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Oct 01

Diabetes Workshop @ Rapid City

SDSU Extension will host a Better Choices, Better Health Diabetes Workshop on October 1 at 6:00 PM MDT at the First Presbyterian Church (710 Kansas City St., Rapid City, SD 57701).

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Jul 26

Strengthening the Heartland Webinar: Protective Factors and Addiction

SDSU Extension would like to invite the public to a Strengthening the Heartland webinar on July 26 at 1 PM CDT.

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Jul 29

Chronic Pain Workshop @ Parkston

SDSU Extension will host a Better Choices, Better Health Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop on July 29 at 10 AM CST at the Avera St. Benedict Health Center (401 W. Parkston, SD 57366).

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Sep 13

Fit & Strong Program @ Brookings

SDSU Extension will be hosting a physical activity program starting Sept. 13 on Tues. and Thurs. at 1 PM CDT at the First Lutheran Church (337 8th Street, Brookings, SD 57006).

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Aug 13

Diabetes Workshop @ Hot Springs

SDSU Extension will host a Better Choices, Better Health Diabetes Workshop on June 13 at 5:00 PM CST at the Fall River Health Services (1201 SD Highway 71, Hot Springs, SD 57747).

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Oct 21

Walk With Ease program @ Brookings

SDSU Extension will host Walk With Ease program from October 21 to November 27, 2019 at the First Lutheran Church (337 8th Street, Brookings, SD 57006).

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Sep 04

Walk With Ease program @ Brookings

SDSU Extension will host Walk With Ease program from September 4 to October 16, 2019 at the First Lutheran Church (337 8th Street, Brookings, SD 57006).

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Jul 22

Walk With Ease program @ Watertown

SDSU Extension will host Walk With Ease program from July 22 to August 30, 2019 at the Unity Hall (Knights of Columbus Hall, 219 1st Ave SE, Watertown, SD 57201).

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Dakotas Housing Study Results Shed Light on Aging in Place

July 10, 2019

SDSU Extension and North Dakota State University Extension recently teamed up to conduct the Dakotas Housing Study, which showed that housing appropriate for successful aging in place is largely absent in both states. Over 600 people across North Dakota and South Dakota participated in the study.

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Is Your Water Safe to Drink?

Consuming water in some way, shape, or form is essential for survival. Staying adequately hydrated gives your body the balance it needs to continue throughout the day. During a flood or other natural disasters, the circumstances can become more difficult to find safe water to drink.