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The Week Ahead in State Government
Editor’s note: This listing is compiled Fridays. State government boards and commissions are required by law to post meeting notices 72 hours in advance of meetings. Seeboardsandcommissions.sd.govfor updates.Monday• Emergency Response Commission, 10 a.m., four Dakota Digital Network locations. Agend
Meat, Dairy Goat Workshop in Brookings
The Value Added Agriculture Development Center (VAADC) is partnering with South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) and South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension to host a Meat and Dairy Goat Workshop July 14, running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Brookings at the Alfred Dairy Science Bu
Cracking down on underage alcohol sales
The Mitchell Police Division issued 132 underage alcohol citations in 2017, marking a decline of 16 citations from the year before and a sharp drop from 2000, in which Mitchell police issued 362 such charges. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Mitchell Gold starts Brookings tournament
To start the day, Mitchell's offense got off to a quick start in the first inning. It used back-to-back bases loaded walks and a bases-clearing double from Josh Grosdidier to lead 5-0. Run-scoring doubles from Mason Geraets and Carson Fahey highlighted Mitchell's four-run fourth.At the plate, Geraet
Sunday Boredom Busters, June 24th
Historic Prairie Village west of Madison, SD is hosting a Variety Show. The entertainment starts at 7 p.m. at the Lawrence Welk Opera House. Admission is $6 for adults, $2 for children, free for ages five and under.
School board approves $24M spending for MMS
The construction will help the district deal with enrollment growth and will add 12 new classrooms, a new special education classroom, an administrative addition to control the main entry to the school, a wellness addition, accessibility upgrades and more.
Frisco RoughRiders Have Fans Running Wild With Content Games on Daktronics Displays
BROOKINGS, S.D. – June 22, 2018–Daktronics(NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, has helped the Frisco RoughRiders bring an extra level of fan engagement to their game-day productions with fan games and races on the team’s field level video displays.
Between The Lines: Casting Lots Is Unusual But Peaceful Way To Break A Tie
Settling a tie vote between two candidates by having a third, neutral party draw a name out of a bowl is, you have to admit, an unusual way to determine the winner of a political race.
Week ahead In state government
Emergency Response Commission, 10 a.m. CT, four Dakota Digital Network locations. Agenda: .
Grey Sox, Black Sox drop opening games in tourney
Nygaard, Jackson Maag and Heesch each had two hits in the loss to West Lyon. Kolby Lacher, Bryce Hult and Roby each singled.
Nurse-in, rally planned in Brookings Wednesday
The nurse-in will start at 3 p.m. Wednesday on the Brookings County Courthouse lawn, between the courthouse and the Brookings Public Library. Breastfeeding mothers are encouraged to come nurse their babies at the event, and other community members are welcome to attend as a show of solidarity and su
Regents invite public to June 26 forum
The Campus-Community Forum will be held at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, in the Woster Celebration Hall of the SDSU Alumni Center, 815 Medary Ave., Brookings.
BPD: Drunk driver crashes motorcycle, child passenger not hurt
BROOKINGS – A Brookings man, who had allegedly been drinking, was injured after crashing his motorcycle, but the child riding with him was unhurt, according to Brookings Police.
Baltic man pleads no contest to rape charges
He was initially arrested on two charges of second-degree rape, one count of fourth-degree rape and three counts of possession, manufacture or distribution of child pornography for photos of the victim officers found on his phone.
BHS building ambulance station, education center
“Brookings Health has operated the ambulance service for the City of Brookings and much of Brookings County since 1974. In that time, the ambulance service has never had a permanent home and its own dedicated space,” CEO Jason Merkley said.
Brookings to host NAIA nat’l championships
BROOKINGS – Brookings will be the new host city for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field National Championships, to be held on Feb. 27 - March 2, 2019, and March 4-7, 2020, at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.
Flea Market coming to Pipestone | Pipestone County Star
Rebecca Wollman has organized six days throughout summer to hold a flea market in Moore Park, featuring direct sales vendors, crafters, antiques, and food, beginning Saturday, June 30.
Clue #3 medallion hunt 2018 | Pipestone County Star
The medallion is hidden somewhere on lands owned by a public entity, such as the city, county, school district, state or federal governments.
Manure Expo: Poster Competition – Calling all students!
BROOKINGS, S.D., June 19, 2018 — Industry members looking to participate in an excellent professional improvement event, look no further!With the goal of recognizing those who conduct quality applied research or education related to livestock and poultry manure management, the North American Manure
Former member to rejoin board
“I like to view it as there’s a sweet spot out there: A sweet spot relative to the financial need of this district, a sweet spot relative to the community support, a sweet spot relative to unanimous support from the board, staff, teachers,” Tschetter said. Though he admitted that finding that “sweet