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...the Flood Warning Is Cancelled For The Following Rivers In South Dakota...iowa...minnesota... West Fork Vermillion River Near Parker Skunk Creek At Sioux Falls Rock River At Luverne ...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South ...Read More.
Effective: March 23, 2019 at 10:01amExpires: March 24, 2019 at 1:59pmTarget Area: Davison

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Is Cancelled For The Following Rivers In South Dakota...iowa...minnesota... West Fork Vermillion River Near Parker Skunk Creek At Sioux Falls Rock River At Luverne ...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South ...Read More.
Effective: March 23, 2019 at 10:01amExpires: March 24, 2019 at 1:59pmTarget 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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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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Flood Warning issued March 23 at 10:01AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Minnesota… West Fork Vermillion River Near Parker Skunk Creek At Sioux Falls Rock River At Luverne …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South

Flood Warning issued March 23 at 10:01AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Minnesota… West Fork Vermillion River Near Parker Skunk Creek At Sioux Falls Rock River At Luverne …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South

Texas attorney general files lawsuit against company where chemicals burned for days

ABC News(DEER PARK, Texas) — Texas has filed a lawsuit against a company where petrochemicals burned for days and sent thick, black clouds of smoke wafting over the Houston area. Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the environmental lawsuit against Intercontinental Terminals Company on Friday in order to seek “injunctive relief and civil penalties” in connection …

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Syrian Kurdish forces declare victory over ISIS in Syria

iStock/Thinkstock(BAGHOUZ, Syria) — Syrian Kurdish forces declared victory over the Islamic State on Saturday, after a years-long fight to reclaim territory that once belonged to the terror group’s self-declared caliphate. “Syrian Democratic Forces declare total elimination of so-called caliphate and %100 territorial defeat of ISIS,” Mustafa Bali, head of the SDF press office, said on …

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Flight attendant set for release from immigration detention

iStock_dkfielding(WASHINGTON) — A flight attendant detained by immigration authorities for more than a month after traveling to Mexico for work was set for release Friday, her lawyer and husband said. Selene Saavedra Roman was living in the U.S. under the Obama-era program known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA is a program …

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Former New York City police officer indicted with tampering a crime scene after he shot a man: Sources

iStock/Graffizone(NEW YORK) —  A former New York City police officer was indicted for attempting to cover up a crime scene after shooting a man in the face, multiple sources confirmed to ABC News. Ritchard Blake turned himself in to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office on Friday and is expected to get arraigned on two counts …

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US Customs and Border Protection detain 9-year-old US citizen for 32 hours without her parents at border

Mario Tama/Getty Images(SAN YSIDRO, Calif) — Federal officials at the Mexico border detained a 9-year-old U.S. citizen for 32 hours without her parents in order “to perform due diligence in confirming her identity and citizenship,” according to a statement released Friday by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The girl’s mother told NBC San Diego …

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Man exonerated over wrongful rape conviction after 36 years in prison

WBRZ(NEW ORLEANS) — Three people testified that he was asleep at home when the rape occurred. The fingerprints at the scene were not a match. He is several inches shorter than the sole witness’s description of the suspect and the witness didn’t point to him as the suspect in two photo line ups. But he …

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San Antonio City Council votes to stop Chick-fil-a from opening at airport

iStock/Joel Carillet(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) — The San Antonio City Council narrowly voted to prevent Chick-fil-a from opening a restaurant at the city’s airport on Thursday due to the company’s alleged bias against LGBT rights. The council voted, 6-4, for excluding Chick-fil-a from the overall restaurant and concession space operated by Atlanta-based airport concessionaire Paradies Lagardère. …

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Subway restaurant customer sues franchisee after video captures alleged assault

Tina Richardson(CONCORD, N.C.) — A North Carolina woman has filed a $25,000 lawsuit against a Subway sandwich shop franchisee after he allegedly slapped her during a dispute over a sandwich. Elizabeth Hinson, who goes by the name Tina Richardson, went to a Subway owned by Kenneth Lancaster in Concord, North Carolina, on March 8 to …

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Flood Warning issued March 22 at 8:00PM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Minnesota… Firesteel Creek Near Mount Vernon West Fork Vermillion River Near Parker Vermillion River Near Vermillion Split Rock Creek Near Corson

Flood Warning issued March 22 at 8:00PM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Minnesota… Firesteel Creek Near Mount Vernon West Fork Vermillion River Near Parker Vermillion River Near Vermillion Split Rock Creek Near Corson

light attendant set for release from immigration detention

iStock_dkfielding(WASHINGTON) — A flight attendant detained by immigration authorities for more than a month after traveling to Mexico for work was set for release Friday, her lawyer and husband said. Selene Saavedra Roman was living in the U.S. under the Obama-era program known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA is a program …

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Flooding creates problems but brings good will

A lot of northwest Missouri farmers had to scramble to get livestock, grain and hay out of way of rising water. Atchison County farmer Richard Oswald was among those surprised by the rapid increase in flows following a dam failure in Nebraska. “I think Monday morning nobody in my area really suspected anything like this …

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Hog futures take a breather heading into the weekend

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures ended the day mixed.  Contracts were overbought and needed a correction.  The Cattle on Feed report was neutral to bearish.  April live cattle closed $.17 lower at $129.72 and June live cattle closed $.40 lower at $123.50.  April feeder cattle closed $.12 lower at $148.80 and May feeder …

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