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The Lady Red Raiders brought home the fourth place trophy from state on Saturday, November 20th. Continued on page 6. Photo by Barb Pechous.

The Wagner volleyball team traveled to Rapid City on Wednesday, November 17th to compete in the 40th Annual South Dakota State Volleyball Tournament.

PLAN TO SPEND YOUR DAY TAKING IN ALL THE EVENTS HAPPENING IN AVON ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2021!

Nov 24, 2021 - 00:00

Sarah Swier sings the National Athem at the State Volloyball Tournament in Rapid City over the weekend. Photo by Barb Pechous

Sports

After a 6-4 season the Wagner Red Raider football team had three players selected to the 11B all-state team. Nolan Dvorak was selected as the 1st team TE.

The Wagner Volleyball team traveled to Irene for a SoDak 16 match up against Elk Point Jefferson.

Avon Lady Pirates played their last game of their season on November 4, when they played the Platte-Geddes Black Panthers in Burke for the second round of playoffs.

The Avon girl’s 5th and 6th grade basketball team, Coached by Lindsey Fathke, participated in the Wagner girl’s basketball tournament on Saturday, November 6. The Lady Pirates came in 4th overall.

Opinion

Nov 24, 2021 - 00:00

The original plan was to apply for a 2.5 million dollar grant (tax payer money) to build a trail from Platte to Ravinia, about 30 miles.

With the SD pheasant season running through January 31st, 2022, my thoughts on those guys/ gals who block at the end of fields is still relevant.

If I were to offer one piece of advice that I thought was more important than any other, I would tell you not to assume that a shot was missed – even If the target ran off and appeared to be unharm

Nov 10, 2021 - 00:00

To the residents of Bon Homme County,

Lifestyle

Greer Unit #11, American Legion Auxiliary met on November 18, 2021 at the post home with 12 members present. The meeting was called to order by President Juanita Stone.

Nov 24, 2021 - 00:00

President Slaba called the Wagner Club to order on a cold and very windy Wednesday. Goodbye to our beautiful fall weather.

Pictured Above:L-R Back Row: Bradley Dangel, Seth Stluka, and Cameron Svatos; Pictured L-R Front Row: Emery Bultje, Lori Decora, Riata Bultje, and Kendra Kreeger.

Nov 24, 2021 - 00:00

The following area friends went on the WNAX bus trip to the November "Branson at Christmas." From Avon: Beth Namminga, Georgia Talsma, Gary Odens, Cleo Reiff and Reta Ridgway.

Obituaries

Nov 24, 2021 - 00:00

Dale Douglas Larson, 79, of Geddes, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021 at his home. Funeral Mass was Tuesday, November 23 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Geddes.

Nov 24, 2021 - 00:00

Funeral Mass for Robert J. Dvorak, Sr., 88, of Wagner, will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 24, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Wagner. Burial is in St.

Nov 24, 2021 - 00:00

Delores J. Anderson, daughter of Harold and Ellen Holzbauer, was born in Wagner on January 30, 1940 and died peacefully at Majestic Bluffs Nursing home in Yankton, on November 13, 2021.

Nov 17, 2021 - 00:00

Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 17 at St. Vincent Catholic Church in Springfield. Burial is in St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery, rural Springfield.