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With the continued surge of COVID positive cases in our area and the country, the Wagner Parade of Lights committee has decided to proceed with the parade.

Nov 25, 2020 - 00:00

10 Years Ago - 2010

Andes Central Eagles participated at the State Volleyball event and secured 5th place.

Nov 25, 2020 - 00:00

PROVERBS 19:20,21 “Hear counsel and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in the latter end.”(KJV)

The end-of-season awards for the Andes Central/Dakota Christian Cross Country team were given out last Wednesday, November 18, at the Dakota Christian School.

Sports

Wagner Community School had two players make the Southeast South Dakota conference selection. They are from left: Jaden Peters and Malcolm Janis. Congratulations. 

The Lady Red Raiders faced McCook Central/Montrose in the first round of Region 5A play on Tuesday, November 5th.

The Wagner Volleyball team faced a young scrapy Burke team on Monday, October 26th and came away with the victory. Wagner won with scores of 17-25, 25-21, 25-22, and 25-12.

The Lady Red Raiders came ready to play Tuesday, October 27th against Tripp/Delmont/Armour. Scores of the match were 25-16, 21-15, and 25-9.

Opinion

Nov 25, 2020 - 00:00

It’s been a tough year for pretty much everybody.

Ever since as a child I read Willa Cather’s My Antonia, I’ve had a strong dislike for wolves. You might recall the bride being thrown to the wolves on her wedding night.

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and across the country families are planning how to celebrate with their loved-ones in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Veterans Day, I spoke at the dedication of Patriot’s Plaza on the campus of the University of South Dakota.

Lifestyle

The Wagner Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Juffer Inc. last Thursday to celebrate their move to a new location.

Greer Unit #11, American Legion Auxiliary met on November 19, 2020 at the Post Home with seven members present. The meeting was called to order by President Juanita Stone.

Nov 25, 2020 - 00:00

Greer Post #11 American Legion held its monthly meeting November 29, 2020 at the Post Home. Commander Robert Kucera called the members to attention.

BROOKINGS, S.D. - The statewide South Dakota Humanities Council has awarded more than $400,000 to cultural organizations struggling to maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic.

Obituaries

Nov 25, 2020 - 00:00

Funeral Mass for Raymond Barkley, 92, of Ravinia will be 11 a.m,, Wednesday, November 25 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Lake Andes. The service will be live streamed at stpaulstmark. com.

Nov 25, 2020 - 00:00

Private services are being held for Wicahpi Mani Win Fischer, (Star Walking Woman) 28, of Lake Andes with burial in the Dark Horse Cemetery, rural Lake Andes.

Nov 25, 2020 - 00:00

Bernice Marie Jaeger, 86, passed away peacefully on November 16, 2020 at the Tieszen Memorial Home in Marion.

Nov 25, 2020 - 00:00

Linda Bruner, 71, died at Lake Andes Healthcare Center in Lake Andes on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. A private family memorial service will be at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Lake Andes.