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Makiní her turn...

Posted: Monday, Jul 25th, 2016
Audrey Field, competing for Kingsbury County, rounds the end pole and prepares to work her way back through the obstacles in the Junior Pole Bending on Thursday, at the S.D. State 4-H Horseshow.
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Stolen car dumped in river

Posted: Monday, Jul 25th, 2016
FORESTBURG, A car stolen from Huron Automotive sometime between 5:30 p.m. Friday and Monday morning was found Tuesday afternoon in the James River north of Forestburg.
Huron Detective Sgt. Casey Spinsby said the maroon 2015 Nissan Altima had been driven off the road and into the river.
It was tipped on the passenger side and located near 406th Avenue and
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Lap dog causes accident

Posted: Monday, Jul 25th, 2016
HURON, A light pole in the parking lot of the First United Methodist Church was broken off at the base and knocked down when it was hit by a 2003 Chevy Silverado, authorities said.
The driver, Jean Jungemann, 24, admitted to police that she had been playing Pokemon Go prior to leaving, but denied playing it at the time of
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You donít see that every day...

Posted: Monday, Jul 25th, 2016
Motorists on Highway 37 north of town may have been taken aback Thursday morning, when a loader carrying a small plane came down the pavement. The loader, from Lincoln Auto, was carrying the small plane that was forced into an emergency landing northeast of town Tuesday night, shortly after takeoff from Huron Regional Airport. A woman from Hawaii sustained minor
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Body cameras: safety and clarity for everyone

Posted: Friday, Jul 22nd, 2016
HURON, It's hard to dispute the facts when it's all caught on video.
Twenty-two Huron police officers are now working their shifts with body cameras, small, hand-sized devices they wear on their uniforms about chest level.
"I don't use it all the time," said Officer Sam Freng. "There's still some discretion with it. It's not like every time I go
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Iverson adds Ford to lineup

Posted: Thursday, Jul 21st, 2016
HURON, John Iverson, the owner of auto dealerships in Huron and Mitchell, has purchased Schoenhard Ford of Huron.
Negotiations between Iverson and Donnie Schoenhard have been in the works for several months, and the final paperwork from the Ford Corporation is expected within a day or two.
"We've got an assurance from Ford that we're approved and everything is OK,
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S.D. State 4-H Horseshow

Posted: Thursday, Jul 21st, 2016
The State 4-H Horse show kicked into high gear on Tuesday, in the Beef Complex Building on the State Fairgrounds.
Maddie Williams of Spink County guides her paint horse over the fences in the Junior Hunter Equitation.
Next, Taya Heisinger of Hutchinson County competes during Senior Hunter Equitation over fences.
And next, Anna Hawkins of Charles Mix County drives
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An unscheduled landing...

Posted: Thursday, Jul 21st, 2016
This single-engine plane reported having throttle problems shortly after takeoff from Huron Regional Airport Tuesday evening and was forced to land in a pasture north and east of Huron. A passenger in the plane, which is registered to Bruce Mayes of Honolulu, Hawaii, was transported via ambulance with minor injuries.
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JRWDD awards grants

Posted: Thursday, Jul 21st, 2016
HURON, The James River Water Development District board of directors has awarded $33,660 in cost-sharing assistance for projects in Groton and Hutchinson County.
The board awarded $5,355 to the city of Groton to cap an artesian well that was used to provide water to the city prior to WEB water service. The well is in a storage shed which is
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Ride íem, cowboy ...

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 20th, 2016
Dylan Suhr of Canton competes in the senior boys' bull riding during the Heartland 4-H Rodeo on Sunday in Huron. Suhr, who competes in saddle bronc, steer wrestling, bull riding and tie-down roping, was the 2016 recipient of the Bo Mutchelknaus Memorial Award. For more photos of Sunday's action at the Heartland 4-H Rodeo, check out Page 11.
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High on the tower...

