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Big Sioux crests at record level as flooding persists in southeast SD | June 24


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On today's update...

Governor Kristi Noem expects flood damages to reach the threshold required for FEMA assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides funding to survivors of natural disasters.

Jay Ostrem, the man accused of triple homicide in a Centerville shooting, will seek an insanity defense for nine felony charges. The 64-year-old former mayor has pleaded not guilty to each murder count he faces.

A former Oglala Sioux Tribe president is sentenced to 22 months in federal prison. 39-year-old Julian Bear Runner was convicted of multiple counts of wire fraud, larceny, and embezzlement and theft.

Governor Noem is hosting the Tribal Public Safety Crisis Summit in Pierre Monday. Noem invited tribal leaders from all nine tribes, sheriffs, the congressional delegation, the attorney general, U.S. attorney and more.

And more.

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