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    Parker track and field visits Beresford – Bring home big hardware and more state-meet qualifiers

    On a night that turned out to be quite cool toward

    LaVonne M. Thompson

    LaVonne M. Thompson 88 Thursday, April 20 Parker and longtime resident of Yankton LaVonne Maureen Thompson was born on Oct.

    Fern Postma

    Fern Postma 87 Monday, April 17 Sioux Falls Fern Lorraine Steever was born on a farm near Lennox the daughter of Gerhard and Luella (Jibben) Steever.

  • Creating movement, relevance and results with personalized learning

    April 19th, 2017
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    Principal Bill Leberman discussed during last week’s meeting that he would be hosting a spring orientation on Monday, May 8, following the board meeting.

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    Swan Lake homeowners revert back to square one

    April 19th, 2017
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    A motion was made by the commissioners during last week’s meeting. The motion made was in regards to two people not being assessed taxes for the road in front of their property.

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    Gitchie Girl survivor and authors coming to Parker

    April 19th, 2017
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    Imagine watching a horror movie unlike any other unfold before your eyes. Imagine seeing a mass murder at the tender age of 13. And then imagine after being sexually assaulted, you are taken home and told not to say a word to anyone.

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    From gold shield to courtroom justice

    April 19th, 2017
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    James Walker, a veteran law enforcement officer, turned in his Thin Blue Line to serve as the new Clerk of Courts.

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    Big changes

    April 19th, 2017
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    Changes are coming to Parker’s only grocery store and Jones’ Food Center is excited about them.

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  • Extra chromosome makes him extraordinary

    April 5th, 2017
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    Wyatt Hope is no average little boy. The courageous, energetic and fearless kindergartner was born with an extra chromosome six years ago.
    Doctors diagnosed him with

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    Learning new things

    April 5th, 2017
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    Years ago, anyone who walked into most school classrooms knew that the teacher meant business. Students sat quietly at their desks with assigned

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    Exploring the trail one hoof at a time

    March 29th, 2017
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    Imagine riding a horse on 41st Street in Sioux Falls back in the 70s when it was nothing but a gravel road and Kiwanis was only two lanes wide. One local resident did just that in her younger years.

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    Young mountain lion prowls way through Parker

    March 29th, 2017
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    Are you being watched by one of the most elusive animals around? Mountain lions are the most challenging creatures to spot as they often cover their tracks and silently watch someone as they are just inches away.

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    JUST MESSIN’ AROUND

    March 29th, 2017
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    First grader Kaydence Gerry of Parker carefully and hesitantly clips Superintendant, Dr. Donavan DeBoer's, tie last week.

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