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Rosebud residents work to keep each other warm during recovery efforts | Dec 28


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On today's update...

Rosebud Tribal members are still digging out from a winter storm that struck the region last week. Some are hauling wood to keep community members warm while truck drivers deliver propane to residents.

South Dakota internet providers are reviewing a new federal broadband map released this November. It was created to provide a clearer picture of broadband access across the country.

Four South Dakota organizations will receive $35,000 each to develop apprenticeship programs for high school students. The programs are intended to generate skilled workers in high-demand areas.

Dakota tribal members have completed an annual 330-mile ride on horseback to honor 40 of their ancestors killed in 1862.

A pipeline operator says it has permission from U.S. government regulators to reopen a repaired segment where a rupture occurred. That pipeline spilled about 14,000 barrels of heavy crude oil into a northeastern Kansas creek earlier this month.

This month Congress approved a plan to promote food donations and reduce waste. The federal policy creates legal protections for farmers and restaurants who want to donate extra food.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.