Last September, Northern State University’s football squad stepped onto their new turf at Dacotah Bank Stadium for the very first time with nearly 6,000 fans in attendance. Those fans continued to show up for the Wolves, leading them to become the #1 team in the NSIC for home-game attendance in 2021.
Two more law enforcement officers expressed doubt with the account South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has given of what happened in a September 2020 incident where he struck and killed Joe Boever outside of Highmore, South Dakota.
The public health director of Sioux Falls, an epidemiologist, has some serious responses to the notion that getting covid and having natural immunity, as opposed to vaccination, is an effective way to help end the spread of the virus.
The Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Tourism, Jim Hagen, spoke to the 2022 Governor’s Conference on Tourism Wednesday in Pierre and released data that shows South Dakota flourished when it came to tourism revenue in 2021.
“With the more contagious Omicron variant circulating and the rising positivity rate, Sanford Health is looking at ways to help slow the spread of COVID-19,” Kelly Hefti, vice president of nursing and clinical services at Sanford Health Sioux Falls said.
The South Dakota Senate has passed a bill proposed by Republican Gov. Kristi Noem that would ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports leagues that match their gender identity.
The rise in COVID-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant is placing a strain on monoclonal antibody infusion treatments for eligible patients, and health systems are having to prioritize those who need it the most.
Earlier this month, the South Dakota Legislature’s “Rules Review” Committee passed a measure that would require women seeking access to abortion pills to make three visits to their doctor, as opposed to two.
Area cyclists are enjoying some winter riding with the Winter Fat Bike Racing Series. The next race is this weekend as part of Media One Funski. Patrick Lalley joined Dakota News Now on Wednesday morning to talk about it.
Several law enforcement officials who led the investigation into a fatal crash involving South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg are set to testify before a legislative committee considering his impeachment.
During her Martin Luther King Day speech, local Sioux Falls black community leader Inkka Beaudoin called for South Dakotans to stand up for the voting rights of African-Americans, while long-time local activist Porter Williams - who sculpted the MLK stature at Van Eps Park - talked about his fear of going back to Jim Crow days.