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...the Flood Warning Is Cancelled For The Following Rivers In South Dakota... Sixmile Creek Near Brookings ...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South Dakota...nebraska...iowa... Lake Francis Case At Chamberlain ...Read More.
Effective: May 24, 2019 at 12:16pmExpires: May 25, 2019 at 4:14pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Is Cancelled For The Following Rivers In South Dakota... Sixmile Creek Near Brookings ...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South Dakota...nebraska...iowa... Lake Francis Case At Chamberlain ...Read More.
Effective: May 24, 2019 at 12:16pmExpires: May 29, 2019 at 3:00amTarget Area: Davison

Lake Mitchell declared “No Wake Zone” by GF&P

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department, has declared Lake Mitchell a “No Wake Zone”.  Mayor Bob Everson requested it. “I got some calls from residents around the lake,” said Everson. “The waters had risen up to the point where they were in their yards and I checked with Game, Fish and Parks to …

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Police release names of individuals found dead in a Mitchell motel room

Mitchell Police have released the names of a man and woman who apparently hanged themselves early this week in a Mitchell motel room. They are 51 year old John Paul Renquin and 54 year old Joyce M. Haines. Lieutenant Don Everson says they had difficulty locating relatives. “Family members for both of these individuals were …

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Mitchell cemetery visitors asked to avoid wet areas this weekend

A jump in cemetery visitation is normal for Memorial Day weekend. However continuing standing water and wet, soft areas are making it difficult this year. Mitchell Cemetery Director Kevin Thurman is asking visitors for help in protecting the grave sites by parking on paved areas only. “We’ve got areas that are still holding water,” said …

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San Francisco police chief calls for probe of his own force, as reporter whose home was raided seeks an apology

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — In an extraordinary move that capped two weeks of growing outrage sparked by the court-sanctioned San Francisco police raid of a reporter’s home, the city’s police chief William Scott on Friday night acknowledged for the first time that the raid may have violated California state law and called for an …

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Beloved mailman’s retirement GoFundMe goal surpassed after Twitter thread chronicling last day goes viral

Jennifer Brett/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MARIETTA, Ga.) — A Twitter thread chronicling the story of mailman Floyd Martin’s last day on the job in Marietta, Georgia, after 35 years of service, has gone viral reaching thousands and eliciting an overwhelming response both in sentiment and dollar signs. After the thread by Atlanta Journal-Constitution journalist Jennifer Brett …

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Hurst on stalled disaster bill

Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst says the stalled disaster bill in the House should not have been held up Friday for a lack of border security funding, “No, I mean it’s a disaster bill. It should be concerned with disaster programs for the many disasters that people across the United States have suffered.” Texas …

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Struggles remain in mixed bag for Missouri farmers

Corn prices have gone up because of the weather but struggles remain for Missouri farmers. Gary Marshall is CEO of Missouri Corn Growers Association, “Such a difficult time. I think, nationwide, this is perhaps the worst planting season in history. Certainly, here in Missouri we’re down about 1.3 Million acres of corn that still needs …

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Chinn with Trump at reveal of trade aid package

Missouri Agriculture Director Chris Chinn stood by President Trump with other ag leaders at the White House Thursday when he announced $16 Billion dollars in more trade mitigation aid for farmers. Chinn says she’s satisfied with the package, “From everything I heard, I think it’s going to be a lot more inclusive for many commodities. …

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Artist places Harriet Tubman on $20 bills, despite Trump’s ambivalence

CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — There’s a familiar face in town and it’s covering America’s seventh president’s face on a number of $20 bills: Harriet Tubman. New York artist Dano Wall said he has decided to take matters into his own hands with an unofficial revision of the bill since the Trump administration has indicated …

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911 calls, body-cam footage released in fatal shooting of Australian woman by police

iStock/bizoo_n(MINNEAPOLIS) — The 911 calls and some of the body-camera footage, capturing the scene after a Minneapolis police officer shot a woman who had called 911 repeatedly to report a possible sexual assault behind her home, have been released by a judge. On July 15, 2017, Justine Ruszczyk Damond called 911 to report what she …

