South Dakota Public Health Laboratory director Dr. Timothy Southern says, "One of the reasons that the science at the state health laboratory is so important is that we can focus on agents that clinical laboratories may not be able to focus on."
This year, as part of the Rapid City Area Schools Pathways Approach (RCPA), the District officially launched the RCAS Academies & Pathways. The goal of the academy model is to equip our students with the knowledge and skills they need to explore career options in high school.
The Army is putting a civilian in charge of its criminal investigations, adding staff and freeing up more agents to work on cases, in a plan to address widespread failures that surfaced last year after a string of murders and other crimes at Fort Hood, Texas.
South Dakota doesn’t often rank at the top of the list when studies are done comparing the 50 states but in a recent WalletHub survey, South Dakota ranked number one for overall recovery from COVID-19.
The large chunk of change came from cutting budgets across the board last year, fearing an economic downturn due to the pandemic. The other source is from federal money through the state for COVID relief.