Avera Health Expands Women’s, Children’s and Digestive Health Services in South Dakota

Digital investigation unit harnessing technology to solve cases

Avera Health made a big announcement today about their plans to expand their women’s, children’s, and digestive health services. Chief Nursing Officer Tamera Larsen-Engelkes talked about the exciting developments that will benefit patients in South Dakota. Meanwhile, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley discussed his successful legislative session and shared the reasons behind his office receiving funds to create a digital investigation unit and enhance law enforcement’s use of technology.

In addition to these updates, Garrick Moritz from the Garretson Gazette stepped in as our Dakota Political Junkie this week. He dove into the controversy and compromise surrounding Senate Bill 201, providing insights on its impact on the state. SDPB’s C.J. Keene also took a closer look at petitions calling for hand counting ballots in South Dakota, shedding light on the ongoing debate surrounding election integrity.

Furthermore, we learned about an exciting new program aimed at helping women and trans musicians take their open mic performances to the next level. SDPB’s Jackie Hendry previewed her upcoming “South Dakota Focus” episode on juvenile justice and explained why she sees it as a hopeful story for the future of our state.

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