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WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin (AP) — A roaring crowd of battleground state voters greeted  Vice President Kamala Harris  Tuesday as she opened her Democratic political case against Republican …

The Brookings School District Foundation is launching the Bobcat Innovation Grant — a program to provide $5000 per semester to Brookings teachers seeking to enhance their classrooms in creative …

BROOKINGS — The newest meat shop in Brookings — Homestead Meats — takes the phrase “keeping it in the family” to all-new heights: It’s run by the Glanzer brothers …

BROOKINGS — Lunar Life — the Children’s Museum of South Dakota’s newest exhibit — is designed for children and families to learn about space. But it turned out that …

BRUCE — The little town of Bruce invites folks to “Buzz on Over to the County Fair” — that’s the theme of this year’s Honey Days. “We have a lot of our …

BROOKINGS — A man who served as treasurer of a local foundation has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $25,000 from the charity over a period of more than three years. Nicholas Kleven of …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris moved swiftly Monday to lock up Democratic delegates behind her campaign for the White House after President Joe Biden stepped aside amid concerns …

BROOKINGS ­— The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States — BPOE — was formally organized in New York city on Feb. 18, 1868. Its mission would encompass …

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden  dropped out of  the 2024 race  for the White House on Sunday, ending his bid for reelection after a disastrous debate with Donald Trump that …

BROOKINGS — But for a change of heart, Brookings might never have had Fire Chief Pete Bolzer, and he might very well have become involved in a very different kind of firefighting. “I …

An Iowa woman who formerly worked for the South Dakota Department of Social Services is accused of stealing an estimated $1.8 million from the department’s Division of Child Protection Services …

This Sunday marks the last concert of the Brookings Area Community Band 2024 season at Pioneer Park. The band invites one and all to come early this Sunday for their annual brat and burger …

BROOKINGS — Rates of summertime illness — including new subvariants of COVID — are on the rise.   “Nationwide we’ve seen an increase in COVID positivity and in …

Applause rang out among residents at the city council meeting in Faith on Tuesday, July 16 when the council voted to begin the process to rescind a controversial new code enforcement policy. …

Eye on the Sky

We have covered thunderstorms well, and this week I will discuss Tornado Safety. First, what is a tornado? A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from the base of a …

BROOKINGS — As time relentlessly marches on, it takes its toll on cemeteries across America. For the Brookings area, add to time’s toll a caprice of weather such as the derecho of May 12, …

BROOKINGS — The Brookings School Board got its first look at next year’s budget during Monday night’s meeting. The proposed 2024-25 budget totals $74.6 million. The board also …

BUTLER, Pa. — Signs of trouble were evident in the minutes before shots rang out at Donald Trump’s rally in Pennsylvania: Police had a report of a suspicious man pacing near the …

BROOKINGS — The recent death of a pet owner in Brookings has led to an influx of nearly 60 cats, kittens and dogs into the Brookings Regional Humane Society — and the society could use …

BROOKINGS — Crazy Days is being re-christened the Brookings Bonanza with this year’s celebration on July 20. “ Crazy Days used to be this big thing in the community. Everyone …

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