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Russian bombing has moved dangerously close to the Ukrainian border with Poland, a NATO ally. President Putin has long been critical of airpower staged in Poland. Will he justify an attack on military targets outside the border of Ukraine? Senator Mike Rounds joins us with more.

A new nonprofit is placing billboards across the city of Sioux Falls. They call out lawmakers for failing to impeach South Dakota’s attorney general. It’s not clear who is funding the nonprofit. A recently adopted law supported by the Noem Administration may keep the identities of the group’s donors private. SDPB’s Lee Strubinger has more.

Rock the Rez is a movement that aims to empower Indigenous girls, two-spirited, transgender, and gender non-conforming youth through music, education, and collaboration. All this while reinforcing leadership and positive role models. SDPB's Richard Two Bulls has more.

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, like many cultural organizations, is finding ways to provide relevant, beautiful, and thought-provoking programming in difficult times. This weekend's performance includes the Ukrainian national anthem, famed Russian composer Tchaikovsky, a Syrian-American composer named Malek Jandali, and Indian tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain.

St. Patrick’s Day was on Thursday, but South Dakota is still celebrating Irish Heritage. According to census data, over 30-million Americans claim to have some Irish ancestry. Mike O’Hara is 100% Irish and will be the Grand Marshal of the 2022 Sioux Falls Saint Patrick’s parade. The O’Hara clan emigrated to South Dakota in the mid-1800s. Mike joins us to discuss.

In this week’s episode of Fresh Tracks with David Hersrud we take you from the Super Bowl halftime show to a journey of Rap Music for people who don’t like Rap.

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