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It was a whirlwind week in the SD legislature. I am prime sponsoring 16 bills, 5 of those bills will start in the house of representatives. Here is an explanation of some.

Feb 1, 2023 - 00:00

The Wagner Community Memorial Hospital-Avera sponsored a 12th annual 8th Grade Career Fair on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at the Wagner National Guard Armory.

Feb 1, 2023 - 00:00

Members of the Lake Andes Fire Department and Ravinia volunteer fire department gathered recently on the banks of the Missouri River near Pickstown for ice rescue training.

Little Pirates Cheer Camp took the court during half-time of the basketball game between Avon and Marty on Tuesday evening.


Feb 1, 2023 - 00:00

We are an entity.

Fighting for what we value as a whole.

Red, black, white and yellow.

Jaden Stahl, son of Sandy and Sam Stahl, was recognized with his parents. Jaden is the only senior on this years boys basketball team.

AC/DC 14 28 54 70 WS 16 37 53 67

Andes Central/Dakota Christian Thunder defeated Wessington Springs Tuesday, January 24th.

On Friday, January 27, the AvonHighSchoolstudentshad theirannualtriptoYanktonfor theirbowlingparty.


Two years into the Biden administration, it’s clear we need a course correction.

Feb 1, 2023 - 00:00

Pastor/Founder of the Grace Baptist Church,

Lake Andes since 1988

Feb 1, 2023 - 00:00

10 Years Ago - Jan. 30, 2013 SD flu season shows no signs of letting up anytime soon with nearly 600 confirmed cases in South Dakota.

Frequently, my patients will come to a visit and bring up a major concern: “Doc, I think I might have dementia; my memory seems to be slipping.” They might give examples of having difficulty findin


South Dakotans can check out state park passes from many public and academic libraries across the state through the new Check Out South Dakota State Parks program.

Feb 1, 2023 - 00:00

More titles of new books our patrons can find at the Lake Andes Public Library “Bubble Trouble” by Heather Krantz, MD This children’s book uses mindfulness to help kids with grief.

Feb 1, 2023 - 00:00

The Wagner Rotary club held a weekly meeting on Wednesday, January 25th. President Rachel Woods called the meeting to order with a rap on the Rotary Bell.

Family is everything. I grew up working our family farm and ranch with my parents and siblings. Whenmydadpassedaway, my siblings worked together to keep our family’s dreams alive.


Feb 6, 2023 - 07:53

Emily Iyotte, 50, of Yankton died Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton. Private services are being held.

Feb 6, 2023 - 07:52

Funeral services for Angela Roubideaux, 28, of Sioux Falls were held Tuesday, January 31 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Marty. Burial was in St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery in Marty.

Feb 6, 2023 - 07:49

John Squirrel Coat, 46, of Lake Andes

Feb 3, 2023 - 09:47

Virgil C. Jurrens, age 88, passed away January 31, 2023. He was born November 22, 1934 the son of Tim and Lena (Roll) Jurrens in Tyndall.