Schoenfelder, Murtha crowned Homecoming
Ethan Murtha and Sadie Schoenfelder were named the king and queen
of the 2014 Parkston Homecoming Monday evening.
This years royalty candidates included: Jessica Bialas,
Jessica Alley, Hannah Heisinger, Schoenfelder, Wes Dvorak, Murtha,
Brady Reiff and Miles Semmler.
The students celebrated Homecoming week by starting off Monday
as Farmer Day. Tuesday was Thrift Shop Day, followed by Idol
Day Wednesday. Thursday will be America Day (red, white and blue),
and Blue and Orange Day Friday.
Other Friday events include a barbeque at the National Guard
Armory, followed by a pep rally. The parade is set to begin at
A tailgate will be held before the game, beginning at 6 p.m.
Parkston will host Wagner in the annual Homecoming game at 7
Local riders experience trail ride
Four hours to cover ten miles? Yes, that is part of the experience
of riding in a wagon train.
Local woman killed in Minnesota accident
Parkston native Rebecca Kroeger died as the result of an accident
on a Minnesoata highway, Sept. 9.
According to the Minnesota State Highway report, Kroeger was
driving south on Highway 23 in her 2005 Chevrolet Malibu. David
Buol, Garretson, was driving north in a 2010 Freightliner van
when the two vehicles collided.
Kroegers vehicle was totaled, while Buol, who sustained
minor injuries, had serious damage to his vehicle.
Trojans stay perfect with win over Elk
The Parkston Trojans used a five touchdown performance to keep
their record perfect after the 35-6 win over the Elk Point-Jefferson
Huskies, Sept. 12, in Elk Point.
Up in the air
Parkston Trojans Kenzie Lee and Sadie Schoenfelder go up for
the ball during the volleyball game against Andes Central, Sept.
Reporter experiences life at the Sturgis Rally
The first full week of August is time for my annual vacation
in the Black Hills. My family and I have been attending the Sturgis
Motorcycle Rally for several years.
Forgotten First Lady Penningtons grave finally marked
The grave site of Territorial First Lady Amanda Pennington will
finally be marked, thanks to Yankton locals.
Event survey criticized by Rapid City mayor
A statewide survey dealing with attitudes about high school tournaments
had a sinister agenda according to the mayor of South Dakotas
Kroeger took the world by storm
My organization lost one of our own photographers, Rebecca Kroeger,
in a car accident in Minnesota.
Car here to stay
Despite 4,000 years of equestrian experience, man has pretty
well settled in on the ultimate in locomotion. The infernal
combustion machine is here to stay.
Do the right thing
Doing good is often hard work. Sadly, this is often glossed over
in Christian teaching.
It was Friday afternoon fever rather than Saturday Night Fever
at the downtown pep rally, Sept. 5. Challenged by student council
president Morgan Ziegler, the junior and senior football players
and volleyball players performed some John Travolta disco moves.
The boys won over the crowd approval after Tanner Nuss showed
off an impressive belly slide.
New school year, new teachers
There is something special about the first day of school.
Pierre to mark South Dakotas 125th
Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Gov. Jack Dalrymple of the twin Dakotas
will greet the South Dakota 125th Birthday Wagon Train at the
State Capitol in Pierre at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.
Wagon Train riders Jane and Leon Baier, Mitchell, stopped at
the Good Samaritan Society, Tripp, to visit with Agnes Williams
in honor of her 101st birthday.
Two named recipients of Bank grant
Two students were awarded a grant from First State Bank of Tripp