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The state Department of Health confirms first case of the Omicron variant in South Dakota | Dec 22


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On today's update

South Dakota's first case of the Omicron variant has been detected in Minnehaha County. The state Department of Health says it's safe to assume other cases exist in the state.

Legislators are scheduled to meet next week to deliberate whether Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg should be impeached in connection with a fatal car crash last year.

U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson says he's giving Senator John Thune space to decide whether he will run for re-election to to U.S. Senate.

A $35,000 dollar grant will help fund three years of activities at a new Center for Public History and Civic Engagement at Northern State University in Aberdeen.

And more.

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