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Iowa Reports 3 Flu Cases

The medical director at the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) says tests at the State Hygienic Laboratory have confirmed three cases of flu in the state.

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Health Club Memberships Offered

DAKOTACARE is now offering free gym memberships to their customers through a partnership with GreatLIFE Malaska Golf and Fitness Clubs.

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Landfill Fees To Increase

Fees paid by waste haulers to the landfill operated by the joint powers will be going up.

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Yankton ACT Scores Improve

Test results are showing improvements for Yankton High School students.

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Committee Studying Changes To Education Funding

A committee of legislators and school officials appointed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has been meeting since July, talking about school funding issues, and possible changes.

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Snow Removal Crews Hit The Road

There's no snow in the forecast, but motorists may be seeing some Iowa Department of Transportation snow plows on roadways this week.

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Drought Over In Iowa

The latest rains across Iowa continue to add to what is now a positive groundwater picture.

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Corrections Officials Defend Release

Nebraska State Corrections officials say they acted on the best mental evaluation they had received on Nikko Jenkins.

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Legislative Conference Being Held

The Nebraska Association of County Officials is holding their annual legislative conference this week.

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Cyber-Safety Training Offered

The Better Business Bureau is working to help local businesses be prepared in the event of a security breach.

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Medical Students Head To The Farm

The first FARM members from the University of South Dakota’s Sanford School of Medicine are in the field, with a second group ready to join them next year.

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School Resource Officer Approved

The Yankton School Board has approved an agreement with the City of Yankton to provide a school resource police officer.

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New President For Avera Sacred Heart

The new President of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton is a long time employee.

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World Food Prize Events Underway

Many of the world's top scientists, agricultural researchers, and government leaders are visiting Iowa this week for the annual World Food Prize events.

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Results Of Corrections Investigation Turned In

Governor Dave Heineman says the Nebraska State Patrol has handed the results of its investigation into the prison sentence miscalculations by Corrections officials over to prosecutors.

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Early Voting Brings Change To Campaigns

Political experts say the phenomenon of "early" voting has changed the dynamics of modern campaigns.

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Chambers Spars With Governor On Corrections

A member of the special Nebraska legislative committee investigating the release of serial killer Nikko Jenkins from prison fired back at Governor Dave Heineman.

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Yankton Considers School Resource Officer

The Yankton City Commission at their meeting tonight will consider an agreement with the Yankton Public Schools to provide a school resource officer for the district.

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District Faces Funding Challenges

A state level committee has been looking at possible changes to the funding mix that South Dakota schools can use.

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Medical Officials Tracking Virus

While the Ebola infections in Texas are taking up most of the headlines, public health officials are also carefully watching the wide spread of another outbreak.

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District 17 Candidates Discuss Workforce Development

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As several industries in communities throughout the state struggle to fill skilled positions, workforce development has gained increased attention in…

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Electoral College An Issue In Senate Race

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A bill that did not pass in this year’s Nebraska legislative session is an issue in the District 40 Senate race.

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District 16 Senate Candidates Spar

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There is a spirited race for the District 16 Senate seat in southeast South Dakota.

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Gant Predicts Low Voter Turnout

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Despite all the noise surrounding the four way Senate race in South Dakota, voters don’t appear to be all that enthusiastic, at least not yet.

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Guardrails To Stay For Now

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The Iowa Department of Transportation is not planning to pull out special ends put on guardrails that are the focus of a Texas lawsuit until they get more information from federal transportation officials.