South Dakota Guard unit returns, reflects on challenges in Afghanistan
The 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment returned from a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan just before Thanksgiving. Staff Sergeant Jackie Fitzgerald of the unit says many challenges were overcome during their time in Asia. Listen to this story.
Bonus program seeks to pay South Dakota veterans
The newly relaunched Health Insurance Marketplace educational effort can help you and your family to save money and get health coverage. That's according to Diane Domke, a regional administrator with HealthCare.gov, says there are more than 90,000 uninsured South Dakota residents who could get help with the program. Listen to the story now
Hospital's diabetes education efforts can help you
Almost 80 million Americans are considered pre-diabetic. But that number can go down with small steps and education. That's the message of Susan Barnes, a diabetes education specialist with Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton. Listen to Barnes' story. Learn more about Avera Sacred Heart Hospital's Dakota Diabetes Center.
More than 2,400 in Yankton County face food insecurity
A recent national study by Feeding America finds food insecurity is no stranger in southeastern South Dakota. Read more about the study and ways to help.