On today’s show, Avera Health shares some exciting news with us. Chief Nursing Officer Tamera Larsen-Engelkes discusses their plans to expand women’s, children’s and digestive health services, providing insight into the future of health care in the region. Meanwhile, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley also joins the show to talk about his successful legislative session. He explains why his office will receive funding to create a digital investigation unit and improve the use of technology in law enforcement, emphasizing the importance of staying ahead in the digital age.

Garretson Gazette editor Garrick Moritz steps in as our Dakota political junkie to delve into the controversy and compromise surrounding Senate Bill 201, giving us a closer look at the intricacies of state politics. SDPB’s CJ Keene examines petitions calling for manual ballot counting in the state, shedding light on the debate over election processes and transparency.

Additionally, there is talk of a new program aimed at helping women and trans musicians transition from open mic performances to professional gigs, offering support and resources to artists looking to advance their careers. And finally, SDPB’s Jackie Hendry previews her upcoming episode of “South Dakota Focus” on juvenile justice, sharing insights on why she believes it’s a hopeful story worth exploring.

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