Brookings, SDBrookings Register

Keeping the nearly lost art of linen weaving alive

BROOKINGS – Doris Long of Brookings is nearing 92 and sharp as a tack. She possesses the keen eyes of an eagle and is also a pretty good country tatter and weaver of fine linen with its miniscule knots that are as tiny as pin points. Add to that the accompanying twists and turns of the bobbins and it all magically interblends into beautifully delicate designs.
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Volga, SDBrookings Register

Old Timers Day goes Hawaiian

BROOKINGS – Visitors to Volga this weekend for the community’s signature annual gathering can find a variety of things to see and do, for people of all ages. And events begin Friday, with one taking place all over town: the citywide rummage sales, with flexible hours. “I would say all...
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Brookings County, SDBrookings Register

Museum offers reward for return of stolen tools

BROOKINGS – The Brookings County Museum is offering a $300 reward for information leading to the recovery of tools stolen from the truck of a veteran museum volunteer who has spent hundreds of hours at the Volga museum helping it prepare for the current museum season. The Brookings County Sheriff’s...
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Clark, SDWatertown Public Opinion

Area Baseball: Ninth-inning rally carries Lake Norden amateurs past Clark

CLARK — Jordon Johnson’s homered and Trevor Thue added a run-scoring single to highlight a 4-run rally that lifted the Lake Norden Lakers to an 8-6 Eastern Dakota League amateur baseball win over the Clark Traders on Friday. Bryce DesLauriers’ 2-run single in the bottom of the 7th had given...
Oldham, SDdailyleaderextra.com

Oldham-Ramona board to discuss consolidation

The Oldham-Ramona board of education will discuss a possible consolidation with Rutland as part of a regular meeting on Monday evening. The board met in a joint session with the Rutland board on June 2 in a community meeting at the Dakota Prairie Playhouse to share with the public information they are considering. Consultant Tom Oster made the presentation and helped to field questions.
Rutland, SDdailyleaderextra.com

Rutland School Board to discuss consolidation

The Rutland School Board will discuss a possible consolidation with Oldham-Ramona as part of a regular meeting on Monday afternoon. The board met in a joint session with the Oldham-Ramona board on June 2 in a community meeting at the Dakota Prairie Playhouse to share with the public information they are considering. Consultant Tom Oster made the presentation and helped to field questions.
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Brookings County, SDBrookings Register

Here to help the public

BROOKINGS – Chief Deputy State’s Attorney Ben Kleinjan, a fifth-generation Brookings County native, has been at the Brookings County State’s Attorney’s Office since 2019, and alongside State’s Attorney Dan Nelson, he has been working to create a safer community for Brookings. “I am a fifth-generation Brookings County resident on my...
Castlewood, SDWatertown Public Opinion

Castlewood School fourth-quarter honor roll

A list of Castlewood School students on the fourth-quarter honor roll of excellence and honor roll of merit follows. Seniors – Alayna Benike, Chloe Carroll, Darah DeKam, Zach Dufek, Aryanna Flisrand, Garret Kerkvliet, Carter Larson, Brandon Matson, Kendra Rowe, Beau Schooley. Juniors – Grace Cordell, Emma DeWall, Kennedy Gallisath, Jakeb...
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ORR: Consolidation would involve trade-offs for staff, students

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Tools and wheels stolen in Brookings County

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO.com) — The Brookings County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of tools that occurred in the 200 block of West 2nd Street in Volga on the afternoon of May 30th. A bag of tools was stolen from a pickup parked outside of a job site. The department...
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