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South Dakota's ongoing conversation about the possibility of legalizing industrial hemp took center stage Wednesday morning, Aug. 21, at a Dakotafest panel. The majority of the discussion, like that around House Bill 1191, which was vetoed in March by Gov. Kristi Noem, centered around how hemp might be regulated if a program were to begin in South Dakota and whether the potential benefits to farmers outweigh the strain it could put on law enforcement.
CORSICA, S.D. — Julie Yager's 92-year-old father died in February, but her struggle with the nursing home he lived in didn't end until months later. Yager, who was not legally responsible for her father, Peter Oberosler, at the time of his death, began receiving bills for his stay at the Good Samaritan Society in Corsica.
The number of criminal offenses reported in South Dakota’s schools has increased across the board in recent years, and the number of assaults in particular has continued to climb. Statistics from a report released by the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office last week indicated more simple assaults occurred in the state’s schools last year than in bars, nightclubs, hotels and a number of other locations.
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Just after the halfway point in the 2018-19 flu season, the South Dakota Department of Health released statistics showing a sharp uptick in the number of confirmed flu cases in the state.