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The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
MAC swimmers set for state
Four Corners claims District 3B title
Kimball-White Lake tops Platte in region title game
Amateur baseball roundup: Mustangs stun Mudcats for state berth
Mitchell Black advances to title game
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Sophie Van Hyft
Alvira V. Spomer
Viola "Ole" Terveen
Leroy Harold Goehring
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
August 23, 2015
Brookings hair salon owner has talent for fundraisers
BROOKINGS (AP) — After working at a corporate hair salon that didn't allow her to provide free cuts to a boy with cancer and a soldier who later died in combat, a Brookings woman opened her own salon to help people in need. Reflections Hair Designs owner Tonya Beynon estimates...
August 23, 2015 - 3:31pm
August 18, 2015
Historical Society Foundation having fundraiser in Brookings
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Historical Society Foundation is having a fundraiser in Brookings with craft beer and coffee. The South Dakota State Historical Society says the fundraiser will take place on Aug. 26 at Wooden Legs Brewing Company. The foundation is a nonprofit...
August 18, 2015 - 2:57pm
August 8, 2015
Suspect in pay day loan robbery found in South Dakota corn
ELKTON (AP) — A Minnesota man is accused of robbing a pay day loan business in South Dakota and taking an employee hostage before being captured hours later in a cornfield. Authorities say the Lake Benton, Minnesota, man robbed a Check 'n Go in Brookings, South Dakota, and...
August 8, 2015 - 6:59pm
August 7, 2015
Some Brookings residents cleaning up after powerful storm
BROOKINGS (AP) — Some residents in Brookings are cleaning up after a powerful storm with heavy rains and high winds rolled through the area. KELO-TV reports that a tornado warning was issued around 6:30 p.m. Thursday for the storm that knocked down trees, took out power and...
August 7, 2015 - 2:20pm
August 3, 2015
Brookings brewery manager becomes 1st certified beer expert
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — The manager of the taproom at a brew pub in downtown Brookings is offering her expertise to residents who want a first-hand...
August 3, 2015 - 5:25pm
July 21, 2015
Woman loses money when scammer claims to be police officer
BROOKINGS (AP) — A South Dakota woman is out of more than $300 after a con artist claiming to be a police officer demanded that she wired him money. Brookings Police Lt. Derrick Powers tells KBRK-AM that the bogus officer threatened to arrest the woman if she didn't pay some...
July 21, 2015 - 3:08pm
July 16, 2015
Convention celebrating Laura Ingalls Wilder starts Thursday
BROOKINGS (AP) — Fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder are flocking to Brookings for the annual convention that celebrates the life and work of the "Little House" author. The third annual LauraPalooza starts Thursday at South Dakota State University and runs through Friday. The gathering...
July 16, 2015 - 1:46pm
July 7, 2015
Mitchell native earns first Certified Cicerone title in South Dakota
Mitchell native Angela Yahne, of Wooden Legs Brewing Co. in Brookings, has become the first Certified Cicerone in South Dakota. The exams for this certification covered information on beer styles, beer and food pairing, draft systems and maintenance, beer off-flavors, and proper...
July 7, 2015 - 11:27am
June 26, 2015
Former Brookings pastor convicted of child sex crime
BROOKINGS (AP) — A jury has convicted a former Brookings pastor of having sexual contact with a child under the age of 16. Brookings Radio reports that 37-year-old Timothy Bariteau was indicted last November and arrested in California, where he had been living. He was convicted...
June 26, 2015 - 8:47am
June 24, 2015
Deer crashes into Brookings church, causes damage inside
BROOKINGS (AP) — A church in Brookings suffered an undetermined amount of damage when a deer crashed through a window. Animal control officers were called to St. Thomas More Catholic Church about 5 p.m. Tuesday. A male whitetail had broken through a window just as Mass was...
June 24, 2015 - 1:24pm
June 8, 2015
Children's museum reaches milestone, welcomes 500,000th guest
BROOKINGS (AP) — The Children's Museum of South Dakota has reached a milestone by welcoming its 500,000th guest. Visitors from all 50...
June 8, 2015 - 10:41am
May 4, 2015
Brookings in video tells Obama what the city has to offer
BROOKINGS (AP) — Brookings residents have filmed a video in which they are inviting President Barack Obama to take a trip to their town. The almost three-minute crams in information about restaurants, South Dakota State University, scoreboard manufacturer Daktronics, and other...
May 4, 2015 - 2:03pm
April 30, 2015
Shooting in Brookings sends 18-year-old to hospital
BROOKINGS (AP) — Brookings police are investigating a shooting that sent a man to the hospital but say there is no threat to the general public. An officer found an 18-year-old man in the backyard of a home with a gunshot wound while searching for a suspect after a call about...
April 30, 2015 - 1:48pm
April 24, 2015
Deputies rescue Brookings County woman from burning home
BROOKINGS (AP) — A Brookings County woman is being treated for smoke inhalation after firefighters rescued her from a burning home Friday morning. The Brookings Fire Department and County Sheriff's Office responded to the rural home where the 78-year-old woman was trapped inside...
April 24, 2015 - 4:22pm
April 13, 2015
Brookings High School to provide students with laptops
BROOKINGS (AP) — Students at Brookings High School are set to receive laptops this fall thanks to a technology plan aiming to improve instruction and academic achievement. Providing the devices to every ninth- to 12th-grader at the school is expected to cost about $327,000....
April 13, 2015 - 3:06pm