PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The state Corrections Department has named a new warden for the South Dakota Women's Prison in Pierre.
Wanda Markland is an associate warden at the West Tennessee State Penitentiary. She has held numerous corrections-related positions in Tennessee and Michigan during her career. She holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Saginaw Valley State University.
She begins her new duties in August, replacing Brent Fluke. He has been named warden of the medium-security Mike Durfee State Prison in Springfield, to replace the retiring Bob Dooley.