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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South Dakota... Vermillion River Near Davis Vermillion River Near Wakonda James River At Huron James River Near Forestburg ...Read More.
Effective: April 23, 2019 at 8:34amExpires: April 24, 2019 at 12:34pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Hurricane Chris strengthens to Category 2; producing rough surf, rip currents

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Chris strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane with winds of 105 mph, making it the first Category 2 hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season. It might strengthen even more Wednesday afternoon and get close to Category 3 hurricane — marked by 111 mph sustained winds. Rough seas and rip currents are …

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Woman arrested for allegedly attacking 92-year-old man with a brick

KABC-TV(LOS ANGELES) — A 92-year-old man was brutally attacked by a woman with a brick while walking down a Los Angeles street on July 4, police said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said that a suspect in the attack, Laquisha Jones, 30, was arrested Tuesday in the incident. The victim was identified by police …

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Marius Laursen named Mitchell Assistant Fire Chief

The Mitchell Department of Public Safety has announced that Fire Marshall Marius Laursen will be promoted to Assistant Fire Chief effective July 15, 2018. Laursen will be filling this vacancy, recently created by the retirement of Paul Morris. Marius Laursen is a 21 year veteran of the Mitchell Fire Division and has served as the …

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Kylie Jenner on her way to being the youngest self-made billionaire, Forbes says

Forbes(NEW YORK) — Kylie Jenner, who made a fortune with her popular cosmetics line, is poised to become the youngest self-made billionaire, according to Forbes magazine, which named her one of America’s richest self-made women in 2018. In an interview with the magazine, Jenner, 20, credited her social media following for the giant business she …

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Mitchell Police arrest two people for shooting and illegal drugs

On Wednesday July 11, 2018, at approx. 2:05 a.m., The Mitchell Department of Public Safety Dispatch center received a report of a silver colored pickup that was chasing a silver car in the 1300 block of W. Havens Avenue in Mitchell.  The caller stated that it sounded like there were gunshots fired and the vehicles …

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Woman arrested for allegedly attacking 92-year-old man with a brick

KABC(LOS ANGELES) — A 92-year-old man was brutally attacked by a woman with a brick while walking down a Los Angeles street on July 4, police said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said that a suspect in the attack, Laquisha Jones, 30, was arrested Tuesday in the incident. The victim was identified by police …

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Heat Advisory issued July 11 at 11:04AM MDT until July 11 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING… * TEMPERATURES…Afternoon temperatures will climb into the 90s. Heat index values will range from 100 to 105 degrees across the region into the evening hours. * IMPACTS…The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will make heat illness possible.

Police ID woman found dead in trash compactor at New York City condo building

Google Maps(NEW YORK) — An employee at a 29-story condominium tower in Manhattan stumbled across a gruesome sight. The building employee found a woman stuffed in a trash compactor in the complex at about 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to the New York Police Department. A resident of the building, 48-year-old Lara Prychenko, was unconscious and …

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Dean Foods plant closings continue

Dean Foods Company has officially notified employees of seven dairy plants they will be shutting down operations. The Huntley, Illinois dairy plant will be laying off more than 130 people in mid-September. Dean’s Country Fresh processing plant in Livonia, Michigan is closing at the end of August. More than 100 employees will be laid off …

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US announces $200 billion tariffs on Chinese goods

President Trump is following through on his vow to impose additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says he is supportive of the new tariffs. In a statement, he said that the U.S. has been clear about the changes that need to happen, but no move has been …

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New Herbicide Injury ID app introduced

University of Missouri extension has introduced a new herbicide injury identification app at its pesticide management field day. Extension Weed Specialist Mandy Bish tells Brownfield the mobile app allows photos to be sent of injured plants to a Missouri weed scientist for diagnosis and feedback. It also gives users access to sites of action and provides …

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Zsa Zsa, the ‘world’s ugliest dog,’ has died at 9 years old

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) — Less than three weeks after winning the crown of “World’s Ugliest Dog,” Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, has died at the age of 9. The dog’s owner, Megan Brainard of Minnesota, posted the news to her Facebook page. “I’m sad to share that ZSA ZSA passed away in her sleep last night,” …

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Heat Advisory issued July 11 at 7:00AM MDT until July 11 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING… * TEMPERATURES…Afternoon temperatures will climb into the 90s. Heat index values will range from 100 to 105 degrees across the region into the evening hours Wednesday. * IMPACTS…The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity

South Dakota economic development booming

Business is growing in the state of South Dakota. Scott Stern is Commissioner of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. He says 2018 is off to a great start. “Currently we’ve done 27 projects that our office has been involved with,” said Stern. “With $1.15-billion dollars worth of capital expenditures that are going to be …

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Lake Mitchell Advisory committee delays recommendation to city council

The Lake Mitchell Advisory committee is delaying a recommendation to the City Council on how to proceed with improving the quality of the algae laden body of water. Chairman Joe Kippes says the group agrees on the $11-million-dollar step one which involves dredging the lake to remove existing phosphorus. However it’s asking consultant FYRA to …

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Abandoned as baby in a cardboard box, man meets biological father after 31 years

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The sun was setting on a summer evening in September 1986 when two teenagers discovered a newborn baby boy in a cardboard box. He was in a box next to a Salvation Army bin in Anchorage, Alaska, and the teens picked him up, took him home and the authorities were called. …

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Vantage Point celebrates another milestone

A locally-owned broad-band development company celebrated a milestone Tuesday. Vantage Point Solutions unveiled its 25,000 square foot expansion that nearly doubles its size. Governor Dennis Daugaard praised Vantage Point for its accomplishments since its start in 2002. “It’s great for the community, it’s great for the employees because it gives them an opportunity for advancement …

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Navy SEALs who rescued Thai soccer team from cave almost didn’t make it out, military officials say

Royal Thai Navy SEALs(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) — Thai Navy SEALs who were clearing the flooded cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were rescued, barely made it out after the main pump that had been siphoning water out of the cave failed, military officials who were directly involved in the operation told ABC News. …

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Thai cave where dramatic rescue of 12 boys and coach unfolded may become tourist attraction: Official

Asaf Zmirly(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) — It may be the most famous cave in the world and could soon become Thailand’s biggest tourist attraction. The underground maze where the dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach unfolded might be made into a sightseeing destination, Thai officials said Tuesday. “In this crisis situation, today, I …

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SCN pressure intensifies

A plant pathologist at Iowa State University says record heat in May resulted in the earliest presence of soybean cyst nematode in his nearly 30 years studying the pest. But, a wetter and cooler June might’ve helped to offset those populations. At any rate, Greg Tylka is urging all soybean growers to scout for SCN …

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