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Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

Local businesses were busy Friday with holiday shoppers checking out the Black Friday Deals. Photos by Jenna Hemenway

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

Avon American Legion and Auxillary

Evergreen Street

Dalton Gramcow and Friends

Santa and his elf

Ronald Mount

Southside Boysrc

T & J Welding

Nov 24, 2021 - 00:00

Sarah Swier sings the National Athem at the State Volloyball Tournament in Rapid City over the weekend. Photo by Barb Pechous

Sports

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

The Avon Pirate football team would like to congratulate the 2021 Friend of Football award winner for the Pirates, Devin Tolsma.

Congratulations to the 2021 Great Plains Conference Volleyball All-Conference Team.

After a 6-4 season the Wagner Red Raider football team had three players selected to the 11B all-state team. Nolan Dvorak was selected as the 1st team TE.

Avon Lady Pirates played their last game of their season on November 4, when they played the Platte-Geddes Black Panthers in Burke for the second round of playoffs.

Opinion

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

Because I have reached a point in my hunting life where antlers have become of secondary importance, a quality hunt at an affordable price is more important to me.

Nov 24, 2021 - 00:00

The original plan was to apply for a 2.5 million dollar grant (tax payer money) to build a trail from Platte to Ravinia, about 30 miles.

With the SD pheasant season running through January 31st, 2022, my thoughts on those guys/ gals who block at the end of fields is still relevant.

If I were to offer one piece of advice that I thought was more important than any other, I would tell you not to assume that a shot was missed – even If the target ran off and appeared to be unharm

Lifestyle

In response to the severe drought conditions in the West and Great Plains, the U.S.

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

The first Frozen Foot 5K Fun Run/Walk was held on Saturday afternoon. Above, Laurie Jurrens and Nyla Raysby hold the ribbon before the racers take off. Kirk and Tina Flood won Best Costumes.

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

PARADE MARSHALLS

Irene Eben and Ronald Mount

PRIZE WINNERS:

Grand Champion

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Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive in Wagner on Monday, November 22nd, had a fantastic turn-out! 41 donors registered and 43 units of life saving blood was donated.

Obituaries

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

Funeral services for Dwayne are 1 p.m., Monday, December 6, at the Wagner Community Church in Wagner. Visitation will be the hour prior to services at the church.

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

Preston L. “Pete” Bochman of Tyndall passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at St. Michael’s Hospital in Tyndall, after a short battle with cancer.

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

A private Celebration of Betty’s Life was held Saturday November 27, 2021 at Peters Funeral Home in Wagner. Burial was in the ZCBJ Cemetery, rural Wagner.

Dec 1, 2021 - 00:00

Funeral services are 1 p.m., Friday, December 3 at the Emmanuel Reformed Church in Springfield. The service will be live streamed on the Emmanuel Reformed Church Springfield, Youtube page.