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Woman traverses 4 continents, 33 countries in lifetime to watch 7 total solar ecplises
Meth still region's drug of choice, and it's gaining popularity
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Cook moves closer to being starter
South Dakota Prep Media Football Poll: How They Fared
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER: A plan for removing the Robert E. Lee Sculpture
LETTER: Wall Street caused a national security crisis
Anniversary trip brings clarity on marriage
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
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
June 6, 2016
Yankton leads Class AA girls field heading to final day
With 18 holes to go, the Class AA state girls golf championship is in sight for Yankton. But Brookings and two-time defending champions Sioux...
June 6, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 3, 2016
3-day Dairy Fest 2016 is underway in Brookings
BROOKINGS (AP) — Dairy Fest 2016 is underway in Brookings. Dairy Fest Chairmen Darrel Rennich says the event brings together multiple facets of the industry, from processors to chefs. Events include a high-school art contest, a five-course meal featuring locally produced cheese,...
June 3, 2016 - 11:00am
May 27, 2016
'Cow to Cup' 5K fun run set to be held in Brookings
BROOKINGS (AP) — The Department of Agriculture says the "Cow to Cup" 5K is being held in conjunction with Dairy Fest in Brookings. The agency said Thursday that the race will be held June 4 at 8:30 a.m. The entry fee is $30, or $35 for same-day registrants. Proceeds will go to South...
May 27, 2016 - 12:17pm
Mitchell improves on team mark at ESD tournament
BROOKINGS — Mitchell's girls high school golf team continued to show steady improvement, shooting under 400 as a team at the Eastern South Dakota Conference tournament at the Brookings Country Club in Brookings. The Kernels were eighth in the field of eight scoring teams, shooting...
May 27, 2016 - 12:44am
May 25, 2016
Governor's Agricultural Summit coming to Brookings next week
BROOKINGS (AP) — The state Department of Agriculture has scheduled the 2016 South Dakota Governor's Agricultural Summit for next week in Brookings. The gathering on June 2 will feature panel discussions on agricultural policy, the weather's impact on agriculture, water quality and...
May 25, 2016 - 11:52am
May 23, 2016
Food education center getting built at South Dakota State
BROOKINGS (AP) — A food education center that will include small fields, a kitchen and other features is being built at South Dakota State University. The Brookings Register reports the Local Foods Education Center will also have learning space and a high tunnel building, with an...
May 23, 2016 - 12:57pm