• Camelot conquers cockroaches

    BROOKINGS – A surprise discovery of cockroaches at Camelot Intermediate School on Friday has been resolved, according to Brookings School District Superintendent Klint Willert.

  • Birders take to fields Saturday

    BROOKINGS – The 2018 Brookings Christmas Bird Count will be held Saturday, organizers announced this week.

  • SD man gets jail, probation in crash

    HARTINGTON, Neb. (AP) – A South Dakota man accused of drinking alcohol before the fatal Nebraska crash of an all-terrain vehicle has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and five years of probation.

  • Tools stolen

    BROOKINGS – Tools were stolen last week and Brookings Police are looking for whoever took them, Lt. Marci Gebers said.

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Holm to be featured speaker at health care forum in Watertown

WATERTOWN – The Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation has announced an upcoming Healthcare Speakers Series event featuring the “Prairie Doc,” Dr. Richard Holm.

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One injured in Jeep vs. train crash

ELKTON – One woman was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital after her vehicle collided with a train in Elkton Wednesday, according to the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.

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Giving back to sportscaster ‘DC’

BROOKINGS – While he was still a student at South Dakota State University, Dellas Cole – aka “DC” – found his niche and began his life’s work as a sportscaster for Brookings Radio.

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Road to recovery

BROOKINGS – Shannon Stuefen graduated from Brookings County Drug Court last Thursday after 17 months in the program. He’d been through treatment three times and to prison twice but couldn’t break his methamphetamine habit until he went into the drug court program.

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Christian Lee Donley - Brookings

Christian Lee Donley, 30, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at his residence in Brookings of natural causes.

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Jackrabbits come up short against No. 7 Oregon, 87-79

BROOKINGS – For the third time in four years, the Jackrabbits had an upset of a top-10 team in their sights, but came up short in the end. Seventh-ranked Oregon rallied from a 45-40 halftime deficit to pull out an 87-79 win on Wednesday night in front of 2,509 fans at Frost Arena.

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SDSU, Stiegelmeier agree on 5-year contract extension

BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University and head football coach John Stiegelmeier have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension that will keep the longtime Jackrabbit mentor on the sidelines through the 2023 season.

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Tigers top Bobcats, 45-34

BROOKINGS – Harrisburg doubled up the Bobcats, 12-6, in the third quarter en route to a 45-34 Eastern South Dakota Conference win on Tuesday at Bob Jostad Gymnasium.

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SDSU scores 139 points in rout of Savannah State

BROOKINGS – South Dakota State built an incredible 90-33 halftime lead while beating Savannah State 139-72 in a men’s basketball game Tuesday night at Frost Arena.

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AP All-America team: Tide leads with 4 of 10 CFP players

The College Football Playoff semifinalists combined to place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including a high of four from No. 1 Alabama.

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    Out There 12-13-18

    The Brookings Area Singles Club will host the “Merry Christmas Dance” on Dec. 15 at the White Community Hall in White from 7:30 until 11:30 p.m.

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    SAG nominations announced

    “A Star Is Born” led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday

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    Winners of South Dakota Music Teachers competition announced

    BROOKINGS – The South Dakota Music Teachers Association recently met for its state conference at South Dakota State University in Brookings.

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    Cross may stay

    The southwest Missouri city of Ozark that had said it was removing a Christian cross from its holiday display is reconsidering.

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    Youth to lead worship at Presbyterian service

    BROOKINGS – The children and youth of First Presbyterian Church will lead the congregation in worship Sunday, celebrating the Christmas story in song, scripture and skits.

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    Support group for those affected by suicide

    BROOKINGS - The Rev. Stephen Palo of First Lutheran Church recently announced that he will facilitate a six-week course titled “Understanding Your Suicide Grief.”

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    Coffeehouse tips go to Good Gifts

    BROOKINGS – The Mission of the Month at the Mission Coffeehouse at First Lutheran Church for November is Good Gifts, give something unexpected this Christmas.

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    Golden Age meeting announced

    BROOKINGS – Golden Age will meet Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. in the First Lutheran Church chapel.

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