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Dinner was served Sunday at Tolsma’s Cove as Mark and Julie Tolsma have decided to open their doors and offer a Sunday dinner special with a limited menu from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

With the closing of the previous Avon Clarion location, a new drop box has been installed on the front facade of Power’s Furniture and Appliance for your convenience.

The Charles Mix Republican Central Committee will meet at 6:00 PM at the Geddes Grocery Store on Monday, Jan 11, 2021. Election of officers and other business will be addressed.

The Seiner family is our sponsor for the first half of 2021.

Sports

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The Lady Red Raiders took their first road trip to Irene to face the Iren-Wakonda Eagles.

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Toby Zephier with his ball handling skills makes his way under the basket. Wagner hosted Bon Homme January 8 and took the win 82-56. No coach’s report available at print time.

After their first victory of the season last Friday, the Raiders hosted the #1 Corsica-Stickney Jaguars who are riding a 23 game winning streak.

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In charge of lifting team spirits are your Wagner cheerleaders, from left: Ayva Zephier, Isabella Alcarez, Kathryn Doom, Ava Podzimek, Olivia Breen, Paige Anderson and Jillian Beeson.

Opinion

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One definition of the word murmur is “to express one’s discontent in a subdued manner.” So, it makes sense that a heart murmur is often a soft-spoken signal that something may be going on in the he

I just finished reading an article about 2020 being one of the best ever years for South Dakota

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Letter to the editor 1/5/21 Our Supreme Court recently rejected a bid by the Texas attorney general to rule on the fraudulent ballots counted in the recent presidential election.

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ECCLESIASTES 3:1-8 “ To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which was plan

Lifestyle

The Bon Homme Community Choir Officers are making plans for the 2021 Easter Cantata performances. Plan to join us Sunday January 31st, 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Avon.

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Feeding South Dakota food distribution will be held Friday, January 22 at the Scotland Community Church at 8:45 a.m.; the Tyndall Fire Hall at 10:30 a.m. and at the Avon Fire Hall at 12 noon.

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1991 - 30 Years Ago

Gladys and Wood Hinkhouse, who were married January 19, 1939 and Vern and Bud Hinkhouse, married January 14,1939 celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary.

The City of Lake Andes will hold a public meeting on January 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Lake Andes Community Building to discuss the Fireworks Ordinance.

Obituaries

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Funeral service for Burnell Jonah Patterson was held Saturday, January 9 at Clausen Funeral Home in Burke. Intermet followed at the Ponca Creek UCC Cemetery in St. Charles.

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Lee Anthony Coler, 71, died at his home in Armour on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Private family services will be held. Arrangements by Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour.

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Wade James Laska, son of Jason and Joni Laska gained his angel wings on December 22, 2020 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

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Lila June (Hebner) Schaefer, formerly of Avon, passed away in Pierre on January 3, 2021.