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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph J. Turnis
Timothy Edward Cokeley
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
October 7, 2016
No. 2 Kernels take down Brookings
BROOKINGS—Fueled by an offense that rushed for 519 yards and a defense that posted a second-half shutout, the Mitchell High School football...
October 7, 2016 - 11:52pm
September 12, 2016
Brookings County over budget for housing juvenile offenders
BROOKINGS (AP) — Brookings County has spent nearly double the amount of money so far this year that was budgeted for keeping youth at a juvenile detention center in 2016. The county has spent more than $102,000 so far this year to keep the young offenders at the Minnehaha County...
September 12, 2016 - 11:24am
TRAXLER: SDSU's new home spotlights a bright future
BROOKINGS—It was a long time in the making and on Saturday, South Dakota State University finally had a new and complete football stadium....
September 12, 2016 - 12:23am
September 8, 2016
Horse owners asked to participate in equine nutrition survey
BROOKINGS (AP) — The South Dakota State University Extension is asking horse owners in the state and neighboring communities to participate in an online equine nutrition survey. Heidi Carroll is the Extension's livestock stewardship associate. She says the survey will give the SDSU...
September 8, 2016 - 11:12am
September 6, 2016
Authorities identify girl who died from crash near Brookings
BROOKINGS (AP) — Authorities have identified a 4-year-old passenger who died from injuries in a car crash west of Brookings that also killed the car's 62-year-old driver. The Highway Patrol says the Sioux Falls girl, Jasmine Mathis, died Sunday. Driver Cheryl Hartman of Lake Preston...
September 6, 2016 - 10:41am
September 5, 2016
South Dakota to host North American Manure Expo in 2018
BROOKINGS (AP) — It may not be the most glamorous topic, but for the ag industry, a trade show coming to South Dakota in 2018 brings important information. South Dakota State University and SDSU Extension have announced that the state will be hosting the 2018 North American Manure...
September 5, 2016 - 10:08am
August 30, 2016
SDSU police arrest suspect in reported campus sexual assault
BROOKINGS (AP) — South Dakota State University police have arrested a suspect in a reported sexual assault on campus involving people who knew one another. University Vice President for Safety and Security Don Challis says a female reported the assault at a residence hall on Sunday....
August 30, 2016 - 11:27am
August 13, 2016
Brookings holds Mitchell in check in soccer openers
BROOKINGS — While it was a rough score line, Mitchell girls soccer coach Jason Wear was quite pleased with the effort of the Kernels in...
August 13, 2016 - 12:41am
July 27, 2016
Authorities seize pounds of heroin, methamphetamine
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley says authorities have seized about 2 pounds of heroin and roughly 5 pounds of methamphetamine. Jackley said Wednesday that authorities seized the black tar heroin July 11 from a 19-year-old man living in the Brookings area. Subsequent...
July 27, 2016 - 4:02pm
July 15, 2016
Fifth suspect in South Dakota robberies arrested in Iowa
BROOKINGS (AP) — A suspect in a pair of armed robberies in South Dakota's Brookings County has been arrested in Iowa. The U.S. Marshals Service Northern Iowa Fugitive Task Force says 28-year-old transient James Harris was arrested without incident Thursday in Sioux City. Brookings...
July 15, 2016 - 11:26am
July 13, 2016
Brookings officer put on leave after alleged Facebook post
BROOKINGS (AP) — The Brookings Police Department is investigating an officer for a Facebook post. The department issued a statement saying the officer has been placed on administrative leave because of the alleged post. Authorities didn't name the officer or provide details about...
July 13, 2016 - 11:07am
July 11, 2016
Mitchell tennis standouts win at Brookings Open
BROOKINGS — A number of Mitchell tennis players had successful weekends at the Brookings Junior Open tennis tournament at Hillcrest Park in Brookings. Jacob Dahme won the 18 and under boys championship, topping Jesse Margolies of Aberdeen. Dahme won 6-3, 6-3 over Margolies,...
July 11, 2016 - 11:48pm
July 1, 2016
Jury clears Brookings police in excessive force lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A federal jury has cleared the police department in Brookings of any wrongdoing in an excessive use of force lawsuit. The jury returned a verdict Friday in the case brought by 45-year-old Tamra Welbig against the city of Brookings, its police chief and three officers...
July 1, 2016 - 6:42pm
June 28, 2016
Woman sues Brookings police for excessive force use
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A woman who was acquitted of assaulting a police officer in Brookings is now suing the city, its police chief and three officers over excessive force use and false allegations. The Argus Leader reports 45-year-old Tamra Welbig is arguing that officers unnecessarily...
June 28, 2016 - 4:36pm
June 8, 2016
Brookings man identified as pilot in De Smet fatal plane crash
DE SMET — Authorities say a 59-year-old Brookings man died in a plane crash on Lake Thompson on Tuesday. The pilot who died in the crash...
June 8, 2016 - 2:48pm