Salem, SD Chamber of Commerce June Yard of the Month

Salem, SD Chamber of Commerce June Yard of the Month

The Salem, SD Chamber of Commerce has announced their “Yard of the Month” in Salem for the month of June. The Rodney and Theresa Streff residence, 500 E. Sabers Ave., is this month’s winner of the “Yard of the Month”. Congratulations to the Streffs! The Streffs hard work and efforts on their yard is noticed and appreciated. To help select next month’s Yard...

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A father’s love!

Carla Snyders | NCP Writer June is here and with that said we are here to show all the dads some...

Obituaries

Gerald “Jerry” Huls

Age 80 Sioux Falls, SD May 22, 2024 Gerald “Jerry” Huls, 80, of Sioux Falls, S.D., passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2024. Memorial services were Monday, May 27, 2024, at George Boom Funeral Home & On-Site Crematory in Sioux Falls with Deacon John Devlin officiating....

Shirley Ness

Age 94 Mitchell, SD May 19, 2024 Shirley Ness, 94, of Mitchell, SD, died Sunday, May 19, 2024, at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell. Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 1, at Harvest Community Church in Mitchell. Burial will be at Graceland...

Myrtle Backlund

Age 91 Pierre, SD May 22, 2024 Myrtle Joyce Backlund, 91, of Pierre, SD, died Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 29, 2024. Burial was at the Black Hills National Cemetery at Sturgis,...

R. Lee Corbin

Age 76 Montrose, SD May 24, 2024 R. Lee Corbin, 76, of Montrose, passed away Friday, May 24, 2024 at Firesteel Care Center in Mitchell, SD. Funeral mass was held on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Montrose. R. Lee Corbin was born January 26,...

Robert M. Carlson

Age 92 Lyons, SD May 16, 2024 Robert Melvin Carlson, age 92, of Lyons, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at his home in Lyons. Funeral services for Bob and his son will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2024, at West Nidaros Lutheran Church, rural Crooks....

Carmen Bisgaard

Age 62 Rapid City, SD May 19, 2024 Carmen Rae (Bennett) Bisgaard, 62, passed away on May 19th, 2024, in Rapid City, SD after a short battle with cancer. Carmen was born on June 12th, 1961 to Dennis and Janice (Allen) Bennett in Mitchell, SD. Carmen attended Dakota...

Jay Ward

Age 65 Mitchell, SD May 11, 2024 Jay Ward, 65, of Mitchell, SD, died Saturday, May 11, 2024, at his home in Mitchell. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 16, at Bittner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at St. Mary of Mercy Catholic Cemetery in...

Lois Heiter

Age 95 Mitchell, SD May 13, 2024 Lois Heiter, 95, of Mitchell, SD, passed away peacefully Monday, May 13, 2024, at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell. Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, May 18, at St. Mary of Mercy Catholic Church in Alexandria, SD. Burial...

Sports

Farewell to a community that saved us

Letter to the Editor My name is Angela George, and I live in Canistota. My family and I have called this place home since the summer of 2019, when I took my oldest son, then five years old, to his first baseball practice. He was oblivious and I was terrified as we...

Emery 8U Softball Wins League Tournament

The Emery 8U girls softball went to Howard on Saturday, June 8 and won the league tournament with a 4-0 record! Congratulations girls! Members of the team are: (back, l-r) coaches Ellie Kampshoff, Caitlin Olinger, Travis Holthaus, Ginny Zorr; (middle) Annabelle...

Kjetland Plays in SDFCA High School All-Star Game

The South Dakota Football Coaches Association all-star football game was held on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at Dana Dykhouse Stadium on the campus of South Dakota State University in Brookings. All of the players were graduating seniors from their schools, including...

Alexandria Legion gets season-opening win over Parkston

ALEXANDRIA LEGION BASEBALL Alexandria’s Post #41 player Esten Schlimgen hits a single in a win over Parkston to open the season. (Photo/Owen Reitzel) Owen Reitzel | Editor Parkston scored the first two runs of the ball game, but Alexandria Post #41 scored the next 12...

Pierre Creek Trail Riders host Alexandria Horse Show

ALEXANDRIA HORSE SHOW A rider rounds poles with her horse during the Alexandria Horse Show. (Photo/Owen Reitzel) Here are the results from the Alexandria Horse Show sponsored by the Pierre Creek Trail Riders on June 2, 2024:Women’sPoles: 1) April Herbst, 2) Crystal...

Dimock-Emery falls to Platte in 11 innings in league play

ENGQUIST SAFELY REACHES FIRST BASE Dimock-Emery’s Josh Engquist, #13, reaches first base in game versus Platte. (Photo/Owen Reitzel) Owen Reitzel | Editor The Platte Killer Tomatoes scored two runs in the top of the 11th inning to take an 8-6 win over Dimock-Emery in...

Angels rally late to gain win over Rays

ZENS NAILS TWO-RUN HOMER AGAINST PARKSTON Alexandria’s Jerrod Zens is congratulated by teammates after hitting a 2-run homer against Parkston. (Photo/Owen Reitzel) Owen Reitzel | Editor The Alexandria Angels rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to sneak by the...

Raptors grab non-league win over Freeman

Dimock-Emery Baseball Owen Reitzel | Editor On May 28 the Dimock-Emery Raptors edged the Freeman Blacksox, 9-5, in a non-conference matchup held in Emery.The Blacksox scored two runs in the first inning, but the Raptors answered in the bottom of the second...