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Nebraska Governor Pete Rickets Pleased With Property Tax Bill

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says he's pleased the legislature moved his property tax relief package this year.

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Wellmark Foundation Employees Give Back

For several years the Wellmark foundation has allowed their employees to have a say where the corporate contributions are given back to the community.

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Minnesota Senate Pushes Buffer Law

The Minnesota Senate said "no" to delaying implementation of the state's agriculture buffer law for five years.

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Names Released in Fatal Accident West of Tabor

Names have been released of the three people killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday afternoon west of Tabor, S.D.

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Three People Dead After Two-Vehicle Crash West of Tabor, South Dakota

Three people died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday afternoon west of Tabor, S.D.

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Iowa Legislators Pushing to Adjourn

Iowa lawmakers are pushing to wrap up the 2016 legislative session next week.

Weather

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Dry Conditions Showing up in South Dakota

Despite near record amounts of snow in parts of South Dakota this winter, some dry conditions are creeping in.

Washington DC

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SD Senator John Thune; Congressional Budget Process Off Track

Under the Congressional calendar set up by Senate republicans, a new budget resolution is due today.

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Changes Made to Iowa “Peeping Tom” Law

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has approved changes in Iowa law that will make it easier for prosecutors to convict so-called "Peeping Toms".

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Reclamation Work At Keystone Crude Oil Pipeline Begins

With a temporary patch in place on the Keystone crude oil pipeline, reclamation work has begun at the site of the leak in southern Hutchinson County.

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Bill That Requires State Review of Private Boarding Schools Passes in Iowa House

The Iowa House has passed a bill that would have state officials routinely review the operations of private boarding schools

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Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule Expires Friday

Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule expires tomorrow.(fri) Patrick Boland is with Xcel Energy

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Nebraska Lawmakers Pass Redistricting Plan

Opponents say it’s not needed, but state legislators approve creation of a special citizen’s commission to re-draw political boundaries after the Census.

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SD Health Department Preparing for Mosquito Virus Time

With the latest warnings from the Centers for Disease Control about the dangers of the Zika virus, public health departments are stepping up surveillance for the disease.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Complete Property Tax Relief Package

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts got his property tax relief package as lawmakers completed their work on it, passing the second half of the package.

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Iowa Senate May Attempt to Raise State Sales Tax for Water Quality Initiatives

It appears there may be an attempt in the Iowa Senate to try to raise the state sales tax by a fraction, to provide a "steady stream" of money for water quality initiatives.

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Nebraska Will Continue Split Their Presidential Electoral Votes

An effort to return Nebraska to a winner-take-all presidential elector system failed on final reading...by one vote.

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Grocery Shoppers Want Food That Doesn’t Hurt Environment

A new survey from Environment Minnesota shows grocery shoppers in Minnesota and throughout the country want the food they buy to be grown and raised in ways that doesn't hurt the environment.

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Nebraska Children with Autism on Medicaid Now Have Coverage

Nebraska children with autism who are on Medicaid now have coverage for behavioral modification services.

School Books

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Entire Sioux City Community School District Placed on Lockdown

The entire Sioux City Community School District was placed on lockdown this (Wednesday) morning after a threatening call was received around 8:20 a-m at the administration building.

Recent Headlines

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SD Making Slow Progress Toward Medicaid Expansion

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Slow movement continues in the push to expand Medicaid in South Dakota.

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Short Bridge, Long Debate

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The Yankton County Commission this week approved replacement of a small culvert bridge over a tributary of the James River north east of Yankton.

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Mason City Iowa says “No” to New Hog Plant

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After a six-and-a-half-hour meeting, the city council in Mason City early Wednesday morning split its vote on the development agreement with Prestage Foods.

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Colette Abbott, Wife of USD President Jim Abbot Dies

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University Relations at the University of South Dakota has sent a release to students and staff announcing the death of Colette Abbott, wife of President Jim Abbott.

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State of SD May Face ADA Violations

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The US Justice Department has notified the State of South Dakota of possible violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act due to lack of community services.