South Dakota Progress: Avera Health Expands Services, Attorney General Enhances Technology for Justice, and More.

Digital investigation unit harnessing technology to solve cases

On today’s show, we learned about some exciting developments in South Dakota. Avera Health announced their plans to expand their women’s, children’s, and digestive health services. Chief Nursing Officer Tamera Larsen-Engelkes shared the details of this expansion and how it will benefit the people of South Dakota.

Meanwhile, Attorney General Marty Jackley had a successful legislative session and discussed his office’s plans to create a digital investigation unit and expand how law enforcement uses technology. This is an important step towards making justice more accessible and efficient for all citizens.

The editor of the Garretson Gazette, Garrick Moritz, stepped in as our Dakota Political Junkie to discuss the controversy and compromise surrounding Senate Bill 201. As always, he provided valuable insights into the political landscape in South Dakota.

In other news, SDPB’s C.J. Keene took a closer look at petitions calling for hand counting ballots in the state. This is an important issue that deserves careful consideration and scrutiny.

We also learned about a new program to help women and trans musicians take the leap from open mic to professional performances. This is an exciting initiative that will provide valuable support and resources for aspiring musicians in South Dakota.

Finally, SDPB’s Jackie Hendry previewed her upcoming “South Dakota Focus” episode on juvenile justice and shared why she sees it as a hopeful story. This episode promises to shed light on an important issue that affects many young people in our state.

Overall, today’s show was full of interesting developments and insights into various aspects of life in South Dakota. We are excited to see what happens next!

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