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Tourney time

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
Huron's Brandon Haber makes a chip shot during the opening round of play for boys ages 16-18 in the South Dakota Golf Association Junior Championship on Monday at Broadland Creek Golf Course. Play continues today at Broadland Creek. For more on the tournament see the Sports section.
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Fair finishes fiscal year in the black, reports on Nordby 4-H building fund

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
HURON -- State Fair Manager Jerome Hertel said the fair finished in the black once again at the end of its fiscal year June 30, and is moving forward with more improvement projects on the grounds.
In a semi-annual update for the City Commission on Monday, he said improvements completed last year included work at the grandstand, purchase of a
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Crop conditions good in state despite week with little rain

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Crop conditions in South Dakota were reported mostly good to excellent despite a week with little rainfall.
The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that topsoil moisture supplies were 82 percent adequate to surplus and subsoil moisture was rated 84 percent adequate to surplus.
Spring wheat, oats and corn were all rated at least
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State seeking donors for Laura Ingalls Wilder book

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota State Historical Society is looking for donors toward the upcoming release of Laura Ingalls Wilder's autobiography.
The society says the work was hidden away since 1930 and reveals true stories of her pioneering life.
The book, "Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography," shows how Wilder transformed her girlhood into one of the greatest children's series
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Woman files motion for new trial in death of boyfriend’s son

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
CHAMBERLAIN (AP) -- Attorneys for a Gann Valley woman convicted of beating to death a 4-year-old boy because he wet his pants have filed motions for a new trial and a reduced sentence.
Donika Gonzales, 23, was sentenced on July 1 to 130 years for first-degree manslaughter and 15 years for aggravated assault for the death of Mason Naser, her
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Now seeing patient number 1: Clinic to continue grand opening all week

Posted: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
HURON -- Huron's newest medical clinic, which opened July 8, will host a week-long open house July 21-25, between 1 and 3 p.m. each day.
The public is invited to attend and take a tour, enjoy refreshments, register for door prizes and receive a commemorative giveaway.
Kids can also register to win a new bike or 2015 kids'
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Blake shares her views at Democratic Forum: She is part of historic all-female ticket for governor’s offices

Posted: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
HURON -- Susy Blake agrees that government should be run like a business when it comes to finances.
Political leaders must be responsible and prudent in how they spend hard-earned taxpayer dollars, she believes.
"But that's kind of where it ends for me," she said at the Beadle County Democratic Forum last week. "Because business is about money, business is
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Wessington Springs native makes screen debut in ‘Persecuted’: Playing the president is just another item of the amazing bucket list of James R. Higgins

Posted: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
HURON -- James R. Higgins acts as the president of the United States in the new movie, Persecuted, being released nationwide this weekend.
While portraying the president of the United States in a movie might be the highlight of someone's life, for Higgins it is just one of many accomplishments he has crossed of an amazing bucket list.
Higgins was the
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The 3 Rs — Ropin’, Ridin’, ’Restling

Modified: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
Cole Fulton of Miller wrestles his steer to the ground while, in the next photo, Georgia Diez of Phoenix positions her goat to be tied down during Friday night's rodeo action at the South Dakota Rodeo Association event at the Heartland 4-H Rodeo Arena. The rodeo which features 11 different events concludes today.
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Water issues cause street closure

Posted: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
HURON -- The westbound lanes in a block of Third Street Southwest in downtown Huron were blocked off to traffic Friday after a fire hydrant lead broke on the old water main east of Wisconsin Avenue Southwest.
After water was pumped away, Olson Construction excavated the area near the Third Street and Wisconsin Avenue intersection and capped the pipe running
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Dancing in the park

Posted: Saturday, Jul 19th, 2014
Children's entertainer Phil Baker of Sioux Falls encourages dancing Thursday evening during Family Night at Campbell Park.
In the first photo, children dance on stage, and next, with a parent.
Next week: The SevenDay Jones Band from North Dakota will entertain with Christian rock music with a message.
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Flights of fancy

Posted: Saturday, Jul 19th, 2014
A tiger swallowtail sips nectar from a zinnia Thursday afternoon in this garden in southwest Huron.
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Cross-country cyclists make stop in Huron

Posted: Friday, Jul 18th, 2014
HURON -- On Tuesday a group of over 30 bicyclists from all over the world, on their way to the East Coast, stopped for a break at Memorial Park and Putters and Scoops in Huron.
Guided by the tour company "Cycle America," the cyclists signed up for a tour that would take them from their starting place in Everett,
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Get ready for rodeo

Posted: Friday, Jul 18th, 2014
HURON -- Two nights of top-notch rodeo are on tap for the Third Annual Huron Roundup SDRA Rodeo, which will be held Friday and Saturday at the Heartland 4-H Rodeo Arena on the east edge of Huron.
Participants from 11 states have registered to compete in this year's event according to Kirk Ford, who has been the rodeo director for
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Cruisin’ with the Classics

Posted: Friday, Jul 18th, 2014
People enjoy looking at the classic cars and bikes on display Tuesday at First United Methodist Church during the fifth annual Classic Car & Bike Cruise Night. All money raised goes to the Huron Backpack Program, which begins in November. If interested in volunteering or donating please contact the United Way Heartland Region at 352-3537 or volunteer coordinator Brenda Mann
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Shriners make a splash for kids

