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Labor Day Time to Push for Higher Wages in South Dakota

South Dakota voters can decide on a higher minimum wage in the November election.


SD Legislative Committee Asks EB-5 Participant to Appear

The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature has asked Joop Bolen to appear at it's September 24th meeting.

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South Dakota Now Top Hydro-power State

The Wall Street Journal says South Dakota now is one of the top hydro power producing states in the country.

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South Dakota Democrats Calling for Answers in EB5

State Senator Larry Lucas and Democratic Leader Bernie Hunhoff discuss the EB5 program.

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Nebraska Health Organization Names New Director

State Senator Annette Dubas will serve as new director for NABHO.

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A Veterans Event Being Held in Wagner

An effort to fight veteran homelessness features a stand down in Wagner, SD.


South Dakota Teacher Returns with Irreplaceable Experience

Marci Farmer traveled to the nation's capital to participate in the Siemens STEM Institute.


Nebraska Women are Invited to Outdoors Workshop

Becoming an Outdoors Woman is holding another workshop for ladies interested in outdoor activities.


Yankton Library Hosting Online Survey

The Yankton Community Library is conducting a survey of internet use.

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Lincoln and Union County Residents Can Still Receive Assistance

Victims of flooding and storm damage have another chance to receive help to recover from June's storms.

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Yankton City Commissioners Will Discuss Land Sale

At a meeting Monday night, Yankton City Commissioners will consider the sale of land north of Stewart Elementary


El Nino Could Be Possible

South Dakota State Climatologist Dennis Todey says warming sea water has slowed, but El Nino isn't impossible.

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South Dakota Candidate Weighs In on International Defense

Corrina Robinson says international terrorism threats should be addressed.

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South Dakota Congresswoman was Unhappy with VA Officials

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem weighs in on a congressional hearing concerning the VA facility in Hot Springs.

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South Dakota Board of Regents Closes In on a Budget

Holding down tuition is a top priority for the South Dakota Board of Regents as they prepare a 2015 budget.

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South Dakota Democrats Investigate EB-5

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

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Education Funding Debated

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


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

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.


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.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start


Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.

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STB Reform Bill Clears Committee

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The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee gave bipartisan approval of South Dakota Senator John Thune’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill, which he introduced along with Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia.

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Fischer: ISIS Money May Just Be Down Payment

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The Obama Administration is asking Congress for five hundred million dollars to expand the battle against ISIS terrorists in the Middle East.