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Avon Pirate Homecoming Week was held September 6 - September 10th. Homecoming Parade was held Friday, September 10th. This year's theme was "Fast Foods". Photo by Nikki Fathke

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SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

Labor Day Queen candidates were: Jillian Beeson (sponsored by Amanda Bechen, CPA), Sheridan Smejkal (sponsored by C&B), Reese Powers (sponsored by MidTowne Oil & Wash), Kim Tolsma (sponsore


The Wagner Volleyball team traveled to Platte on Tuesday, September 7th to face a tough Platte/ Geddes team.

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Andes Central/Dakota Christian hosted Parkston on September 7th. Thunder fell to the Trojans in three sets; 12-25, 15-25, 6-25.

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Pirates are on a roll. They traveled to Tripp Tuesday, September 7, where they swept TDA in 3 sets 25-19, 25-16, 25-18.

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The Wagner Red Raiders hosted the Rustlers of Miller-Highmore-Harrold Friday night. Overcoming an early deficit, the Raiders fought back to defeat the Rustlers 21-20.


Today’s column might be the most comprehensive ever written on two-barreled shoguns. A good Mitchell, SD friend likes to tease me about my over & under shotgun.

In recent columns I have touched on the subject of cellular trail cameras and “fair chase” with regard to deer hunting.

There was a time, about fifty-some years ago, when I was a fair hand with a fly rod. Today my tremor makes it all but impossible to tie on different presentations.

Sep 1, 2021 - 00:00

Dear Editor,


She was 19 years old, just starting her first semester of college. She had been transferred to our level 1 trauma center, intubated and in a medically induced coma.

A Developmental Screening for children, ages 3-5, in the Wagner Community School District is scheduled for Monday, September 20, and Tuesday, September 21. Please note the following:

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Alice J. Kafka recently celebrated her 90th birthday...Dante style! She is the oldest resident in town, and friends and family came out to share this special occasion with her.

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The Board of Directors meeting for the Lake Andes Carnegie Public Library will be meeting on Monday, Sept 20th at 4:45 p.m. in the library. This meeting is open to the public.


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Funeral services for Gary Anderson, 79, of Wagner are 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 17 at the Untied Methodist Church in Wagner. Burial is in the Rosehill Cemetery in Parker.

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Harold “Babe” Steele, 67, went to his heavenly home Saturday, September 11 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls. There will be a private, family service held at a later date.

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Memorial services for Cynthia LeRoy of Wahpeton, ND were held Friday, September 3 at the All Tribes Fellowship Church in Wagner. Burial was in the Hill Church Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Wagner.

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Funeral services for LeRoy Brandt were held Saturday, September 11 at the First Baptist Church in Avon.