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‘I took back my freedom’: Jayme Closs’ powerful statement read as her kidnapper faces sentencing

DNY59/iStock(GORDON, Wis.) — Jayme Closs vowed to never let her kidnapper take her freedom or her spirit from her in a powerful statement read at the sentencing hearing of Jake Patterson, the 21-year-old Wisconsin man who pleaded guilty to abducting 13-year-old Closs, killing her parents and then holding her captive until she escaped. “I was …

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More severe weather coming to Corn Belt

There’s more severe weather coming for parts of the Corn Belt this weekend.  Brownfield meteorologist Greg Soulje (soul-yay) says it’s a similar system that brought tornadoes and thunderstorms into Missouri and Illinois, “Another weather system expected to congeal, coming out of the southwest, organizing in just about the same fashion. Again, severe weather prospects. Parts …

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Another round of weather support

Soybeans were higher on short covering and technical buying, cementing a week to week gain. Beans went back to watching the weather, expecting more planting delays, but also anticipating at least some switch from corn and spring wheat to soybeans. Still, the uncertainties about Chinese demand could limit switching. African swine fever is expected to …

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Hog futures down on cash pressure

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mostly lower on profit taking and technical selling, along with spread trade and position squaring ahead of the USDA’s Cattle on Feed report. June was up $.37 at $111.17 and August was down $.20 at $107.95. Feeder cattle were mostly lower on the same factors as the live …

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Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: May 24, 2019

Jul. corn closed at $4.04 and 1/4, up 14 and 1/2 centsJul. soybeans closed at 8.29 and 3/4, up 8 and 1/4 centsJul. soybean meal closed at $300.50, up $3.30Jul. soybean oil closed at 27.01, up 23 pointsJul. wheat closed at $4.89 and 1/2, up 19 and 1/4 centsJun. live cattle closed at $111.17, up …

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Wet, stormy continues for most of the Heartland

A barrage of storm systems will continue to emerge from the western U.S., maintaining the likelihood of showers and locally severe thunderstorms across a broad area of the nation’s mid-section. Five-day rainfall totals of 1 to 5 inches or more should occur across the Plains and Midwest, while cool, showery weather will linger across the …

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Trump admin bypassing Congress with $7 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

iStock/MicroStockHub(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Friday said it would sell $7 billion-worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with getting congressional approval, citing Iran as an urgent threat.  The move has sparked bipartisan outrage on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are promising to block the sales and calling out Secretary of …

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Rolling Thunder set to take final ride this Memorial Day weekend

Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — “Ride for Freedom”, comes to a close this Memorial Day weekend, bringing to an end a 31-year tradition of Rolling Thunder veterans riding motorcycles through the streets of Washington D.C., according to the event’s organizers. The spectacle started in 1988 and has gradually accumulated support – netting more …

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More ‘Varsity Blues’ parents plead guilty as one parent who previously pleaded guilty in college admissions scandal assaulted by son

iStock/Graffizone(NEW YORK) — A few days before beverage magnate Gregory Abbott pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge in connection with the college admissions cheating scam, police say he was beaten up by one of his children in the family’s swank Fifth Avenue home. Malcolm Abbott, who raps under the name “Billa,” repeatedly struck his father …

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Hedge fund manager owes college friend of Trump Jr. millions of dollars, jury finds

iStock/Pattanaphong Khuankaew(NEW YORK) — Hedge fund star Paul Touradji bilked a pair of employees, including a fundraiser for the Trump campaign, out of nearly $50 million, a Manhattan jury decided late Thursday. Touradji had refused to pay Robert Vollero and Gentry Beach for three years’ worth of work and the jury awarded them a combined …

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CrossFit quits Facebook and Instagram, citing privacy concerns

iStock/South_agency(NEW YORK) — CrossFit, the popular fitness and lifestyle program with a cult-like following, broke up with Facebook and Instagram on Friday, citing security and privacy concerns. CrossFit, Inc., which boasts 15,000 affiliates and millions of followers, said it was investigating alleged security problems and opposed what it called Facebook’s overwhelming influence on”the marketplace of …

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