Ashley Huisman

The “Mural Man”

Monique R. Hurtado | Staff writer Some may know him as the “Mural Man” to others he is Mr. Fuller, but if you do not know him, most likely you have seen one of his murals in one of the many school gyms across the county. The “Mural Man” is Dave Fuller, resident Art...

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Work on Highway 46 progressing, still on schedule

Work continues on Highway 46 west of Irene.  DOT officials say the project is still on task (photo/Riva Sharples). Riva Sharples | Writer The $19.3 million total reconstruction project of Highway 46 continues.  South Dakota Department of Transportation officials...

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Tuesday, 22 years ago

-Always remember, never forget Donna Rumbaugh | Managing Editor September 12, 2001. The day our nation woke to the reality of what happened on Tuesday, September 11. It was the day that the citizens of our prestigious country put aside our differences and reunited as...

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Turner County Shooting Sports to hold organizational meeting

Donna Rumbaugh | Managing Editor It’s an idea that gets tossed around every now and then, “Turner County needs a shooting range.” Many agree, and it has been discussed in the past, but then, like many other things, fell to the wayside during the Covid episode. ...

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Meals with a Mission continues to grow

It is a dilemma of good sorts when your mission grows beyond your wildest dreams. Recently, Meals with a Mission of Parker was faced with the blessing of people wanting to donate meat to be used for meals, but they had no place to safely store the contributions. Now,...

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Centerville Library fundraiser

Linda Holmberg | Centerville Librarian A recent donation to the Centerville Library is this vibrant quilt. The masterpiece was made by Debbie Holmberg, and donated to the library, which will be raffled off as a fund raiser. The drawing for this beautiful quilt will be...

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Parker city-wide cleanup

September 18-22 Sept. 18: Pickup South of RR Tracks Sept. 19-20: Pickup East of Main Sept. 21-22: Pickup West of Main Please have rubble out a day early.  Once crews go by, they will not be coming back.  Will NOT pick up: Paint and household hazardous waste...

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Marion School implements guidelines for facility usage

As you know, Marion school has some amazing facilities commonly sought to be used by the public/students during off-school hours and during the summer. School administration agrees that access to these areas should be available, yet, feel that adult supervision for...

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Daneville Heritage Museum

One of Hans Jorgensen’s photos capturing the devastation in Davis after the tornado of 1928. By: Cheri O’Dell We will soon approach the 95th anniversary of one of Turner Counties’ worst tragedies, the Davis tornado. The museum has many pictures, taken by Hans...

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Irene-Wakonda prepares for Homecoming week

Homecoming week is here! Festivities in the Irene-Wakonda School District will be the week of September 11 through September 15.  Coronation will be held Monday night. Dress up days for the elementary grades will be: Monday-Hawaiian Tuesday-Ken and Barbie day...

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Back to school for Irene-Wakonda

David Hutchison | IW Superintendent By the time you are reading this, the students and staff of Irene-Wakonda Schools will be finishing their fourth week of school.  The Irene-Wakonda School District started the 2023– 2024 school year on Monday, August 14th with...

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New car wash and laundromat open in Marion

A new sign announces the Broadway Wash and Shine is now open. (photo/Alan Astleford) Alan Astleford|Writer Joey and Diane Waldner have built and opened a car wash and Laundromat on the north side of Marion.  Named the Broadway Wash and Shine, car wash and...

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“Danish Angels” hit the road

The Danish Angels prepare to take off on their weekly Wednesday night motorcycle ride.  (Photo/Renae Hansen) Renae Hansen | Writer If you live in the vicinity of Viborg’s Glood Park, you may have found yourself looking out your window on a clear summer’s night to see...

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Parker Pride Winners

Congratulations to this Week’s Parker Pride Winners!Thank you, students, for showing your four core values:  trust, respect, responsibility, and safety. Front row from left to right: Hayden Smith, Nivaeh Ford, Jeremiah “JP” Masters, McKenna Kettwig; Middle row from...

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Viborg-Hurley prepares for Homecoming week

Viborg-Hurley prepares for Homecoming week Homecoming week is here! Festivities in the Viborg-Hurley School District will be the week of September 11 through September 15. The theme this year will be Netflix original movies or T.V. shows. Coronation ceremonies will be...

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Summer time serenade in peak season

Taylor Herding | Staff Writer Their presence is made known from July to September and August is the peak month for the North American species of cicadas to be heard up in the trees, especially on hot days. Often thought to be a kind of bird making the continuous...

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Recap of County Commissioners Meeting

Pictured L-R are Turner County Commissioners and Chris Wirt.  Tony Ciampa, Lyle VanHove, Chris Wirt, Jared Hybertson, Mick Miller and Mark Kaufman (photo/Monique Hurtado) Monique R. Hurtado | Staff writer A correction from last week’s article: When writing about the...

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Sharon Waltner

80 Freeman S.D. August 30, 2023 Sharon Waltner, 80, of Freeman passed away on August 30 at the Freeman Hospital under hospice care. Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6th at Hutterthal Mennonite Church of rural Freeman. Visitation and...

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Diana Hoeg

76 Fargo, N.D. August 25, 2023 Feb. 25, 1947 - Aug. 25, 2023 FARGO, N.D. - Diane Hoeg, 76, Fargo, N.D., died Friday, Aug. 25, in her home. A visitation will be held at 10:00am with a memorial mass at 11:00am on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at St. Patrick Catholic...

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