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SD West Nile Victim was Minnehaha County Resident

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota health officials say the state’s third death from the West Nile virus this season happened in Minnehaha County. The Health Department says the person was older than 75, and died the last week of September. The agency does not release the names of West Nile victims. The...
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FCC Says Mobile Improvements Coming to Corson County

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Federal Communications Commission says 784 new road miles in South Dakota will gain access to advanced mobile networks as part of auctions associated with the new Connect America Fund. The FCC says Standing Rock Communications Inc. will receive nearly $2.3 million to fill gaps in 3G and 4G...
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Video about Diabetes Among Lakota People Released

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) – A nonprofit organization on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation has released a documentary in an effort to educate tribal members about diabetes prevention. The Cheyenne River Youth Project says the 30-minute video, titled “Diabetes Is Not Our Way,” describes what diabetes is and the rise of the disease among...
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Third Person Dies from West Nile in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Health says another person has died from West Nile disease in South Dakota. This bring brings the total number of deaths from the mosquito-borne disease in the state to three. The first death from the disease was reported in Hughes County, while the second death...
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