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Fact Checking For Blue Ribbon Committee

The Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education in South Dakota is now into the fact checking phase of the process.


Elder Abuse Task Force Meets

The South Dakota Elder Abuse Task Force held their first meeting yesterday (Monday) in Sioux Falls.


Lyme Disease A Risk For Minnesota

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control says the risk of Lyme disease is growing nationwide.


Iowa Gambling Considers Mobile Gaming

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission recently heard from a company which offers advanced wagering on horse races combined with games that can be played on your phone.


Rules Review Committee Discusses Definition of Rural Areas

The Rules Review Committee of the South Dakota Legislature met today in Pierre, to go over more proposed and updated rules from state agencies.

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Officer Involved Shooting Leaves Salem Man in Hospital

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says the Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into an officer involved shooting in Salem Saturday night.


El Nino To Impact Area Weather

Weather experts say the effects of a growing El Nino are becoming apparent, and will continue into next year.


Big Crowds Expected In Sturgis

The 75th Anniversary version of the Sturgis Rally could attract really big crowds, and that has state officials working rapidly to prepare.

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More Homeless In South Dakota

A report by the South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium found there were one thousand thirty six homeless individuals in the state this year.


Yankton Truck Bypass Proposed

Several citizens backing a truck bypass for Yankton appeared before South Dakota Department of Transportation officials last week at the STIP hearing in Sioux Falls.

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Tax Task Force To Meet

The Ag Land Assessment Oversight Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota legislature is meeting today in Pierre.

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Minnesota Unemployment Higher

Minnesota's unemployment rate inched up one-tenth-of-a-point in June to three-point-nine percent.

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Iowa Could Produce More Wind Energy

A report released by the American Wind Energy Association predicts Iowa could produce 40-percent of its energy needs from wind power within five years.


Iowa Casino Revenues Improve

Iowa Racing and Gaming administrator, Brian Ohorilko, says Iowa's state-licensed casinos saw a bit of a turnaround in revenue in the fiscal year that ended on June 30th.


Nebraska Fraternity Suspended

A longtime fraternity on the Lincoln campus of the University of Nebraska has been suspended.

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Walk Away From Yankton Minimum Security Unit Found

An inmate from the Yankton Minimum Security Unit has been found.

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Niobrara Woman Drowns in the Missouri River

A Niobrara woman died after falling into the Missouri River.

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One Killed in Single Vehicle Rollover in McCook County

One man died in a single vehicle roll over in McCook County.

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Names Released in Hutchinson County Fatal Accident

Names have been released in a fatal accident near Parkston SD.


Iowa Students Denied Teaching Degree

Nearly 300 Iowans, who hoped to become teachers, will be getting refunds after taking classes from an online college and later learned their education degree would not allow them to teach school in Iowa.

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