Posted: Sep 6, 2012 9:10 AM
Updated: Sep 6, 2012 9:13 AM
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) South Dakota's Secretary of State is working with national organizations to help people learn how to become registered voters. In 2008, 6 million people nationwide said they didn't how to register to vote, or missed the deadlines. In South Dakota, the last day to register for the November election is October 22nd.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Fifteen U.S. attorneys who are on the Department of Justice's Native American Issues Subcommittee will meet today in North Dakota to discuss public safety issues in Indian Country. The group met last year on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota to hear from tribal leaders, law enforcement officials and community members.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Avera McKennan Hospital has performed its 1,000th transplant at its Sioux Falls facility. The hospital's kidney transplant program began in 1993, while the bone marrow transplant program started three years later. Pancreas transplants were added to the in 2003.
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) The Crazy Horse memorial is holding a night blast this evening to honor its sculptor and namesake. The annual September 6th night blast is a tribute to Korczak Ziolkowski (KOHR'-chuk joo-uhl-KUHF'-skee) and Lakota war leader Crazy Horse.