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 20th, 2016
A crew from Tower Systems, Inc., of Watertown was working high above the ground on Monday morning, adding cellular telephone equipment to the tower in the area of Kansas Ave., SE, behind Performance Radio.
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City Commission okays grant applications for new radio equipment

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 20th, 2016
HURON, City commissioners have authorized the police department and dispatch center to apply for as much as $200,000 in federal Homeland Security grant funds to purchase a new radio system for the dispatch center and equipment for police officers.
In a memo to the board, police Capt. Kevin Van Diepen said the existing radio system is in dire need of
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Sunday fire sends one to hospital

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 20th, 2016
HURON, An occupant of a southeast Huron home that caught fire Sunday evening was taken to Huron Regional Medical Center for treatment of smoke inhalation.
Firefighters were alerted by a passerby that smoke was pouring out of 209 21st St. S.E. at about 8 p.m.
The fire was ignited by food cooking on the stove and residents were trying to
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National Night Out groups asked to contact Huron PD

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 20th, 2016
HURON, Individuals and organizations interested in participating in National Night Out on Aug. 2 at Campbell Park are asked to contact the Huron Police Department.
National Night Out is a campaign involving citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses and local officials.
The program is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for and participation in local
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Making wishes come true - one aluminum can at a time

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
HURON -- A few aluminum cans lying around inspired an effort, which has raised more than $18,000 for Make-A-Wish South Dakota over the past six years.
Gerry Schied of Huron, who is best known as "Ger" by his closest friends, is one of several individuals and organizations throughout the state, who play an important role in helping Make-A-Wish South Dakota
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Change of Command for the 153rd

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
HURON, As the new commander of the 153rd Engineer Battalion based in Huron, 1st Lt. William Domagall says he will mentor his soldiers while keeping the lines of communication open.
Doing so will maintain the success of the outgoing commander, Capt. Thomas Stewart, he said at Saturday's change of command ceremony at the South Dakota Army National Guard Armory in
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Out for a stroll...

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
This pair of whitetail fawns were out near the edge of a cornfield Saturday morning on the east side of Huron, enjoying a late breakfast while they awaited their mother's return, before the family bounded away.
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A Christmas gift in July from HACT: ĎA Donít Hug Me Christmas Carolí to be presented July 22-24; 29-31

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
HURON -- The Huron Area Community Theatre (HACT) delivers a Christmas gift a few months early this year, when it presents the comedy/musical "A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol," at the Huron Fine Arts Center.
Performances are set for 7 p.m. on July 22 and 23 as well as July 29 and 20, with 2 p.m. matinees taking place July
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Inaugural Downtown Street Fest

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
HURON, Like other long-time residents, Mark Robish fondly remembers the large crowds at the city's annual Crazy Days weekends each July.
Downtown streets were closed off, merchants displayed discounted wares on sidewalks and kids of all ages competed in various games like three-on-three basketball.
As a city commissioner, one of his responsibilities is as board liaison with the Huron Community
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Thunder on the Prairie - kickiní it on July 29: Event goes country in its second year

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
HURON -- An event to offer entertainment for the bikers coming through Huron for the 75th Sturgis Rally and Races was a success and will be back on July 29, on the Freedom Stage at the S.D. State Fairgrounds.
Thunder on the Prairie was formed by a group of citizens that wanted to make things happen in Huron. The
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Hitting the homestretch

Posted: Monday, Jul 18th, 2016
HURON -- The largest overall upgrade to athletic facilities in the Huron School District is entering the homestretch.
The project, which includes a new tennis compound, changing Tiger Field from natural turf to artificial, along with practice field improvements and moving some field event areas is under contract with Mid-America Sports Construction of Lees Summit, Mo., a Kansas City suburb.
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Friend of Rodeo 2016 selected: Performances begin this morning at Heartland Arena

Posted: Monday, Jul 18th, 2016
HURON -- The Heartland 4-H Rodeo Association has been blessed with many supporters throughout the years, many of which have been involved without much recognition.
This year marks the 27th annual Heartland 4-H Rodeo and this year's Friends of Rodeo Award recipient has highlighted the rodeo and all of its contestants for many of those years.
The 2016 recipient
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Motoring through the water...

Posted: Monday, Jul 18th, 2016
Elevel-year-old Kaitlyn Kahre of the Huron Parks and Recreation Wobbegongs begins the backstroke leg of her 200-meter Individual Medley Friday afternoon at the 2016 Splash Central Invitational swim meet. The swim meet continues today and Sunday at Splash Central's 50-meter pool.
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The hunt for ... POKEMON

Posted: Monday, Jul 18th, 2016
HURON -- Monsters have invaded quiet, peaceful Huron. Fortunately, they're the friendly monsters of the popular Pokemon game.
In the latest version of the game, named "Pokemon Go," the video monsters are superimposed over actual places outdoors,"and players move from place to place in their search,"using their smartphones to, as the game's slogan says, "catch 'em all," and turn
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Songbird at the Bandshell ...

