A Comprehensive Look at South Dakota’s Healthcare, Politics, and Social Issues

Technology-Oriented Digital Investigation Unit Aims to Quickly Solve Cases

Today on our show, we have some exciting news to share with you. Avera Health is expanding its women’s, children’s, and digestive health services, providing valuable insights into the future of healthcare in the region. Chief Nursing Officer Tamera Larsen-Engelkes joins us to discuss these plans and what they mean for patients in the region.

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley also joins us to talk about his successful legislative session. He explains why his office will be receiving funds to create a digital investigation unit and enhance the use of technology in law enforcement, highlighting the importance of staying ahead in the digital age.

The editor of the Garretson Gazette, Garrick Moritz, steps in as our Dakota Political Junkie to delve into the controversy and compromise surrounding Senate Bill 201. He gives us a closer look at the intricacies of state politics and what this bill could mean for South Dakota residents.

SDPB’s C.J. Keene examines petitions calling for hand counting of ballots in the state, shedding light on the debate surrounding election processes and transparency. She discusses the importance of ensuring that every vote is counted accurately and fairly.

A new program aimed at helping women and trans musicians transition from open mic performances to professional gigs is also being discussed today. This program offers support and resources to artists looking to further their careers and take their talents to the next level.

And finally, SDPB’s Jackie Hendry previews her upcoming episode of “South Dakota Focus” on juvenile justice. She shares her insights on why she believes this is a hopeful story worth exploring and how we can work towards a more just system for young people in our state.

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