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Mitchell Police seeking armed robbery suspect

On Sunday October 21, 2018 at approx.  12:23 a.m.,  The Mitchell Department of Public Safety received a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the parking lot of The I90 Travel Center Truck Stop  located at 1821 S. Burr St.  in Mitchell, S.D.  During this incident, it appears that a male subject on foot, …

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Voter registration deadline is 5pm today

If you want to vote on Election Day and aren’t registered, today is your last chance. Voter registration in South Dakota closes at 5 pm today. You may register at several locations: your county auditor’s office, Driver’s license station when you are renewing or applying for a driver’s license, your City Finance Office, public assistance …

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Person shot by security guard while trying to break into news station

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A suspected intruder was shot while trying to gain entry to a news station in Washington D.C. Monday afternoon, according to the station. Fox 5 DC reports that the suspect was trying to get into their office in Friendship Heights when the incident took place. Source familiar with the matter told ABC News …

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Mega Millions Lottery: Benefits and drawbacks of office pools

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — While there is always the dream of winning the historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot all by yourself, many Americans are also turning to office pools as a way to potentially increase their odds. The prospect of having a share of a larger pool of lottery tickets is one compelling reason to …

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USDA reports record high poultry supplies

The USDA says beef in cold storage at the end of September 2018 was up on the year, but by less than what some analysts were expecting heading into the report. Frozen beef supplies were reported at 508.560 million tons, 3% more than a year ago and up sharply from the five-year average, but with …

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Farmer says health insurance costs are “ridiculous”

A Wisconsin farmer says something needs to be done about the cost of health insurance for farmers and small businesses.  Dan Meyer of Kiel, Wisconsin tells Brownfield, “My wife works on the farm as well so our farm supplies our health insurance, and the costs are ridiculous.” Meyer operates a 1250 acre dairy and grain farm …

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Soil Health Field Day

Brownfield’s Tom Steever will be on the ground  at the Yoder farm near Leonard, Mo. Oct. 24 for a Soil Health Field Day sponsored by Soil Health Partnership and the Missouri Corn and Soybean Merchandising Councils.     Continue reading Soil Health Field Day at Brownfield Ag News.      

McKinney is optimistic about trade talks with Japan

USDA undersecretary Ted McKinney says the fact that the U.S. and Japan both have “trade templates” in place should help when the two countries begin their bilateral trade talks. “They have their own trading partnerships. They’ve done a free trade agreement with Europe. We’ve just finished USMCA and there’s some wonderful language there. And TPP …

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Trump declares disaster in storm damaged Wisconsin counties

Much of southern and southwestern Wisconsin is now eligible for disaster assistance. President Trump declared a disaster, making federal funding available for individuals in Crawford, Dane, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Sauk, and Vernon counties.  Federal funding is also now available for state and local governments in those counties, as well as Adams, Fond du …

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US national security adviser John Bolton in Russia to announce end to historic Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has arrived in Moscow, where he is expected to tell Russian officials that America plans to withdraw from a historic nuclear arms treaty that dates to the Cold War. Bolton met on Monday with the head of Russia’s National Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, Russia’s state news agency, …

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‘Potentially catastrophic’ Hurricane Willa takes aim at Mexico as a Category 5 storm

ABC News (HOUSTON) — Hurricane Willa strengthened to a powerful Category 5 storm Monday morning, taking aim at the Mexican coast and threatening to deliver life-threatening storm surge, wind and rain. Now packing 160 mph winds, some strengthening was still possible for the storm Monday, making Willa “potentially catastrophic” for Mexico, the National Hurricane Center …

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Teenage suspect in Georgia cop killing is dead: Officials

iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — A teenager wanted in the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer was killed by police Monday morning after they found him hiding in a shed of a home in suburban Atlanta, officials said. The suspect, Tafahree Maynard, 18, was killed after he refused to drop a lawn mower blade when police found …

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Continued strong movement of heifers into feedlots

One of the takeaways from last week’s cattle-on-feed report is the continued higher-than-normal percentage of heifers going into feedlots. The percentage of heifers and heifer calves in feedlots on October 1st was up 11 percent from one year ago. Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist Derrell Peel says that indicates heifer retention is “definitely …

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If you win the Mega Millions $1.6 billion jackpot in some states, you can remain anonymous

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As the Mega Millions jackpot heads toward a record $1.6 billion drawing Tuesday, some ticket-holding hopefuls may wonder if they would be able hide their identities if they won. The lottery prize is now the biggest ever in the U.S. Some financial experts advise winners of big lottery prizes to try to …

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Two U.S. Navy warships sail through Taiwan Strait

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) —  Two U.S. Navy warships sailed through the international waters of the Taiwan Strait on Monday, the body of water separating China and Taiwan, the island nation that China considers a breakaway province. The transit could increase tensions between the U.S. and China as both countries are involved in a trade dispute and as …

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Bob Dylan’s lyrics and art on display at new exhibit in London

Rob Kim/Getty Images(LONDON) — A new Bob Dylan exhibit has opened in London and features handwritten copies of some of his most famous songs. Included in the Mondo Scripto exhibit, which opened in Halcyon Gallery on Oct. 9, are “The Times They Are A-Changin’” and “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door.” Each song is accompanied by a …

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70-year-old woman found dead with throat slashed at home on New York’s Upper West Side: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A 70-year-old woman was found with her throat slashed at her home on a quiet residential street in Manhattan. Police responded to a 911 call at an Upper West Side apartment just before 5 a.m. Sunday and found resident Susan Trott with a laceration to her neck, the New York Police Department …

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The high cost of high yielding crops

What’s the cost of producing big yielding crops? An agronomist says some growers forget about the high cost of inputs that go into getting those big yields. In this Managing for Profit, Beck’s Hybrids agronomist Eric Wilson will talk about the cost of your fertilizer programming heading into the 2019 growing season. Continue reading The …

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‘Gathering of Hope’ to be held for missing Wisconsin girl Jayme Closs 1 week after she was abducted

Barron County Sheriff’s Office(BARRON, Wisconsin) — One week after 13-year-old Jayme Closs was abducted from her rural Wisconsin home, community members are set to come together at a “Gathering of Hope” event Monday night to pray for the missing girl. “Jayme remains missing and endangered and has been added to the top of the FBI’s …

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Local Sports for Monday October 22nd

For the third time in four weeks, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team dropped a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup by one score. DWU fell to Midland University, 21-14 Saturday in Fremont, Neb.  The Tigers fall to 1-7 overall and 0-6 in the conference while Midland improved to 6-2 and 4-2 in the conference.  Shaye …

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Texas expecting heavy rain after Hurricane Willa slams Mexico

ABC News(HOUSTON) — The hurricane season in the eastern Pacific Ocean officially is the most active since 1971. Hurricane Willa, now a Category 4 with winds reaching 155 mph this morning, is nearly a Category 5, which has winds of at least 157 mph. Major resorts in Mexico are under a tropical storm warning, although …

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