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Falls Park Safety Assessed Annually

The City of Sioux Falls has received requests for reports regarding an incident review conducted at Falls Park after two drowning deaths in 2013 and safety studies conducted at Falls Park from 2008 through 2018 that belong to the City

Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner is now a pot dealer

John Boehner’s eyes will be bleary, liquid and reddened for another reason, henceforth: he’s got a job as a marijuana industry spokesman.

I’m joining the board of #AcreageHoldings because my thinking on cannabis has evolved. I’m convinced de-scheduling the drug is needed so we can do research, help our veterans, and reverse the opioid epidemic ravaging our communities.

I’m certainly looking forward to high John Boehner tweets, but let’s not forget that he and his party spent decades using drug policy to marginalize, incarcerate and politically neuter minorities. He’s woke for money, not justice.

https://boingboing.net/2018/04/11/former-gop-house-speaker-john.html/amp

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USD Band Concerts April 15

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Department of Music presents the USD Symphonic and Concert bands in concert on Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m.in Slagle Hall’s Aalfs Auditorium.

USD Law Students Take Tax Prep To Alaska

VERMILLION, SD – While the middle of April is generally considered the busiest time of the tax season, for six University of South Dakota law students, their experience providing assistance in rural Alaska in the middle of February may always rival even the most hectic tax deadlines.

Gordon-Bland and Lombardi Honored with Belbas Larson Awards

VERMILLION, S.D. – Professors Chaya Gordon-Bland and Paul Lombardi are the recipients of the 2018 University of South Dakota Belbas Larson Awards for Excellence in Teaching. They will be honored at the USD commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 5, and each will receive $5,000.

Name Released in Turner County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196

Name Released in Turner County Fatal Crash

 

What:    One-vehicle crash

Where:   277th Street and 447th Avenue

               Two miles south of Marion, S.D.

When:    8:15 p.m., Saturday, April 7, 2018

Occupants:   Lolette Oja, 36, Chancellor, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2001 GMC Yukon

MARION, S.D. – A 36-year-old woman from Chancellor, S.D. has been identified as the person wo died Saturday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred south of Marion.

  

A 2001 GMC Yukon was westbound on 277th Avenue, which is a gravel road, when the vehicle went off the roadway, into the ditch and eventually rolled.

Lolette Oja, who was driving and not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. She was the only person involved in the crash.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

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Note: Records of state-reportable crashes are now available at  http://www.safesd.gov/   Records should be available about 10 days after the investigation is complete.

 

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Dr. Mary Jo Olson delivers 1,000th baby in Vermillion

VERMILLION, S.D. — With her soft voice, gentle demeanor and strong credibility, it’s no wonder soon-to-be parents keep coming back to Mary Jo Olson, M.D., to deliver their babies. Dr. Olson delivered Sidney Ann, her 1,000th baby at Sanford Health on March 30. A graduate from the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Olson […]

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