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The Charles Mix County office for USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is currently open to phone and virtual appointments only but can still work with producers on timely filing crop acreage reports.

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Friday, June 4th, Lake Andes held their annual Fish Day's Queen and Lil' Miss Fishy Contest.

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This Memorial Day, family and friends of area deceased veterans continued the tradition of gathering together to salute our fallen heroes at the annual Memorial Day program, which was held at the N

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Presenting the colors.

Mary Hurd placing the Auxiliary wreath.

Guest speaker, Col. Kevin DeJong.

Veteran's salute. Photos by Jenna Hemenway

Sports

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Wagner’s teeners hosted Corsica for two games on Friday, June 4. The 14Us took the field first.

Wagner 14 & Under softball team hosted Tyndall on a hot Friday evening. Assuming the pitching duties for the game was Madelyn Janis. No coach's report available at print time.

Roll of Excellence

5th Grade: Hannah Holzbauer, Kylin Insko

6th Grade: Jessica Barnett, AJ Kotab, Emma Kreeger, Ravyn Medricky, Braxton Nedved, Jesse Zephier

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On Wednesday, June 2, Wagner’s teener teams traveled to Wessington Springs for their first competitions of year. The 14U team took the field first with Carter Cournoyer starting on the bump.

Opinion

Jun 9, 2021 - 00:00

I was sitting in my beach chair on vacation soaking up the sun when I overheard the couple next to me sounding concerned.

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As I much enjoy experiencing my 80th year, I think it only natural to ask myself, “If I had it to do over again, is there anything I would have done differently?”

Jun 2, 2021 - 00:00

My last conversation with Grandpa was over the phone. He was sick and dying. I was 1,200 miles away in residency, learning how to be a family physician.

Jun 2, 2021 - 00:00

PROVERBS 21:26 " He that coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not."(KJV)

Lifestyle

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The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive held in Avon on Thursday, May 27, had a fantastic turn-out! 24 donors registered and 25 units of life saving blood was donated.

Jun 9, 2021 - 00:00

MATTHEW 14:22-32 "And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away.

On May 25th the BH Co 4H Horse Power Club hosted a horse judging clinic at 7N Arena near Springfield. There were over 30 young judging contestants from five different South Dakota counties.

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1961 - 60 years ago

Obituaries

Jun 9, 2021 - 00:00

JoAnn Soukup passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Avera Bormann Manor in Parkston, at the age of 85 years and nine days.

Jun 2, 2021 - 00:00

Memorial services for Darrell Drapeau, 67, of Wagner were held Monday, May 24 at the National Guard Armory in Wagner, followed by military honors.

Jun 2, 2021 - 00:00

Alyce (Brodsky) Frandsen, 91, of Marshall, MN, formerly of Lake Andes passed peacefully to her heavenly home on Saturday, May 22 2021.

May 26, 2021 - 00:00

Alyce (Brodsky) Frandsen, 91, of Marshall, MN, formerly of Lake Andes, passed peacefully to her heavenly home on Saturday, May 22, 2021.