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Ready to run, run, run

Posted: Monday, Sep 22nd, 2014
Boys' varsity runners race from the starting line Saturday at the Huron Invitational Cross Country Meet held at Broadland Creek Golf Course. The site will also host the Eastern South Dakota Conference Meet Oct. 11 and the State Meet Oct. 25.
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KSFY’s Courtney Collen to Emcee S.D. Women’s Expo

Posted: Monday, Sep 22nd, 2014
HURON -- KSFY Television's Weekend News Anchor Courtney Collen will again emcee the SD Women's Expo on Sat., Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds.
Collen, who joined KSFY in January 2011, was born in Scottsdale, Ariz. And is a proud, second-generation graduate of the University of Arizona. As emcee, she will be on-hand
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Rounds to kick off GOP women’s convention

Posted: Monday, Sep 22nd, 2014
HURON -- Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Gov. Mike Rounds will kick off the 2014 South Dakota Federation of Republican Women's convention next weekend in Huron.
Rounds will speak at the Friday Fun Night at Andy's Antique Barn near Lake Byron.
Other speakers will include Public Utilities Commission member Gary Hanson and Treasurer Rich Sattgast.
The federation will convene
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SDSU students working on improvements to Kansas Mall

Posted: Monday, Sep 22nd, 2014
HURON, An initial project in a multi-year partnership between the city of Huron and two dozen South Dakota State University students and faculty is zeroing in on how to make improvements to what is known as the Kansas Mall.
It has a third partner in this particular case, the National Precast Concrete Institute, which is donating a piece of custom
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Bulldogs cruise to win

Posted: Monday, Sep 22nd, 2014
De Smet-Iroquois' Matt Larson avoids a tackle by Oldham-Ramona/Rutland's Cole Brown during their homecoming game on Friday in Iroquois.
Next, De Smet-Iroquois quarterback Broderick Poppinga grabs the ball out of the air on a mishandled snap during Friday's game against Oldham-Ramona/Rutland in Iroquois.
De Smet-Iroquois rolled to a 48-6 victory to improve to 2-1.
PHOTOS BY MIKE CARROLL/PLAINSMAN
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Schultz: Voters paying attention to Secretary of State race: Demo hopeful addresses local campaign forum

Posted: Saturday, Sep 20th, 2014
HURON -- Although she's running her campaign on a shoestring budget and depending on personal appearances and social media to get her message out, Democratic secretary of state candidate Angelia Schultz says it's a great time to be in the race.
Voters are paying attention to the controversy and mismanagement in Pierre, specifically with that office, she said Thursday.
"We
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DCI arrest Huron teacher on two charges

Posted: Saturday, Sep 20th, 2014
HURON -- Seventh-grade teacher Thomas Mark Wendelgass of Huron has been arrested and charged with two misdemeanors stemming from alleged inappropriate conversations between him and a child under the age of 18, Attorney General Marty Jackley said Thursday.
Wendelgass, 30, is charged with one count of disseminating material harmful to minors and one count of possession of marijuana. Both are
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Beadle County 4-H raises $103,000 for new exhibit hall

Posted: Friday, Sep 19th, 2014
HURON -- Beadle County 4-H members have exceeded their $75,000 fundraising goal for the South Dakota State Fair Foundation's construction of a new exhibit hall. To date, they have raised $103,000 and are still actively carrying out fundraising activities. This is in addition to the $500,000 fundraising goal set by the rest of the 4-H'ers in South Dakota.
Beadle County
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Huron Young Professionals raise $2K-plus for new 4-H Exhibit Hall on fairgrounds

Posted: Friday, Sep 19th, 2014
HURON -- The Huron Young Professionals held a Glow Golf Tournament in August to benefit the S.D. State Fair Foundation for the new 4-H exhibit hall.
Justin Picek, owner of Picek Construction was a major sponsor of the event along with the Huron Country Club and S.D. Wheat Growers, who generously matched $1,000 of the proceeds.
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A lot full of classics

Posted: Thursday, Sep 18th, 2014
The Knights of Columbus hosted a Classic Car Show Tuesday evening in the parking lot of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. The event was rescheduled due to poor weather at a prior schedule. The cars were on display from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
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Fire call at 3rd and Wyoming SW

