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Out and About with Kali: Week of Sept 10

Get ready for another great week of events! South Dakota has you covered on everything from beer in Sioux Falls, to pumpkins , and everything in-between.  Thursday, September 13 – 3rd Annual Maker Festival at the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, Brookings, SD Friday, September 14 – Sweet Art Show at the Icon Event Hall & Lounge, Sioux Falls, SD Saturday, September 15 – Good Pumpkin Fall…

Pierre and Post 22 Advance at State “A” Legion Tournament

Pierre and Post 22 Advance at State "A" Legion Tournament

PIERRE, SD… The defending champs and the 41-time champs both advanced to the winners bracket on Wednesday night in Pierre at the State “A” Legion Baseball Tournament. Rapid City Post 22 got 3 RBI’s from Jack Sorenson and Connor King blasted a grand slam in their 12-1 win over Brookings. And the host team also looked sharp against Yankton with…

Flash Flood Leaves No Time To Prepare in Brookings County

BROOKINGS COUNTY, S.D.- The rain came in fast in Brookings County with up to 8 inches of rain in some areas “When they said the word flash they actually mean flash flood cause when I was out the water was going through the culverts at such a high speed it was gushing out almost like a waterfall,” said Bob Hill,…

New Horse-drawn Museum Opens in Volga

VOLGA S.D.- A farmer from Brookings County had a passion for the old ways of farming, with horse-drawn machinery. His dream was to build a place to showcase the old tools that he worked hard to preserve.  He died in 2015, but a museum with his machinery did open today in Volga, in his name, so that his legacy could…

The Impact of 4-H Rodeo in South Dakota

BROOKINGS, S.D.-After a heated debate over Title IX, South Dakota 4-H Rodeo can run as it always has for at least this rodeo season. Earlier this year the USDA  warned the SDSU Extension that their 4-H Rodeo program must comply with Title IX and get rid of gender references on all events and awards. Not doing so would remove them…

Prairie AquaTech To Expand To Volga

Brookings based company makes fish food ingredient

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – A Brookings company that makes an ingredient used in fish food is expanding with a $60 million production facility in nearby Volga. Prairie AquaTech’s new plant will be built along U.S. Highway 14 on land near the South Dakota Soybean Processors plant. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled May 1, with completion expected in about a year….

SDSU Football Players Hope to Grow Bone Marrow Registry

BROOKINGS, S.D.-For many who have blood cancer, the only cure is a bone marrow transplant, but the issue is finding that match. Many times people don’t match with a family member, so they have to wait for someone on the donor registry. Swab your mouth, sign some paperwork and wait to see if you’re a match. That’s all it can…

Cycling Booming In Brookings

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Bookings has become a destination spot for every kind of cyclist. Around this time in 2017 the Brookings City Council passed a ‘Biking Master Plan’ in order to make the city more biking friendly. While already an active community, the plan is geared towards getting even more citizens pedal pushing their way around the city. While still…

Out and About: What’s Happening the Week of January 22

Yoga for a great cause and getting your taxes ready over a beer - just a couple of the events to check out this week

President of The Event Company, Addie Graham-Kramer joins us every Monday with events happening throughout the Sioux Empire! Check out what she’s got in store for you this week in the video above! Details for each event are also linked below. Tuesday, January 23 – Vision Board Empowerment Event at Chelsea’s Boutique in Sioux Falls Tuesday, January 23 – Bookkeeping…

Raven Industries Announces $5M Partnership With SDSU To Build New Facility

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Raven Industries is donating $5 million to South Dakota State University. The money will help establish a “precision agriculture” facility in Brookings. The facility allows for collaboration of multiple areas of learning, including engineering, agronomy and horticulture. Raven officials say the facility will help South Dakota lead the nation in precision AG education, research and extension….

Small Business Spotlight: Daktronics Celebrates 50 Years In 2018

BROOKINGS, S.D. – When you think of small businesses in South Dakota, you probably don’t consider Daktronics eligible given its size. Currently, the company has manufacturing facilities worldwide and employs more than 2,500 people. 2018 marks 50 years for the company that got its start in a small garage in Brookings, thanks to the vision of two South Dakota State…