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Wolsey ‘runs into the future’

Posted: Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014
Wolsey-Wessington freshman varsity cross country runner, Ashley Robinson and her coach, Carmen Bartells, held a fundraising 5 K run/walk on Saturday, April 12. The run/walk helped raise money for both the Wolsey-Wessington cross country team and a "Running into your Future" scholarship to be presented to a Wolsey-Wessington senior. Although the morning was a bit chilly, over 85 runners, from
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Applications being accepted for at-large contestants for Miss S.D. Outstanding Teen

Posted: Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014
HOT SPRINGS -- Applications are being accepted for at-large contestants for the Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen Pageant which will be held June 20, 2014 in Hot Springs.
The teen pageant is open to young women ages 13-17 who have not graduated from high school. Contestants will be judged on talent, private interview, evening wear, lifestyle and fitness in sportswear, scholastic
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Now is the ‘Write Time’ for S.D. State Fair literature competition

Posted: Thursday, Apr 17th, 2014
HURON -- Every year the South Dakota State Fair offers a special platform for writers to have their work read and heard in public. Department 370 Literature will be taking entries in 30 categories for competition, awards and critiques during the South Dakota State Fair. Poets, storytellers, essayists and journalists can enter now through July 31.
So now is
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GFWC donates to Family Safe Center

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014
Dona Meyer, left, of General Federation of Women's Clubs is shown presenting donated items to Jan Manolis of the Jan Manolis Family Safe Center during their District meetings. They have shown their support of the JMFSC for the past several years. These items were donated for use in the center's domestic violence shelter.
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‘Journey to the Cross’ planned at 1st UMC: Walk-through event planned Thursday and Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
First United Methodist Church will be offering a "Journey to the Cross" walk-through event both Thursday and Friday, with doors open from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
This walk-through experience will take visitors from creation to the cross, with hallway decorations helping bridge transitions along the path.
"We're trying to communicate with people that the Bible is not a series of
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‘Watch the Lamb’

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
Senior High Youth from Riverview United Methodist Church prepare for the "Watch the Lamb" Good Friday Service. Come and share the agonizing journey to the cross. The production will be presented at 6 and 8 p.m. on Good Friday, April 18. Participants include Brandon Haber, Kyle Corbett, Ryland Solem, Braeden Edleman, Mason Thomas, Brett Johnsen, Braedon Hinker, Jecelyn Wehde, Carolyn Marshall, Brenden
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Center For Independence holds banquet

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
The Center For Independence held it's annual banquet on April 1  at the Plains with approximately 250 people in attendance. 
Blaine Liebnow was awarded the Excellence in Achievement Award.  Blaine has done an outstanding job of self advocating and providing disability awareness to people in the community. Blaine has been very active in Bridging Activities, the agency newsletter and
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More photos from Center for Independence annual banquet

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
The Excellence in Achievement Award was presented to Blaine Liebnow, who is shown with Theresa Jensen, SC.
In the next photo, the Employee of the Year award was presented to Beth Lueck, left, lead instructor at Strides. With her is Georgia Langbehn, CSO, who presented the award.
Next, Dairy Queen in Miller was recognized as Employer of the Year.
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United Way to accept grant applications

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 15th, 2014
United Way Heartland Region will begin accepting grant applications for the 2015 year from May 1 through May 23. The grant application will be available on the web site at www.liveunitedhuron.com.
Grant applications must be received at the UWHR office located on the second floor of Wells Fargo, via mail at PO BOX 652 or delivered to 631 Kansas Ave.
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Welcome to music class at Madison School!

Posted: Monday, Apr 14th, 2014
Madison Elementary students in first and second grade invited their parents into their music classroom on Monday and Tuesday.
Parents experienced music education through a variety of activities including games, instruments and songs, and were introduced to some of the new technology available in classrooms today, such as the Smartboard. Music teachers are Kris Claeys and Barbara Nicholas.
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Pizza with the Principal

Posted: Monday, Apr 14th, 2014
Students who enjoyed Pizza with the Principal in March and April include, back row, from left, Mrs. Heinz, Connor Dunn, Trisdon Larson, Olivia Thompson, Yoselyn Yanes, Riley Winegar and Robert Garcia; middle row, Jason Kerlin, Elijah Shreeve, Roman Gonzalez, Nelson Landrau-Ortiz, Hayden Spencer, Jonathan Colon and Abbie Ostby; and in front, Hle He Ma Tun, Teodoro Flores, Maner Htoo,  Say Lay
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‘Running into your Future’ 5K set Saturday: Young survivor of rare allergies plans event to launch scholarship

Posted: Saturday, Apr 12th, 2014
WOLSEY -- Huron native Ashley Robinson was born with rare allergies that caused her body to reject protein. Doctors did not expect her to reach her second birthday. Today, Ashley is a 14 year old freshman varsity runner on the Wolsey-Wessington cross country team, has run two half-marathons, and is launching a "Running into Your Future" scholarship.
"The first two
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JVCS students take part in Math Olympics

