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Sioux Falls School District hires safety and security coordinator | Aug 22


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The last school year ended with a deadly shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. This fall, the Sioux Falls School District is stepping up its security efforts with a newly created position.

On August 11th, a federal district judge ordered the Lyman County Commission to come up with an election plan for November that does not violate the Lower Brule Tribe’s federal voting rights.

South Dakota authorities say a Sioux Falls officer was justified last month in shooting and killing a man who fired a gun at a police drone during a standoff.

Fifty-five South Dakotans are now American citizens. The Sioux Falls Washington Pavilion hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Friday. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Charles Nail administered the Oath of Allegiance at the ceremony.

The National Science Foundation will give $400 thousand to the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering.  The grant money goes to support student research this summer on the Brookings campus. Students investigated a wide range of hands-on projects.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.