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Several incumbents fall in low-turnout South Dakota primary | June 05

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A man was arrested after police say he harassed marchers in the Rapid City Pride Parade. 23-year-old Tyler Wright allegedly yelled obscenities at parade floats and walked into the path of the route.

Many incumbents lost their legislative seats in a South Dakota primary election that saw historically low voter turnout. The election centered around grassroots Republican issues.

Marijuana once again hits the South Dakota ballot. South Dakota Secretary of State Monae Johnson validated Measure 29, which legalizes the recreational use, possession and distribution of marijuana for individuals 21-plus.

After a strong showing in April, South Dakota's economy is beginning to follow the national trend of slowing down. That's according to a new manufacturing index report.

Prescription drug take-back day happens twice a year. This spring, South Dakotans turned in hundreds more pounds of unwanted clinical drugs over the last year.

In a remote corner of South Dakota, something special happened this week. For the first time in more than a century, bison are returning to Perkins County—near a community bearing their name.

And more.

Krystal is the local host of "All Things Considered."