• Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in SD

    PIERRE (AP) – TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, but state officials don’t believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems.

  • Brookings Area Mental Health Guide available

    BROOKINGS – The Brookings Area Mental Health Guide is now available through 211 Helpline Center, the Brookings Mental Health Task Force announced this week.

  • Ag groups challenge weed-killer warning

    A coalition of a dozen national and Midwestern agricultural groups sued on Wednesday to overturn a California decision that could force the popular weed-killer Roundup to carry warning labels that it can cause cancer.

  • SDSU band festival to hold free concert

    BROOKINGS – The 2017 SDSU Honor Band Festival will be held today and Friday in the Performing Arts Center on the campus of South Dakota State University. The finale concert, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Larson Memorial Concert Hall.

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Cossacks fall in five to Broncs

RAPID CITY – Sioux Valley dropped a five-set heart-breaker to Belle Fourche to open the Class A State Volleyball Tournament on Thursday night at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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Flyers sweep Dolphins on Day 1

RAPID CITY – Second-seeded Chester Area (26-4) picked up a 25-21, 25-18, 25-17 win over Deubrook Area in the opening round of the Class B State Volleyball Tournament on Thursday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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Jacks complete first day of Mizzou Invite

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The South Dakota State swimming and diving team completed day one of the Mizzou Invite Friday evening at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.

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Jackrabbits sign 16 track and field athletes on Fall signing day

BROOKINGS – The South Dakota State track and field team added 16 future Jackrabbits on the fall signing day.

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Five Jackrabbits earn Academic All-District honors

Led by repeat selections Jake Wieneke and Brady Mengarelli, South Dakota State placed five players on the CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 Football Team, which was announced Thursday. The Jackrabbits’ five selections were the most within the district and will advance to the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration.

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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.