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South Dakota's childcare crisis is open to public input | May 11


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On today's update...

South Dakota faces a chronic shortage of childcare facilities. A new set of state standards has some providers concerned regulators will reduce requirements to improve capacity.

South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds has introduced bipartisan legislation to establish a Congressional charter for the National American Indian Veterans group. It's the third year Rounds and New Mexico Democratic co-sponsor Ben Ray Lujan have submitted the legislation.

Boaters beware — zebra mussels are becoming more and more common in South Dakota waterways. How can you avoid contributing to the problem?

A legal battle has forced organizers of the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo to cancel this year's event. The rodeo has been held at the Horsemen's Sports Arena, but organizers have sued their landlord, the arena's owner HSI.

The University of South Dakota has named the next leader of its business school. Timothy O'Keefe is the new dean of the Beacom School of Business.

And more.

Krystal is the local host of "All Things Considered."