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Back to the books

The Tri-Valley Mustang students and staff hit the ground running on Monday, August 15, as they kicked off the first week of their 2022-2023 school year.

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Shots made throughout the summer for HSS

The Humboldt Sharpshooters competed at the Daisy National BB Gun Championship in Rogers, Ark. Pictured is HSS members Reece Gerlach, Sutton Plucker, Gabbie Eichmann, Zoe Dissing, Ema Dissing, Braylon Plucker and Skyler Plucker. (Photo/Submitted) Sara Stadem | Editor...

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HHRTL celebrates 20 years

The Hartford-Humboldt Right to Life celebrated 20 years with a ribbon cutting with the Hartford Chamber of Commerce. (Photo/Abby Mitchell) Sara Stadem | Editor The Hartford-Humboldt Right to Life (HHRTL) got its start in 2001 and now, the HHRTL celebrated its 20-year...

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Planning for college with insurance and car care

Sara Stadem | Editor Emotions are high, the packing check list is complete and you have your college student all ready for their next journey! Before you send your student off to hit the college dorms, there are a few more items to add to your ‘to do’ list to help...

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Ribfest to rock Humboldt’s Main Street

The annual Main Steet Humboldt Bar’s Ribfest will take place on Saturday, September 10, to crown the “Ribmaster.” Marylou Nagel | Writer Get ready for the aroma of mouthwatering ribs to once again take over the town of Humboldt on Saturday, September 10. Main Street...

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South Dakota State Fair fun

Kiri Scott | Writer The South Dakota State Fair is fast approaching as we get closer to mid-August. With all sorts of different activities and fun to partake in at the state fair this year, it’s a good time to start booking tickets to shows or looking into different...

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How to prepare for your child to head to college

Sara Stadem | Editor Senior year wrapped up in May for the class of 2022 with one last summer before making their way to their next life adventure. Whether the summer was spent making memories with their friends or picking up extra shifts for a few added dollars in...

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Crooks City Council Convenes in Monthly Meeting

Abby Mitchell | Staff Intern The Crooks City Council convened again for its monthly meeting on Monday, August 8, at the Crooks Community Center. The council discussed a variety of issues during the session, from new ordinances to the upcoming fall sports.Firstly, the...

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FCCLA hoping for cereal dominos

Sara Stadem | Editor The West Central (WC) FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Chapter is hitting the ground running in the new 2022-2023 school year and wasting no time when it comes to helping others. The WC FCCLA Chapter is hosting a cereal...

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Familiar face, new role

Derik Fossum as new Tri-Valley Intermediate Principal Sara Stadem | Editor As Tri-Valley (TV) heads into their 2022-2023 school year, a familiar face will be taking on a new role. Mr. Derik Fossum, who has previously taught 6th grade Math/ELA and Physical Education...

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Minnehaha Foreclosures: How can you participate?

Kiri Scott | Writer The County Sheriff is required by law to conduct foreclosure sales in many different instances. Plaintiffs must set a date and time for a sale by contacting the Sheriff’s Office, sales are most commonly set to be on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m....

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Keep outdoor play when heading back to school

Sara Stadem | Editor Most parents are none too familiar with the days when the summer vacation is being counted down to the start of the new school year. Despite the fact that some children might be excited to head back to school for learning and reconnecting with...

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Free lunches come to an end for 2022-2023 school year

Ella Griffin | Dells City Journal Staff Intern This year, with free lunches coming to an end, students that attend school will once again have to pay for their breakfasts and lunches. Due to inflation the prices of everything has gone up, including the price of food....

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Seniors against scammers

Kiri Scott | Writer Scammers have gotten braver and more lucrative as phone technology has begun to get more advanced. According to the Public Utilities Commission website, “Unfortunately, advances in technology have made it cheaper and easier than ever to make scam...

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Ice cream, you scream, we all scream… for pie?

Kiri Scott | Writer Ice cream is a staple of your summer experiences, especially in the heat waves or after a fun day at the pool. The frozen treat is a top contender for ways to keep cool and be a tasty sweet treat and with ice cream cakes being one of those...

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Start the conversation

Kiri Scott | Writer On August 5, Governor Kristi Noem released a press release about suicide prevention and the measures the government has taken to help prevent suicide. The government has created a system to help identify the counties that experience higher rates of...

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Susan Ida Deters

72Hartford, SDAugust 7, 2022Susan Ida Deters, age 72 and a long time Hartford resident, passed away on Sunday, August 7, at Sanford Hospital. A visitation was held from 5 pm to 7 pm on Friday, August 12, at Miller Funeral Home – Hartford Chapel (600 S Western Ave,...

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Stepping into kindergarten with success

Sara Stadem | Editor As July has come to an end and the weeks in August are rolling right by, many parents and students are starting to gear up for the 2022-2023 school year. Although for many this might not be their first rodeo, there are those families and students...

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Trojans march to the beat in band camp

Members of the West Central Marching Trojans practice their 2022 show. The band spent several weeks during the summer preparing for their fall season. (Photo/Abby Mitchell) Marylou Nagel | Writer The West Central Marching Trojans have been hard at work during summer...

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And the new Principal is…

Chris Larson takes on new role Chris Larson will be the new Tri-Valley High School Principal for the 2022-2023 school year. His wife, Kristin, works as the Regional CTE Specialist with the Department of Education and his daughter, Kennedy, will be entering second...

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