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New or expectant mothers in South Dakota — and across the United States — are dying during or after childbirth at higher rates than in nearly every other industrialized nation, and evidence suggests as many as 60% of maternal deaths are preventable.
SIOUX FALLS — 4-H Robotics teams and programs from across South Dakota are collecting Christmas lights, working and non-working lights, to use for their robotics projects.
PIERRE — The Juvenile Justice Public Safety Improvement Act (JJPSIA) Oversight Council has released its fourth annual report. The Oversight Council is the statutorily authorized entity to monitor the juvenile justice reforms and propose necessary legislation related to juvenile justice.
COLUMBUS, Neb. — As Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) works to install new, upgraded digital meters around the state, scammers are trying to take advantage of customers by threatening them with shutting off their power.
Yankton Animal Control has several pets looking for their owner. If you are missing your cat or dog, call dispatch at 605-668-5210. If you wish to adopt an animal, contact Heartland Humane Society at 605-664-4244.
The Yankton area is battening the hatches for blizzard conditions this weekend as a powerful winter storm marches across the plains.
The Yankton School District is currently accepting nominations for the 2020 YSD Teacher of the Year. The goal of the South Dakota Department of Education Teacher of the Year program is to recognize and honor the tremendous contributions of outstanding classroom teachers.
SIOUX FALLS — All remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in South Dakota are scheduled to permanently close at the end of this week. The deadline for registration is Jan. 31, 2020.
Winter is a prime time for eagle watching in the Yankton area, although the numbers seem to be down a bit this year. However, this was one of two eagles spotted in a tree along Highway 121 along the Missouri River just south of Yankton earlier this week. Eagles will be among the featured spe…
PIERRE — Initiated during the 1996-97 school year, the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award program is designed to recognize varsity athletic teams and fine arts groups for their academic excellence.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is reporting very high levels of flu and flu-related hospitalizations across the state.
PIERRE — On Jan. 28, 2020, South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium (SDHHC), an affiliate of South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA), will conduct its annual statewide Point-In-Time (PIT) homeless count.
The Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Bill Drury on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Drury is on a mission to help businesses build strong leaders and winning teams. He will present an action-packed half-day workshop with proven strategies and techniques to help every leader, manager or supervisor…
VERMILLION — The University of South Dakota Opera presents “Death by Chocolate & Aria,” a fundraising gala Jan. 25 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at RED Steakhouse in downtown Vermillion.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Library Commission Library Development Director Christa Porter recently announced the accreditation of 61 public libraries across Nebraska. Porter stated, “We are dedicated to helping Nebraska libraries meet Nebraskans’ information needs, opening up the world of info…
PIERRE — South Dakota voters age 50 and older overwhelmingly support policies to expand high-speed internet service (also known as “broadband”) across the state, according to an AARP survey.
Help Karlie Haas reach her goal of 40 people registering to donate blood to receive a college scholarship. She is hosting a community blood drive in Yankton on Friday, Jan. 24, from 3-6:30 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church.
PIERRE — Gov. Kristi Noem’s message of improved state revenues may mean more funding for key priorities, area South Dakota legislators said.
Children of both the victim and the defendant were called to the stand Tuesday as the trial of Stephen Robert Falkenberg continued into the second day of testimony.