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Brookings City Council approves moving forward with renovating or replacing public safety building

The Council this week hired architects and a construction manager. Perry Miller has more…   April 20…

Brookings County issues burn ban

The Brookings County Commission Tuesday declared a fire danger emergency, prohibiting open burning until further notice. All…

Ethics complaints against Noem to be discussed in May

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A board that investigates complaints against South Dakota officials is scheduled to take…

Five defendants accept plea deals in Porcupine overdose death

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Five defendants charged in the fentanyl death of a teen in Porcupine…

Brookings police investigate residential burglary

Brookings police are investigating a residential burglary on the 1000 block of 8th Avenue that was reported…

U.S. attorney hangs it up after 43-plus years as prosecutor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The chief federal prosecutor in South Dakota is calling it quits. U.S…

Sheriff’s office investigates Volga hit and run

The Brookings County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run accident reported in Volga Sunday morning…

Firefighters battle large structure fire near Rapid City

Several fire departments responded to a large structure fire off Sturgis Road in Black Hawk Thursday afternoon…

Jim Peterson, former longtime lawmaker, passes away

Governor Kristi Noem ordered that flags be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol from sunrise until…

More than $75 million in loans and grants approved for Brookings water treatment and wastewater improvements

The South Dakota Board of Water and Natural Resources approves one-point-one billion dollars in funding for over…