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BROOKINGS — A new, 171-foot telecom tower received its formal approval during the June 11 meeting of the Brookings City Council. The tower, which will be built just north of Tropical …

Editor's note: This story is the second one in a two-story series. HURON — The patchwork nature of the rural and reservation health care system in South Dakota sometimes requires …

From the Garden

Growing a beautiful landscape starts with the soil under your feet. The best place to start building a healthy soil foundation is with a soil test. The results will tell you what type and how …

PIEDMONT — A 47-year-old man died Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle UTV crash 6 miles northeast of Piedmont. Preliminary crash information indicates Aaron M. Sibilsky of Pulaski, …

DAKOTA DUNES — During the week that started  June 9, bridge work began on the Interstate 29 overpass at exit 1 near Dakota Dunes. Work on the project includes approach pavement …

PIERRE — Travel South Dakota’s Tourism Advertising Promotion Grant program has awarded a total of $163,110 to assist South Dakota’s tourism industry and increase visitation to …

HURON — On June 24, the closure currently in place on state Highway 37 (Dakota Avenue) through Huron will be extended through the Third Street intersection. The closure will be in place on …

Read all about what's on the menu in Brookings, Bruce and Elkton in the days ahead.

Read all about what Brookings-area governing agencies have on their agendas in the week ahead.

BROOKINGS — Come celebrate the last week of Pride month at the Brookings Public Library’s Pride Party on June 25 at 6:30 p.m. There will be crafts, a photo wall, snacks, a Pride-themed …

BROOKINGS — The decision to initiate a pursuit against a suspect is not one made lightly, commissioners learned at Tuesday’s Brookings County Commission meeting. “When a deputy …

BROOKINGS — Bruce resident Burdette “Boone” Posey bills himself as a “treasure hunter, dowser.” His business card says it all in a few words: “The search …

The rumble of revving bikes and the distinctive scent of gasoline will permeate downtown Brookings on June 22 as motorcycle enthusiasts roll into Brookings for the annual Sioux River ABATE Ride …

NEW YORK — Donald Sutherland,  the Canadian actor whose wry, arrestingly off-kilter screen presence spanned more than half a century of films from “M.A.S.H.” to “The …

AUGUSTA, Maine — Former U.S. Marine Gerry Brooks died alone at a nursing home in Maine, abandoned and all but forgotten. Then the funeral home posted a notice asking if anyone would serve as a …

KHARKIV, Ukraine — The first shock wave shattered aisles stacked almost to the ceiling with home improvement products. The next Russian bomb streaked down like a comet seconds later, unleashing …

MENOKEN, N.D. — Some day, the passenger jets that soar 35,000 feet (10.6 kilometers) over Dan McLean’s North Dakota farm could be fueled by corn grown on his land and millions of other …

BROOKINGS — The Big Sioux Composite Squadron recently held a change of command ceremony on May 9, during which Cadet Lt. Col. Mitchell Trias relinquished command of the cadets to the now-Cadet …

PIERRE — The Bureau of Human Resources and Administration’s Office of the State Engineer has contracted with Built Right Construction & Roofing to replace the roof of the Capitol …

Read all about upcoming events being planned by Brookings-area organizations in the days ahead.

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