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Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

Back row from L to R - Dave Stimpson, Trevor Deurmier, Doug Johnson, Tyler Hofer, Jeremiah Freidel, Randy Winckler, Cody Svatos & Connor florey.

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

Wagner Wrestlers qualifying for the State Wrestling Tournament were, back row from left: Nolan Dvorak, Riley Roberts, Bradyn Lhotak; front row: Jhett Breen and Karstyn Lhotak.

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

During this time of year we find many students thinking seriously about what their future may hold and what will be needed to help them make their dream career a reality.

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

Greer Post #11 American Legion held its monthly meeting on February 18, 2021 at the Post Home. Commander Robert Kucera called the members to attention.

Sports

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

The Red Raiders fell to Burke on Thursday night last week. The first quarter was a back and forth battle and ended in a 12-12 tie.

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

Believe it or not, the 2020-2021 basketball regular season came to an end last Friday night in Platte for the Lady Red Raiders.

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

Wagner traveled to Vermillion Tuesday night to take on the number 1 rated Tanagers. Wagner played a good first quarter and trailed 12-7.

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

The Red Raiders faced their toughest test to date on Friday night in Wagner and almost came away with a victory. Wagner hosted the Chamberlain Cubs who came into the game with a 15-1 record.

Opinion

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

Last summer we heard the prediction that by the end of 2020, we would have a safe, effective vaccine to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which had only been discovered, of course, in December 2019, before cau

Feb 17, 2021 - 00:00

I’ve learned a lot from my patients over the years. Sometimes, the lessons are learned as I walk beside them through struggles, both medical and non-medical.

Last week’s column told of the low morale of the Sioux people in 1882 at the Standing Rock agency and Major James McLaughlin’s effort to improve the morale by instigating a buffalo hunt on the west

Feb 10, 2021 - 00:00

PSALM 139:1-14 "O Lord, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my down sittings and mine uprising, thou understandeth my thoughts afar off.

Lifestyle

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

2011 - 10 Years Ago

Lanae Van Gerpen was chosen as the recipient of the National Girls & Women in Sports Award.

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

The Avon City Council meeting will be held March 1 at 7:00 p.m. Agenda includes:

• Roll call

• Call to order

• Pledge of allegiance

• Approve agenda

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

Taking First: Pictured with their first place certificates are Mr.

The Avon Drama Club packed up their set, props, and personal belongings and headed to Brookings to participate in the State One-Act Festival on Saturday February 6th.

Obituaries

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

Lynette died Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the Community Memorial Hospital in Wagner, the result of an automobile accident.

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

Paula Mae Schweitzer, 62, peacefully passed away with her family by her side on February 7, 2021 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls. A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m.

Feb 24, 2021 - 00:00

Muriel Ann (Smits) Van Gerpen died of natural causes at age 89 on Sunday, February 14, 2021 in her home with her loving family by her side.

Feb 17, 2021 - 00:00

Funeral services for Patricia Brock, 70, of Wagner were held Thursday, February 11 at the YST Community Gym in Wagner. Burial was at the Sundance Grounds, rural Marty.