• Rollover into slough results in DUI charge

    ARLINGTON – A driver allegedly left the scene of an accident in which a car landed upside down in a slough, and “impairment was found to be a contributing factor in the crash,” said Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring of the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Lions to celebrate White Cane Days

    BROOKINGS – The Brookings Noon Lions will be out in the community Friday and Saturday to raise funds and awareness about those who are blind and visually impaired during the annual White Cane Days.

  • Upper Midwest farmers report damage from dicamba herbicide

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Hundreds of farmers in the Upper Midwest are reporting damage from the controversial herbicide dicamba, and state officials are considering restrictions for the 2018 growing season that might surpass even new federal rules.

  • US agency withdraws rule aimed at protecting animal farmers

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The Trump administration’s decision to kill a rule designed to protect the rights of farmers who raise chickens, cows and hogs for the United States’ largest meat processors has infuriated farmer advocates, including a Republican senator from Iowa who said he has “violent opposition” to the move.

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Cossacks crush Huskies in 11B opener

VOLGA – Top-seeded Sioux Valley piled up 289 rushing yards on 23 attempts and limited Elk Point-Jefferson to just 72 total yards of offense during a 51-0 victory in the first round of the Class 11B Football Playoffs on Thursday night.

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Hawks hammer Northwestern

COLMAN – Reigning Class 9A state champion Colman-Egan opened the Class 9B Football Playoffs with a 52-6 defeat of Northwestern on Thursday night.

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Bobcats drop finale to Huron but still qualify for playoffs

BROOKINGS – The final comment by Bobcat head coach Lee Schmidt in a pregame interview was that his team had to take care of the ball in Thursday’s matchup with Huron at DJD Stadium. Unfortunately for the ‘Cats, a pair of interceptions and a fumble spelled doom as the Tigers posted a 12-0 Eastern South Dakota Conference win.

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Heuer, Badgers beat Baltic

ARLINGTON – Devon Heuer’s impressive season continued and the Badger defense posted a shutout as Arlington/ Lake Preston opened the Class 9AA Football Playoffs with an 18-0 defeat of Baltic on Thursday night.

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SDSU extends win streak with shutout of IPFW

BROOKINGS – A pair of second half goals lifted South Dakota State to its sixth-consecutive win Thursday night, as the Jackrabbit soccer team took down IPFW 2-0 at Fishback Soccer Park.

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Capital for a Day

Gov. Dennis Daugaard and first lady Linda Daugaard stopped at local businesses, the Brookings County Veterans Memorial, the Brookings Public Library and the Children's Museum of South Dakota while Brookings served as Capital for a Day on Tuesday.