When four teenagers were murdered at Gitchie Manitou in 1973, Sioux Falls high school students weren't given much support to deal with the trauma.
"We need to keep babies on a vaccination schedule, and this makes that really difficult."
South Dakota's veteran population has declined 20% since 2010, and finding veterans to participate in honor guard ceremonies is getting more difficult. “I feel like we need to continue to have these remembrances.”
“It’s OK to not be able to fix everything. Sometimes you need to get other people to help.”
Military veterans who served at Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City and at Joe Foss Field Air National Guard Station in Sioux Falls are part of new national class-action lawsuits seeking damages due to exposure to toxic chemicals in firefighting foam.
One in four births in South Dakota is performed via cesarean section, and those births can range from the routine to the traumatic. In the first in a collaboration with SDPB's South Dakota Focus show, we look into how monthly meetings have a healing effect on moms who went through the procedure.
“Federal money often comes with strings attached, and more of it is often not a good thing."