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Accountability Board votes for hearing on possible Noem misconduct | Aug 23


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The state Government Accountability Board says it finds ‘sufficient information’ Governor Kristi Noem may have engaged in misconduct. The action in question involves a member of the governor’s family.

Some teachers in Sioux Falls are receiving $200 grants to spend on school supplies. The grants from the Sioux Falls Public Schools Education Foundation are getting matched by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

A legislative interim committee studying juvenile justice is looking at multi-disciplinary solutions for kids whose behavior lands them in trouble. At its second meeting this summer, participants were asked to present a wish-list for legislators to consider when crafting laws next session.

Rapid City Police are searching for three people in connection with three shootings, two of them fatal.
Police say one man and two juveniles are considered people of interest in the cases.

The rush to build wind farms to combat climate change is colliding with preservation of one of the U.S. West’s most spectacular predators, the golden eagle. Scientists say the species is teetering on the edge of decline and worry that proliferating wind turbines could push them over the brink.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.