Todd Epp is a writer, historian and recovering lawyer from Harrisburg, S.D. Besides practicing law, Todd has been a broadcast journalist in South Dakota at S.D. Public TV, KSFY-TV and KDLT-TV and in Kansas at KTWU-TV. In the summer of 2013, Todd returned from an 18 month stint as a consultant at the Erbil International Airport in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq. He's also lived in or traveled to Syria, Turkey, China, Taiwan, Israel, Mexico, Pamama, Germany, France, Spain and Canada, But home is the Sioux Empire. He is married to Donna Osment-Epp, Ph.D. and has two adult children, Sarah and Matt. Hear him when he fills in on the Main Street Cafe or Viewpoint University or read him here on KSOO.com.
Teens Vaping More Than Smoking Says Study
In 2014, more teens use e-cigarettes than traditional, tobacco cigarettes or any other tobacco product — the first time a U. S. national study shows that teen use of e-cigarettes surpasses use of tobacco cigarettes.
South Dakota Most Entrepreneur Friendly State Says Report
South Dakota is the most entrepreneur friendly state in the nation, according to a new report.
Tornberg Elected New State Democratic Chair
The South Dakota Democratic Party state central committee elected Ann Tornberg of Beresford chair of the state party and Joe Lowe of Piedmont as vice chair.
South Dakota Democratic Party Chairmanship May Turn on Abortion Stand
Saturday's race for South Dakota Democratic Party Chair may be turn on where the two candidates stand on abortion.
South Dakota Ranks 12th in Protecting Children from Tobacco According to Report
South Dakota ranks 12th in the country in funding programs that prevent children from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released Thursday by a coalition of public health organizations.
Milstead Says Police Body Cameras May Be OK But Not a Cheap or Simple Solution
After the New York and Ferguson, Missouri choking and shooting incidents of black men, activists are calling for law enforcement officers to have to wear body cameras.
What Should South Dakota Do with Sex Offenders About to Get Out of Prison?
Once or twice a month, Dave Nelson has to help make a difficult decision. What should the state do with sex offenders who are about to get out of prison?
REPORT: Dakotas, Northern Plains Lowest in Home Foreclosures
The Dakotas and several Northern Plains states continue to do well with the fewest number and percentage of homes that went through foreclosure in year-to-year in October, according to the financial reporting service CoreLogic.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial Quarter Named Best Circulating Coin
The Mount Rushmore National Memorial quarter has been named Best Circulating Coin in the annual international competition sponsored by Krause Publications, publishers of World Coin News and Numismatic News.
11 Tips for a Fire-Free Holiday Season
Thanksgiving began a monthlong holiday season, and Fire Marshal Paul Merriman urges S. Dakotans to celebrate the season but be aware of the potential for fire.