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Last Year’s Blizzard Not Linked To “Climate Change”

Last October’s blizzard that blew through western South Dakota and killed about 45,000 animals was the inspiration for a study conducted by SDSU Extension Climate Specialists.


Stevens Wins 2nd Term

Mike Stevens of Yankton was re-elected to the House from District 18 this week.


Lederman Wins Tough Senate Race

Incumbent republican Senator Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes was re-elected in District 16 this week, defeating democrat Ann Tornberg of Beresford.

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Hunhoff Moving To Senate

South Dakota House Minority Leader Bernie Hunhoff of Yankton was successful in his bid to move to the state Senate in this weeks election.


Ricketts Elected Nebraska Governor

Republican Pete Ricketts won the Governor’s race in Nebraska, easily defeating Democrat Chuck Hassebrook. Ricketts says there’s no doubt what…

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Daugaard Wins Second Term

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard easily won re-election to a second term in yesterday’s voting.

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Noem Wins Reelection

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem won re-election to her third term in the US House, defeating democrat Corrina Robinson.


Rounds Wins

Former South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds defeated three opponents in winning the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Senate Tim Johnson.


Seatbelt Use On the Rise

More Iowans are buckling up when they get in a vehicle.

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Iowa Traffic Camera Study Nears Completion

Iowa Department of Transportation traffic safety director Steve Gent hopes to be able to wrap up the first review of the use of traffic cameras on state roadways by the end of this month.


Finalists Named For NU President

The University of Nebraska's presidential search committee has named four finalists to replace former President J.B. Milliken.


GOP Candidates Make Final Push

The republican candidates for Governor and Senate in South Dakota made their final campaign swing before voting begins.


Campaign Effort Continues To Last Minute

The campaign organizations of all the major candidates in South Dakota are set for the final push to the close of voting tonight.


Noem Stops in Yankton for Final Push

Congresswoman Kristi Noem stopped in Yankton this afternoon on her way to Sioux Falls for a final campaign push before Election Day.


Electioneering Warning for Election Day

South Dakota Secretary of State, Jason Gant, reminds folks of Election Day campaigning rules.


2 Republicans Vie For NE District 40 Seat

Voters in northeast and north central Nebraska will decide on the District 40 Senate race tomorrow.

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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…

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Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

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BCBS Rejects Deal

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

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Negotiators Far Apart

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Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.

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No Charges For Corrections Officials


Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says the special legislative committee reviewing what went wrong in Corrections that led to the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences failed to stay focused.

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Zebra Mussel Found in Lewis & Clark Lake

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One adult zebra mussel has been found in Lewis and Clark Lake, giving the lake a "suspect" status for contamination.