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Fortuna High School alumnus appointed interim dean at South Dakota State University

By Mary Bullwinkel The Humboldt Beacon|

Current holds ribbon cutting on Fortuna’s Main Street

The owners of a new business in Fortuna are focused on highlighting independent makers and small craftspeople and a selection of items for gifts, art, and home. The business is called Current and it is located at 591 Main St., Suite D. The new b...

By Mary Bullwinkel The Humboldt Beacon|


  • News

    Newcomers pushing out veterans at US Olympic swim trials

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The United States is assembling an Olympic swimming team that Michael Phelps hardly recognizes.Nearly halfway through the eight-day trials, the team bound for Rio de Janeiro next month has as many as 17 first-timers. Left in...

    By Beth Harris, AP Sports Writer|

  • Business

    Crews fighting blaze at train collision site with 3 missing

    DALLAS (AP) Three crew members were missing and one was hurt after a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle that caused several box cars to erupt in flames and led authorities to evacuate residents in the area.The two BNSF Railway...

    By David Warren, Associated Press|

  • News

    Charges: Abducted Utah train worker left to die in Wyoming

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) A Salt Lake City train worker who was kidnapped during his shift by a father and son on the run from police died just over two hours later in the wind-swept Wyoming countryside, beaten beyond recognition and his neck...

    By Ben Neary And Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press|

  • News

    Records: City lawyers weak link in police accountability

    CHICAGO (AP) An Associated Press review of hundreds of court records nationwide shows that the attorneys who represent cities are often weak links in the systems meant to help hold police accountable for wrongdoing.The AP review looked at...

    By Michael Tarm, Associated Press|

  • News

    Feds: WWII plane had engine damage during fatal Hudson crash

    NEW YORK (AP) Federal investigators say an engine cylinder was damaged on a vintage World War II plane that crashed last month into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing its pilot.Newsday reports ( )...


  • Entertainment

    Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley's first guitarist, dies at 84

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce...

    By Adrian Sainz, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    Oregon county keeps judge who blocked refuge occupiers

    BEND, Ore. (AP) Residents of a remote county in eastern Oregon where an armed group seized a federal wildlife refuge voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to keep in office a top local official who had denied the occupiers access to a county building."I...

    By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Sanders says he'll try to block Senate GMO bill

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says he'll try to block Senate consideration of a bill that would require nationwide labeling of food with genetically modified products, but with a less stringent labeling requirement than...


  • Business

    Supreme Court rejects pharmacists' religious rights appeal

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal from Washington state pharmacists who said they have religious objections to dispensing Plan B or other emergency contraceptives.The justices' order leaves in...

    By Rachel La Corte, Associated Press|

  • News

    College students take to social media to take on terrorism

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Students at one New York college are taking to social media to tackle terrorism.A team of Rochester Institute of Technology students came up with the winning idea for a U.S. State Department contest seeking ways to counter...


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