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Golden Eagles volleyball sweeps past Brookings

Aberdeen Central rolled up a 25-20, 25-12, 25-20 sweep of Brookings Tuesday night. The victory came on the heels of a three-set home match last week in which the Golden Eagles seemed to find their stride. That momentum carried over in a convincing win Tuesday. "We played really good volleyball," sai

ABERDEEN NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:25:51

Watertown Girls Tennis vs. Brookings (9-19-17)

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WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-20 02:04:24

Vision Brookings finalist for $15K award

BROOKINGS - The Vision Brookings initiative has been selected as one of seven Strong Communities Award finalists vying for the opportunity to receive $15,000, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines announced last week. Now, Vision Brookings needs the public's help to get enough votes to take the t

BROOKINGS REGISTER - 2017-09-18 22:27:30

WHS squads place fifth, seventh at Brookings

BROOKINGS - Watertown High School's competitive dance squad placed fifth and the competitive cheer squad seventh in the Brookings Invitational on Saturday. Fourteen schools competed in the dance division, which was won by Dakota Valley with an overall score of 283.5. The Arrows compiled an overall s

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-18 05:18:00

South Dakota high school volleyball scores: Sept. 19

Aberdeen Central def. Brookings, 25-20, 25-12, 25-20 Aberdeen Roncalli def. Tiospa Zina Tribal, 25-9, 25-9, 25-12 Andes Central/Dakota Christian def. Tripp-Delmont/Armour, 25-8, 25-16, 25-16 Avon def. Colome, 25-18, 25-9, 25-17 Canistota def. Colman-Egan, 25-23, 25-17, 25-20 Dakota Valley def. West

ARGUS LEADER - 2017-09-20 02:03:01

Cat causes 'cycle crash

BROOKINGS - A cat is being blamed for a motorcyclist crashing Saturday afternoon, according to the Brookings Police. The accident was reported about 1 p.m. Saturday and occurred in the 2300 block of Dean Court, Lt. Derrick Powers said. It was reported by someone who had witnessed the accident; "it w

BROOKINGS REGISTER - 2017-09-19 15:31:41

Sioux Valley wins cheer competition at BHS Invitational

BROOKINGS - The Cossacks added another title to their resume on Saturday at the Swiftel Center - the Brookings High School Invitational cheer championship. Sioux Valley - the 10-time defending Class A Cheer Grand Champion - scored 248 points to outpace second-place Sioux Falls Washington's 237-point

BROOKINGS REGISTER - 2017-09-19 15:22:52

Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him

President Donald Trump took to the floor of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday and, in his maiden speech there, called the leader of North Korea "Rocket Man," decried "loser terrorists" and said certain parts of the world are "in fact, going to hell." But Trump's perhaps oddly chosen col

MITCHELLREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-09-19 18:48:01

White man accused of killing 2 black men, firing on family

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of killing two black men and firing on a black family, authorities said. Still, authorities were reluctant to definitively say at a news conference that the attacks were racially motivated. Kenneth James Gleason was led

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-19 16:36:47

The Latest: White man to be charged in deaths of 2 black men

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Latest on the killings of two black men in Baton Rouge (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Authorities say a 23-year-old white Baton Rouge man has been arrested and will be charged with murder in the fatal shootings of two black men in attacks that police said may have been rac

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-19 15:47:41

Ben Reifel, a former congressman, gets a special day in South Dakota

Gov. Dennis Daugaard wants Sept. 19 to be Ben Reifel (Lone Feather) Day in South Dakota. The announcement came Friday afternoon from state government's Department of Tribal Relations. Reifel, a Republican, won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1960 and served five consecutive terms. H

CAPITAL JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 04:03:00

Trump campaign adviser was wiretapped under secret court orders, according to CNN report

WASHINGTON - U.S. investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the 2016 election, CNN reported on Monday. The New York Times, citing two people close to the case, also reported that prosecutors told Manafort they planned to indict h

MITCHELLREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-09-19 00:52:01

Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. House, was shouted down Monday by young immigrants at an event in her hometown of San Francisco to drum up support for legislation that would grant immigrants like them legal status. The protesters were angered by Pelosi's recent talks

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-18 21:54:38

MERCER: No, this column wasn't written by a billionaire

I purposely don't register to vote, because I don't want to be tempted to vote, at least not while I'm still a newspaper reporter. I'm not a billionaire, either. But there is a billionaire named Robert Mercer. He too goes by Bob. Our middle names differ. I'm Michael. He's Leroy. We have different wi

MITCHELLREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-09-18 13:30:00

Shrink at least 4 national monuments and modify a half-dozen others, Zinke tells Trump

WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Donald Trump modify 10 national monuments created by his immediate predecessors, including shrinking the boundaries of at least four western sites, according to a copy of the report obtained by The Washington Post. The memoran

MITCHELLREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-09-18 12:03:07

Trump's week anchored by speech to UN General Assembly

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump is making his debut at the United Nations and taking his complaints about the world body straight to the source. In his first appearance as president, Trump on Monday was addressing a U.S.-sponsored event on reforming the 193-member organization he has sharply

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-18 08:16:51

Senate poised to pass $700 billion defense policy bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill that pumps $700 billion into the Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile defenses in response to North Korea's growing hostility and refuses to allow excess military bases to be closed. The legislation is expected to be approved on M

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-18 08:04:06

The Latest: 'Veep' wins best comedy series Emmy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on the Emmy Awards, which are being presented Sunday in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 7:23 p.m. "Veep" is the winner of the Emmy Award for best comedy series. It is the third win in a row for the HBO series, which stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-18 02:26:33

Can't sleep? These sounds will conk you out

According to the National Sleep Foundation as many as 70 million Americans have some kind of sleeping disorder. Whether it's insomnia, sleep apnea, or snoring the result is a nation full of people sleepwalking through life and creating health hazards for themselves and others around them. It's estim

MITCHELLREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-09-17 16:03:00

Bossert out front as Trump's detail man on homeland threats

WASHINGTON (AP) - At nearly 6-foot-6, Tom Bossert is hard to miss. Yet he came and went through the gilded lobby at Trump Tower multiple times during the presidential transition largely unnoticed among the parade of White House job candidates headed for the elevators. A Nov. 17 video from the lobby

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2017-09-17 12:26:49