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SD health officials confirm state’s first West Nile Virus case of year | June 23


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On today's update...

Governor Kristi Noem is launching a workforce recruitment campaign to encourage people to come live and work in South Dakota. Noem says the "Freedom Works Here" campaign aims to fill the 25,000 open jobs in the state.

Budget requests for everything from facility upgrades to quantum computing were made at the latest Board of Regents meeting. While schools seek more funding, freezing tuition and paying off debts have been prioritized.

Iowa landowners are suing Summit Carbon Solutions in an effort to halt development of a proposed CO2 pipeline. Brian Jorde, an attorney representing multiple Iowan landowners, filed a motion to dismiss Summit's application.

South Dakota's school administrators have the 2023-2024 school year in their sights. With change on the horizon, leaders say it's time to be difference-makers.

The South Dakota Department of Health confirms this year's first case of West Nile Virus. The first human case is in a resident from Sanborn County.

For banjos, mandolins, and acoustic bass — visiting this year's Black Hills Bluegrass festival is a must this weekend. Organizer's say it's not the same old country music you've heard before.

And more.

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