SDHDA Homeless Consortium

Count Finds 1,155 Homeless People in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Officials have counted 1,155 homeless people in South Dakota, about the same as last year. The homeless count was conducted in September by the South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium in collaboration with community agencies and homeless service providers. Fifty-two of 66 counties participated. The statewide, one-day count...
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Yankton Attorney Making Run for US Senate

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) – A Yankton attorney and soldier has announced a run for the U.S. Senate in South Dakota. Thirty-seven-year-old Jason Ravnsborg says he’ll seek the Republican nomination for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Tim Johnson. Johnson isn’t seeking re-election. Ravnsborg is a major in the U.S. Army Reserves and has...
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SD Department of Agriculture

SD Agriculture Department Awards Grants to Youth Groups

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Agriculture Department has awarded 23 grants totaling $12,250 to rural youth organizations across the state. The grants are available each year to 4-H clubs, FFA chapters and Family Career and Community Leaders of America chapters. The grants help the youth organizations beautify and improve their communities. The...
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SD Man Sentenced for Sex Abuse of Minor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Lower Brule man has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for abusive sexual contact with a minor. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 39-year-old Robert Stricker was sentenced on Thursday in federal court. Stricker pleaded guilty to the charge in September. Johnson says the incident occurred in...
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