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Avera Medical Group is Offering State Employees Options

The new state health care plan has South Dakota state employees worried about their out of pocket costs for certain…

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School Destroyed in Tornado Will Still Hold Classes

With help from Sioux City Public Schools, Wisner-Pilger Middle School will have furniture for classes this fall.

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Iowa’s Water Situation Looks Better

The increased moisture throughout the midwest this year has improved Iowa's previous drought conditions.

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Iowa Governor Responds to Tyson Plant Decision

The Tyson plant located in Cherokee, Iowa will close in September, leaving about 450 people without jobs.

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South Dakota Attorney Addresses Legislative Committee

An arrest warrant was prepared for Richard Benda.

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Drones Banned From Mighty Mo

Unmanned aircraft have been banned within the boundaries of the Missouri National Recreational River on the South Dakota – Nebraska border.

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Internet Provider Sold

A South Dakota cable, phone and internet provider has been sold, and the new owners are promising improved services.

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Power Company Expansion Approved

Northwestern Energy is looking at a major upgrade of their electric transmission facilities in and near Yankton.

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Committee To Meet On EB5

The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota legislature is meeting today in Pierre.

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Drought Ends In Much Of Nebraska

A stormy, destructive June did provide some benefit to Nebraska.

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Iowa Counting Small Animals

Iowa's annual roadside survey of small game animals, from pheasants to quail to rabbits, is now underway.

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Riverboat Casino To Close

The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a temporary stay that has allowed the Argosy Casino riverboat in Sioux City to stay open.

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Drivers Licenses Proposed For Nebraska Illegals

Nebraska State Senator Jeremy Nordquist of Omaha is working on legislation that would allow certain illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses in Nebraska.

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FEMA Funds For Nebraska

Twelve Nebraska counties have been approved for Public Assistance from FEMA.  Recovery efforts are still underway for residents throughout the…

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Thune Demands Answers On Rail Car Shortage

South Dakota Senator John Thune has sent a letter to the federal Surface Transportation Board calling for more insight to the railroad backlog.

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Group Will Help Design Water Plant

As a new water treatment plant is planned for Riverside Park in Yankton, a citizen’s advisory group is helping with the design.

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Pressler Calls For Higher Gas Tax

While Congress continues to debate a band aid fix to the federal highway trust fund, at least one South Dakota candidate says gas taxes should go up…now.

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Bank Tax Collections Down

When the state of South Dakota added up the numbers at the end of the fiscal year on June 30th, most categories showed healthy growth.

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Harkin Defends President On Immigrant Children

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley blasted the Obama administration for not telling state officials about dozens of Central American children being…

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Lawmakers Urged To Fight Crime Early

Nebraska lawmakers are being urged to invest more early as a way to fight crime down the road.

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South Dakota Democrats Investigate EB-5

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

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Education Funding Debated

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

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SDSU Students Moving In

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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

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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.

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South Dakota DUI Law Unconstitutional

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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.