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Brookings Police Department Looking For Missing Teen

BROOKINGS, S.D. - Authorities in Brookings are looking for a missing Iowa teenager. The Brookings Police Department said it received information from the Kingsley Police Department that the Iowa teenager may be in or around Brookings.


American Freestyle Bullfighting Tour comes to Brookings

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KSFY) - The American Freestyle Bullfighting (AFB) Tour is coming to the Swiftel Center in Brookings. Some call it the "dangerous dance on dirt." Fighters take on a bull for 45 seconds working to get 50 points from the judges. Both bulls and bullfighters are scored on aggressiveness,


HS football championships might shift to Brookings

PIERRE, S.D. (KEVN/KOTA TV) - The South Dakota High School Activities Association might move this year's football championships from the DakotaDome to a stadium in Brookings. The DakotaDome on the campus of the University of South Dakota will undergo major renovations this year. The renovations like


South Dakota governor: State 'devastated' by Trump trade wars

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) said Friday that President Trump 's trade wars have "devastated” her state and she urged the administration to finish trade talks with China.


Total building permits down, but value up

BROOKINGS – The City of Brookings issued 469 building permits in 2018, with a total value of $41 million, said City Engineer Jackie Lanning and Jared Thomas, building service administrator.


Home burgled, suspect identified

BROOKINGS – Brookings Police are warning people to lock their doors after a Brookings resident got a nasty surprise in the middle of the night when they woke up to find a burglar in their home.


Snow singing schools super in Brookings

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO.com) -- Wednesday was a singing snow day in the Brookings School District. Superintendent Dr. Klint Willert donned a cowboy hat to croon the kids the news in a video he posted to social media.

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State reaches plea deal with South Dakota woman in attempted murder, arson case

MITCHELL, S.D. — A former Mitchell woman originally accused of trying to kill her ex-husband and setting her house on fire pleaded no contest to aggravated assault Thursday afternoon, Feb. 21.


Rotary Students of the Month for December, January honored

BROOKINGS – Brookings High School seniors Parker Beers, Jadyn Perry and Zachary Kofford were honored as the Brookings Rotary Club’s December 2018/January 2019 Students of the Month.


SDSU faculty recognized for excellence in research, teaching and service

BROOKINGS – The annual South Dakota State University Celebration of Faculty Excellence recognized 27 faculty members, researchers and scientists Tuesday in the University Student Union. The event honors faculty members in the university’s colleges for outstanding research, teaching and service.


Eastern South Dakota in line for more snow today; blowing snow a concern this weekend (Audio)

ABERDEEN, S.D.–More wintry weather for eastern South Dakota as we head into the final weekend of February. Winter Weather Advisories are posted along and on either side of the James River Valley—places like Aberdeen, Huron and Mitchell.


SDSU/Civic Orchestra to perform Sunday

BROOKINGS – The South Dakota State University School of Performing Arts presents the SDSU/Civic Orchestra in the “Breaking Barriers, Crossing Bridges” concert at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Performing Arts Center’s Larson Memorial Concert Hall.


$100K bond posted for man charged in South Dakota apartment shooting

ABERDEEN, S.D. - A $100,000 cash bond has been set for one of two people arrested in connection to the Feb. 3 shooting of an apartment building on the east side of Aberdeen. Douglas Jeremy Wilson, 30, and Brittney Elise Springs, 28, both of Aberdeen, were taken into custody, according to a news rele


Investigation into missing South Dakota girl, 9, remains 'top priority'

ROCKERVILLE, S.D. — The investigation into a 9-year-old girl who ran away from a youth residential home in rural Pennington County remains ongoing nearly three weeks after she went missing.


Brookings Health offers at-home sleep studies

BROOKINGS – Brookings Health System has expanded its sleep diagnostics services by offering at-home sleep studies. “Technology advances in polysomnography allow us to now issue equipment to patients for in-home use to conduct sleep studies for obstructive sleep apnea, the most common sleep disorder,


Horst to hold senior saxophone recital

BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University senior Andy Horst, a music entrepreneurship major from Brookings, will present a saxophone recital at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Performing Arts Center’s Founders Recital Hall.


Jackrabbit men win shootout with Mastodons

BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — Thursday’s matchup between the top two Summit League offenses lived up to its billing inside Frost Arena, as South Dakota State men’s basketball claimed a 92-83 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne in comeback fashion.


Daum, SDSU beat Purdue Fort Wayne 92-83

BROOKINGS – Mike Daum and the Jackrabbits dropped Purdue Fort Wayne 92-83 in an entertaining Summit League basketball game Thursday night at Frost Arena. Daum posted a double-double of 38 points and 20 boards to go with a career-high five blocked shots, three steals and three assists. He broke the S


AG's presumptive probation repeal fails to pass South Dakota Senate

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota attorney general’s landmark legislation of the year, the repeal of presumptive probation, has failed to pass the Senate. Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg’s Senate Bill 19 would have repealed presumptive probation, which requires judges to sentence low-level felony off


Family ties run deep in College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences ambassadors

BROOKINGS – Since the early 90s, the ambassador organization for South Dakota State University’s agriculture programs has been a place for passionate students to grow personally while making an impact for SDSU. For Kylee Kohls, the commitment runs much deeper than that.