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TRUCK BURNS IN LAUREL NEBRASKA AT SCENE OF ELM STREET TRAGEDY

THE SUSPECT ACCUSED IN THE DEATHS OF FOUR PEOPLE IN LAUREL, NEBRASKA LAST WEEK REMAINS HOSPITALIZED WITH SEVERE BURNS IN A LINCOLN MEDICAL CENTER. THE NEBRASKA STATE PATROL SAYS THERE ARE NO UPDATES IN THE CONDITION OF 42-YEAR-OLD JASON JONES. JONES IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES INCLUDING FOUR COUNTS OF FIRST-DEGREE...
LAUREL, NE
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VIDEO: ‘Fly’ Over Gavins Point Dam In Yankton

Gavins Point Dam is the first dam that I ever saw close up. I need to get out more. Anyway, we have found some great drone footage of the dam that takes you right over the water and lets you see the structure like never before. The spill gates get...
YANKTON, SD
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Water system serving South Dakota to see influx of funding

(The Center Square) – A record amount of construction is expected for the South Dakota Lewis & Clark Regional Water System this year following a $75.5 million boost from the federal government. Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Tanya Trujillo and Bureau of Reclamation leaders gathered for a ribbon...
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Victims of quadruple homicide remembered as loving, helpful, kind

LAUREL — As residents of Laurel trudge forward after losing four of their own in a quadruple homicide last week, friends and loved ones of the victims are remembering them for the positive impact they had on the town of 1,000 people in southeastern Cedar County. Gene Twiford, 86;...
LAUREL, NE
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Health Care Facilities Continue to see Covid-19 Patients

Health care facilities are still seeing a steady number of people with Covid-19 infections. Liz Healy with Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton says they continue to have people coming in…. Healy says the symptoms patients are reporting have changed….. Healy says it appears that vaccinations are keeping...
YANKTON, SD
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Vermillion School District getting ready for 2022-23 school year

VERMILLION, S.D. — The Vermillion School District will be starting school in just a couple of weeks and over the past year, the district has been able to make some major changes to the school, thanks in large part to the ESSER funds that were divided out to South Dakota schools.
VERMILLION, SD
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Flashback: Olivia-Newton John Surprises South Dakota High School

The world was shocked when it was announced on Monday that four-time Grammy winner and actress Olivia Newton-John passed away. She was just 73 years old. Aside from her iconic roles and hit songs, Olivia was known for her kindness and high-spirited energy. Even while she was battling her long fight with breast cancer she never let that slow her down. Olivia made time for her fans including fans from a South Dakota high school.
YANKTON, SD
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Bail set at $5 million for suspect in Laurel quadruple homicide

LAUREL — The man accused of killing four Laurel residents last week had his bail set at $5 million. Cedar County Judge Douglas Luebe set bail after he found there was probable cause for authorities to arrest 42-year-old Jason Jones, who is accused of killing Gene Twiford, 86; Janet Twiford, 85; Dana Twiford, 55; and Michele Ebeling, 53, on Thursday.
LAUREL, NE
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220-foot Lewis and Clark water tower ‘transcends’ party lines

BERESFORD, S.D. (KELO) — Water brings people together. Standing next to a 220-foot water tower near Beresford, U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary Tanya Trujillo heard stories about how the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System has brought political foes from competing states together. Trujillo was in South Dakota to highlight $75.5 million that is going to the Vermillion-based water system from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law which was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden in 2021.
BERESFORD, SD
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Home sales slowing in South Dakota

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Homes are still being sold and bought, but the pace is slowing just a bit. Mason Schramm, broker with “The Move Group” in Yankton says new construction is helping but more is needed. Schramm says a new development in Yankton is still expanding. There was a...
YANKTON, SD
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'Heart of gold' — Remembering 4 killed in small Nebraska town of Laurel

LAUREL — As residents of Laurel trudge forward after losing four of their neighbors in a quadruple homicide last week, friends and loved ones of the victims are remembering them for the positive impact they had on the town of 1,000 people in southeastern Cedar County. Gene Twiford, 86;...
LAUREL, NE
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Yankton Middle School Clean Up Making Good Progress

The smoke and water damage from a fire at Yankton Middle School last week should be cleaned up in a few days. YMS Principal Heather Olson told the school board this week that they are making the necessary repairs……. Olson says teachers were in the school setting up their...
YANKTON, SD
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