Winter is blasting South Dakota were freezing low temperatures and below zero wind chills. The state offering programs to help heat low income homes throughout the cold season.
The heating program is run by the Department of Social Services Division of Economic Assistance. The program is funded federally by the US Department of Health and Human Services.
People struggling to pay for heating can apply if their income is no higher than $42,500 a year for a family of four. There are also options for households as large as ten.