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BROOKINGS — Andrea "Andi" Fouberg, a former South Dakota State University student body president, has been named president and chief executive officer of the SDSU Alumni Association. The appointment becomes effective July 7. Fouberg, 37, originally from Letcher, has worked nine years for U.S. Sen. John Thune in his Washington, D.C., office, the last five as his communications director.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: White Lake RON'S MARKET OPENS NEW GROCERY LOCATION: Ron's Market has opened its third location in Aurora County after purchasing the White Lake Grocery from an area group of shareholders. The store, which reopened April 6, was bought by Jeff and Natalie Briggs, who purchased the Plankinton and Stickney Ron's Market stores from Jeff's parents, Ron and Collette Briggs in 2011. The store underwent a four-day remodeling project to replace the store's coolers and frozen
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for April 24 through April 30. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years).
The Mitchell Public Library will be closed Tuesday for renovations on the building. The water will be shut off. The library is expected to reopen at 10 a.m. Wednesday. -- Source: Mitchell Public Library
GROTON -- Students from Mitchell High School attended the 19th Annual All-Dakota Fine Arts High School Exhibition at the Granary Rural Cultural Center on April 25 near Groton. Mitchell High School received the South Dakota team award. Brittany Reimnitz received a judge's choice award for her painting and Kelsie Mastel received a student choice award in photography. The event, co-sponsored by the Dacotah Prairie Museum in Aberdeen and the Granary, attracted approximately 160 students and art teachers from 18 schools in North and South Dakota who participated in a variety of workshops and vi
ALEXANDRIA -- Lynn and Diane Haiar, Alexandria, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 11. Their children and grandchildren request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 63, Alexandria, S.D., 57311.
The Davison County Commission will meet for its regular meeting at 9 a.m.
A 22-year-old Woonsocket woman was killed Saturday in a motorcycle crash on state Highway 38 east of Mitchell. Jordan Dawn Hanson was a passenger on a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle heading east on Highway 38, driven by 19-year-old Sean Millard Baas, of Alexandria.
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PIERRE -- Secretary of State Jason Gant announced customers may now obtain a Certificate of Good Standing online through the secretary of state's website. Previously, a customer would have to submit a request for a Certificate of Good Standing in writing to the secretary of state's office and receive the certificate via mail. This process typically takes between three and four days. Now, a certificate can be ordered and received through the secretary of state website. "This new online feature allows companies to move at the speed of business.