Posted: Saturday, Apr 12th, 2014
Five students from James Valley Christian School were top scorers in their grade and division of the Math Olympics sponsored by the Association of Christian Schools.
Fifth grader Malachi Mann placed first and eighth grader Ryan Wager placed first in reasoning. Sixth grader Jamie O'Neill and seventh grader Chelsea Hofer placed first in computation.
In addition to
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Registration open for Advanced Placement high school courses

Posted: Saturday, Apr 12th, 2014
South Dakota high school students can register now for 2014-15 online Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
The courses are offered at no cost through Learning Power, a project of the South Dakota Department of Education, Northern State University's E-Learning Center, and Technology and Innovation in Education (TIE). Learning Power was developed six years ago primarily for students in the state's small
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Huron’s Destination Imagination teams advance to Global Finals: Cultural food to be served at fundraiser Saturday at 1402 Utah Ave. S.E.

Posted: Friday, Apr 11th, 2014
Two Huron Destination Imagination teams have advanced from state competition to Global Finals, which will be from May 19-25 in Knoxville, Tenn., this year.
Destination Imagination is a unique program that seeks to inspire students to use their own imagination and innovation to solve problems.
"Our goal is to help student teams learn to be creative in every aspect of
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H-T STAR Patriots named for April

Posted: Friday, Apr 11th, 2014
The Hitchcock-Tulare Elementary School is continuing its student of the month program titled STAR Patriots. This program evaluates students on behavior, work habits, achievement, attitude and character. Teachers are able to choose one or two STAR Patriots each month. April STAR Patriots include, back row, from left, Alex Wipf, Madison Hofer, Caden Miller, Gabe Clark, Tate Gordon, Cassidy Johnson and Kinsey
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United Way to accept grant applications

Posted: Thursday, Apr 10th, 2014
United Way Heartland Region will begin accepting grant applications for the 2015 year from May 1 through May 23. The grant application will be available on the web site at www.liveunitedhuron.com.
Grant applications must be received at the UWHR office located on the second floor of Wells Fargo, via mail at PO BOX 652 or delivered to 631 Kansas Ave.
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Signs of spring

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 9th, 2014
Jan Overbo, elementary teacher at Huron Colony, shares "Spring Stories" written by students from Huron Colony!

Adam (2nd grade): "In the spring, I like to trap rabbits. While my mom's garden grows and I smell the nice rain fall. It is a nice season. I also like to walk to my mom's garden."

Landon  (2nd grade): "One day,
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Mizpah OES honors long-standing members

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 9th, 2014
A 50-year pin was presented to Janis Reinschmidt Andol, left, by Joan Daugherty, Worthy Matron of Mizpah Chapter, Eastern Star. Andol joined Eastern Star in Iowa and later transferred to South Dakota.
Next, Gayle Parmeter, left, Past Grand Matron of South Dakota, attaches a 60-year-pin to Shirley Lenz. Lenz joined in De Smet while a senior in high school, transferred to California
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Spencer honored with leadership award

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 9th, 2014
Violet Tschetter Memorial Home's Executive Director Jessica Spencer was presented with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Leadership at the Tealwood Senior Living annual meeting recently in Minnesota. Spencer has been with TSL for 14 years, working in different facilities as executive director as well as other select assignments. She is shown with, from left, Gail Sheridan, TSL senior vice
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Brides Against Breast Cancer plans stop in Sioux Falls for ‘Tour of Gowns’

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 9th, 2014
Brides Against Breast Cancer contributes to programs for cancer patients, their families and caregivers. The outreach and educational efforts during its "Nationwide Tour of Gowns" bridal shows around the country help ensure that people impacted by cancer have the resources and information they need in their battle with cancer.
The "Tour of Gowns" will be in Sioux Falls from 1
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HYAC awards grants: $5,500 given to local groups

Posted: Monday, Apr 7th, 2014
Among recipients of the Huron Youth Advisory Council grants are the City of Huron/cane ball court. Shown with Ralph Borkowski, back row, far right, who accepted the grant on behalf of the City of Huron, are Tun Lin, Wendy Voss, Ta Blue Are, Htoo Kyi Paw, Paw Wah Sa, Tree Paw, Moo Kae Blu Paw, Hser Blute Htoo, Laci Hettinger,
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Kindernook Preschool plans ninth annual fundraising spaghetti supper

Modified: Monday, Apr 7th, 2014
Kindernook Preschool is preparing for its ninth annual Spaghetti Supper this Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church. The menu will feature a fantastic meal of spaghetti, homemade sauce, French bread, coffee, milk, and homemade desserts.
While the Kindernook board and Grace Episcopal Church members are preparing the meal, Kindernook Preschool children had fun helping to come
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