Local News

CDC Honors Parkston Nurse With Childhood Immunization Champion Award

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is honoring Kerri Lutjens, RN as a 2015 Childhood Immunization Champion. CDC presents the annual awards to recognize individuals making outstanding efforts to ensure that children in their communities are fully immunized against 14 preventable diseases before the age of two. The awards are announced in conjunction with National Infant Immunization Week, April 18-25.

Severe Weather Awareness Training On April 20

As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week activities, the National Weather Service and Emergency Management offices from Minnehaha County, Lincoln County, and the City of Sioux Falls are partnering to offer a severe weather awareness training session on Monday, April 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Washington Pavilion.