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Van and Barb Fishback Family offers $3.5M challenge

BROOKINGS – Van and Barbara Fishback, longtime benefactors of South Dakota State University and namesakes of the university’s Honors College, made public Monday a $3.5 million challenge match.

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Athletic training education program makes transition

BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University’s athletic training education program has been accredited since 1993 and graduated hundreds of students into the field. However, the program is not resting on its laurels.

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New Year’s baby arrives Thursday

BROOKINGS – Hajar Hameed Addeen has a special reason for the name she picked for her third child, who happens to be Brookings’ New Year’s Baby.

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Dakota Prairie classes team up with Blizzard

BROOKINGS – Members of the Brookings Blizzard hockey team have been leaving the ice and heading to a local elementary school in order to volunteer in classrooms.

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Tobin Michael Johnson - Sioux Falls

Tobin Michael Johnson, 31, of Sioux Falls, formerly of the Brookings, area, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

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Hunter, Jerome lead No. 4 Virginia in 81-59 rout of ninth-ranked VT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – De’Andre Hunter scored 21 points and Ty Jerome had 14 and a career-high 12 assists as No. 4 Virginia started fast and routed No. 9 Virginia Tech 81-59 on Tuesday night.

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Selland named Player of the Week

SIOUX FALLS – For the first time in her career, South Dakota State’s Myah Selland was named Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced Monday.

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Dolphins, Redhawks, Hawks, Cardinals post wins

WHITE/RAMONA – Top-seeded Deubrook Area, No. 2 Estelline/Hendricks, third-seeded Colman-Egan and No. 5 Arlington posted first-round wins in the Dakota Valley Conference Girls’ Basketball Tournament on Monday.

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Daum, SDSU drop Oral Roberts 84-65

BROOKINGS – Mike Daum regained his rhythm in a 37-point outing and the South Dakota State men’s basketball team got off to a quick start in an 84-65 Summit League defeat of Oral Roberts before a Lamb Bonanza gathering of 3,680 Saturday evening at Frost Arena.

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Rangers beat Oahe, Watertown for weekend sweep

BROOKINGS – The Rangers ran their win streak to three games with a pair of South Dakota Amateur Hockey Association wins to improve to 7-4 in league play and third place in the standings with 14 points.

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    State that extols outsiders considers an insider

    TWIN MOUNTAIN, N.H. – When, 120 years ago, the New Hampshire poet Edna Dean Proctor saluted this state’s “cliffs, her meads, her brooks afoam” and spoke elegiacally of the “white-robed heights” of its mountains, she identified perhaps the mostly enduring characteristic of New Hampshire – its worship of the outside.

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    Battling the meth epidemic

    Earlier this month, I placed my hand on my dad’s worn Bible and made a promise to South Dakota to govern in a way that respects and benefits every person in our state. I promised to serve in a way that improved things for the next generation. My dream? To grow our state into a place where our kids can thrive. We’re going to produce a stronger tomorrow for the next generation.

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    Wiik: Session off to a good start

    Last week was a monumental week in South Dakota. First, I was sworn in by the chief justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court for my second term in the South Dakota Senate. Soon after, our representatives were sworn in over in the House of Representatives. We then took our seats and watched history as Kristi Noem was sworn in as South Dakota’s first female governor.

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    Accountants offer financial planning tips for 2019

    NEW YORK – The first few weeks of the new year are a perfect time for Americans to ensure their financial house is in good order and set themselves up to achieve their monetary goals.

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    Small business tax deduction has CPAs scratching their heads

    NEW YORK (AP) – Millions of small business owners will be in uncharted waters this tax season as they try to determine if they qualify for a deduction that could exempt one-fifth of their income from taxes.

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    IRS Free File opens in advance of tax season

    WASHINGTON – An improved version of IRS Free File begins its 17th filing season today as a dozen private-sector partners offer their brand-name products to help eligible taxpayers navigate the new tax reform law and electronically prepare their tax returns.

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    IRS confirms tax filing season to begin Jan. 28

    WASHINGTON – Despite the government shutdown, the Internal Revenue Service last week confirmed that it will process tax returns beginning Jan. 28, and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled.

  • Sports

    Parsley scores school-record 32 points in Fliers’ win over Cardinals

    CLEAR LAKE – Flandreau’s Hannah Parsley scored a school-record 32 points as the Fliers blasted Deuel 78-44 in a Lake Central Conference girls’ basketball game Tuesday.

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