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Influential Lakota journalist Tim Giago dies at 88 | July 25

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A longtime, legendary Lakota newsman has died. Tim Giago, most recently of Native Sun News, passed away on Sunday morning.

The national Episcopal Church wants to research the history of its Native American boarding schools – including some in South Dakota. The move comes amid a broader national awakening about the issue.

South Dakota is experiencing a spike in syphilis cases, and the state is expanding testing and treatment.

Several groups are partnering to create more affordable housing in Baltic. The groups are the Baltic Area Development Foundation, the Sioux Metro Growth Alliance, and Habitat for Humanity.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta expands jurisdiction over certain crimes committed in Indian country. Now states share jurisdiction with federal authorities. That change could reach into South Dakota.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.