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This Week In SD History

  • This interview posted above is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.On this day in 2006, the Center for Disease Control reports that South Dakota is one of 11 states showing an outbreak of the mumps. The outbreak of mumps that began in Iowa in December 2005, eventually included 10 additional states.
  • On this day in 1899, reports were received that two members of the First South Dakota Volunteer Infantry Company B were "wounded in action" while serving in the Philippines. News a day later also reported that one soldier died from disease and another was "killed in action."