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Bill introduced to prevent gender-affirming care for transgender youth | Jan 18


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Some Republican state lawmakers want to block transgender minors from accessing gender-affirming care. The bill mirrors ones passed in other states. Health officials say bills like this contradict best medical practices for transgender people.

Drought, blizzards, and unfriendly markets have given South Dakota cattle producers much to think about in the past year. With the Farm Bill due and a new season on the horizon, what’s the mood of the state’s cowboys?

Presentation College is closing the doors at its Aberdeen campus. The campus will cease operations after the summer semester, according to a press release from the college.

C-H-S Incorporated plans to build a new major grain elevator in southeast South Dakota. Construction of the 1.1-million-bushel grain shuttle facility will begin this spring near the intersection of Interstate 29 and State Highway 44.

A blizzard closed stores and supply shortages marred this year’s holiday shopping season. The pain felt by these challenges wasn’t evenly shared throughout the retail industry.

And more.

Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.