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State Department of Corrections skips opportunity to address landowner concern | Nov 10


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Neighbors Opposed to Prison Expansion (NOPE) met with elected officials in Canton Thursday night. The group wants answers about how a planned men's prison came to be in their community.

Abortion rights groups in South Dakota are celebrating Tuesday's election results in Ohio. There, voters approved an amendment to their state constitution to guarantee the right to abortion. A similar question could reach state ballots next year.

A recent report from the Department of Veterans Affairs says one South Dakota VA hospital is out of compliance with mental health regulations. With many veterans suffering from serious mental health challenges, helping them reach services is crucial.

State investigators say a Highway Patrol trooper was justified in shooting and injuring a man during an incident near Dell Rapids. Jackley says the suspect was suicidal and presented a clear danger to the officer.

Eleven South Dakota Army National Guard Soldiers from across the state competed in the Best Warrior Competition at West Camp Rapid this month. Events included the Army Combat Fitness Test, weapons qualifications, an obstacle course, and a six-mile ruck march.

And more.

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