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SD Legislators Talk Taxes For Counties

A SD interim Legislative committee talked about tax changes for counties.

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James River Board Approves Improvement Projects

More projects along the James River have been approved.

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Six People Die in Platte House Fire

Six people have died in a Platte house fire.

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SD Senator Mike Rounds; GOP Presidential Race Far From Over

SD Senator MIke Rounds says he was encouraged by the GOP Presidential debate.


SD Schools Add Hiring Preferences for Veterans

SD school districts have to adjust their hiring practices to give preference to military veterans.

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SD Counties Asking for More Money

SD legislators are hearing from county officials.


New Options for the Napa – Platte Rail Line

A new operator has been selected for the Napa - Platte rail line.

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SD Medicaid Expansion Discussions Continue

Expansion of Medicaid may again be before SD legislators in 2016.

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Property Taxes Number One Issue

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says property tax reform was the number one issue he heard about during his round of town hall meetings across the state.

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Worker Shortage For Human Services Center

Finding enough workers is a problem for the Human Services Center in Yankton as it is for a number of other health care providers in the state.

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Rounds Speaks Against Iran Nuke Deal

South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds made a speech on the floor of the Senate yesterday about the Iran nuclear deal.

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Deer-Car Crash Risk Increases

Fall arrives next week, a dangerous time of year as it's much more likely Iowa motorists may collide with deer.


Demand High For Skilled Workers

The manager of an Iowa apprenticeship program says there's more demand for skilled workers than his program that trains plumbers, welders and technicians who work on heating and air conditioning systems can supply.


Death Penalty Petition Certification Near

Secretary of State John Gale says he's confident the group, Nebraskans for the Death Penalty, has met the threshold to force a vote on capital punishment.

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Property Tax Relief Difficult

It is still a few months before the Nebraska Legislature is back in session but it is likely that tax reform will be a priority.

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Sioux Falls Catholic Diocese Dealing With Changes

After a series of meetings across the Sioux Falls Catholic Diocese last year, a number of small parishes were merged and centralized.

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Yankton City Commission Fills Vacancy

The Yankton City Commission is back to nine members after Amy Miner was appointed last (Monday) night to fill a vacancy.

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Yankton City Commissioner Questions Cash Balance

A routine presentation on the annual financial report sparked some questions from Yankton City Commissioners.

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Yankton School District Facilities To Be Studied

The Yankton School Board will hold a special meeting later this month to choose a consulting firm that will study all the facilities in the school district.


Efforts To Make Roads Safer

54 high-risk areas around Minnesota are in the process of getting "intelligent transportation systems" to help reduce crashes and improve safety.

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Watching Russia Carefully

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says Russian military moves in Syria are concerning.

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ConAgra HQ Leaving Omaha

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ConAgra said this week it will move it;s corporate headquarters from Omaha to Chicago.

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Manufacturers Deal With Labor Shortage


Many manufacturing plants across the state have been reaching out this week with open houses and other events to mark “Manufacturing Week” and hopefully entice more people to work there.

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Daugaard Briefed On Task Force Meeting


The South Dakota Blue Ribbon Task Force on Students and Teachers met again yesterday (Thursday) in Pierre.

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Crest For USS Sioux City Unveiled

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The captain of a new naval ship bearing the name of Sioux City surprised members of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce by unveiling the ship’s official crest.