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Keeping The Iowa Caucuses First

The chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa says his "number one, long-term priority" is keeping Iowa's Caucuses first-in-the-nation.

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Smith Supports Lawsuit Against President

House Republicans have pushed ahead with a measure to sue President Obama, claiming he has violated the Constitution through several executive orders.

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Congresswoman Kristi Noem; Send Guard to the Border

SD Congresswoman Kristi Noem says she supports moves by Texas Governor Rick Perry to send the National Guard to the Mexican border.


New Month, Same Weather

It may be August, but the weather won't feel like it.


SD Democratic Senate Candidate Rick Weiland; Build Rural SD

SD democratic Senate candidate Rick Weiland releases his rural policy proposals.

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Congress Gone; Issues Remain

SD Senator John Thune says the American public is frustrated at the lack of action in Congress.

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More College Students in Need of Financial Aid

College students, including those at Mount Marty College in Yankton, are experiencing more debt and need more access to funds.

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Utility Rates Expected to Increase with New EPA Rule

The pollution may come down, but utility rates will rise if a new proposed rule by the EPA is put to use in the nation's power plants.

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Teacher Pay on Radar for 2015 Legislature

Although the state ended the fiscal year with a surplus, Senator Bill Van Gerpen says South Dakota's education might not benefit all that much.


Midwest Economics Sank in July

Ernie Goss, Ph.D., says the Business Conditions Index for the region was down in July.


New School District Ready for Fall

The Hartington-Newcastle district is gearing up for classes to begin today.


Iowa Casino Shut Down

The Argosy Riverboat Casino is officially closed to make way for a new Hard Rock Casino in Sioux City.


VA Agreement Has Nebraska Senator’s Support

Senator Deb Fischer supports an agreement created between Senate and House negotiators.

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Weekend Safe Driving Campaign Kicks Off Friday

South Dakota Highway Patrol officers will be joined by local law enforcement to reduce the number of deaths along Interstate 90.

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Nebraska Seeking Assistance from SBA

Governor Dave Heineman has sent a request to the Small Business Administration for assistance to help home and business owners recover.


Office of School and Public Lands Sees Increased Revenues

Deputy Commissioner, Ryan Brunner, says the office was able to return more money to South Dakota's public schools.

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Lawsuit Against President Supported by South Dakota Representative

Congresswoman Kristi Noem supports a move to sue the President.


Eastern Iowa Leading Lottery Sales

The majority of the top selling lottery locations in Iowa are based in the eastern half of the state in particular retail outlets.


Nebraska Ballot Raises Concerns About Horse Racing

A lawsuit in Nebraska will address an issue of too many questions on this year's ballot.

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Waste Water Rates Are Due to Change

With a new water treatment plant in the works, the City of Yankton will be changing rates to fund the loan needed to make changes.

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South Dakota Democrats Investigate EB-5

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The South Dakota Democratic Party is investigating the EB-5 scandal.

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Education Funding Debated

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Funding education was one of the questions brought up at the Governors forum at Dakotafest this week.

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SDSU Students Moving In


This is move in weekend for college students and parents across the state, as classes begin next week.

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Rounds Will Answer EB5 Questions

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One of the central figures in the EB-5 controversy says he has been and will continue to answer questions around the history of the economic development program.

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South Dakota DUI Law Unconstitutional


The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled the state’s DUI implied consent law is unconstitutional, following a recent ruling by the US Supreme Court.