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Hundreds march in Rapid City to protest community policing | July 06


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While many of us were busy barbecuing and shooting off fireworks, hundreds gathered in Rapid City to make their voices heard on what they call excessive policing against the Native community. The event was organized by Native advocacy organization NDN Collective.

The South Dakota Department of Tourism is applying for a permit to host a fireworks celebration at Mount Rushmore in 2024. The request is on behalf of Governor Kristi Noem.

The Sioux Falls office of the National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Bon Homme County. The office says its working with county officials to evaluate the damage.

The South Dakota Board of Regents has named a new executive director. With Supreme Court decisions, letters from the governor, and ever-present student concerns, the change comes during an interesting moment for higher education in the state.

The level of assets held in South Dakota trusts dipped slightly from 2021 to 2022. For four years prior, assets held in South Dakota trusts had grown by roughly $100 billion annually.

The country’s first all-steel swine barn has opened in Bradley, South Dakota. Most facilities are primarily made of wood.

And more.

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