Running for a cause
John Ehrisman works up a sweat as he crosses the finish line
at the annual Hutchinson County Relay for Life 5K run/walk, June
6, near Rose Bormann Memorial Park. Ehresman, wearing a shirt
that said I Wear Pink for My Wife, and many other
runners raised over $8,700 for cancer research. Pat Leischner
was the featured speaker, telling the crowd about her battle
Local woman brings home trophies from African
For Theresa Mann, it was the trip of a lifetime, one she will
Tripp Foundation awards grants
Several groups recently were awarded grants from the Tripp Area
Winners announced at End of School Year
Goat Blowout Show
The End of School Year Blowout Show was held in Tripp at the
Fairgrounds May 16.
Farmers Union District Camp Held at Swan Lake
Youth came together from across Southeast South Dakota to attend
District I & II Farmers Union camp held May 27-29 at Swan
Lake Christian Camp near Viborg.
Safety preperations for seniors during
severe weather season
With severe weather season upon us in the United States, older
adults may be among the most vulnerable victims when disasters
Parkston takes 10-0 win over Wagner
The Parkston Teeners used a big third inning to beat Wagner,
10-0, June 17.
Parkston Teeners crush Corsica 14-1
The Parkston Teeners beat Corsica, 14-1, June 15 in Corsica.
Skin Cancer Foundation shares summer sun protection
Summer is here, and families will spend more time outdoors.
A lonely old rock
It probably took thousands of years for gigantic, house-sized
boulders to come to rest east of what is today Flandreau.
The myth behind school consolidation
At the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education meeting lately, one
thing has jumped out at me that made me realize that many people
do not fully understand how the school funding formula works.
Future high schoolers look ahead
Becoming a high schooler can be a scary thing. No one is ever
exactly sure what to expect.
Cancer survivor Pat Leischner addresses the runners at the beginning
of the annual Hutchinson County Relay for Life, June 6. The runners
completed either a 5K walk/run or 1K walk/run, raising over $8,700
for cancer research.
High deductibles may mean lower premiums
but a costly trade-off
A few weeks ago I got an e mail from Judy, a reader who wanted
to tell me about trouble shes had paying her medical bills,
particularly those for prescription drugs.
SDHSAA seeks to revamp statewide transgender
The South Dakota High School Activities Associations transgender
policy is going through more changes than Bruce Jenner.
Most school districts want statewide transgender
A survey of member schools shows that the majority of them want
the South Dakota Activities High School Association to develop
a policy that they can all use when considering the eligibility
of transgender students to play high school sports.