Spanish Club takes their education to Costa Rica

Spanish Club takes their education to Costa Rica

The group in Sarchí, Costa Rica, known for its traditional production of oxcarts. (Photo/Submitted) Sara Stadem | Editor The Dell Rapids High School Spanish Club took their first trip, traveling to Costa Rica with recent high school graduates, current high school students, and chaperones/parents.Dell Rapids High School (DRHS) Spanish teacher, Ms. Kelsie...

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Obituaries

Betty Bunkers

94Dell Rapids, SDJune 20, 2024Betty Bunkers, 94, of Dell Rapids, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2024 under hospice care at her daughter’s home. Her Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 in St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment...

Diane Moore

84DeSmet, SDJune 27, 2024Diane Moore sadly passed away on June 27, 2024, surrounded by family atthe Brookings Hospital in Brookings, SD. In celebration of her life, there will be a private family memorial at a later date. Diane Hartopp Johnston was born October 31,...

Rhoda Wold

100Baltic, SDJune 30, 2024Rhoda M. Wold, 100, of Baltic, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 30, 2024, at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 AM on Saturday, July 6, 2024, at East Nidaros Lutheran Church in Baltic....

Norris “Norby” Brobjorg

74 Dell Rapids, SD June 12, 2024 Norris “Norby” Brobjorg, 74, of Dell Rapids, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at the Avera Dells Area Hospital. His funeral service began at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 in the East Nidaros Lutheran Church, rural Baltic....

Jamie (Stricklin) Monroe

35 Jasper, MN June 6, 2024 Jamie Rose (Stricklin) Monroe, 35, of Jasper, MN passed away Thursday, June 6, 2024 due to an auto accident near Dell Rapids, SD. A Celebration of Life Service will be announced at a later date.Jamie Rose (Stricklin) Monroe, born September...

Deborah Ellingson

63 Sioux Falls, SD May 29, 2023 Deborah Dee Ellingson, age 63, of Sioux Falls, passed away Wednesday May 29, 2024, at her home surrounded by family. A private family service will take place at a later date. Deborah was born on May 22, 1963 to Bruce and Lavon...

Rodney Dubbelde

92 Garretson, SD May 29, 2023 Rodney Peter Dubbelde, age 92, of Garretson, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Friends and family are invited to a time of visitation Thursday, June 6, 2024, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the...

Henry Francis Burggraff

95Egan, SDMay 22, 2024Henry Francis Burggraff of Egan, SD, passed away on May 22, 2024. He was born on July 24, 1928, to Albert and Mary (Siemonsma) Burggraff, in Hartford, SD. He received his education in Hartford. He had a welding shop in Colton, SD until joining...

Sports

Dell Rapids Navy 14U snaps five game skid

Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media Dell Rapids Navy 14U ended a five-game losing streak after a 10-7 win over Flandreau on Tuesday, July 9. A sixth-inning rally sparked the victory.Dell Rapids took the early lead, 1-0, with a run in the bottom of the first. Flandreau went...

Phils cruise to win over Madison

Phils Brandon Schmidt is pictured during their game against the Humboldt/Hartford Legion team on Tuesday, June 25. He had one RBI against Madison on Monday, July 8 to help the Phils with their 11-1 win. (Photo/Tanya Schmidt) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media Playing in...

Baltic 14U held to one hit in loss to Canton

Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Baltic 14U baseball team was held to just one hit in a 16-0 loss at Canton on Tuesday, July 9. Canton scored seven runs in the bottom of the first inning, two in the second, and then seven more in the bottom of the third to end the...

Baltic 16U can’t keep pace with Volga

Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Baltic 16U baseball team couldn’t keep pace with Volga in an 18-3 loss in Volga on Monday, July 8.Volga took a 2-0 lead with a couple of runs in the bottom of the first inning. Baltic cut the lead in half, 2-1, when Joey Grunewaldt...

PBR falls short against Madison

Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media Dell Rapids PBR came up two runs short in a 4-2 loss at Madison on Sunday, July 7.Madison broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the second with a run. PBR tied the game, 1-1, with a run in the top of the third. Madison scored two times...

Mudcats suffer first loss of season

Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids Mudcats suffered their first loss of the season on Tuesday, July 9. The Canova Gang took the win by a single run, 6-5.Canova took an early lead with a run in the top of the second inning. They added three more runs in the...

Dell Rapids Red 14U rolls past Sioux Falls Christian White

Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids Red 14U team had no trouble with Sioux Falls Christian White at home on Tuesday, July 9, taking the win 14-1.Dell Rapids led just 1-0 after two innings of play. They then put in a huge 13 runs in the bottom of the third...