• Nebraska Keystone XL vote draws varied SD response

    PIERRE (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he hopes people who exercise their First Amendment rights will do so peacefully after a Nebraska commission approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through that state.

  • TransCanada to test water in drainage ditch near oil spill

    AMHERST (AP) – A South Dakota official says TransCanada Corp. plans to test water from a drainage ditch near the site of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from the Keystone pipeline to determine if it is polluted.

  • Two arrested on drug charges

    BROOKINGS – Two Brookings residents were arrested on suspicion of drug possession Thursday evening after police were called to a home for a welfare check.

  • Nebraska panel approves alternative Keystone XL route

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska commission approved an alternative route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state on Monday, removing the last major regulatory obstacle to building the long-delayed $8 billion project.

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Christion, Johnson earn MVFC weekly honors

ST. LOUIS - South Dakota State’s Taryn Christion and Cade Johnson are among the final weekly Missouri Valley Football Conference award recipients after helping lead the Jackrabbits to a 31-28 victory over in-state rival South Dakota in the Nov. 18 regular-season finale in Vermillion.

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Daum named Player of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State’s Mike Daum was named the Summit League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for his efforts against Alabama State and Kansas, announced Monday by the league office.

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Five Jackrabbits win at Finn Grinaker Open

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Five South Dakota State University wrestlers claimed individual titles during weekend competition at the Finn Grinaker Open hosted by Concordia University.

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Jackrabbits beat Coyotes, earn bye in FCS Playoffs

VERMILLION – No. 5/6 South Dakota State scored 14 consecutive second-half points and then held off No. 16/15 South Dakota down the stretch, winning 31-28 Saturday at the DakotaDome in the biggest game between the two teams since the rivalry was renewed.

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Cossacks place sixth; S.F. Christian wins Class A volleyball championship

RAPID CITY – Sioux Valley ended up in sixth place at the Class A State Volleyball Tournament after falling 27-25, 25-17, 25-15, 25-22 to McCook Central/Montrose on Saturday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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    All-BEC volleyball squad announced

    FLANDREAU – Sioux Valley seniors Nikole Ziegler and Rachel Miller and Flandreau senior Makenzey Burggraff were named to the All-Big East Conference Volleyball Team.

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    MVFC ties record with five postseason bids

    The Missouri Valley Football Conference tied an NCAA record with five selections to the FCS Playoffs.

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    SDSU announces soccer camp dates

    BROOKINGS – The Jackrabbit women’s soccer team has announced dates for a pair of College ID Camps in 2018. The first camp is held Jan. 14 for grades 10-12, with the second set for Feb. 18 for grades 9-11. Both sessions will run 10 a.m.-noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m.

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    Addison DeHaven earns All-America honors

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Former Bobcat and two-time South Dakota state champion Addison DeHaven, a junior at Boise State, earned All-America honors after placing 31st in a time of 29:43.1 during the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships on Saturday at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.

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    Blizzard complete sweep of Jets with 5-3 triumph

    BROOKINGS – The Blizzard completed a weekend sweep of the Midwest Division-leading Janesville Jets on Saturday at Larson Ice Center, winning 5-3.

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    Harrisburg tops R.C. Stevens in four sets to repeat as Class AA champion

    RAPID CITY – Harrisburg successfully defended its title by beating hometown Stevens 25-17, 21-25, 25-23, 25-15 in the championship match of the Class AA State Volleyball Tournament on Saturday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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    Cougars sweep Dolphins in Class B consolation semifinal

    RAPID CITY – Burke/South Central dropped Deubrook Area 25-17, 25-12, 25-19 in a consolation semifinal during the Class B State Volleyball Tournament on Friday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

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    Blizzard top Janesville Jets in OT

    BROOKINGS – Jimmy Elser’s power-play goal 3 minutes into overtime lifted the Brookings Blizzard over the Midwest Division-leading Janesville Jets 4-3 on Friday at Larson Ice Center.

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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.