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Around the Region

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers:


NEW PRINCIPALS HIRED AT P-G: The Platte-Geddes School District has hired Patrick Frederick and Jennifer Knecht as the school’s two new principals to fill openings a…continue reading on

Reindl birth announcement

March 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

A girl, Elizabeth Kay Reindl, was born on Jan. 26, 2014, to Anne and Bobby Reindl, Mitchell, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell.She joins siblings Breanne, Brayden and Corbin.Grandparents are Rob and Jane Hetland, Artesian; and Darwin and K…continue reading on

Area high school basketball: Bon Homme boys top Gregory 71-68 in OT

February 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

TYNDALL — The Bon Homme Cavaliers boys’ basketball team squeaked by the Gregory Gorillas in an overtime game with a final score of 71-68.
The Cavaliers were led in scoring by Scott Van Winkle with 27 points, Mike Mesman had 23 points and 15 rebo…continue reading on

Around the Region

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers:


HOSPITAL FUNDRAISING MOVES AHEAD: A drive to add a new patient wing at St. Michael’s Hospital Avera in Tyndall has surpassed $300,000, more than half of the fundra…continue reading on

Area high school basketball: Hot shooting lifts Cavaliers

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOUNT VERNON — Mike Mesman poured in 31 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help the Bon Homme boys’ basketball team beat Mount Vernon/Plankinton 81-71 Tuesday.
Hunter Young chipped in with 20 points and four rebounds, Scott Wieseler added 14 po…continue reading on

Farmers say new farm bill provides certainty

February 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Most of the visitors at the 24th Annual Wessington Springs Farm and Home Show Monday appeared to be content about enjoying what area exhibitors had to show and offer.

And when it comes to the recently passed farm bill in Cong…continue reading on

Monday’s Sports Schedule

February 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

• Area high school boys’ basketball Lyman vs. Chamberlain in Chamberlain; Avon at Gayville-Volin in Gayville; Howard at Canistota; Hanson vs. Parker in Alexandria;  Bridgewater-Emery vs. Centerville in Emery; Freeman at Irene-Wakonda in Wako…continue reading on

Schedule announced for W. Springs Farm & Home Show

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WESSINGTON SPRINGS — The 24th annual Farm & Home Show will be from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the school gym in Wessington Springs.

There are more than 60 exhibitors and the event is sponsored by the Wessington Springs Area Cham…continue reading on

Area high school basketball roundup: Ethan boys get big game from Camden Myers in win

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ETHAN — Camden Myers tallied 22 points, 10 rebounds and five steals to help the No. 3 Ethan boys’ basketball team beat Scotland 68-41 Thursday.
Jace Connor chipped in with 18 points and seven assists, while Tyler Myers added 13 points and Blake …continue reading on

Area high school basketball roundup: Kimball/White Lake tops Colome 68-59

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WHITE LAKE — Eathen Gaulke and Corbin Heath each scored in double figures to help the Kimball/White Lake boys’ basketball team beat Colome 68-59 Tuesday.
Gaulke had a game-high 24 points and seven rebounds, while Heath tallied 20 points. Noah Mu…continue reading on