Morning Meeting: Huron Mayor Recall?

Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 9:54 am
By: Karen Sherman
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A group in Huron is organizing a petition drive to hold a vote to recall the town’s mayor. Our Casey Wonnenberg talked with one of the petitioners this morning who says it’s tied to the resignation of former Police Chief Doug Schmitt and that he has a right to free speech. Erich Schaffhauser is in Huron to talk with organizers and get reaction from the community.

A man in Pennington County faces federal charges in a suspected prostitution and trafficking case. Austin Hoffman is talking with the local state’s attorney today about the charges and details of the case.

Shawn Neisteadt is talking with the Pierre School District Superintendent today about the impact on the lack of education funding. The school board there recently decided to close the gap in its budget by reducing staff by 20 positions through resignations, retirements and eliminating positions.

If you’ve ever wondered whether that large freckle or odd-shaped mole was harmful to your health, you’ll soon have the chance to get advice for free. Kelli Grant will have the details of a free skin cancer screening in HealthBeat on KELOLAND News at 6.

How often do you use your landline phone at home? On tonight’s Your Money Matters at 10 p.m., Angela Kennecke will show you how a local cellular phone company is helping people save money while keeping their “home” phone.

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