Legislators question SDHSAA executive; he promises better future communications

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – Executive director Wayne Carney answered questions about the South Dakota High School Activities Association for two hours Tuesday from legislators who want more transparency and accountability from the organization. Seventeen members of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Appropriations met with Carney in … Read Article

State awards $227,000 to 19 rural hospitals

PIERRE – Nineteen rural hospitals in South Dakota will receive a total of $227,409 in federal funding for projects to improve patient safety and access, reduce medication errors, reduce hospital readmissions and improve operations. Sanford Vermillion Medical Center in Vermillion will receive $14,646. The federal Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program … Read Article

Revered USD coach helped break racial barriers

Dwane Clodfelter remembered as civil rights pioneer in SD By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net On Monday, millions of Americans will take time, as they observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, to reflect on the impact King had on promoting civil rights in the United States, particularly in the South. Kim Clodfelter … Read Article