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Carda named Chad Greenway Linebacker of the Year

Linebacker of the Year Chet Carda was named Chad Greenway Linebacker of the Year and was presented with the LB Legacy Award on January 25. (Photo/Susan Hanley) Sara Stadem | Editor Marylou Nagel | Writer West Central senior, Chet Carda, has recently been named Chad...

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Remembering a friend…

2nd Annual Jarvis Brende Memorial Poker Run is set Abby Mitchell | Staff Intern As February crawls forward, the tail end of the year’s shortest month will host an event close to many Crooks citizen’s hearts: the Jarvis Brende Memorial Poker Run. The run was an idea of...

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Nelson and Boddicker announced as CVSG award winners

Central Valley Stuttin’ Gobblers Scholarship recipientWest Central High School senior, Clara Nelson, is the 2024 Central Valley Struttin’ Gobblers scholarship recipient. Nelson (L) is pictured with CVSG member, Scott Nelson. (Photo/Submitted) Greg Boddicker is the SD...

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Humboldt American Legion holds February meeting

By Fred Lee The William H Crippen Post 62 of Humboldt held their regular monthly meeting on Monday, February 5, 2024. Commander Chuck Dubbe opened the meeting with the salute to the Flag and the Pledge of Allegiance. The minutes and treasurer’s report was read and...

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Humboldt Threshers to meet

By Paula Jarding The Humboldt Threshers will be meeting on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at the Humboldt Fire Station at 7:00 pm. Topics to be discussed are the 2024 show and the financials. As a reminder, the 2024 show will be August 8 to 11 at the threshing site on SD...

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Drivers may pay steep price for ‘early’ potholes

AAA offers tips to avoid seasonal tire troubles and minimize need for a tow SIOUX FALLS, SD – Pothole season has arrived earlier than usual this year, putting drivers at greater risk of a breakdown, the need for a tow and potentially costly repairs. A recent survey by...

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Week 5 2024 Legislative Report

25th District Representative Randy Gross I write this week of the Legislative session about just one topic – but it is an important one, HB1224!Abortion, women’s health, protecting the unborn and other variations of this issue are in the news and will continue to be...

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CO2 pipeline confusion

Letter to the editor Have the symptoms of CO2 exposure already reached the people of South Dakota? Symptoms include rapid breathing, confusion, increased cardiac output, and elevated blood pressure.South Dakota does not have a CO2 problem. It has a low production of...

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Week 5 of Legislative Session

Senator Tom Pischke The 5th week of the 2023 Legislative Session wrapped up on February 9th. Our committees are busy working through the 478 bills that have been introduced throughout the Legislature. In South Dakota, every introduced bill gets a hearing in a...

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Tri-Valley Elementary students decorated Valentine’s Day cards to send to local assisted living facilities and deployed military. They were able to send 100’s out to share the love!Students also may have predicted the Super Bowl with the food drive points as both...

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PTA makes donation to WC Libraries

Submitted by Danann Tirrel Thank you to the West Central PTA for the generous donation to the West Central Libraries!Hartford and Humboldt Elementary & the MS / HS Libraries were able to purchase 81 books that had been requested by students and staff.

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February Students of the Month in 2B

The February Students of the Month in Mrs. Spielmann’s second grade class are: Adalynn Mataya daughter of Samantha Anderson and Alec Mataya; Tyrus Cataldo-White, son of Natalya and Kyle Gile; Camden Tracy, son of Jennifer Patten and Reed Tracy; and Aaliyah Downs,...

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Mystery reader in second grade

The students in Mrs. Spielmann’s second-grade class were treated to a Mystery Reader on February 2, 2024. Our Mystery Reader was Jodi Cataldo. We enjoyed listening to the book, “Wild Fibonaccia”, by Joy N. Hulme. 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34. Look carefully. Do you...

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Second graders celebrate the 100th day of school

The students in Mrs. Spielmann’s second-grade class celebrated the 100th Day of School on Wednesday, January 31, 2024. We each brought items of 100. We also wrote about what we thought our world would be like in 100 years. We counted to 100 by two’s, fives, and tens....

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St. George and St. Michael to hold mission trip fundraisers

Love is the Mission Guatemala helps provide much needed food to the people of Playa de Oro. (Photo/Rhonda Kelsey) Love is the Mission Guatemala will visit Playa de Oro in July, providing medical care as one of their services. (Photo/Rhonda Kelsey) Children in Playa de...

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Community gathers for coffee with Legislators

Community members were able to come together for coffee and conversation with their local legislators on Saturday, January 27, from 10-11 a.m. Coffee with your District 9 Legislators was an event held at the Gage House/Hartford Senior Citizens and put on by the...

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