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SD Senate Race Nears End

South Dakota’s sometimes contentious Senate race will come to an end tomorrow.

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Senate Control At Stake

Among the issues to be decided in tomorrow’s election is control of the US Senate.

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Business Conditions Index Falls

The Business Conditions Index in the nine state Mid America region fell in October.


District 17 Candidates Discuss Workforce Development

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


Electoral College An Issue In Senate Race

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


District 16 Senate Candidates Spar

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


Gant Predicts Low Voter Turnout

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

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.

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Happy Halloween from The WNAX Morning News

Steve Imming and Fred are dressed as US Senators.

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Heineman Testifies To Committee

A special Nebraska legislative committee investigating prison sentence miscalculations heard from Governor Dave Heineman during a day-long hearing at the Capitol.


Wagner Man Arrested in Charles Mix County

Russell Turner, 40, of Dante has been arrested in connection with an incident in Charles Mix County that resulted in an officer firing shots into a vehicle.

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Candidates for South Dakota District 17 Legislature Disagree on Medicaid Expansion

The candidates running for District 17 Legislature have different ideas about the expansion of Medicaid for South Dakota.


South Dakota District 17 Legislative Candidates Talk Education Funding

Four candidates for the South Dakota Legislature have different opinions about education funding.

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South Dakota Highway Rated Safe

Captain John Broers is District Commander for the Motor Carrier Division of the State Highway Patrol.

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Program Promotes Business Development

One Million Cups could lead to some significant business development.

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Pipeline Certification To Be Opened Up

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission will allow forty three people and organizations to have a say in the certification process for the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Johnson Returns Home

South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson came full circle with a welcome home ceremony in Vermillion yesterday.

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Penalty Money Comes To Iowa

Over the past two years Iowa organizations have received more than 400-thousand dollars of the penalty money Penn State University paid the N-C-Double-A after one of its assistant football coaches was found guilty of child sex abuse.

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Unique Power Source For Lincoln Facility

Innovation Campus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will use an innovative energy source.

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Road Projects Near Completion

Several highway projects will be wrapping up on Highways 81 and 12 in northeast Nebraska.

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Four Dead in Sisseton Shooting

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Authorities are looking for a suspect in connection with a multiple homicide in Sisseton.

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Democrats Trying To Improve Performance


Democratic activists from across the state are coming together in an effort to better prepare future candidates for election success.

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Yankton Sales Tax Trend Positive


The positive sales tax trend for the City of Yankton is continuing.

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Rounds Looking Forward To January


South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds says he is glad the campaign is over, and he is looking forward to January in Washington.

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Noem Opposes President’s Immigration Order

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President Obama told the American people that the time to change the nation's immigration system is now, and he's taking action to make that happen.