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September 12, 2016
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.
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