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Tire on truck carrying propane catches fire on I-94

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A truck driver walked away unscathed after the tire on his semi -- towing a trailer loaded with 9,000 gallons of propane -- started on fire. It happened just before noon Wednesday. Highway Patrol says Mark Wendt of Warner, SD was eastbound on I-94 a few miles west of Tower City when he heard a loud bang and noticed shredded tire in his rear-view mirror. He slowed and stopped on the shoulder.
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Presentation College receives largest donation in university's history

Presentation College received its largest donation yet. The $5 million donation, gifted anonymously, is the largest donation in the school's history, according to a news release. Presentation College President Paula Langteau said the donor is particularly excited about two priorities listed in the school's Strategic Re­Envisioning plan that was announced last fall: the intention to partner with local organizations and an expanded focus on rural health care. ...

KWAT’s Outdoor Report for week of May 16, 2022

Elm Lake: With the recent rain, the water level has risen significantly on the lake. Currently the dock at the Elm Lake Resort is under water and the south dock is closed due to construction on the dam. Elm River: Anglers have been catching walleye by some of the dams.

Novstrup Collects Signatures from Wrong District for Manhart

Al Novstrup is mostly useless as a Senator; he’s completely useless as a petition circulator. Last winter, the District 3 Senator predictably helped circulate election liar Logan Manhart‘s fraudulent nominating petition. Every signature Novstrup collected for Manhart was invalid. Sally Jo Sorensen of Bluestem Prairie has helpfully posted...

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run stops in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - The Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run made its way to Aberdeen Tuesday morning. Law enforcement and Special Olympics athletes walked down 3rd Street from Simmons Middle School to Simmons Elementary. The tradition of taking the torch across South Dakota before the state’s Summer...

courses lead to winning business idea for Northern grad

ABERDEEN, S.D. – For recent Northern State University graduate Tawnie Williams, entrepreneurship classes led to her finalizing her thesis—and winning third place in a statewide business competition. Williams, of Rapid City, won $3,000 in the South Dakota Governor’s Giant Vision Student Competition for her idea, SYNOZYME: enzymatic biodegradation...

Taste: If something’s not geographically available, try a copycat recipe

I have to admit, I have not yet had Crumbl cookies. I even had a chance to try one recently, but wasn’t feeling like a cookie that morning. The bakery chain started in 2017 in Utah, and I love the idea. It’s a gourmet cookie bakery with more than 300 locations in 36 states — including two in South Dakota, Rapid City and Sioux Falls, and one in Bismarck, North Dakota.