Modified: Thursday, Jul 17th, 2014
It was Shrine Kids Day at Splash Central Waterpark as the James Valley Shrine Club hosted a day with a lot of freebies including admission, orthopedic exams, snow cones, cotton candy, frisbees and even a few bikes. The park was open from noon until 8 p.m. and by 6 p.m. over 1,334 people had attended the event.
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Water damage at library

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
The Huron Public Library continues to clean up after the water damage it experienced with Saturday's heavy rainfall. Because of this, the library will remain closed until Wednesday. All materials due through Wednesday can be turned in without fines after the library reopens. Library director Shirley Apley said the library suffered minimal damage, and five books were lost. They're making
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Pheasant fun in the sun

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
A pheasant prepares to jump off a hay bale and run after its companion early Saturday evening in this field just east of Huron.
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School Board holds annual meeting

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
HURON -- The Huron School Board held its annual meeting Monday evening at Huron Arena.
The first piece of action the board addressed was selecting a new board chairman.
The only nomination made was that of previous board chairman Tim Van Berkum.
Van Berkum was approved after being nominated by David Wheeler. Wheeler himself was then nominated as vice-chairman.
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City on track to reduce amount of trash hauled to landfill

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014
HURON -- Huron appears to be on pace to meet a goal in the next year or two of reducing the amount of garbage being trucked and dumped at the Pierre landfill by 25 percent because of its new recycling program.
In a report to the City Commission after the first year of operation, Solid Waste Superintendent Dale Fortin said
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How much rain? How fast?

Posted: Monday, Jul 14th, 2014
Reports varied around Huron as to how much rain fell early this morning with reports anywhere from less than 2 inches to almost 4 inches. However, what was documented was that it fell so fast many streets in Huron were impassable, including this area between Lincoln and Arizona Avenue on 15th Street Southwest. These photos were submitted by Hans Peterson.
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S.D. delegation asks for more data on Dakota Central plan: District 22 legislators oppose USPS decision

Posted: Monday, Jul 14th, 2014
HURON, South Dakota's congressional delegation is seeking more information on the U.S. Postal Service decision to close the Dakota Central Processing and Distribution Facility in Huron while citing constituent fears that doing so will "impose significant delays on businesses and consumers alike."
Meanwhile, District 22 legislators and one candidate, when asked for their reaction to the USPS announcement about 10
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Lieutenant governor candidate to speak at Democratic luncheon

Posted: Monday, Jul 14th, 2014
HURON -- Susy Blake of Sioux Falls, the South Dakota Democratic Party's candidate for lieutenant governor, will address the Beadle County Democratic Forum on Thursday.
The luncheon begins at noon at the Huron Event Center. The public is welcome to attend.
Blake was endorsed at the recent state Democratic Party convention in Yankton. She was picked by gubernatorial candidate Susan
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Water damage closes Huron library until Tuesday

Posted: Monday, Jul 14th, 2014
Due to water damage from a leaky roof the Huron Public Library will be closed through Monday. They will open for normal hours on Tuesday. All library materials due on these days will be due on Tuesday with no fines.
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Making a ‘Splash’

Posted: Monday, Jul 14th, 2014
Visitors of all ages found relief from the heat Friday afternoon at Splash Central, with temperatures soaring into the 90s.
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Fun in the sun!

Posted: Monday, Jul 14th, 2014
Splash Central was a busy spot Friday, with people seeking relief from the heat in the refreshing water.
A cool down is expected, with highs only in the upper 60s by Monday.
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Team to begin assessing weather damage

Posted: Monday, Jul 14th, 2014
PIERRE (AP) -- Teams of federal, state and local officials on Monday will begin preliminary assessments of damage to public infrastructure caused by tornadoes and flooding.
A series of storms from June 13-20 affected 12 counties and one Native American reservation.
Representatives of FEMA, the state Office of Emergency Management and local governments will conduct the assessments. The field work
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Corn Palace continues renovation

Posted: Monday, Jul 14th, 2014
MITCHELL (AP) -- The iconic domes and turrets have been removed from the Corn Palace in Mitchell as a $7.2 million makeover project proceeds, making the skyline above Main Street noticeably empty.
"She looks pretty naked now," project manager Dave Epp told The Daily Republic newspaper.
Removing the domes required the use of two cranes -- one for the largest
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Picking and playing in the park

Posted: Saturday, Jul 12th, 2014
Thursday night attendee's to Campbell Park Family Night were treated to the guitar trio of, from the left, John Osborn, Hans Peterson and Mike Cameron. The concessions Thursday were provided by Kingdom Seekers youth group from Huron Baptist Church.
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FEMA Rejects S.D. request for individual assistance for June storms

Posted: Saturday, Jul 12th, 2014
PIERRE --  South Dakota received word today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has rejected the state's request for Individual Assistance programs to help residents impacted by tornadoes and flooding.
The denial of Individual Assistance came in a letter from FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, who said damage to homes and businesses fell short of the severity and magnitude to warrant
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Youth develop leadership skills at state SDFU camp

Posted: Friday, Jul 11th, 2014
HURON -- Rural youth from 27 counties across South Dakota attended the South Dakota Farmers Union 2014 State Leadership Camp held at Storm Mountain Center just outside Rapid City.
During the week-long camp youth who have completed the seventh grade through high school developed leadership and communication skills as they organize and operate five cooperative businesses.
They also learned about
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