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US & Canada · Calgary

Calgarians gather to remember murdered and missing Indigenous women

50% Center coverage: 6 sources
An event aiming to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous people was held at South Hawthorne Waterfront Park in Portland, May 5, 2022. A trio of canoes paddled into the event as part of Tending Our Roots, an event aimed at bringing awareness toMissing and Murdered Indigenous people.See the Story

Noem taps impeachment prosecutor to replace attorney general

50% Center coverage: 6 sources
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has appointed the lead prosecutor in the Senate impeachment trial against former Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg. Noem is running for reelection after a first term in which she has gained national prominence in her party and is widely considered to be a White House aspirant in 2024. The new attorney general is scheduled to be sworn in the following day.See the Story
US & Canada · Sioux Falls

Abortion now illegal in South Dakota

71% Right coverage: 7 sources
In 2005, South Dakota lawmakers passed two pieces of legislation that would make abortion illegal if the Supreme Court ever reversed Roe v. Wade. According to the law, based on the wording of the high court's ruling, abortion would become a Class 6 felony punishable by up to two years in prison and up to a $4,000 fine. The only exception to this would be cases where medical judgement deems an abortion to be necessary to save the life of the mother.See the Story
US & Canada · Sioux Falls

Seven Sioux Falls schools with new start times this Fall

Coverage: 2 sources
The Sioux Falls District is changing the start and end times for seven elementary schools. Some of the schools will start 20 minutes earlier than in the past. The goal is to alleviate the stress of School Bus Inc. and its ongoing driver shortage. The School District decided to announce the changes now to allow parents two months to update their morning routines.See the Story
Rosenberg · Rosenberg

Third person pleads not guilty to kidnap, carjacking in SD

Coverage: 2 sources
Lourdes Bonilla, 23, pleads not guilty to kidnapping, carjacking and brandishing a firearm. Juan Francisco Alvarez-Sorto and Deyvin Morales also pleaded not guilty. All three were indicted in May. A trial date of Aug. 16 has been set.See the Story
US & Canada · Hot Springs

Rounds opposes downsizing VA facilities in South Dakota

Coverage: 2 sources
Senator Mike Rounds announced his opposition to the Department of Veterans Affairs decision to downsize VA facilities in South Dakota. The VA facilities here in Hot Springs have been around since 1907, which is over a century. Mayor Bob Nelson says with the Senator's announcement today, he feels there is a way forward.See the Story
US & Canada · South Dakota

High diesel fuel costs hurting truckers and farmers in South Dakota

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Truckers and farmers in South Dakota are paying far more at the pump than usual for diesel fuel. Industry experts say that higher fuel prices in trucking and farming are often passed on to consumers. The American Trucking Association reported that 97% of trucking companies run 20 or fewer trucks.See the Story
South Dakota · South Dakota

League of Women Voters files suit to overturn 2020 petition requirement

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
The League of Women Voters of South Dakota is going to court to overturn a 2020 law. At issue is a requirement in the law that petition circulators must have lived in the state for 30 days. The League has chapters in all 50 states and has about 138 members in South Dakota.See the Story
Sioux Falls · Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls area campgrounds thriving with construction boom, more local campers

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Nearly 57 million households in America took at least one camping trip in 2021, according to the KOA North American Camping Report. The Black Hills isn't doing quite as well as the Sioux Falls area. Construction workers from the Amazon plant and those building windmills in Minnesota made up the majority of those long-term stays.See the Story

After one year and 1,400 visitors, The Link looks at successes, limitations

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Sioux Falls' mental health and addiction center has served more than 1,400 people. The Link's first patient walked through its doors 15 minutes after they opened on June 1, 2021. The top 10 visitors make up a total of 639 visits, more than a quarter of the total.See the Story

Sioux Falls man receives final sentence for sex crimes involving minors, court documents

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Brian Keith Kimball, 39, of Sioux Falls, was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years in state prison with five years suspended for an attempted rape charge. Kimball will serve the sentence out of Lincoln County at the same time as his sentence in Minnehaha County. The investigation originated from a Child Protection Services referral.See the Story
Sioux Falls · Sioux Falls

Four-bedroom Harrisburg home on five acres sells for $1.25M

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
The four-bedroom, five-bathroom home at 47438 274th Street in Harrisburg sold for $1.25 million. The house also features a game room and wet bar as well as an outdoor playhouse and a large, detached storage shed on the property. Two other homes broke the million-dollar mark this week.See the Story

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