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The Northern State University Foundation announced a campaign tonight to raise money for three major building projects, and more than half of it — $25 million — has already been pledged.
Aberdeen's Kmart will close in late January 2018, according to a list released today by Sears Holding Corp. More info at www.aberdeennews.com.
Parents of students at Simmons Middle School might recognize their child's teacher from TV. For nine years, Erich Schaffhauser was the KELO news reporter in northeast South Dakota, a job he started right after graduating from the University of Minnesota in 2007. But two years ago, he decided to make a career switch to teaching. Learn more about the decision and Schaffhauser in our story. [Link in bio.]
In year's past, consumers could walk the aisles of stores while reading the boxes of videotapes and contemplating which ones to take home for a night or two. Back then, renting a movie didn’t mean standing at a kiosk or streaming a film on the internet. And it still doesn't at one Aberdeen business. Party Central, 1120 Eighth Ave. N.E., still rents movies —which makes sense since it opened as Northview Video on Oct. 30, 1992. Now with a larger mission, Party Central is celebrating its 25 anniversary. Learn more about the business in #AberdeenSD in our story. [Link in bio.]
See how people in the #AberdeenSD area celebrated #Halloween. From what costumes were worn to where people went, we have photos, stories and videos at the link in our bio.
The No. 7 Northern State volleyball defeated Minnesota State Moorhead in straight sets 25-22, 25-23, 25-10 Tuesday night at Wachs Arena. Northern improves to 21-3 overall and 14-2 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play. Learn more about the match in our story. [Link in bio.]
The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony will take audience members back in time Saturday to 18th and 19th century Czechoslovakia. Along with performances of works by Czech composers Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana and Leoš Janáček, the symphony will be joined by renowned cellist Wesley Baldwin. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater at the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
An Aberdeen cemetery has made improvements to accommodate the increasing number of people who are being cremated. Mike Carlsen of Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory estimates that between 30 and 35 percent of people are cremated before internment at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Learn more in our story and video. [Link in bio.]
The art community in Mobridge has enlisted the talents of a well-known South Dakota artist to create a sculpture that captures the town's most prominent attributes — cowboys and walleyes. Western sculptor John Lopez is working to piece metal parts together to create a life-size cowboy riding a even bigger bucking walleye. Learn more about the sculpture in our story. [Link in bio.]
Northern State University swept the fourth ranked University of Minnesota-Duluth 3-0 Saturday. See more photos and learn about the win at the link in our bio.
When a player is versatile, it means he or she can adapt to many different functions or activities. No one on the Presentation College volleyball team fits that description quite as well as Mallori Rabenberg. A 5-foot-7 senior from Britton, Rabenberg has taken on a variety of roles during her time with the Saints. Learn more about her four seasons with the Saints in our story. [Link in bio.]
The town of Columbia will begin construction on a new city hall building within the next week. Learn more in our story. [Link in bio.]