Joint City Council/County Commission agenda

The Aberdeen City Council and Brown County Commission will have a joint session at 5:30 p.m. Monday (June 24) in the courtroom on the third floor of the Municipal Building, 123 S. Lincoln St. Agenda items include: ...

Speaker: Successful pastures tougher than rocket science

Gary Zimmer, president of the agricultural consulting company Midwestern BioAg, has worked with pastures in Australia, Texas, New Zealand, Africa, Idaho, California and countless other places to help people get the most out of their pastures. Because every environment poses unique challenges, realizing the...

Novstrup amendment to lengthen Senate terms rejected

Skeptical members of the state House of Representatives poked holes Wednesday in a proposal that sought to change Senate terms to four years. The proposal came from Sen. Al Novstrup, R-Aberdeen. His plan had previously received approval from the Senate 19-16. ...

Bankruptcies: Feb. 24

Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Feb. 14-20. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million);...

Chaplain fired from Avera St. Luke’s due to sexual harassment

The Rev. Charles Emezie, a priest of the Diocese of Orlu, Nigeria, who has been employed as a chaplain at Avera St. Luke's Hospital and Avera Mother Joseph Manor in Aberdeen for more than 18 years, has been terminated from his chaplaincy by the Avera administration, according to the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls. ...

Good for you: April 22, 2013

Alyson Beare of Aberdeen will take part in the Minnesota State University, Moorhead, National Student Exchange program. Beare is a junior at MSUM majoring in biology and health and medical sciences. She will attend Northern Arizona University for the 2014 spring semester. Beare is the daughter of Jim Beare of Aberdeen. ...

New blade molds arrive at MFG

Molded Fiber Glass has received two of the molds for its new, larger wind blades, Dave Giovannini, senior vice president of the company, told me over the phone earlier this week. The new 48.7-meter blades are larger than the 40-meter blades the company now...

Bankruptcies: April 28

Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for April 18-24. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million);...

Air show fundraising continues

It's less than a month before the Aberdeen Air Show and organizers are busy preparing for the event, which will be the first air show since 2009. It takes more than $40,000 to put on the show, said air show committee president John Aman....