Instability in South Sudan has caused a crisis as refugees from Sudan or refugees from South Sudan return to what has been considered an inhospitable environment due to conflict and lack of food. Some refugees are choosing to stay in those neighboring countries as a result. In recent months, the UNHCR suspended sending aid to refugee camps in Ethiopia due to the Ethiopian government diverting much of the aid. The suspension of all the aid leaves refugees stuck without food.
The Sioux Falls Washington football team takes the field Friday in a clash against Rapid City Central, but there’s another battle that the Warriors are taking on off the field. The effort is in support of two teammates who lost their 22-year-old sister to a fentanyl overdose in 2019. Gavin and Jack Kucera say that the team is like a brotherhood. That became even more apparent when the team showed support for them when their sister Shayla passed away.
There are many diverse communities in our region, including Worthington, Minnesota. Students with diverse backgrounds can face challenges in the classroom, but one teacher is finding a unique way to relate to and help students.