Marion hosts summer celebration

Marion hosts summer celebration

Cinderella meets with Kenai Stewart and Alexus Stewart. (Photo/Submitted) Renae Hansen | Editor A big thank you to the Marion Fire Department, Parade Committee and the All School Class Reunion Committee for putting together a fun weekend for the Marion Summer Celebration held this past weekend. The weather may not have been as cooperative as we would have...

Irene Rodeo ready to round up some fun!

Irene Rodeo ready to round up some fun!

(RIGHT) Casey Hume of Brodhed, WI in the Calf Roping event in last year’s Irene Rodeo. (Photo/ Faydra Christensen) Renae Hansen | Editor The Little Town in the Valley will swell...

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Teeners win two more

Teeners win two more

Luke Travnicek pitches last week against Canton. Travnicek has compiled 29 strikeouts in six games...

Obituaries

Doris Jean Pahl

93Brookings, SDJune 7, 2024Doris Jean Pahl, 93, of Brookings, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2024, at the Brookings Hospital.  Funeral services were held on Friday, June 14, 2024, at the First United Methodist Church in Brookings.  Burial followed the service at...

Doris Jean Pahl

93Brookings, SDJune 7, 2024Doris Jean Pahl, 93, of Brookings, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2024, at the Brookings Hospital.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 14, 2024, at the First United Methodist Church in Brookings at 10:30 a.m.  Burial will...

Howard Hoogshagen

98Monroe, SDJune 3, 2024Howard Hoogshagen, 98 of Monroe, passed away on June 3, 2024 at the Oakview Terrace in Freeman. Memorial Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at Hofmeister-Jones Funeral Home, Parker. Arrangements provided by...

Robert “Bob” Hass

97Lakewood, COMay 27, 2024Robert “Bob” Hass, 97, formerly of Parker, died Monday, May 27, 2024 at his home in Lakewood, Colorado.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at the United Methodist Church in Parker, with burial with military rites following...

Ronald Lyle “Foxy” Lavoy

84South DakotaJune 6, 2024Ronald Lyle “Foxy” Lavoy was born January 10, 1940 in Lansing, Michigan to Lyle and Virginia (Vroegindewey) Lavoy. He died June 6, 2024 at the VA Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD at the age of 84 years.Ron lived in Lansing and Kalamazoo, MI before...

Paul Frankus, Jr.

26Centerville, SDMay 27, 2024Paul Frankus, Jr., age 26, of Centerville, SD, passed away tragically, along side his brother Zachary, on May 27, 2024, at his home due to homicide.Paul Wyland Frankus Jr. was born on February 26, 1998 at Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux...

Victor Koehn

90Marion, SDMay 3, 2024Victor Koehn, age 90, beloved husband and father, passed away May 3, 2024.Victor was born November 24, 1933 In Marion, South Dakota. He attended Grace Bible College in Omaha, Nebraska for three years, earning a diploma in Missions. He served in...

R. Lee Corbin

Screenshot 76Montrose, SDMay 24, 2024Lee Corbin, 76, of Montrose passed away Friday, May 24, 2024 at Firesteel Care Center in Mitchell, SD. Funeral mass was held May 29, 2024 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Montrose.R. Lee Corbin was born January 26, 1948 in...

Sports

Parker 16U baseball topple Canton, Baltic

Brock Frederickson pitches last week in Humboldt during the league tournament. Frederickson has been a starting pitcher in the Pheasant rotation. (Photo/Submitted by Kirsten Wieman) Shane Merrill | Parker Sports The Parker 16U sr. teener baseball team went 2-1 last...

Teeners win two more

Luke Travnicek pitches last week against Canton. Travnicek has compiled 29 strikeouts in six games so far this season. (photo submitted) Shane Merrill | Parker Sports The Parker teeners put together two more wins last week, clawing above .500 once again. Tuesday, the...

Summer ball in full swing

Jolynn Eli and Holden Conrad scrambling for the ball. I think Holden came away with the ball, but Jolynn was pretty persistent going after most of the loose baseballs.  (Photo/Faydra Christensen) Faydra Christensen | Viborg-Hurley Sports Drive through Viborg or Hurley...

Schoellerman represents Viborg-Hurley at SD All-Star Game

Chance Schoellerman represented Viborg-Hurley at the South Dakota Football Coaches Association High School Football All-Star game on Saturday, June 8th.  Schoellerman is pictured with his parents Chuck and Katie Schoepf, along with brother, Gage and sister, Olivia...

Centerville Trap competes at State

Big congratulations goes out to Thomas Rotter who tied for first place (and won!) in the Junior Varsity division by shooting a 95 at State trap! What a huge accomplishment, Thomas! Well done!! (Photo/Submitted) Tricia Eide | Centerville Sports State trap was held...

Parker teeners fourth in league tourney

Shane Merrill | Parker Sports The Parker teener baseball team put together a solid weekend on their way to a fourth place finish out of 16 teams in the I-19 League tournament. The Pheasants won their pool, which consisted of Baltic, Garretson and West Central (Gold),...

Tornadoes compete at state golf tournament

Denver Anderson goes for the long put at State golf in Brookings. (Photo/Submitted) Tricia Eide | Centerville Sports The Centerville Tornadoes Golf boys team once again qualified a team for State golf! This makes the second year in a row for a complete boys team. This...

Pheasant golfers compete at state

Lauren Patten tee’s off at the state meet. (Photo/Submitted) Shane Merrill | Parker Sports Lauren Patten and Ray Travnicek competed in the state golf meet for Parker last week, taking on the course in Brookings. Both golfers shot through a tough day one, but bounced...