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Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment announces $1 million grant | Sep 15


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Federal data suggests only half of eligible participants make use of an assistance program for young families. A grant awarded to the South Dakota Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment will help bridge that gap in Sioux Falls.

Sioux Falls has approved a $790 million budget for 2024 with no major cuts to Mayor Paul Tenhaken's initial proposal. The budget will create 24 new full-time city government positions next year.

In the heart of the Black Hills or in remote small communities — there isn't a guarantee of reliable cell coverage in South Dakota. AAA says new technology could save a stranded motorists life — with or without coverage.

The Rapid Transit system wants public comments on proposed route adjustments. RapidRide is aiming to find more efficient routes while addressing growth within the community.

Black Hills State University will host a voter registration drive next Tuesday in the Spearfish campus Student Union. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

One month from now, a solar eclipse will cut across the southwestern United States. Thanks to a nationwide NASA project, some South Dakotans will be in on the show.

And more.

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