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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South Dakota... Vermillion River Near Vermillion ...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South Dakota... James River At Huron ...Read More.
Effective: March 24, 2019 at 11:36amExpires: March 25, 2019 at 3:35pmTarget Area: Davison

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South Dakota... Vermillion River Near Vermillion ...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South Dakota... James River At Huron ...Read More.
Effective: March 24, 2019 at 11:36amExpires: March 25, 2019 at 3:35pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Public Safety Chief Lyndon Overweg is retiring

Mitchell’s Chief of Public Safety, Lyndon Overweg, is calling it a career. “I turned in my retirement notice to the Mayor here a couple of weeks ago,”, said Overweg. “I’m looking at a June 14 retirement date.” The 53 year old Overweg’s been in law enforcement for almost 31 years. He interned with the Mitchell …

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Davison County flood information – March 22, 2019

Davison County Emergency Management Director Jeff Bathke has issued a flooding update: Creeks, streams and rivers have crested. Unless we receive additional precipitation or extreme melting, we should be on the downhill slide.  We have uploaded the PDM Process video and the spreadsheet to http://www.davisoncounty.org/ under the HWY and EM tabs. Any entity will need …

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Flight school calls for more women pilots after photo of mother-daughter duo flying plane goes viral

Dr. John R. Watret/Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University(ATLANTA) —  A photo of a mother-daughter duo after they flew a cross-country flight together has gone viral, and sparked a conversation about the need for more women pilots. On Match 16, Dr. John R. Watret, chancellor of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, tweeted a photo of Capt. Wendy Rexon and …

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Flood Warning issued March 24 at 11:36AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota… Vermillion River Near Vermillion …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota… James River At Huron

Flood Warning issued March 24 at 11:36AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota… Vermillion River Near Vermillion …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota… James River At Huron

University of Georgia fraternity suspended over racist video

iStock(ATHENS, Ga.) — A fraternity at the University of Georgia has been suspended after video allegedly showing members whipping someone and referring to them picking cotton surfaced on social media. Georgia’s chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon was suspended by the national chapter and the video was condemned by the university. The frat also announced it …

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Guggenheim Museum will no longer accept gifts from makers of OxyContin

iStock(NEW YORK) — Despite having their name on the museum’s education center, the Guggenheim said it will no longer be accepting gifts from the Sackler family, according to a statement given to ABC News on Saturday. The Sacklers own Purdue Pharma, the makers of the powerful and addictive painkiller OxyContin. The rejection of the wealthy …

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Viking Cruises ship docks safely in Norway after major rescue efforts

iStock(MOLDE, Norway) — After an engine failure and major evacuation efforts, the Viking Sky cruise ship safely docked in the port of Molde, Norway, on Sunday, bringing a high-seas nightmare to an end. A mayday signal was received from the ship on Saturday at around 2 p.m. local time, according to a Viking Cruises spokesman, …

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Line of storms brings severe weather threat from Texas to Missouri

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A storm over the central Plains is expected to move eastward through the day Sunday, bringing the next round of severe weather to parts of the Deep South. The storm currently is bringing some bands of heavier rain across parts of Kansas and Nebraska, while a couple of thunderstorms are forming …

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Powerball jackpot inches closer to a billion dollars with no winner

iStock(NEW YORK) — The Powerball jackpot continues inching toward $1 billion as no one took home the jackpot Saturday night. The drawing on Wednesday will be worth an estimated $750 million. The latest numbers drawn for the jackpot were 24-25-52-60-66 with a Powerball of 5. The winner would have officially taken home $638.8 million, the …

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Flood Warning issued March 23 at 9:10PM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Minnesota… Vermillion River Near Vermillion Split Rock Creek Near Corson Ocheyedan River Near Spencer Little Sioux River near Milford

Flood Warning issued March 23 at 9:10PM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Minnesota… Vermillion River Near Vermillion Split Rock Creek Near Corson Ocheyedan River Near Spencer Little Sioux River near Milford

Mother’s beau named as a suspect in missing 8-month-old baby: Police

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department(INDIANAPOLIS) — A week after an 8-month-old baby was reported missing in Indianapolis, her mother’s boyfriend was named as a suspect in the newly classified “homicide investigation,” police announced on Saturday. Robert Lyons was last seen with Amiah Robertson on March 9 near Rockville Road and South Mickley Avenue. But, Amiah Robertson’s …

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Trump approves Iowa disaster declaration

President Trump has approved a disaster declaration for most of Iowa after record-setting flood damage.  The White House announced Saturday afternoon the declaration clears the way for federal assistance in 61 of Iowa’s 99 counties.  Trump also declared a disaster in Nebraska earlier this week. Individuals and businesses in Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, and Woodbury …

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Powerball jackpot inches toward a billion with $625 million prize Saturday

iStock/LPETTET(NEW YORK) —  This weekend’s Powerball jackpot is inching toward $1 billion. There was no winner in Wednesday’s drawing so the prize is now $625 million or, for those who want the one-time cash payment, $380.6 million. The unclaimed winning numbers for Wednesday night were 10-14-50-53-63 with a Powerball of 21. The game’s drawings are …

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Norwegian cruise engine failure off Norway coast prompts rescue operation for 1,300 people on board

Eva Frisnes(MOLDE, Norway) — Rescue helicopters were battling severe winds on Saturday to airlift more than 1,300 people off a Norwegian cruise ship that issued a distressed call after an engine failure. Of the 1,300 stranded, 900 were passengers on the Viking Cruises’ ship called The Viking Sky, Norway’s Rescue Coordination Centre told ABC News. …

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Dairy farmers seek state support for Dairy Innovation Hub

Wisconsin farmers are asking the state to invest in a Dairy Innovation Hub.  John Holevoet with the Dairy Business Association tells Brownfield the seven-million-dollar annual cost isn’t much when you look at the industry’s impact. “You’re getting a lot for that money first of all. It’s point-zero-two percent of our overall annual impact on the …

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U.S. trade delegation prepares for China trip

President Donald Trump is sending a trade negotiation team from the U.S. to China.  The White House confirms that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Deputy Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchen will have meetings with the Chinese in Beijing starting Thursday. The White House also says a Chinese trade delegation led by …

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As olive oil woes increase, Italian producers step up the fight

iStock/MariaUspenskaya(ROME) — Italy’s production of olive oil fell to a 25-year low of 185,000 tons last year — a more than 57 percent drop in quantity from the preceding year. Amid the decline, which experts principally attribute to climate change-related problems, Italian producers are innovating to combat those problems while improving quality. The need for …

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Off-duty Chicago police officer shot to death in ‘devastating incident’: Officials

ABC News(CHICAGO) — A Chicago police officer who had just finished his shift was shot and killed early Saturday in an apparently random attack, officials said. The off-duty officer and another victim were ambushed and shot about 3:30 a.m. local time while sitting in a vehicle in the Downtown section of the city, police brass …

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River flooding continues in Midwest with more rain heading toward region

ABC News(KANSAS CITY, Missouri) — The Missouri River and Mississippi River continue to wreak havoc on parts of the Plains and Midwest as record river flooding continues to pose a threat to communities. Parts of the Missouri River near St. Joseph, Missouri; Atchison, Kansas; Leavenworth, Kansas; and Parkville, Missouri, are seeing river flooding currently at …

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Nationally, some counties are responsible for more executions than others

ABC News(DALLAS) — While the governor of the country’s most populous state halted death penalty executions, that decision may not have a national impact. Within two southern states, Texas and Oklahoma, five counties are responsible for one in five executions since the death penalty was reinstated by the Supreme Court in 1976, according to data …

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