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Iowa High School Students Get More College Credit Than Counterparts in Other States

New information from the Iowa Department of Education shows Iowa high school students are getting in more college class credit than their counterparts in other states

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3 weeks ago

Controversial Firework Bill Up for a Vote in The Minnesota State House This afternoon

Bottle rockets, firecrackers and other aerial fireworks would be legal in Minnesota under a controversial bill up for a vote in the state House this afternoon (4pm start).

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SDSU Needs More Iowa Students to Break Even

The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved lowering tuition rates for students from Iowa to in state levels.

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3 weeks ago

SD Legislators to Set Summer Study Committees

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature will gather next Monday to set up the summer study schedule.

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3 weeks ago

Yankton City Commission to see Updated Retail Study

A retail study was done in the Yankton area in the past couple of years. City Manager Amy Nelson says they will have information on an update at the city commission meeting tonight.

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3 weeks ago

WNAX Honored at Regional Journalism Conference

WNAX Radio was honored with several "Eric Sevareid" awards at the Midwest Broadcast Journalism Conference over the weekend in Bloomington Minnesota.

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Nebraska Catholic Schools Oppose Gender Rule Change

The Nebraska Catholic Conference says the issue over the Nebraska School Activities Association’s transgender student participation policy will not end.

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Minnesota Cracking Down on Distracted Driving

A crackdown on distracted driving kicks off this week in Minnesota.

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SD Senator John Thune Calls for Harder Line Against ISIS

South Dakota Senator John Thune says the US has to take a more active role in defeating ISIS.

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3 weeks ago

BNSF Planning More Rail Work in SD

BNSF Railway plans to invest $40 million dollars in its track and other facilities across the state this summer.

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Senate Debates Bill Aimed at Helping Rural Airports

A bill reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration was debated in the Senate last week. The bill would keep airports open, and planes in the air.

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4 weeks ago

Minnesota House Ready to Vote on Bill Banning Cell Phone Cases That Look Like Guns

A bill banning cell phone cases that look like guns is ready for a vote in the Minnesota House after clearing its final committee yesterday (Wed).

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4 weeks ago

Crackdown on Distracted Driving Begins in Minnesota Next Week

A crackdown on distracted driving kicks in next week (APR 11-17) and Bruce Gordon with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says it's time we all take responsibility

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4 weeks ago

Iowa Senate Looks to Require Carbon Monoxide Alarms

The Iowa Senate has sent the governor a bill that would require carbon monoxide alarms in any apartment building or home built in the state after July 1st of 2018

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4 weeks ago

Iowa House and Senate Look to Expand Definition of Trespassing

It would be easier to prosecute so-called "peeping Toms" under legislation that has won approval in the Iowa House and the Senate.

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The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety Renews Funding For Education Program

The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety renewed funding for another three months of the State Patrol’s education program

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4 weeks ago

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts’ Property Tax Relief on the Verge of Passing

The first part of Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts' property tax relief package is on the verge of passing with the second part ready for another round of debate.

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4 weeks ago

Parents Underage Drinking Awareness Campaign Focuses on “The Talk”

Each year, the Parents Matter Underage Drinking Awareness Campaign focuses on a specific area.

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4 weeks ago

SD Housing Coalition Surveying Living Conditions

The South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium (SDHHC) has determined too many people live in conditions dubbed “inadequate.”

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4 weeks ago

Onward Yankton Building on Ideas

Onward Yankton is hoping to use a newly vacant building as a launch pad to more small business development.

Recent Headlines

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SD Starts Internet Tax Fight

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The State of South Dakota has sued four major internet retailers over their failure to pay state sales taxes. In turn, the state was taken to court by two internet trade groups.

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SDSU Foundation Honors Donors

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Almost one thousand donors were honored last week by the South Dakota State University Foundation at an event at Frost Arena.

2 hours ago in Local

Mid America Economy Stalling

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The Mid America economy continues to sit in neutral, according to the latest survey of business managers.

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SD Hits on Gambling

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The personal finance website “Wallet Hub” released an in-depth report on the most gambling-addicted states. South Dakota hits the jackpot at number two.

3 hours ago in Local

Voting Registration Deadline in Nebraska

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If you want to vote in Nebraska’s Primary Election, today is the last day to register.