Kings and Queens of HOCO 2022

Kings and Queens of HOCO 2022

CJ Smith and Ella Griffin were crowned St. Mary Homecoming King and Queen to kick off Homecoming week for the Cardinals. CJ is the son of Brian and Joni Smith. Ella is the daughter of Jason and Kinsey Griffin. Congratulations! (Photo/Tammy Chamley) Adam North and Liz Price were crowned Dell Rapids Homecoming King and Queen for the Quarriers. Adam is the...

Country education in a home near you

Country education in a home near you

The Buffalo Christian Homeschool Academy will be in session on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Photo/Sara Stadem) Sara Stadem | Writer After 17 years of teaching...

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Obituaries

Robert J. Fiegen

87Renner, SDSeptember 10, 2022Robert J. Fiegen, 87, of Renner, passed away on September 10, 2022. His Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 19, 2022 in the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Sioux Falls. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. -...

Carol Eller

75September 9, 2022Born under a favorable star, Carol was bequeathed by the Cosmos with a kind soul and a sweet and graceful demeanor, always putting the needs and concerns of others before her own. She traveled through life with a light and gentle touch and an...

Marilyn Boomgaarden

90Formerly of Dell Rapids, SDAugust 20, 2022Marilyn Boomgaarden, 90, formerly of Dell Rapids, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at St. Luke’s Home in Dickinson, North Dakota where she was living near her daughter. Her Memorial Service will begin at 1:00 p.m. on...

John “Jack” Schwebach

90Dell Rapids, SDSeptember 5, 2022John “Jack” Schwebach, 90, of Dell Rapids, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. His Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2022 in St. Mary...

Darla Amundson

91Dell Rapids, SDAugust 5, 2022Darla Dee (Austin) Amundson, age 91, of Dell Rapids, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022, at Dow Rummel Village Nursing Home in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 AM on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at Willow Creek Lutheran...

Dorothy Daugaard

88Garretson, SDAugust 5, 2022Dorothy A. (Maass) Daugaard, 88, of rural Garretson, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022. Her funeral service will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022, in the Lutheran Church of Dell Rapids Chapel. Interment will be in the...

Bonnie Johnson

80Baltic, SDJuly 30, 2022Bonnie L. Johnson, age 80, of Baltic, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at Baltic Lutheran Church, Baltic, SD. Interment...

Richard “Dick” Swanberg

87Dell Rapids, SDAugust 4, 2022Richard “Dick” Swanberg, 87, of Dell Rapids passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Riverview Manor in Flandreau. Per Dick’s wishes, there will be no service held. He donated his body to the USD School of Medicine. Funeral...

Sports

Cardinals run in Dell Rapids Cross Country Invite

Elizabeth Vogel had a top 10 finish, placing seventh, with a time of 22:07.26 at the Dell Rapids Invite at Rocky Run Golf Course on Monday, September 19. (Photo/Tammy Chamley) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cross country team ran in the...

Dell Rapids falls to Garretson in straight sets

Alaina Wolff had seven digs and five set assists against the Tri-Valley Mustangs at home on Thursday, September 15 and 14 digs against the Blue Dragons on Tuesday, September 20. (Photo/Tammy Chamley) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids Quarrier volleyball...

Howard wins close match over Cardinals

Jaycee Tebay and Ella Griffin reaches for a block against the Dolphins on Thursday, September 15. (Photo/Tammy Chamley) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals played a road match at the Howard Tigers on Tuesday, September 20th.  The Tigers...

Big second half lifts Quarriers over Canton

The Quarriers defense held Canton to 22 points on Friday, September 16. Leaders on defense included Aiden Geraets and Will Jaton with seven tackles. Jack Henry had six tackles. Brayden Pankonen finished with four tackles and two interceptions. Cole Ruesink had four...

St Mary back into win column with big win over Arlington

Nic Gaspar had a three-yard touchdown catch and also finished with five carries for 101 yards and a touchdown on Friday, September 16 against Arlington. (Photo/Ann Gilbert) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals ended a three-game skid and got...

Quarrier and Cardinal Competitive Cheer performs at Brookings

Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids Quarriers and St. Mary Cardinals Competitive Cheer teams performed at the Brookings Invitational on Saturday, September 17th.Nineteen different teams from Class AA and Class A participated in the invite.  The...