Former Watertown Resident Fatally Stabbed in Alexandria, MinnesotaNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
South Dakota Hardee’s Location Abruptly and Permanently Closes With no Warning to Staff or CustomersJoel EisenbergNewsBreak Contributor
Surprise Shutdown: Three South Dakota Restaurant Locations Close: Customers and Employees ShockedAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
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Nebraska Advances In NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament With 5-2 WinGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Harnessing the Breeze: Long Island's Journey from Historic Windmills to Modern Wind Farms
Long Island's North Fork carries a legacy rich with the history of wind energy, dating back to when English settlers built the Tide Mill at Southold. The region's windmills, exemplified by the 1700 Vail windmill and those by the Dominy family, were symbols of technological progress and communal endeavor. Though these structures primarily served agricultural purposes, their influence persists in the historic markers and the preserved Sylvester's windmill on Shelter Island, representing a bygone era's ingenuity and the area's dedication to its heritage.
1914: Ladies Aid hosting a “hide and seek” party
Rick and Vicky Aughenbaugh hosted Gordie and Marilyn Skyberg for Thanksgiving dinner. Mark and Kara Aughenbaugh and family had as guests Kara’s family, the Nielsen’s from Brandt, S.D., on …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new and improved...
Vehicle crashes into cow in South Dakota
The Hamlin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a vehicle versus cow near the Hamlin County, Brookings County line.
Two arrested after assaults in Arlington and Volga
A man and a woman are arrested Wednesday morning near Volga following assaults in Arlington and Volga. Assistant Brookings County Sheriff Scott Sebring says 32-year-old Damien Red Buffalo of Wagner and 25-year-old Jayvon King of Sioux Falls were taken into custody at about 10:15 a.m., about 3 miles northeast of Volga.
Ivanhoe Water Tower: A Testament to Heritage and Progress
Since its inception in 1935, the Ivanhoe Water Tower has been a defining feature of the city's landscape, symbolizing the fusion of historical significance and contemporary progress. This iconic structure, situated near the Austin Hospital at the intersection of Bell Street and Upper Heidelberg Road, has witnessed the city's transformation while serving as a vital part of the water supply system. As it stands tall, it remains a testament to the city's resilient spirit and a key element of its identity.
Kranzburg: A Legacy of Faith and Tradition Among South Dakota's Oldest Settlements
In the heart of Codington County, South Dakota, the historic town of Kranzburg stands as a living monument to German Catholic heritage. Established in 1879 by immigrants seeking to preserve their faith and culture, Kranzburg is one of the oldest settlements in the state. The town's name, a homage to Mathias Kranz, one of its founders and first postmaster, reflects the enduring influence of its German roots.
KSDJ Radio celebrates 30 years
KSDJ has been on air and run by South Dakota State University students since 1993, but current staffers say the best is yet to come, as the station adds more podcasts and sports broadcasting. . In 1990, the Student Advisory Council for KSDJ was formed with hopes to be on...
Brandt, South Dakota: A Historical Beacon of the Midwest
Nestled within the historical tapestry of Deuel County, South Dakota, the town of Brandt stands as a testament to the pioneering spirit that shaped the American Midwest. Founded in 1880 and named after the prominent early settler and first postmaster, Brandt Anderson, this town is one of the oldest in the region. Anderson's role was pivotal in connecting the growing community through the establishment of the post office in 1881.
The Haunting History of Dempster: South Dakota's Town of Ghosts and Legends
In the heart of South Dakota, the town of Dempster stands as a chilling testament to the supernatural, where stories of ghostly encounters and eerie legends are as common as the winds sweeping across the plains. The whispers of the past are palpable here, where the infamous outlaw Jesse James is rumored to haunt Devil’s Gulch and spectral figures from the Lakota Sioux roam Sica Hollow State Park. The ghost towns near Dempster, including Rockerville, Mystic, and Spokane, serve as silent sentinels to a bygone era, their desolate streets echoing with the tales of faded prosperity.
