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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…


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.


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.


Internet Provider Sold

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


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.


Drought Ends In Much Of Nebraska

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


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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.