Posted: Monday, Jul 18th, 2016
Huron performer Kara Pugsley was the featured entertainment at the Thursday Family Night in the Park at Campbell Park. She sang a collection of songs for the crowd on hand, then made way for the Huron Municipal Band to entertain the rest of the evening.
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Lee Klocke is definitely for the birds

Posted: Monday, Jul 18th, 2016
HURON -- If you'd met Lee Klocke when he was a boy, you'd have easily guessed he'd some day become a bird man.
Yes, a bird man.
Klocke grew up on a farm in Colorado, where he grew to appreciate being in nature.
"I've always enjoyed being outdoors," he said. "hunting, fishing, exploring the tree groves."
Klocke said that he grew
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A tough evening, at least for some vehicles...

Modified: Monday, Jul 18th, 2016
Two separate vehicle accidents took place a half-hour apart Thursday evening.
First, a car in the ditch was reported on fire on Custer Avenue, south of Highway 14. The Huron Community Rural Fire Department responded, but there was little to save.
A short time later, a vehicle (second photo) struck a light pole at 18th Street and Dakota Avenue,
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Teens for Life on parade ...

Posted: Friday, Jul 15th, 2016
Teens for Life had a float in the Independence Day parade in Huron on July 4. From left, are Nick Mallon, Angie Schutt, Landon Schutt, Fatima Reyes, Brooke Mallon, Emily Schutt (the back of her), Marilyn Mendenhall and Kris Johnson. Their next meeting will be at the Huron Public Library on Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. The movie, "October Baby,"
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Fun night for a cruise

Posted: Thursday, Jul 14th, 2016
In the first photo, Liberty, left, and Faith Nohr sit on a 1951 M-38 Jeep owned by their father, Chris Nohr, at the seventh annual Classic Car & Bike Cruise Night Tuesday night at First United Methodist Church in Huron. It was the largest turnout with 120 vehicles on display. All proceeds support the local Backpack Program.
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Miller man dies in trench collapse

Posted: Thursday, Jul 14th, 2016
The Miller community came to the aid of City employees when a water line trench near the Miller Livestock Auction collapsed on Friday afternoon trapping two. Terry Manning and Jim Bonebright were extricated and taken to Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital for initial treatment. Bonebright was taken to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls where he died Sunday, June 10.
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County extends tax opt out for another two years

Posted: Thursday, Jul 14th, 2016
HURON -- Beadle County commissioners have voted to extend a $300,000 property tax opt out for another two years. According to state law, the deadline for taking action is Friday.
The current opt out, which has been in place for nearly four years, expires at the end of December.
"The main reason that we're doing it is because the consumer
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White discusses summer legislative study

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 13th, 2016
HURON, Legislators appointed to an interim committee on substance abuse prevention are learning just how serious a problem South Dakota has with methamphetamine and opioid use.
And that without significant and effective prevention programs, the focus of the summer study, the next generation is in real danger of continuing the cycle.
"It's recognized across the state and throughout all state
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Special Olympics Equestrian

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 13th, 2016
Sawyer Freideman of Huron's HOPE Therapeutic Riding Center trots his horse during the western equitation event in the South Dakota State Special Olympics Equestrian event on Monday at the Hippodrome on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds. The event continues today.
Next, Carol Harms of the HOPE Therapeutic Riding Center in Huron eyes the judge as Cassie Koel assists her during
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City Commission adopts TIF plan for South Town development

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 13th, 2016
HURON, A tax increment financing plan to provide incentives to lead to the private sector development of open land commonly referred to as South Town south and east of Coborn's has been adopted by the City Commission.
Establishing a tax increment financing district, the third one in Huron in the past 30 years since the Crossroads parking ramp was constructed,
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School board holds first meeting of fiscal year

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 13th, 2016
HURON, The Huron School Board held its first meeting of the fiscal year Monday evening, taking steps to set the upcoming school year in motion.
Garett Bischoff was sworn in as a member of the Board. David Wheeler was named chairman of the school board for the upcoming year and Bischoff was named vice-chairman. Both votes were unanimous.
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