Posted: Thursday, Sep 18th, 2014
According to police records the Huron Fire Department responded to a fire call Thursday morning at the intersection of Third Street and Wyoming SE. Members of the Huron fire department were present at the scene checking equipment.
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Volunteers sought for Farm Rescue program

Posted: Thursday, Sep 18th, 2014
HURON -- Farm Rescue is currently looking for a few volunteers to assist harvest cases we currently have underway.  
Due to a few changes to the schedule and weather changing volunteers schedules, Farm Rescue is looking for a few available volunteers over the next few months.
Currently CDL Drivers and Combine Operators are needed.
Anyone that has available time to
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Colorful and fun way to run

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
The Huron High School Cross Country team recently hosted a colorful fun run at Prospect Park. The team will be hosting other runs throughout the fall. The dates and sites are as follows.
• Saturday, Sept. 20 12:30 p.m., Broadland Creek Golf Course
• Friday, Sept. 26 5:30 p.m., East of Tiger Stadium (Homecoming)
• Saturday, Oct. 11 1:30 p.m.,
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Workforce investment council to be formed: Local effort to help relieve state’s labor shortage

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
HURON -- A workforce investment council has been formed in Huron in response to Gov. Dennis Daugaard's challenge for local communities to find ways to relieve the labor shortage being felt statewide.
The local council met for the first time Monday, and its window of time to submit a plan to the governor is short: the deadline is Dec. 1.
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Windriders ABATE gather to help kids at Christmas

Posted: Monday, Sep 15th, 2014
HURON, Riding for a cause, dozens of Windriders ABATE members roared out of town at noon Saturday, devoting a beautiful September afternoon for the benefit of a growing number of kids and families in need this upcoming holiday season.
After all, there are only 101 shopping days until Christmas.
It was yet another Windriders ABATE toy run, something special they
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Vale woman given first copy of Huron’s racing history

Posted: Monday, Sep 15th, 2014
Anita Rose of Vale receives the first copy of the book that commemorates 100 years of racing in Huron from Mayor Paul Aylward while entering the gate for the final night of the 2014 Speedway Motors WISSOTA 100 at Dakota State Fair Speedway on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds. Fans that attended the races received the book.
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Celebrating our anthem’s birthday

Posted: Monday, Sep 15th, 2014
During the Huron Tiger Football game Friday night, the community took timeout to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner. A giant flag was unfurled and marched on to the field before the anthem was sung by kindergarteners and members of the National Guard.
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WISSOTA field continues to narrow

Posted: Monday, Sep 15th, 2014
The WISSOTA 100 is now down to its final day of four days of racing. Tonight at Dakota State Fair Speedway champions in six different classes of racing will be crowned. Racing begins at 5 p.m. and includes Orv's Pot of Gold which will take place prior to the champions being crowned.
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Tigers take timeout for tribute to Lisa Johnson

Posted: Monday, Sep 15th, 2014
Prior to the opening kickoff of the Huron Tiger football team's home opener, the team and its fans took a moment to honor Lisa Johnson, a longtime Tiger supporter and mother to Tiger football player, Jeremiah Johnson, who passed in the spring. In the above photo members of the Huron team and coaching staff prepare to release balloons in her
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Fun at WISSOTA

Posted: Saturday, Sep 13th, 2014
Cole Elton of Dealbo, Minn., uses a power tool to put a screw in a piece of wood as part of a contest at the Fastenal vendor booth in front of the grandstand during the 2014 Speedway Motors WISSOTA 100 Thursday.
Several vendors will be located in front of the grandstands throughout the event, which concludes on Saturday.
Next, more
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Thune, Johnson address railcar shortage

Posted: Saturday, Sep 13th, 2014
HURON -- As another record crop nears the harvest, producers and shippers are anxious and concerned about a railcar shortage, but all of the stakeholders are working together, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., said Thursday.
"Nobody's panicked," he said in a conference call with reporters. "I think everybody realizes there are a lot of contributing factors, some of which are out
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Gibson speaks at first District 22 Democratic campaign forum

Posted: Saturday, Sep 13th, 2014
HURON -- Candidates for legislative seats in South Dakota this fall should be running for the right reasons, a three-term lawmaker seeking re-election in November said Thursday.
"To help people, to help our schools, to help our elders," Rep. Peggy Gibson, D-Huron, said, "to make sure that we have open and honest government and people in government that we can
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State Fair breaks attendance goals: Numbers up 210,465 — 15 percent above last year

