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May 5, 2021 - 00:00

Many area farmers were able to begin their spring planting on Saturday as temperatures soared into the 90s. Photo by Barb Pechous

Following a successful car show and practice day this past Saturday, the 2021 racing season will officially get the green flag this Friday at Wagner Speedway.

PIERRE – Governor Kristi Noem has proclaimed May as Foster Parent Appreciation Month in South Dakota to thank foster families for all they do for children in need.

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, Wagner joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health.

Sports

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

1600 Meter Relay-6th

Alexa Sees

Tiffany Pelton

Sarah Swier

Courtney Sees

This group of young ladies took 11 seconds off of their time.

Girls

400 Meter Relay-4th

Alexa Sees

Makayla Kopp

Tiffany Pelton

Katie Gretschmann

800 Meter Relay-2nd

Katie Gretschmann

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

Girls

400 Meter Relay-5th

Alexa Sees

Makayla Kopp

Tiffany Pelton

Courtney Sees

800 Meter Relay-4th

Katie Gretschmann

Pirate golf season is off to a great start! McKenna Kocmich has placed in the top 15 at the last two varsity golf meets.

Opinion

Betsy and I just returned from a ten-day visit to our youngest daughter’s home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (aka Los Cabos).

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

This has been an exhausting year for moms. Last spring, we had no idea we would still be dealing with this pandemic a year later.

Apr 28, 2021 - 00:00

When I was a kid, my grandparents took me fishing at the Lake Norden spillway, a passage that allows water from Lake Norden to flow underneath Highway 28 and into lakes Mary, John, Albert and point

Don’t take any chances with grizzly bears!

Lifestyle

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

Allen and Lori Cihak announce the engagement of their daughter Mallory Cihak to Justin Bochman, son of Jeff and Jane Bochman of Yankton.

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

1911 - 110 Years Ago

A blizzard hit on April 30th. Thoe Giedd lost 22 cattle that were driven by the storm into the Chouteau Creek and drowned.

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Dante second graders received their First Holy Communion at Mass on Sunday April 25th followed by a noon meal to celebrate their special day.

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

MARK 12:24-27 "And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err (go astray), because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?

Obituaries

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

“There will be a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning”

-Louis L’Amour

May 5, 2021 - 00:00

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

Apr 28, 2021 - 00:00

Myron Lloyd “DD” Youngbluth, age 83, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at his residence in Paris, TN.

Apr 28, 2021 - 00:00

Scott Kelley; brother, father, child of God passed from this world to eternal life with Jesus on the beautiful day of March 5, 2021 at the young age of 67.