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TransCanada pipeline leak NE of Aberdeen spills 210,000 gallons of oil

AMHERST, S.D. - TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators reported Thursday, according to The Associated Press. Amherst is 47 miles northeast of Aberdeen. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morni


$45M drive includes Dacotah Bank Stadium

To accomplish all of the announced projects on campus - Dacotah Bank Stadium, the new sports complex for football and softball, new soccer and football practice fields and a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired - Northern State University kicked off a $45 million capital campa

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2017-11-19 03:36:00

East River deer season opens Saturday

The state's vaunted pheasant season has now been open for a month, but many local hunters are trading in their shotguns for rifles as they gear up for another opening weekend - East River deer season. Kickoff is Saturday and hunters have a total of 16 days to bag their buck before the season closes


Marshall County official: Keystone oil leak 'a mess'

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office has blocked off a 2-mile radius in the county, per TransCanada policy, according to a deputy. American News Photo by Shannon Marvel c 2018 Aberdeen News Co. 5 p.m. update: Todd Landmark, Marshall County emergency manager, tells American News reporter that the Key


Local orators advance to state festival

Freeman will be well-represented at the State Oral Interpretation Festival at Central High School in Aberdeen Dec. 1 and 2. Local orators from Freeman Academy and Freeman Public will be represented 10 times in seven categories. Here's who advanced through the region competition held early this week.


2 new ways to give to Red Kettle campaign

Lizzie Guiliani was one of several who donated at the Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign kick off Friday morning at the Brass Kettle. American News Photo by Elizabeth Varin The sound of bells is taking over outside some stores in the Aberdeen area. But instead of pulling out cash, this year there

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2017-11-17 22:07:06

Augustana swimmers take dual from Wolves

Northern State's swim team came up short in its dual against Augustana at the Aberdeen Family YMCA on Friday, dropping a 166-96 decision to the Vikings. The Wolves won three events on the day, two of those by Edda Skoric. She took the 100 backstroke in 59.80 seconds and finished first in the 200 bac

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2017-11-18 02:57:24

A quick story from history about the U.S. House seats

Once upon a time, South Dakota had two U.S. House of Representatives seats. They became one in 1982. But there also was a 20-year stretch when we actually had three. Upon 1889 statehood, South Dakota had two House votes. Those elections were statewide through 1910. However the 1910 census determined


1 wounded in North Port shooting

NORTH PORT, Fla. One person was shot and wounded Thursday night near Warm Mineral Springs. The victim was flown to a hospital from the scene on the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue, the North Port Police Department said. Police identified the victim only as a male, calling it an "isolated incident." It


Police at shooting scene in North Port

Officers are the scene of a shooting in North Port. The North Port Police Department is investigating at the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue. One person was flown to a trauma center to treat a gunshot wound. Officers are the scene of a shooting in North Port. The North Port Police Department is inves


Venice gets the blues at beachfront festival

VENICE - Guitar slingers, soul singers, funky grooves and slow-burning ballads just sound so much better on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. The fifth annual Venice Blues Festival at beachfront Maxine Barritt Park on Saturday brought an impressive lineup, with Blues Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 01:22:28

Top 5 Things To Do This Week, Nov. 19-25

1. Holidays on the Green at UTC Outdoor ice skating has come to Sarasota-Bradenton thanks to the recently unveiled Holidays on the Green at UTC. Ten bucks gets you skates and use of the rink for 90 minutes. Everything else, including train rides at Holidays on the Green is free and open to the publi

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Real estate agent's email highlights divide over West Villages ZIP code

NORTH PORT - Fervor over North Port's desire to have the West Villages development area drop its Venice ZIP code may have hit its peak this week when an area real estate agent sent the City Commision an email that seemed to suggest a backlash would follow city attempts to have the Venice address exp

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 01:38:45

Man injured in shooting, flown to trauma center

NORTH PORT, Fla - - A man suffered a gun shot wound and was flown to a trauma center Thursday night, said North Port Police. Police began investigating the shooting shortly after 3 pm in the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue in North Port. Police say this is an isolated incident. Additional information


Top 10 Weekend Events, Nov. 17-19

Fun things to do in Sarasota, Venice, Bradenton, Punta Gorda and Englewood 10. The eclectic duo Madera Fina, from Puerto Rico, is playing Fogartyville with money raised on this tour going to assist fellow Puerto Rican musicians. 9. L.A.-based comedian Dales Jones is playing McCurdy's. Owner Les McCu


Woman who took viral dog groomer video says she was fired from 2 jobs

SARASOTA COUNTY -- The woman who reported the alleged animal abuse of her former employer, owner of Venice pet salon Happy Puppy Pet Spa, has started a GoFundMe page after she was fired from her second job at a Nokomis groomer Thursday, where her supervisor told her that "it was not working out." On

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 19:18:12

Myron B. Pitts: Harris Teeter vs Publix could be epic battle

For 10 years, Michael and Brigitte Mansfield bought their Thanksgiving Day turkey dinner from Harris Teeter on Raeford Road. Last week they bought the meal from Publix, about 0.3 miles west. They say it will be delivered on Wednesday. I believe an epic battle is developing between the two grocers on

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-18 20:16:00

'Fairytales do come true," grateful father says of his children

Gregory Hall and his wife have attempted to adopt children in four different states after learning they were not able to have biological children. "We still felt like we were missing something," Hall said. "We continued to pray." His military career often led to him missing mandated classes, which s

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-19 03:19:38

'Race-based redistricting' imposed on NC 'against its will,' lawmakers say

Lawmakers and the challengers of maps proposed for electing North Carolina's General Assembly members waited until the 11th hour to respond to districts suggested by an unaffiliated mapmaker. Lawmakers were critical of the process, saying the federal judges who tapped a Stanford University law prof

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-11-18 19:10:00

'Bud' Taylor posthumously receives Small Business Excellence Award

The community efforts of David "Bud" Taylor, who picked up the reins of the D.K. Taylor Oil Company from his father, were recognized Thursday night when the Methodist University School of Business presented him with a posthumous Small Business Excellence Award. With Taylor's distraught wife, Deborah