Posted: Saturday, Sep 13th, 2014
HURON -- South Dakota State Fair officials said the goal was to hit an attendance of 200,000 this year -- but attendance for the 2014 fair was 210,465, up 15 percent from last year's tally. 
Camping reservation inquiries were at an all-time high, and the grandstand ticket office worked hard to keep pace with ticket sales.
"Exceeding our attendance goal
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Yale man dies of injuries after car crash

Posted: Saturday, Sep 13th, 2014
YALE -- A Yale man injured in a Wednesday morning crash involving three vehicles at Highway 14 and the Yale corner has died, authorities said.
Robert Gene Fast, 76, was driving a 2013 Dodge Ram K1500 pickup truck. He was stopped facing east on Highway 14 attempting to make a left turn onto the Yale road, also known as 411th
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Woman admits setting Huron restaurant afire

Posted: Saturday, Sep 13th, 2014
HURON (AP) -- One of two Huron women charged with starting a fire at the Tailgate restaurant in Huron has pleaded guilty to second-degree arson.
KOKK-AM reports 31-year-old Julia Lopez acknowledged her role in starting the March fire in an attempt to collect insurance money.
Her attorney, Kent Shelton, said she has no ownership in the restaurant and said Lopez
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WISSOTA gets under way

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
The WISSOTA 100 opens its four-day run at the Dakota State Fair Speedway located on the grounds of the South Dakota State Fair. In all, six different classes will battle until the lineup is set for the featured events to be held Saturday evening in each class. In the first photo a pair of superstock class cars do battle, while
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State Fair tiger vendor disputes PETA claims

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
PIERRE (AP) -- The People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals is accusing a State Fair vendor of displaying tigers illegally but the exhibitor's company says the claims are baseless.
Chicago-based All Things Wild brought the Royal White Tiger Discovery Exhibit to the state fair this year. Marcus Cook works for All Things Wild and helped display the animals at
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Yale man has serious injuries from car crash

Posted: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
YALE -- One man was seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 14 at the Yale corner late Wednesday morning, authorities said.
The Highway Patrol said Robert Fast, 76, of Yale was driving a pickup truck and attempting to turn onto the Yale road when he was struck by a westbound semi-tractor-trailer hauling cattle and driven by Jerrad Fast,
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Huron’s long racing history to be part of WISSOTA 100

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
HURON -- A century of stock car racing in Huron will be celebrated in conjunction with the 2014 Speedway Motors WISSOTA 100, which begins today and continues through Saturday at Dakota State Fair Speedway.
Hundreds of cars in six different classes are slated to compete during the premier event for WISSOTA, with 180 drivers having a chance to walk away
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Democrats open party campaign headquarters

Modified: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
Local Democrats and members of the Huron Chamber Ambassadors look on as Rep. Peggy Gibson, D-Huron, cuts the ribbon for the grand opening of the District 22 Democratic Party campaign headquarters at Dakota Plaza in downtown Huron.
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Kansas mall to be center of design discussion

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
HURON, A design charrette to gather public input on ways the Kansas mall in downtown Huron can be reinvigorated is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Campus Center.
The city of Huron remains in partnership with the South Dakota State University Department of Architecture. Students will conduct the charrette.
The Kansas mall is the city-owned property between PB
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Huron Tiger Marching Band

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
The Huron High School Marching Band Outdoor Exhibition was held Monday evening at Tiger Stadium.
Members of the HHS Marching Band performed in front of a full stadium.
The exhibition was sponsored by Taco John's.
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School district enrollment numbers up

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
HURON -- The Huron School Board heard enrollment numbers that the district has not seen since the 1990s.
"It could give us a whole different set of opportunities than a year ago," said Superintendent Terry Nebelsick, prefacing his announcement: "If the enrollment holds for another two weeks, we have the potential to go over 2,400 students in the district for
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City to begin work on new concessions building

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
HURON -- Work will get under way soon on a new concessions building for Kunhart Softball Complex after the City Commission on Monday approved a bid of $136,370.
Picek Construction of Huron won the contract. City workers will do some of the work to reduce the project cost and get closer to budget.
Construction will continue until bad weather sets
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