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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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'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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World Tour Making Stop at Market at the Meridian

A musical world tour is making a stop a The Lawn for Music at the Meridian on Thursday. The opening local artist will be Marcy, starting at 5 pm, with Daniel Rodriguez taking the stage at 6:30. City Events Coordinator, Luke Youmans, explains how Yankton became part of a world...
YANKTON, SD
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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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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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Yankton City Redistributes Money for Aquatic Center

Last night the Yankton City Commission met for a budget working meeting to discuss the proposed budget. One of the main issues discussed was the possibility of moving some of the surplus money from the Huether Family Aquatics Center Construction Reserve Fund. The money in the Construction Reserve Fund can...
YANKTON, 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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S.D. cookie company ‘wins the Super Bowl’ after closing deal with Walmart

A South Dakota-based company earned its “golden ticket” this summer and will appear on Walmart shelves beginning in April 2023. Muddy Bites, based in North Sioux City, was started four years ago by Jarod Steffes and Tyler Devos. After becoming the No. 4 best-selling cookie on Amazon and selling its product in Hy-Vee and Fareway grocery stores in the region, the company pitched its business to the retail Goliath in its annual “open call” event this summer.
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Judge deems Laurel murder suspect an ‘extreme danger,’ sets bond at $5M

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Cedar County Judge Douglas Luebe set quadruple homicide suspect, Jason Jones, bond at $5 million on Saturday, court documents show. Jones would have to pay 10 percent – or $500,000 – to be released from jail while he awaits trial. According to a bond order, he is “considered an extreme danger to public safety.”
LAUREL, NE
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Teen’s FFA project brightens up Iowa landscape

AKRON, Iowa (KELO) — A local high schooler has found a way to brighten up the landscape in northwest Iowa. Ben Philips spent his summer caring for his three-and-a-half-acre sunflower patch as part of his FFA Supervised Agriculture Experience project. Since this was his first time growing this commodity, he had a lot to learn.
AKRON, IA
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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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