Burgeson to give active shooter presentation

By Morgan Roberts, Sacajawea Scroll Today, delegates will attend an active shooter presentation at Aalfs Auditorium Slagle Hall. Lt. Michael Burgeson of the Yankton Police Department will give the demonstration. Burgeson has been traveling for four years teaching people all over the state how to react in an active shooter situation. He has spent time presenting in […]

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard: “Be engaged. Be the government. Be the leaders.”

By Jasmine Snow, Sacajawea Scroll Aalfs Auditorium Slagle Hall shook with applause after South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard urged Girls State delegates to show their appreciation for the American Legion Auxiliary, counselors and all who lent to the experience of ALA South Dakota Girls State. Daugaard spoke at general assembly Friday morning and Girls Staters were […]

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Ducheneaux focuses on youth, building relationships as newly elected governor

By Margaret Barnett, Sacajawea Scroll Calico Ducheneaux has taken great interest in getting to know the delegates at South Dakota Girls State. Now that she is governor, she is excited to have the opportunity to meet and affect even more delegates. “I could not be more excited. I could not be more proud,” said Esther Swift, Ducheneaux’s […]

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K-9 officer Reno entertains and educates Girls Staters; demonstrates the importance of canines in police forces

By Addy Nelson, Sacajawea Scroll Girls State delegates awed over two canines Thursday afternoon and learned important information while they were at it. Girls Staters attended the K-9 demonstration in Aalfs Auditorium Slagle Hall. From the Yankton Police Department Sgt. Jason Foote, Officer Pat Nolz and Officer Kyler Pekarek conducted a demonstration to explain why the […]

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Forensic investigation thrusts delegates into mock crime

By Rebekah Bahn, Sacajawea Scroll As Detective Crystal Brady and Evidence Manager Dallas Schnack from the Vermillion Police Department along with Roanoke lawyers for criminal justice explained the basics of investigative crime scenes, a young girl nonchalantly walked into the lecture hall, grabbed Brandy’s water bottle and slipped out of the room as quietly as she […]

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