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We can help those who are in dire need
This is the season of Advent in the Christian faith. It’s a time of waiting for a birth. It’s like that last month of pregnancy when the mother is ready to relinquish her heavy weight and father grows more anxious. It’s a time of preparation. It’s like when mother begins serious worry about covers a
Heavy fog contributes to collision
BROOKINGS – One person was injured when a semi and pickup collided in heavy fog Wednesday, according to the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office. The accident was reported at 10 a.m. Wednesday and occurred at the intersection of U.S. Highway 14 and 458th Avenue, west of Volga, Assistant Sheriff Scott S
Miller breaks Jackrabbit scoring record
BROOKINGS – It only took Macy Miller two shots and 38 seconds Friday night to become the all-time leading scorer for the South Dakota State women’s basketball program. Miller opened the game with back-to-back 3-point field goals to lead the Jackrabbits to a 97-49 win over Savannah State at Frost Are
Volunteer sought for OAC board
BROOKINGS – Brookings County is seeding interested individuals who live in the county to serve on the Brookings County Outdoor Adventure Center Advisory Board. The opening is for an archery range committee member and the term is from Jan. 1, 2019, through Dec. 31, 2019.
3M supports Lifesavers campaign with grant
BROOKINGS – Brookings Health System Foundation recently received a $25,000 3M grant from the 3M Capital Investments 2018 program in support of the new Ambulance Station and Education Center currently being constructed along Yorkshire Drive.
South Dakota State University researcher is discovering new ways to destroy cancer cells
BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO.com) -- A South Dakota State University researcher is discovering new ways to destroy cancer cells that develop resistance to multiple chemotherapy drugs.
Pick of the litter?
Jerry Thoms, Brookings nature writer and photographer, has been awarded second-prize in the “experienced” (age 60 to 79) photography category at the 22nd annual SDHCA (South Dakota Health Care Association) Dakota Masterworks Art Show held in Sioux Falls Nov. 1 and 2.
Jackrabbit Fans Excited For FCS Semifinals
BROOKINGS, S.D. - A football showdown between the two Dakotas kicks off Friday night. SDSU takes on NDSU at the Fargodome in the FCS Semifinals. A chance to play in the National Championship game next month is on the the line.
South Dakota man gets 20 years for manslaughter
WATERTOWN S.D. — A 38-year-old Watertown man was sentenced to 20 years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, for killing a 28-year-old Watertown man last April.
Support group for those affected by suicide
BROOKINGS - The Rev. Stephen Palo of First Lutheran Church recently announced that he will facilitate a six-week course titled “Understanding Your Suicide Grief.” The Touchstone Grief Group will begin Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, and will include six sessions, which will be held in the First Lutheran Chur
Banding together: Siblings won't let SDSU-NDSU rivalry stand in way of family
As South Dakota State and North Dakota State prepare to clash in Friday's national football semifinals in Fargo, two college students expect the rivalry to bring them closer. Don't be surprised if a trombone player for SDSU's Pride of the Dakotas and a clarinet player for NDSU's Gold Star marching b
Teen Challenge Of The Dakotas Offers Help For Those Battling Addiction
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Addiction is something many people battle every day. Many places across KELOLAND offer support and help for those struggling. One recovery program in KELOLAND is working to help men turn their lives around.
Giving back to sportscaster ‘DC’
BROOKINGS – While he was still a student at South Dakota State University, Dellas Cole – aka “DC” – found his niche and began his life’s work as a sportscaster for Brookings Radio.
South Dakota's unsolved mysteries: 5 to remember
Several murders and missing person cases in South Dakota remain unsolved, including the 1974 disappearance Ellabeth Lodermeier, who has never been found. Another unsolved mystery in South Dakota dates back to the 1940s. Another is as recent as 2015.
Youth to lead worship at Presbyterian service
BROOKINGS – The children and youth of First Presbyterian Church will lead the congregation in worship Sunday, celebrating the Christmas story in song, scripture and skits. “Twas the Night Before Christmas” shares the meaning and contemporary relevance of a story more than 2,000 years old.
$20 Red Kettle challenge Saturday
BROOKINGS – An anonymous donor is challenging individuals to donate $20 bills to the Brookings Salvation Army Red Kettles on Saturday matching those donations up to $2,000. Those interested in participating in the $20 bill challenge can donate at the red kettles at Hy-Vee, Walmart, and JCPenney.
Parks, roads and retirement
BROOKINGS – Dick Birk is a man who knows his roads. It’s only natural when you’ve been in charge of maintaining and improving them for most of your career, and it might come in handy as he retires this December and begins traveling with his wife.
Fishing regulations to change on first of year
On January 1, 2019, several substantial changes to fishing regulations will be implemented in South Dakota that will make fishing less restrictive. Anglers are encouraged to consult the 2019 South Dakota fishing handbook to familiarize themselves with the changes and to review all fishing regulation
Wininger crowned Miss South Dakota High School America
RAPID CITY – Jaimye Lynn Wininger of Brookings is the newly crowned Miss South Dakota High School America, 2019. She was awarded the title at a crowning ceremony for the Miss South Dakota Jr. High/High/Collegiate pageant in Rapid City, Dec. 1. She represented Brookings High School in evening gown (4
3M Foundation, 3M Brookings give grant to BAC
BROOKINGS – The 3M Foundation and 3M Brookings are pleased to announce that the Brookings Arts Council has been awarded a $15,000 Community Vibrancy Grant for the 2019 grant cycle. Community Vibrancy grants are awarded to enhance vibrant, diverse and strong communities.