Student leaders raise concerns after pedestrians struck by cars
Two SDSU students have been involved in vehicle-pedestrian accidents while walking on campus this semester, with one resulting in a blood infection and bone fracture. Logan Ghigloitti, a freshman engineering major from Pennsylvania, was struck by a car on campus on his way to class in October. Ghigloitti was crossing between Bailey Rotunda and Avera Health and Science Center on Campanile Avenue when he was hit.
Jackrabbits Triumph Over Washburn, Set Sights on Washington State Match
• The South Dakota State women's basketball team easily defeated Washburn with a score of 95-58. • The Jacks had a strong shooting performance, with a 57.1% field goal percentage and 40% from three-point range.
LaBolt Dam: A Testament to American Resilience and Community Heritage
Nestled in the heart of LaBolt, South Dakota, the LaBolt Dam stands as a monument of American resilience and community spirit. Built in 1941 through the Works Progress Administration's efforts, this dam was not just an infrastructure project; it quickly became a cherished locale for fishing, picnics, and familial connection. The dam's serene waters and picturesque surroundings have made it a favorite destination for generations, weaving itself into the fabric of the community's heritage.
South Dakota's Karma's Korn grows in 'pop'ularity
WHITE, S.D. — Business has been poppin’ for Karma’s Korn , a popcorn company located in White, South Dakota. The Berndt family grows, pops and packages all their home-grown products. It all started with a trip to the South Dakota State Fair in 2019. “I sat down,...
Goodwin, South Dakota: A Portrait of Small-Town America
In the vast expanse of Deuel County, amidst the Great Plains, lies Goodwin, South Dakota - a unique small-town gem. With a population just over 150, this close-knit community encapsulates the essence of rural America. The town has seen a slight uptick in residents since the 2020 census, indicating an appeal that continues to grow. Homeownership is remarkably high at 83.3%, a marker of the deep roots and stability that characterize this serene enclave. The town's demographics paint a picture of a mature, interconnected society where the median age is 58.8 years and everyone speaks English, adding to the warm and inviting atmosphere.
Student scoreboard lacks funds
South Dakota State University continues to progress for a permanent scoreboard on the north side of Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. SDSU Athletics and Students’ Association started this project in 2018 and it has slowly turned into a funding problem. According to SA President Trinity Peterson, students have complained about...
Weekly Safety Report: Arrest, Unsanitary Conditions, and Road Damage in Brookings County, South Dakota
This week in Brookings County, South Dakota, several incidents occurred that required law enforcement intervention. These incidents include the arrest of suspects involved in a vehicle theft and assault, the removal of twelve dogs and a juvenile from an unsanitary home, and significant damage to a gravel road caused by farm equipment.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.69 and $3.26 in Brookings as of 2023-11-27. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.250, a week ago the price is $3.308 , according to AAA.
South Dakota State shoots lights out in win over Washburn
BROOKINGS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Behind a 57-percent shooting night and six players in double figures, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team raced past Washburn, 95-58, Tuesday night at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits improve to 4-2 on the season and 3-0 at home. The Jacks opened up...
South Dakota State Will Host Mercer in FCS Playoffs
Top-seeded South Dakota State will host Mercer in the Jackrabbits' Football Championship Subdivision playoff opener on December 2. Kickoff is set for 1:00 PM at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. Tickets, which start at $10, are currently on sale through JackrabbitTickets.com. Current season ticket holders have until 5:00 PM Wednesday to claim their same seats for the game; any season tickets not claimed by the deadline will be released for sale to the general public shortly thereafter.
Estelline: The Pheasant Capital of the World and Hunter's Paradise
Nestled in the heart of South Dakota, Estelline has earned the prestigious title of 'Pheasant Capital of the World.' With an impressive history of pheasant abundance, this small town is a beacon for hunting enthusiasts. The traditional season, spanning from October to January, transforms Estelline into a vibrant hub where hunters, adorned in blaze orange and accompanied by loyal dogs, partake in a storied ritual deeply ingrained in the town’s culture and economy.