• Public invited to Healing Democracy Action Circle

    BROOKINGS – Are you tired of the political discord in our country? Do you want to help heal the divisions? Then the Brookings Healing Democracy Action Circle is meant for you, its organizers say. The first session will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Cooper Room A of the Brookings Public Library.

  • Monsanto sues Arkansas board for banning disputed herbicide

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – A major agribusiness company sued Arkansas regulators on Friday for banning its version of an herbicide that’s drawn complaints from farmers across several states who say the weed killer has drifted onto their crops and caused widespread damage.

  • 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.

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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.