2 take it to the top at State Wrestling

2 take it to the top at State Wrestling

Levi Wieman representing Parker on top of the podium in the 215 weight class. (photo/Faydra Christensen) Giahna Miller representing Viborg-Hurley/Irene-Wakonda on top of the podium in the 165 weight class. (photo/Faydra Christensen)

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Livewires 4-H report

Livewires 4-H report

The Livewires 4-H Club had 14 members attend the January meeting held at Air Maddness in Sioux...

Girls rebound in finale

Shane Merrill | Sports The Parker girls’ basketball team traveled back to Vermillion last Tuesday...

Obituaries

Allen Wiens

83Marion SDFebruary 14, 2024Allen Wiens, 83, of Marion passed away at his home under hospice care on Feb. 14. Funeral Services were held Feb. 19, at the Walter Funeral Chapel in Marion.Allen Duane Wiens was born on March 22, 1940, to Abraham and Luella (Ensz) Wiens....

Robert Smidt

89Lennox, SDFebruary 19, 2024Robert Smidt, 89, of Lennox, SD, passed away on February 19, 2024, at Legends on Lake Lorraine, Sioux Falls, SD, under hospice care.Robert Lowell Smidt was born on a farm east of Lennox, SD, on August 17, 1934, to George and Doris (Gerber)...

Sandra Tieszen

80Marion, SDFebruary 19, 2024Sandra Tieszen, 80, of Marion passed away on Feb. 19th at the Tieszen Memorial Home in Marion. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 1, at 10:30 a.m. at First Church of God in Marion. Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 29, from...

Gary Lee Buse

69Lennox, SDFebruary 11, 2024Gary Lee Buse, 69, of Lennox, SD, passed away on February 11, 2024, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.Gary was born on July 22, 1954, to Walter and Elvina (Goeman) Buse. He grew up on the family farm outside of Marion, SD. After...

Kenneth Leveille

79February 14, 2024Chancellor, SDKenneth Leveille, age 79, passed away February 14, 2024, at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD.Kenneth James Leveille was born at Lemon, SD, on October 29, 1944, the son of Louis and Florence (Banneit) Leveille. At age 2 he...

Janice Marie TerMeer

70Sioux Falls, SDFebruary 17, 2024Janice Marie TerMeer passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Dougherty Hospice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She was 70 years old.Janice was born on December 5, 1953, in Mitchell, South...

Theresa Deelstra

95Parker, SDFebruary 15, 2024Theresa Deelstra, 95 of Parker, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at the Freeman Regional Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, February 19, 2024 at St. Christina’s Catholic Church, Parker with burial in the church...

Ray R. Tieszen

76Marion SDFebruary 3, 2024Ray R. Tieszen, 76 of Marion died Saturday, February 3, 2024 at the Freeman Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, February 10, 2024 at the Bethesda Church of Marion with burial at the Tieszen Cemetery.Ray R. Tieszen was...

Sports

Centerville girls hold strong

Izzie Eide drives past the defender vs Freeman Academy Marion. (photo/Tricia Eide) Tricia Eide | Centerville Sports Tuesday night arrived, marking the beginning of Region 4B Girls’ Basketball action for the Centerville Tornadoes. As the number one seed, CHS earned a...

Vermillion runs past Parker boys

Colin Robertson eyes up a pass against Vermillion (photo/Shane Merrill) Shane Merrill | Sports In the final game of the regular season, the Parker boys took to Vermillion last Friday night, but were no match for the quick Tanager squad that ran all over Parker...

Girls rebound in finale

Shane Merrill | Sports The Parker girls’ basketball team traveled back to Vermillion last Tuesday night for the opening round of the region 4A tournament. Parker had just played the Tanagers a week prior losing by nearly 40, but this time kept the game tighter and...

Cougars finish regular season with victories

Brady Schroedermeier goes airborne to put in two of his nine points. (photo/Faydra Christensen) Faydra Christensen | Viborg-Hurley Sports The Viborg-Hurley Cougars were victorious in their last two regular-season games. Their initial matchup was against the adept...

Lady Cougars end regional play

Jenna Graves goes up for a bucket against Centerville. (photo/ Faydra Christensen) Faydra Christensen | Viborg-Hurley Sports Unexpected twists often unfold during regional and postseason play. In the first game of regional play, the Lady Cougars displayed dominance...

Edberg: Region 6 Athletic Director of the Year

Doug Edberg, Region 6 Athletic Director of the year (photo/Tricia Eide) Tricia Eide | Centerville Sports Congratulations go to our very own Doug Edberg, Centerville Athletic Director, who was awarded Region 6 Athletic Director of the Year. This award is a huge honor...

FAM women bow out after second game

Estelle Waltner gets the extra shot during the first night of Regions against Scotland (photo/John Fontes) Alan Astleford | Writer Freeman Academy/Marion won their first region game over Scotland Monday evening February 19 in Scotland, For their victory, Estelle...

Rebels fight to the finish-Gossen places second

Brody Gossen takes on Brody Randal of Hamlin for the championship title at SDHAA State Wrestling (photo/Faydra Christensen) Donna Rumbaugh | Managing Editor The FAM Rebels took a hard fought season all the way to the finish line this weekend as Brody Gossen finished...