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An up close look at weather reporting

Posted: Friday, Jan 20th, 2017
Meteorologist Brian Karstens from Keloland TV was a guest speaker Tuesday in the fifth-grade classroom at James Valley Christian School.
Fifth-grade students have recently finished a unit on weather. Karstens brought a presentation about severe weather to help round out their weather education. The students were intrigued with pictures and videos of different severe weather conditions from lightening to tornadoes.

You’re never too old for hockey fun ...

Posted: Friday, Jan 20th, 2017
Players and coaches of the Huron All-star Bantam Hockey team visited SunQuest Heatlhcare Center to gave a demonstration on hockey and its equipment. Players and residents had a great time shooting pucks at the goalie.

American Legion plans Mid-Winter conference:Event set Feb. 10-12 at Cedar Shores in Oacoma

Posted: Friday, Jan 20th, 2017
OACOMA -- The 46th annual American Legion Mid-Winter Conference will be held Feb. 10-12, at the Cedar Shores Convention Center in Oacoma. Legionnaires, American Legion Auxiliary members, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Riders from across the State of South Dakota will be in attendance.
The Legion business session will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10,

SC/W FFA members excel at Star interviews

Posted: Thursday, Jan 19th, 2017
WOONSOCKET -- On January 16, 2017, District 4 FFA held its State Degree Review and Star Interview Day on Monday, Jan. 16 and the Sanborn Central-Woonsocket FFA submitted seven senior member's state degree applications and four members attended to interview for their Star applications.  Stars are recognized for their high quality Supervised Agricultural Experience projects, exemplary record keeping, and outstanding

Marquardt, Kahre honored by HRMC

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 18th, 2017
Huron Regional Medical Center (HRMC) honored 49 employees for years of service in addition to two employees for exceptional customer service skills at the hospital's Employee Awards Presentation on Jan. 6 at the Huron Event Center.
During the evening event, 49 employees were recognized for sharing their hearts and years of service, ranging from 5 to 40 years, with hospital

HHS Speech & Debate team takes part in Sioux Falls Lincoln Silver Bowl Tourney

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 18th, 2017
The Huron Speech & Debate team traveled to the Sioux Falls Lincoln Silver Bowl Tournament on Jan. 13-14. Overall, the team finished ninth out of 18 teams at the tournament. Aberdeen finished first, while SF O'Gorman finished second, and Watertown finished third.
Top finishers from Huron:
• In Novice Extemp, Nathan Maxted placed second and Jacob Hotchkiss placed sixth.

HRMC anniversary awards

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 18th, 2017
Employees receiving service anniversary awards included:
• Aaron Bateman, Purchasing, 5
• Leann Blasdell, Food Service, 5
• Tanya Blue, Medical/Surgical Unit, 5
• Jennefer Cruse, HRMC Physicians Clinic, 5
• Liz Kohnen, Medical/Surgical Unit, 5
• Darcie Lee, Obstetrical Unit, 5
• Jeffrey Myers, Information Systems, 5
• Patty Nelson, Health Info Mngt, 5
• Crystal Parker, Food Service,

Say hello to ‘Xtreme Bowling’: Riverview Lanes upgrade combines bowling and video games

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 18th, 2017
As a general rule, people don't tend to think of "bowling" and "video games" in the same sentence. Mike Wasmund at Riverview Lanes, part of the Plains facility, is working to change that.
"It started with looking at our scoring system," he said recently. "Our previous system was starting to show its age; it was getting old, and kind of

Dakotaland Community Insurance boosts local kids camp

Posted: Friday, Jan 13th, 2017
Dakotaland Community Insurance and the MAX Insurance Company pooled resources to show support for building better communities and provide for area youth with a $150 donation to the James River Royal Family Kids Camp. "It is a pleasure to do business with insurance carriers that take a special interest and initiative to invest in the local communities we serve," explained Dakotaland

Huron Public Library issues “Scratch and Read” challenge

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
HURON -- Book-lovers start your reading engines. If you are hoping to read more books in 2017, take the Huron Public Library "Scratch and Read" reading challenge. From a book about South Dakota to a book with a murder mystery, we are challenging you to read at least five books every three months. We have suggested 10 reading challenges on

HHS Speech & Debate team ranks second

Posted: Wednesday, Jan 11th, 2017
The Huron High School Speech & Debate team traveled to the second Central Forensic Conference (CFC) Tournament Saturday at Lennox High School.
The team headed into the tournament in fourth place but ended the day in second.
"Our goal was to try to advance to third and get within striking distance of a second place conference finish that could keep

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