is now turning his efforts to selling the tentative deal reached with Iran last week in Switzerland.
It appears there is another problem at the not-yet-opened Iowa state prison in Fort Madison, along with new concerns from legislators that the facility may sit empty for months if cost overruns are not resolved before the legislature adjourns this spring.
The Nebraska Hospital Association says the state is passing up an economic opportunity by refusing to expand Medicaid.
Controversy has arisen again in the Nebraska Unicameral, again involving Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has given South Dakota $250,000 dollars to supplement assistance programs for people suffering from non-disaster related emergencies.
President Obama visited Utah this week, leaving South Dakota as the only state that he has not yet visited during his term in office.
While Nebraska lawmakers will not debate the budget until later in the legislative session, the framework is being developed.
Iowa lawmakers will take the long Easter weekend to reconsider one of the last roadblocks to ending the legislative session.
The South Dakota Board of Regents, meeting at USD this week, agreed on a five point eight percent increase in tuition for next fall.
New rules are being implemented in South Dakota waterways in the way that water and boats are handled.
The region is lacking a lot of needed moisture going into the growing season, but climatologists are hesitant to classify the dry conditions as drought.
It appeared Congress was on track to finally find a permanent solution to the so called “Medicare doc fix” before it got derailed in the Senate.
Helping companies find qualified workers in South Dakota is difficult, but still a priority.