Rants and Raves

Addison DeHaven
Rants and past work
Created 12 Jul 2021
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  • Brookings High School experiences surge of student overdoses
    16 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    BROOKINGS -“Within an eight day period, we have seen four instances of a student overdose in our district,” school board president Mellissa Heermann said at Monday night’s school board meeting. “That ...
  • Dyslexia in South Dakota
    15 Nov 2021 • 15 min read
    By Addison DeHaven The Brookings Register Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series on dyslexia, a learning disability, and how students with dyslexia have struggled to be educated alongsid...
  • Jackrabbit Weekly
    11 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Welcome to the Jackrabbit Weekly. I wanted to start this weekly writeup of Jackrabbit athletics because there is a lot going on (especially this time of year!) and it can be hard for even the most die...
  • Ancient history of the Dakota Marker game
    04 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Rivalry trophies are a unique aspect to college football, one of the many features that gives the sport its “charm.” Paul Bunyan’s axe (Minnesota vs. Wisconsin), The Apple Cup Trophy (Washington vs. W...
  • Halloween 83 years ago: Brookings’ first ever bank heist
    02 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    BROOKINGS- It was considered by most to be a “daring daytime robbery,” when two bandits made out with somewhere between 12 and 15 thousand dollars on Halloween morning in 1938. The pair of bandits wer...
  • Realignment Madness
    21 Oct 2021 • 9 min read
    In August, Oklahoma and Texas rocked the college athletics landscape when they announced a move to the SEC was imminent. Since then, the dominoes have predictably fell and plenty of other moves have b...
  • American Athletic Conference Week 8 Breakdown
    21 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    * American Athletic Conference picks from a guest writer Tulane @ 21 SMU (-14) O/U: 70.5 10/21 6:30pm 80°F 4.7 mph SMU’s defense is not overwhelming, but Tulane will have a tough go running on it. To ...
  • SIU vs. SDSU Preview with former SIU Quarterback Stone Labanowitz
    08 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    On Saturday, #2 SDSU will play host to #8 Southern Illinois in a top-10 showdown, the first time the two teams will play while both being ranked in the top 10. This will be the third matchup between t...
  • “Dixie State is in the South, right?”
    29 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    On Saturday evening, SDSU will welcome a new foe, Dixie State, to Dana J. Dykhouse stadium. Dixie St., through deductive reasoning and common sense, is probably located somewhere in the South, likely ...
  • Brookings crop-dusting company, Wilde Air, contracted to manage grasshoppers in eastern Montana
    21 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    By Addison DeHaven In June, Jordan Williams, of Brookings, got an interesting request. The operator he was working for just bid on a government contract in eastern Montana and asked Williams if he wou...
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