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United Blood Services April Schedule

United Blood Services April Schedule April

Call 605-996-3688 for Center Hours • 704 E. Havens Ave., Ste. 103

Date/Time City/Location/ Sponsor Appointment needed Please Call

Tues, Apr 22 from 11-5:15pm Pierre, SD at Faith Lutheran Church – Fellowship Hall Char Russell at 224-1160 or go to www.bloodhero.com and enter code: pierrefaith

Thurs, Apr 24 from 1:30-7pm Willow Lake, SD at St. James Catholic Church – Parish Hall Christina Kannegieter at 625-2463 or go to www.bloodhero.com and enter code: willowlake

Fri, Apr 25 from 1-6pm Emery, SD at Bridgewater/Emery High School- Multi-Purpose Room Jennifer Gloden at 712-540-8239 or go to www.bloodhero.com and enter code: emery

Tues, Apr 29 from 12-5:45pm Burke, SD at Civic Center Sponsor: Methodist Women’s Group Vickie Dobesh at 775-2374 or go to www.bloodhero.com and enter code: burke

Wed, Apr 30 from 9:30-1pm Miller, SD at Sunshine Bible Academy Gym Andrew Boersma at 853-3071 x. 227 or go to www.bloodhero.com and enter code: sunshine

Wed, Apr 30 from 2-5:30pm Butte, NE at Community Center Phyllis Camin at 402-832-5777 or go to www.bloodhero.com and enter code: butte-naper

This schedule is subject to change, since unforeseen events cause drive cancellations. For more information call United Blood Services at 605-342-8585. Donors please bring a picture ID and eat prior to donating. Also, we encourage donors to schedule an appointment, and to go online to www.unitedbloodservices.org and complete their Health History Questionnaire on the day of their appointment.

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Denim Days: April 23-25

Raise awareness of sexual violence and funds to help survivors by inviting employees to donate $5 to Mitchell Area Safehouse for the chance to wear jeans for a day. If you are interested contact us for Denim Days stickers that you can wear during the event. All donations raised will fund Mitchell Area Safehouse to offer resources to victims and survivors.

Donations can be sent to: Mitchell Area Safehouse, 1809 North Wisconsin, Mitchell, SD 57301. If you have any questions, contact us by email noabuse02@santel.net or by phone at 996-2765 or 996-6622.

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Parkston Community Blood Drive

The Parkston Community Blood Drive will be on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM at Avera St. Benedict Health Center, 401 W. Glynn Drive. Sign up to save a life today! Schedule a blood donation appointment online at lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800.287.4903.

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South Dakota Quilters Guild Spring Quilting Retreat

The South Dakota Quilters Guild is having a 50′s themed quilt retreat at the Crossroads Hotel in Huron, SD on the weekend of April 25th through the 27th. There will be quilt classes, vendors, trunk show, and many quilt related activities. Contact Deb Ellsworth at 605-268-1363 or email ellsworthdeb@yahoo.com for more information.

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Shrine Circus 2014

Come & enjoy 3 rings of entertainment for 5 BIG shows!

Sports

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Yankees Pineda ejected for substance on neck

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Pitchers are not allowed to use foreign substances to give them a better grip on the ball.

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Seahawks, Packers kick off NFL season

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The Seattle Seahawks open the defense of their Super Bowl crown and kick off the 2014-15 season at home against Green Bay.

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Knicks looking for hometown discount from Anthony

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Potential free agent Carmelo Anthony will be asked to give the New York Knicks a discount on his next contract.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, April 24.

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Suns’ Dragic voted NBA’s most improved

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Phoenix guard Goran Dragic, whose breakout campaign helped his team to a 23-win improvement, was named most improved player.

National

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Yellen, Cyrus strange bedfellows in ‘Time 100′

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There are 41 women on this year's list, of "most influential," but some of them may surprise you.

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Ronald McDonald is ready for his selfie

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America's most famous spokesclown has a new look and new TV ads.

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FDA moves to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors

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The FDA proposes rules that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18, but health advocates say it's not enough.

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U.S. considers clemency review of drug offenders

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New clemency guidelines are expected to make thousands of drug offenders eligible for a reduction in the sentences.

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Budget cuts will force 2K soldiers out of Army

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The U.S. Army will cut captains and majors as part of plans to reduce its active duty numbers due to budget cuts.

Lifestyle

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Historic canonization of popes brings joy, controversy

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Two giants of Roman Catholicism will become saints on Sunday at an unprecedented twin canonization.

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Travel through time on Google maps

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Google is now offering trips down memory lane on its digital maps.

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Airlines rank lowest in traveler satisfaction

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Air carriers lag hotels and online travel agencies in customer satisfaction.

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Kraft recalls 96K pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs

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Just in time for cookout season, Kraft is recalling nearly 100,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs.

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Mazda recalls 190K SUVs for rust problem

The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Mazda car during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva March 5, 2014.

Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.

Weird

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Do you want fries with your truck fire?

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A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries catches fire. You're going to need a lot of ketchup.

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Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom

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Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom.

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White House: ‘no comment’ on Justin Bieber deportation petition

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The troubled Canadian pop star is staying in America for now.

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Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

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A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

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Turns out ‘God’ has bad credit

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An NYC man claims Equifax falsely reported he had no financial history because his first name is God.

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Amazing young talent on Ellen!

Watch a young man sing a Rascal Flatts song on Ellen. He’s incredible!

Worst Wheel of Fortune player ever!

See how a young man lost $1 million, a car, and more!

Corn Palace Festival Entertainment Lineup Announced

The festival runs from August 20th through August 24th.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Pinnacle base jump

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Two guys jump from the world's tallest building and it's terrifyingly cool.

News

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Do you want fries with your truck fire?

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A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries catches fire. You're going to need a lot of ketchup.

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Road, bridge renamed for Duane Allen of Oak Ridge Boys

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The road that runs just a few hundred yards past where Duane Allen of the Oak Ridge Boys was born.

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Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson close to signing on for ‘Jungle Book’

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Idris Elba will voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan in the latest adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's adventure tale.

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Rascal Flatts hosting album release party for charity

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The trio's ninth album, "Rewind," is slated for release on May 13.

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John Leguizamo chops off fingertip during filming of ‘Chef’

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The actor came away from filming with a new-found respect for kitchen staff, a few tips and a great party tale.

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Happy Birthday to the original ‘American Idol’

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PHOTOS: Since being crowned the first "American Idol" in 2002, Kelly Clarkson has had a whirlwind career.

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Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson’s death loses latest appeal

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Dr. Conrad Murray loses his latest bid to have his 2011 conviction overturned.

Weather

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High: 70° - Low: 39°

Local

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Two New Legislative Summer Studies Approved

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Roads and bridges and alcohol distribution will be the topics.

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Widow Of Slain Prison Guard Files Lawsuit

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Ronald Johnson was killed by inmates Rodney Berget and Eric Robert in 2011.

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Rounds Leads In Campaign Cash In Senate Race

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The former governor has about one million dollars in his campaign coffers.

Features

Ram Truck

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See why it’s Motor Trend “Truck of the Year“

Closings & Delays

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Check our closings page before you go out!

Good Neighbor Award

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Nominate a person from your community who is a Good Neighbor!

Menards How To Center

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Check Out the Latest How To Center Video’s from Menards Around The House Series

Coke Vault

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Listen four times daily for Coke Vault hits! Learn more.