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Rain on Bruce parade doesn’t stop Honey Days

Posted: Monday, Jul 28th, 2014
BRUCE, A steady rainfall for a couple of hours Saturday morning didn't stop the fun in Bruce during its annual Honey Days celebration. At right, the parade went on as usual and this year featured a superhero theme, which the "Incredi-bees" of Adee Honey Farm played up on their float.
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Aurora woman killed in crash

Posted: Monday, Jul 28th, 2014
• 3 die on Idaho highways on Sunday

Three people died in three separate accidents on Idaho highways on Sunday, including a woman from Brookings County.
The Idaho State Police says 47-year-old Michael Garner, of Caldwell, died when his pickup went off Interstate 84 in Nampa and rolled at about 5:50 a.m. Sunday.
At about 3:20 a.m. Sunday,
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Emergency, other shelters getting grants

Posted: Monday, Jul 28th, 2014
PIERRE (AP), The South Dakota Housing Development Authority has granted more than $510,000 to 20 emergency and domestic violence shelters in the state.
The shelters are located in 15 communities across the South Dakota, including Brookings.
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South Dakota biologists study fawn survival

Posted: Monday, Jul 28th, 2014
• State's deer numbers have been on rollercoaster for more than a decade

Editor's note: This is an AP Member Exhange shared by the Pierre Capital Journal.

PIERRE (AP),The fawn leapt from a thicket of sweet clover bounding into a shallow draw, its trademark white tail pointed to the sky as it tried to escape.
In a diving
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Attorneys turn up heat on health care fraud

Posted: Monday, Jul 28th, 2014
SIOUX FALLS (AP), The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have increased their efforts to fight health care fraud.
U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to devote "significant time" to investigating medical fraud. He predicted it will be among
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Grain storage space a problem in parts of SD

Posted: Monday, Jul 28th, 2014
ABERDEEN (AP), Rail congestion and large bounties of crops have some worried about grain storage space as South Dakota's harvest gets underway.
Rail cars are in short supply in the northern Plains, and many officials and farmers blame that on increased crude oil and freight shipments from North Dakota's booming oil patch. That means the bins at many grain elevators
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Short to-do list for Brookings schools

Posted: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014
• Dakota Prairie construction, Camelot addition make up bulk of summer workload

BROOKINGS, It's a short list of projects for the Brookings School District this summer.
With continued construction on the new K-3 elementary school Dakota Prairie Elementary and an addition to the Camelot Intermediate School, the rest of the district's to-do list is comparatively simple.
According to Brian
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Jaguars to unveil world’s largest HD video displays

Posted: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014
• Soccer, concert to surround unveiling of Daktronics displays

BROOKINGS, Today, 35.5 million LEDs will light up EverBank Field, the home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Jacksonville, Fla., during the unveiling of the world's largest HD video displays. Those displays were manufactured and installed by Daktronics of Brookings.
Surrounding the unveiling itself, EverBank Field will host a friendly
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SD wants more info on immigrant children

Posted: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014
PIERRE (AP), South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the state is asking the federal government for more information on unaccompanied immigrant children placed in the state.
A U.S. Depart-ment of Health and Human Services report shows that 21 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed individually with sponsors in South Dakota this year.
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Thanks for the memories

Posted: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014
• Brookings man has accumulated a lot of baseball ‘stuff'

BROOKINGS, "I guess to call me a 'collector' would be be very, very kind," says Bill Gengler. With a smile, he adds, "I'm not really a hoarder; I'm somewhere in between."
Whether he considers himself a collector or not, the 65-year-old Elkton native and retired United States Postal Service
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Immigrant children placed with SD sponsors

Posted: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014
SIOUX FALLS (AP), A federal report shows that 21 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed individually with sponsors in South Dakota this year.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a state-by-state list Thursday showing the total number of children who arrived at the southern border illegally and were united with sponsors from Jan. 1 to July 7.
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Aurora seeks permission for stop signs

Posted: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014
• Officials support permanent but not temporary signs on county highway through town

BROOKINGS, Aurora Mayor Fred Weekes appeared before Brookings County commissioners Tuesday to request permission for a pair of temporary stop signs the City of Aurora had placed on Broadway Street.
Since Broadway Street is a county-owned highway, the city should have received permission from the county
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Report: Prairie Pothole region losing wetlands

Modified: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
• Wildlife officials, conservationists want more emphasis on easements, incentives for farmers
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP), Federal officials and conservationists say a recent report detailing wetland losses in the five-state Prairie Pothole Region over the past decade highlights the need for increased protection for the region that provides breeding and nesting habitat for the majority of the nation's migratory waterfowl.
The
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Director hired for Education Campus

Posted: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
• Fundraising effort under way to support the campus

BROOKINGS, Brookings Economic Development Corporation, together with a task force of industry representatives, has announced the hiring of Lindsie Bartley as campus director for the South Dakota Edu-cation Campus at Brookings.
Bartley began her duties on July 21.
"We are excited to have Lindsie on board," said
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SDSU athletes hit the books

Posted: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
With a task of reshelving approximately 450,000 books, volunteers are helping South Dakota State University's Hilton M. Briggs Library staff members this summer.
Kerri Young, left, and Macy Miller of the Jackrabbits women's basketball team were part of the volunteer effort Tuesday afternoon. Young will be a sophomore this fall while Miller is an incoming freshman. Both students are
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Council reworks its rules for study sessions

Posted: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
• ‘No public comment allowed. Period.'

BROOKINGS, The Brookings City Council this week banned public input at its study sessions.
That might seem drastic until you realize that "public input" has always been banned at the monthly study sessions.
Concerned that the original goals for the gatherings might be getting a little muddied, the council this week reaffirmed
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Volga’s new Dollar General opens Saturday

Posted: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its newest location at 204 E. Highway 14 in Volga this Saturday, July 26.
The company says its new retail store will offer Volga, Bruce and other area residents "a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices."
Doors open Saturday at 8 a.m. with free prizes and
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Clear Lake co-workers claim $230K jackpot

Posted: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
PIERRE (AP), A group of 14 co-workers from a Watertown area business have claimed their $230,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot.
South Dakota lottery officials say the "EMPI 14" all work in the West Building of the EMPI facility in Clear Lake. They've been collectively purchasing lottery tickets for years, but this is their first jackpot.
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City cats free to roam Brookings

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
• Council drops plan to include felines in animal-at-large ordinance

BROOKINGS, The housecats of Brookings must have friends in high places.
Faced with voting yea or nay on a modified animal ordinance that would have banned pet owners from allowing their cats to roam at large in the city, the Brookings City Council killed the measure.
To be more
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Beating the heat

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
The Hillcrest Aquatic Center did a booming business earlier this week, with a heat advisory on Monday and continued warm temps on Tuesday.
The zero-depth pool and its water features were packed with kids on Monday. And visitors waited in line for their turn at the water slides that empty into the plunge pool.
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Holy Life possible new vote center

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
• No progress on finding polling place closer to SDSU campus

BROOKINGS, Deputy Finance Officer Stacy Steffensen this week brought forward a new location to pursue as a possible vote center in Brookings.
Brookings County commissioners agreed Tuesday to move forward in securing Holy Life Tabernacle as the city's fourth vote center.
However, the location, which should be
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