Crooks 5K run brings dozens to the rural streets

Crooks 5K run brings dozens to the rural streets

: Men’s first place winner, Garrison Mulder replenishes carbs with a donut after the event. Women’s first place winner Amber Kirkvold smiles for the camera in Crooks. (Photo/submitted Megan Faber) Youth runner and first place winner, Chase Young. (Photo/submitted Megan Faber) Asa Thomas Metcalfe | Writer On Saturday June 1, the Crooks Area Working Together...

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Obituaries

Lillian Matthies

82 Hartford, SD June 10, 2024 Lillian “Lil” Mary Matthies, 82, of Hartford, SD, died at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls on June 10, 2024. Lillian Mary Johnson was born January 15, 1942, in Austin, MN to Mary (McKeown) and Charles Johnson. In 1956, they moved to Hartford,...

Deborah Ellingson

63 Sioux Falls, SD May 29, 2024 Deborah Dee Ellingson, age 63, of Sioux Falls, passed away Wednesday May 29, 2024, at her home surrounded by family. A private family service will take place at a later date. Deborah was born on May 22, 1963 to Bruce and Lavon...

Gerald “Jerry” Huls

80 Sioux Falls, SD May 22, 2024 Gerald “Jerry” Huls, 80, of Sioux Falls passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2024.  Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 27, 2024, at George Boom Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory in Sioux Falls.  Memorial visitation will...

Henry Francis Burggraff

95 Egan, SD May 22, 2024 Henry Francis Burggraff of Egan, SD, passed away on May 22, 2024. He was born on July 24, 1928, to Albert and Mary (Siemonsma) Burggraff, in Hartford, SD. He received his education in Hartford. He had a welding shop in Colton, SD until joining...

Linda Jackson

75 Sioux Falls, SD May 24, 2024 Linda Mae Hattervig Jackson, 75, of Sioux Falls, passed away on May 24, 2024 at Bethany Lutheran Home in Brandon, South Dakota. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Friday, May 31, at West Nideros Lutheran Church, 25403 471st Ave....

Lynda Boxdorfer

79 Sioux Falls, SD May 24, 2024 Lynda Boxdorfer, age 79, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 24, 2024, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. She was born on September 22, 1944, to Leonard and Lorna (Heiden) Ellens. Lynda graduated from Hartford High School...

Robert M. Carlson

Age 92 Lyons, SD May 16, 2024 Robert Melvin Carlson, age 92, of Lyons, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at his home in Lyons. Funeral services for Bob and his son will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2024, at West Nidaros Lutheran Church, rural Crooks....

LaVonne Marcene

In loving memory of LaVonne Marcene (Sletten) Rentschler, who passed away peacefully in Viborg, South Dakota, on the 5th of May, 2024, aged 85 years.A public visitation will be held at the Minnehaha Funeral Chapel located at 205 East 4th Street, Colton, SD, on Friday,...

Sports

A fond farewell to the golf season

Ari Jacobs, West Central seventh grader, teeing off at state. West Central Team West Central Team: Coach Tony Lanham, Ari Jacobs, Lyric Riepma, Dakotah Larson, Morgyn Driscoll and Blaire Eberhard. (Photos/Submitted) By Laura Jacobs The Girls State Class A Golf...

WC High School Rodeo shows strong at Ft. Pierre

Aidan Healy of the rodeo team wearing his Wrangler event shirt. (Photo/submitted) West Central High School Rodeo was well represented in Ft. Pierre at the South Dakota State High School Rodeo Finals.All of West Central athletes who competed at the regional level were...

Results for June 8 at I-90 Speedway

IMCA RACESAVER SPRINT CARSSpielman Excavating A Feature (20 Laps): 1. 35-Sam Henderson[6]; 2. 34DD-Brady Donnohue[1]; 3. 17-Lee Goos Jr[9]; 4. 31-Koby Werkmeister[3]; 5. X-Dylan Waxdahl[8]; 6. 17B-Ryan Bickett[4]; 7. 43MB-Jesse Lindberg[13]; 8. 98-Nate Barger[14]; 9....

Three Tri-Valley softball players named to All-State team

Congratualtions to the following Tri-Valley softball players on being named to the South Dakota Class A All-State Team. Reagan Pearson (DP), Izzy Davey (infield), Reese Wilt (outfield). And Honorable mention: Ava Christensen (outfield). Information submitted.

Trojan girls golf team finishes third at state

(Photo/West Central Booster Club) Matthew Larson | BSMSN The West Central Trojan girls’ golf team had a 3rd place finish at the 2024 South Dakota State A Tournament held Monday, June 3 and Tuesday, June 4 at Bakker Crossing Golf Course in Sioux Falls. The Trojans...

Results for June 1 at I-90 Speedway

The Goos RV sprint car held an early lead and finished first in the June 1 race at I-90 in Hartford. (Photo courtesy of Dirtshotz Racing Photography) The Dakota River #3 car pushed past the TDR #40 on an inside turn at I-90 racetrack. (Photo courtesy of Dirtshotz...

Mustangs softball place sixth at state

Emry Jones holds an all tournament team award for the 2024 season. (Photo/Courtesy of Tri-Valley Booster Club) Keagan Kuchta goes for the swing at the state tournament. (Photo/Asa Thomas Metcalfe) Ava Christiansen bats in a game against West Central. (Photo/Asa Thomas...

Season ends with runner-up finish for West Central softball

West Central softball catcher pictured with the game Umpire (Photo/Asa Thomas Metcalfe) Emillee Stofferahn steps up to the pitchers mound. (Photo/Asa Thomas Metcalfe) Trojan Addy Kunzweiler protects first base against Ava Christiansen in a mid-season match. (Photo/Asa...