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Is your idea the best idea?

Kiri Scott | Writer Big ideas come from the most unlikely of places, but since 2007 high schoolers have been showing off some of their biggest and best ideas for business. Students can bring their big ideas into fruition by entering the High School Business...

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New Social Studies Standards for schools

Kiri Scott | Writer The new draft for Social Studies Standards has just been released, showing the new revision from last year. Past revisions caused controversy, causing a state-wide battle to start a new process and include the correct information to teach children...

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Time for an eye exam?

The importance of routine vision care Sara Stadem | Editor The pools have closed, school is back in session and fall is right around the corner. During the summer months, families and friends could be found keeping busy with many different activities such as camping,...

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Tri-Valley and West Central welcome new faces

Sara Stadem | Editor “The act of teaching is the art of assisting discovery” – Mark Van DorenThe Tri-Valley School District and West Central School District head into their 2022-2023 with familiar faces returning to greet the students. In addition to those veteran...

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What can your public library do for you?

Sara Stadem | Editor Throughout the summer months, many families, children and community members can be found taking advantage of their local public library. Even though schedules change with school back in session, your local public libraries are still readily...

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Humboldt Threshing Show celebrates 32 years

Marylou Nagel | Writer The 2022 Humboldt Threshing Show was held August 11-14, in rural Humboldt. The highly anticipated annual event showcased John Deere this year.The festivities began Thursday evening with a Tractor Drive which is a parade of tractors that tours...

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AARP holds audit of Downtown Hartford

Abby Mitchell | Staff Intern Over the past few years, Hartford has worked to revitalize and reinvigorate its downtown area-efforts that have begun to bear fruit. Not only have several new businesses moved into the downtown in recent years, but the area also received a...

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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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