Cara Hetland en Program Hopes To Help Disabled Veterans Through Free Vacations Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>There are a lot of programs aimed at helping disabled war veterans and thanking them for their service. A small community in the Black Hills of South Dakota is offering a thank you in the form of a free vacation. Cara Hetland of South Dakota Public Broadcasting tells us more.<p>CARA HETLAND, BYLINE: It's common for disabled war veterans to be offered a free meal or free admission to a tourist attraction on Veteran's Day, but a free weeklong vacation in the heart of the Black Hills?<p>Tourists are a big deal here. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:03:00 +0000 Cara Hetland 39897 at South Dakota Hit As West Nile Virus Spreads The West Nile virus is continuing to spread around the country, including into the Dakotas, which are among the hardest hit states. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:47:00 +0000 Cara Hetland 23187 at