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Dana Ferguson is a watchdog state government and political reporter with Argus Leader Media. Kevin Woster is a reporter for KELO-TV, Rapid City Bureau.

Together they represent this week's Dakota Political Junkies and talk with Midday host Lori Walsh about the week's political headlines.

Today's topics include accusations about Flandreu's tribal marijuana crop and memories of the plane crash that shook the state 23 years ago this week.

South Dakotans honored former Governor Walter Dale Miller at a memorial service in Pierre Monday. Miller died last week at the age of 89.


Visitors stood in silence in the Rotunda of the Capitol building before a flag draped casket and former Governor Walter Dale Miller’s official portrait. Friend Bob Miller says it’s important to show respect for someone who dedicated his life to the people of South Dakota.