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LATEST FROM SD NEWS WATCH: ON VACCINES

Bart Pfankuch - South Dakota News Watch

South Dakota health officials and medical providers have been near the top of the nation in administering COVID-19 vaccines as they become available, but a significant new challenge awaits as the state moves into a much larger, more difficult-to-define population of people who may qualify for a shot.<

CRASH EXPERTS QUESTION RAVNSBORG'S CAR-DEER EXPLANATION

An experienced traffic-accident reconstruction expert is casting doubt on the claim made by South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg that he thought he hit a deer with his car the night of Sept. 12 when in fact he had struck and killed a man.

SD RESTAURANTS FIGHTING FOR SURVIVAL

SD restaurants fighting for survival

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit South Dakota restaurants harder than just about any other industry in the state.

Six months into the pandemic, with the state economy mostly open for business, restaurants across the state are still struggling to make ends meet and keep their doors open as patrons and employees worry about spreading the potentially deadly coronavirus.

EXPERTS: WAVE OF BANKRUPTCIES LIKELY

The COVID-19 pandemic and the economic hardships it is causing will likely result in a wave of personal, farm and small-business bankruptcies in South Dakota in the coming months that may lead to a wider economic crisis spurred by the coronavirus.

COVID-19 OUTBREAK INFECTS STUDENTS AT NSU

Bart Pfankuch | South Dakota News Watch

Eight students of Northern State University in Aberdeen and a youth who attended a recent athletic camp on the NSU campus have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a university spokesperson.

WORRIES HOVER OVER RETURN TO SCHOOLS

With a new school year fast approaching in South Dakota, the usual feelings of excitement, anticipation and opportunity have been replaced with angst, anxiety and worry.