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Explosions, gunfire reported near American University in Afghanistan
As wine shipments go legal, a few hiccups here and there
Opponents of Sioux Falls city building submit petitions
Multimillion-dollar cancer center planned for Pierre
Rapid City adding up to 15 people to firefighting force
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 16, 2016
Turkey plant in Huron to undergo $39M in expansion projects
HURON (AP) — A turkey processing plant in Huron is expanding. KOKK radio reports that Dakota Provisions will expand the cold storage space at its existing plant at a cost of $9 million, and also expand into another building in a local industrial park, at a cost of $30 million. Greater...
August 16, 2016 - 12:21pm
August 11, 2016
Healthy cooking lessons coming to South Dakota State Fair
HURON (AP) — Looking for alternatives to the state fair's deep-fried staples? Worry no more, the South Dakota State University Extension has you covered. Registered dietitians with the SDSU Extension will be offering healthy cooking lessons during this year's South Dakota State...
August 11, 2016 - 11:27am
July 29, 2016
Fish kill in Huron lake impacts swimming, triathlon
HURON (AP) — A fish kill in Ravine Lake in Huron has disrupted recreational swimming and a weekend triathlon. Parks Director Laron Klock tells KOKK radio that state wildlife officials believe the die-off is due to a combination of low oxygen levels in the water, high water temperatures...
July 29, 2016 - 10:36am
July 28, 2016
Engine failure blamed for Huron plane crash
HURON — A plane crash near Huron last week was caused by engine failure, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. At about...
July 28, 2016 - 11:13am
Officials continue search for woman missing nearly 3 years
HURON (AP) — Officials recently searched a small area of land near an irrigation ditch in Beadle County for a Woonsocket woman who disappeared under suspicious circumstances nearly three years ago. Sanborn County Sheriff Tom Fridley tells KOKK that authorities are continuing to...
July 28, 2016 - 11:04am
July 20, 2016
Bridge work to begin on Highways 37 and 81
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says two bridge rehabilitation projects will begin on Monday, on Highway 37 south of Huron and Highway 81 south of Salem. The Highway 37 structure work will be done in the south bound lanes of Highway 37 approximately 14 miles south of...
July 20, 2016 - 5:35pm
July 19, 2016
One injured when plane makes emergency landing near Huron
HURON—A Hawaii woman suffered minor injuries Tuesday in the emergency landing of a small plane near Huron. Bruce Mayes, of Hawaii, was...
July 19, 2016 - 9:57pm
July 9, 2016
Huron man charged in kidnapping, domestic violence case
HURON (AP) — A Huron man accused of assaulting a woman and detaining her and a child faces kidnapping and domestic violence charges. Huron police say that 27-year-old Dustin Wilken was arrested and the woman and her child were taken to safety. Authorities say they responded after...
July 9, 2016 - 6:56pm
July 6, 2016
Post 18 pounds Huron for victory, 15-2
For the second consecutive day, the Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball team scored runs in bunches. Scoring five runs in the third inning and nine...
July 6, 2016 - 11:40pm
July 5, 2016
Prosecutor trying to help people through expungement process
HURON (AP) — A state's attorney in South Dakota is looking to help those who were arrested at one point but never formally charged or had the charges dismissed clear their names. KOKK-AM reports Beadle County State's Attorney Mike Moore is planning to host an event possibly next...
July 5, 2016 - 12:12pm
June 16, 2016
Man pleads no contest in dispute over tree trimming at lake
HURON (AP) — A Lake Byron resident accused of misconduct in a dispute over tree trimming has pleaded no contest to an aggravated assault charge. Authorities say 68-year-old Greg Johnson pointed a shotgun at workers who were trimming tree branches from power lines, and also became...
June 16, 2016 - 12:03pm
Huron woman sentenced for stealing from GoFundMe account
HURON (AP) — A Huron woman who stole money from a crowd-funding account she set up to help an 8-year-old burn victim with medical expenses has been spared jail time but ordered to make restitution. Beadle County State's Attorney Mike Moore tells KOKK radio that 35-year-old Jaima...
June 16, 2016 - 11:56am
June 15, 2016
Minnesota man pleads not guilty to murder in South Dakota
HURON (AP) — A Minnesota man charged in the slaying of a man in eastern South Dakota has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. KOKK radio reports that 32-year-old Jose Vega, of Montevideo, Minnesota, appeared in court on Tuesday. His trial was scheduled to begin Aug. 24. Vega...
June 15, 2016 - 11:41am
June 14, 2016
Arkansas man arrested in South Dakota after high-speed chase
HURON (AP) — An Arkansas man faces charges including resisting arrest and drug possession after allegedly leading South Dakota authorities on a high-speed chase that reached speeds of 115 mph. Huron police attempted to stop 29-year-old Jonathon Mason for speeding late Saturday night....
June 14, 2016 - 11:57am
June 9, 2016
Bond set for Minnesota man charged in South Dakota slaying
HURON (AP) — A Minnesota man suspected in the slaying of a man in South Dakota has been returned to that state to face charges. Thirty-two-year-old Jose Vega, of Montevideo, Minnesota, is one of two men charged with first-degree murder in the death last week of 49-year-old Keith...
June 9, 2016 - 12:41pm