Technology-Oriented Digital Investigation Unit Aims to Quickly Solve Cases

In today’s show, we have a diverse lineup of guests sharing their thoughts and updates with us. Firstly, Chief Nursing Officer Tamera Larsen-Engelkes from Avera Health talks about their plans to expand their women’s, children’s, and digestive health services. She provides insight into the future of healthcare in the region and what patients can expect.

Next up is South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, who discusses his successful legislative session and how his office will be receiving funds to create a digital investigation unit and enhance the use of technology in law enforcement. He highlights the importance of staying ahead in the digital age and how it will benefit law enforcement efforts.

The editor of the Garretson Gazette, Garrick Moritz, joins us as our Dakota Political Junkie to delve into the controversy and compromise surrounding Senate Bill 201. He gives us a closer look at the intricacies of state politics and what this bill means for residents of South Dakota.

SDPB’s C.J. Keene examines petitions calling for hand counting of ballots in the state, shedding light on the debate surrounding election processes and transparency. She provides insight into why some people are calling for hand counting ballots and what impact it could have on election results.

We also hear about a new program aimed at helping women and trans musicians transition from open mic performances to professional gigs. The program offers support and resources to artists looking to further their careers in music industry. This initiative is an example of how communities are coming together to support artists in their journey towards success.

Finally, SDPB’s Jackie Hendry previews her upcoming episode of “South Dakota Focus” on juvenile justice. She shares insights on why she believes it is a hopeful story worth exploring, as well as what she hopes viewers will take away from her work

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