Category: South Dakota

Sexually Transmitted Diseases on the Rise in South Dakota

Sexually Transmitted Diseases on the Rise in South Dakota

Nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections occur in the United States every year, costing the American healthcare system nearly $16 billion in direct medical costs alone, according to a recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. South Dakota has seen increasing numbers of STIs in recent years says a state health official.

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Spring Storm to Hit South Dakota

Spring Storm to Hit South Dakota

State Transportation and Public Safety officials are cautioning motorists that travel may become difficult, if not impossible, from late Saturday afternoon into Sunday evening across much of western South Dakota as a strong spring snow storm moves into the state.

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Call to Action on SDHSAA Transgender policy

Back on April 24th you received an email updating you on the SDHSAA transgender policy debate. In that email I informed you that at their April 21st board meeting in Pierre, the SDHSAA Board decided to put off making a decision until their May 15th meeting. Now is the time to make your voice heard.

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Lakota Writer to Share Fighter Pilot Experiences

Lakota Writer to Share Fighter Pilot Experiences

Sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group, Lakota writer Ed “Eagle Man” McGaa will talk about his most recent book, the autobiographical Warrior’s Odyssey: Spirit of Crazy Horse, on Saturday, May 9, at Western Dakota Technical Institute in Rapid City, 930-1130 am.

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Update on the SDHSAA Transgender Policy

Update on the SDHSAA Transgender Policy

At this point, the SDHSAA Board has decided to NOT take action on the transgender policy until their May 15, 2015 board meeting. In the interim, they are going to send out a survey to all of the superintendents of the associated schools in order to solicit their thoughts and opinions regarding the policy.

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Silence the Day of Silence in South Dakota

Silence the Day of Silence in South Dakota

The Day of Silence, organized and promoted by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), takes place this year on Friday, April 17. The Day of Silence is the king of all the numerous homosexuality-affirming activities that take place in public schools. Silence the Day of Silence by participating in The ‘Day of Silence’ Walk Out.

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Religious Freedom Under Fire in the Military

Religious Freedom Under Fire in the Military

Some of us predicted five years ago that embracing a culture of immorality and rejecting morality in the U.S. military would result in brutal assaults on freedom (and assaults on other things) within our armed forces. It didn’t take long before we started to hear the stories of Christian soldiers being hammered for continuing to stand for the moral values upon which our nation was founded.

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Office for Emergency Management. War Production Board, circa 1942-1943

AWOL in the Fight for Marriage

When only 20% of House Republicans defended marriage to the Supreme Court, and only 10% of Senate Republicans did, is it fair to say that the Republican Party is AWOL in the war the Left is waging against American values?

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An example of Country Of Origin Labeling (COOL) for food (Source: USDA)

An Open Letter to Rep. Noem on COOL

An open letter to Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) on Country Of Origin Labeling (COOL) for food, from Bill Kluck, Vice-President of the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association.

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What the SD GOP Establishment Did in Butte County

What the SD GOP Establishment Did in Butte County

Retired Air Force Colonel Larry Klipp attended a recent “closed” meeting of the Butte County GOP Central Committee Meeting, as an elected Precinct Captain. Here is what Klipp says took place in an establishment takover of that organization.

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