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Delta Dental of South Dakota Orders Two New Mobile Dental Trucks

Delta Dental of South Dakota is ordering two new mobile dental trucks to continue serving kids across the state. The move provides two replacements vehicles.

Marty Jackley

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SD Heroin Overdose Death Spurring Action

A heroin overdose death in a small South Dakota town is causing state wide reactions.

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Adding Nursing Home Beds Top Choice for SD Legislative Summer Study

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature met yesterday in Pierre to select summer study topics. The board decided to study adding more nursing home beds.

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Yankton School District Updated on Facilities Study

The Yankton School Board will open up their facilities study to the public next month.

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Minnesota Lawmakers Wonder if Enhanced Drivers Licenses Are Enough

As debate continues on changing Minnesota drivers licenses to meet federal REAL ID requirements, some lawmakers wonder if "enhanced drivers licenses" currently available in Minnesota might do the job.

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Marsy’s Law Up for Vote in South Dakota in November Election

South Dakota voters will see a full ballot in November, with a number of issues up for decisions.


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Iowa Bill Calling to Hold Third Graders Back for Poor Reading Still on Hold

A 2012 Iowa law calls for third graders to repeat the grade if they are poor readers, but the policy wasn't scheduled to go into effect until 2017.

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Top Minnesota Democrats Say “No Way” To Republicans’ Bonding Package

Top Democrats in the Minnesota House say "no way" will they provide enough votes to move forward with a bonding package Republicans propose that's less than half of Governor Mark Dayton's 1.4-billion-dollar number


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SD Democratic Senate Candidate Jay Williams;Money Too Powerful in Politics

The democratic candidate for the US Senate in South Dakota says his financial statement points out the problem of money in politics.

School Books

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Parker SD School Not Considering Armed Sentinels

While the Tri-Valley School District northwest of Sioux Falls has approved the use of armed sentinels in their building, another district south west of Sioux Falls is not moving in that direction.

Washington DC

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SD Congresswoman Kristi Noem; House Moving Ahead with Budget Work

The US House and Senate are working on budget plans, and in some cases waiting for the other chamber to act.


2 weeks ago

Iowa Seeing Mixed Recovery from 2008 Recession

An Iowa State University economist says the state's overall economy is in recovery mode, but "pockets" haven't fully bounced back from the 2008 recession.

Road Construction

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Minnesota Road Funding Falling Behind

There are 44 fewer road and bridge projects scheduled in Minnesota this year--and about $70 million less will be spent on projects compared to 2015.

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Water Quality Tax Gets Boost in Iowa Senate

A bill that would increase Iowa’s sales tax by a fraction -- to raise money for water quality projects -- has cleared its first hurdle in the Iowa Senate.

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Names Released in Fatal Accidents Near Sioux Falls

More information has been released about two fatal accidents in the Sioux Falls area.

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SD Special Session for Medicaid Expansion Not Yet Set

A major issue left over from the 2016 South Dakota legislative session was the prospect of expanding Medicaid.

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3 weeks ago

Nebraska Governor Pete Rickets Pleased With Property Tax Bill

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says he's pleased the legislature moved his property tax relief package this year.

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3 weeks ago

Wellmark Foundation Employees Give Back

For several years the Wellmark foundation has allowed their employees to have a say where the corporate contributions are given back to the community.

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3 weeks ago

Minnesota Senate Pushes Buffer Law

The Minnesota Senate said "no" to delaying implementation of the state's agriculture buffer law for five years.

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3 weeks ago

Names Released in Fatal Accident West of Tabor

Names have been released of the three people killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday afternoon west of Tabor, S.D.

Recent Headlines

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State of SD May Face ADA Violations

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The US Justice Department has notified the State of South Dakota of possible violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act due to lack of community services.

3 hours ago in Local

New SDSU President on a Learning Curve


The incoming President of South Dakota State University has plenty of home work.

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Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Implements Pheasant Management Plan


The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is adopting a comprehensive pheasant management plan

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Arson Week in Iowa Kicks Off

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This is "Arson Awareness Week" in Iowa.

17 hours ago in Local

Nebraska Republicans Finally Have a Say


Nebraska Republicans get their chance to weigh in on the presidential race a week from today (TUE)