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Pipestone Area Schools planning April vote on new elementary
PIPESTONE — After multiple studies, community meetings and surveys regarding Pipestone Area Schools’ facilities, the district will likely soon ask voters to approve a new elementary school and security improvements to address aging infrastructure, space shortages and security insufficiencies.
Prep wrestling: JCC tops Pipestone Area 60-16
PIPESTONE -- Jackson County Central defeated Pipestone Area 60-16 Tuesday in a high school wrestling match. JCC got wins from Logan Butzon at 106 pounds, Matthew Haley at 113, Payton Handevidt at 126, Mathew Mohning at 132, Caleb Vancura at 145, Justin Heckard at 152, Cole Kapplinger at 170, Trace M
Worthington Police Chase Car Through Northwest Iowa, Arrests Made
Northwest Iowa — A pursuit that started as a traffic stop in Worthington, Minnesota early Tuesday (Dec. 11) came right through our area and ended over 100 miles from Worthington, in rural Plymouth County, Iowa — and two out-of-state individuals are behind bars facing charges.
SD Town Reacts To Shopko Closure
DELL RAPIDS, S.D. - Earlier this week, we told you about a handful of Shopko Hometown closures in South Dakota. The Shopko stores in Redfield, Wagner, Webster, and Dell Rapids are all slated to shut their doors at the end of February. For some, like the people of Dell Rapids, this is disappointing n
Entringer Classics set for Saturdays, Dec. 15 and 29
The 21st Michael J. Entringer Girls Basketball Classic is scheduled for Saturday in the Colman-Egan High School gyms at Colman. Nine games are scheduled. • Auxiliary Gym — Chester Area vs. Lake Presston, 12:30 p.m,; Oldham-Ramona-Rutland vs. Estelline, 2 p.m.; Elkton-Lake Benton vs. Dell Rapids St.
Pipestone local promotes SEE US movement
Leah Blom’s efforts earn media coverage and increased attention for a cause that seeks parity for female athletes. A SEE US movement has emerged from Augustana College in Sioux Falls to spread awareness about female athletes being underrepresented, sexualized, and judged based on appearance rather t
Pipestone picks up five properties for five bucks
This home at 411 W. Main St. is one of five tax-forfeited properties the Pipestone City Council wanted, four of those for the Pipestone Economic Development Authority. D. Fitzgerald.
Flandreau plans last phase of city electrical update
The city is going to bid this month for work on the fourth and final phase of a long-term electrical project. This phase, estimated at $1.88 million, will complete the conversion of overhead lines to underground and replace outdated underground lines. The intent is to improve consistency and cut dow
Hawk girls open with win
DELL RAPIDS – The Hawks opened the season with a 55-44 Dakota Valley Conference defeat of the Cardinals during girls’ basketball action Friday. Mackenzie Hemmer, Braiden Westley and Madison Voelker each scored 10 points to lead a balanced Colman-Egan attack. Olivia Baumberger added nine points, whil
Peters fourth at Howard Invite
HOWARD – Flandreau’s Braden Peters took fourth at the Howard Wrestling Tournament on Saturday. He was pinned in 1:29 by Wagner’s Dawson Lensing in the opening round, before bouncing back with three wins in a row.
Arrow boys school Bucs in BSC showcase, PAS girls sunk by Saints
The Pipestone Area basketball teams split their Big South Conference showcase showdowns Saturday evening on the road. The Arrow boys (1-2) claimed their first victory of the campaign with a convincing 72-47 win against the Blue Earth Buccaneers in Marshall, while Red Rock Conference foe Southwest Ch
Arrow gymnasts show improvement in loss to Huskies
The Pipestone Area gymnastics team gained 3.175 points on its opening-meet performance by scoring 115.6 points in Friday night’s loss to the visiting Jackson County Central Huskies (127.425).
Saturday sports roundup: Trojans boys basketball team impressive again
MARSHALL -- Two days after routing Windom Area 111-51 in their season opener, the Worthington Trojans maintained their impressive beginning to the 2018-19 boys basketball season Saturday with an 82-60 win over New Ulm in the Big South Conference Showdown tournament.
Another National Leader From Minnesota
Bill Gordon who is an American Soybean Association director and Minnesota soybean farmer was elected American Soybean Association Vice President last week during the organization's December board meeting in St. Louis. Gordon farms in Nobles County near Worthington. He has served on the Policy, BNF a
South Dakota Prep Media Basketball Poll - December 10th
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - South Dakota Prep Media Basketball Poll - December 10th. Teams are ranked by points received. First-place votes are listed in parentheses. Receiving votes: Brandon Valley 22, Sioux Falls Washington 15, Harrisburg 5.
Cyclones sweep Cossacks in opener
CLARK – Clark/Willow Lake swept Sioux Valley in a season-opening Lake Central Conference basketball doubleheader Saturday, as the boys won 80-62 and the girls prevailed by a 63-47 margin.
Lincoln board concerned about potential zebra mussel expansion
IVANHOE — The Lincoln County Board discussed the possibility that zebra mussels might someday be as much or more of a local aquatic invasive species issue as Curly Leaf Pond Weed in Lake Benton.
Commissioners consider how to use new wind farm revenue
New wind tax revenue expected to come the county’s way from the Stoneray Wind Project could be used to fund city and township infrastructure projects.
Edgerton seeks county help on speed concerns
Flashing lights, stop signs and a school zone are all being considered as ways to address concerns about vehicles traveling too fast past the schools and the consequent safety of pedestrians on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 9 in Edgerton.
One injured in Jeep vs. train crash
ELKTON – One man was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital after his vehicle collided with a train in Elkton Wednesday, according to the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office. The accident was reported at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday and occurred on the railroad tracks at Cornell Avenue in Elkton, Assistant Sheriff Sc