ST Mary Graduation

ST Mary Graduation

Congratulations to the newest St. Mary Alumni, the Class of 2022! The commencement ceremony was held Friday, May 13 in the gymnasium. All twelve graduates have plans to attend college, technical school or the military. Congratulations! (Photo/Joni Smith)

SMHS Class of 2022: Salutatorian Addy Gilbert

SMHS Class of 2022: Salutatorian Addy Gilbert

Zoey Hilmoe | Staff Intern Addy Gilbert, a senior at Dell Rapids St. Mary High School, finished school as number two in her class, earning herself the honors of being named the...

SMHS Class of 2022: Valedictorian Noah Olund

SMHS Class of 2022: Valedictorian Noah Olund

Zoey Hilmoe | Staff Intern Noah Olund, a senior at Dell Rapids St. Mary High School, finished as number one in his class, earning the title of Valedictorian. During high school,...

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Changes Ahead

Changes Ahead

Baltic City Council meeting shakes up City positions Tammy Chamley | Editor After the City of...

Obituaries

Bonnie Schnieders

70Dell Rapids, SDBonnie Schnieders, 70, of Dell Rapids, passed away at her home under hospice care. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. with her Memorial Service starting at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Kahler-Brende Funeral Home. A private family inurnment...

Eugene Goodale

86Brookings, SDMarch 22, 2022Eugene Goodale, age 86, died March 22, 2022, at his home in Brookings, surrounded by love. He was a husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was a friend, lawyer, philanthropist. And he was a storyteller. Eugene was born and...

Noel Egan

90Sioux Falls, SDMay 3, 2022Noel H. Egan, age 90, of Sioux Falls, passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at Prairie Creek Memory Care in Sioux Falls in care of hospice. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at First Lutheran Church, Colton. Interment was...

Maxine Clara ”BEE” Heinemann

85Dell Rapids, SDMay 3, 2022Maxine Clara “Bee” Heinemann, 85 of Dell Rapids, SD passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Dell Rapids.  Interment was in the St. Mary Catholic...

Lawrence J. Johnson

71Dell Rapids, SDMay 10, 2022Lawrence J. Johnson, 71, of Dell Rapids, SD passed away Tuesday May 10, 2022 at his home under hospice care. My name is Lawrence John Johnson. I was born June 18, 1950, at Flandreau, SD to my parents, Curtis John Ellef and Lora (Fletcher)...

Ila Mathieu

80Chester, SDMay 7, 2022Ila Marie Mathieu, 80 of Chester, SD passed away on Saturday May 7, 2022 at the Inn on Westport in Sioux Falls. Funeral services were held on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at First Lutheran Church, Colton. Interment was in the Dell Rapids...

Harold Christensen

95Baraboo, WIApril 18, 02022Harold Conrad “Chris” Christensen, age 95, of Baraboo, Wisconsin passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022 at Oak Park Place, Baraboo, WI.Burial will be held at a later date in Dell Rapids, South Dakota.Chris was born March 16, 1927 in Dell...

Glenda Erickson-Bunkers

74Dell Rapids, SDFebruary 11, 2022Glenda LuAnne Erickson-Bunkers, 74, of Dell Rapids, SD passed away peacefully Friday, February 11, 2022 at the Sanford Hospice Centennial Cottage in Sioux Falls, SD with her husband Kenny and children Suzie and Sam by her side...

Sports

Boechler hits three triples, drives in six in Dell Rapids win

Landon Ruesink had three hits, two of them home runs – earning the crown twice at home plate, and four RBIs against Garretson on Monday, May 16. (Photo/Paula Harvey) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media Aiden Boechler tore up the base paths for Dell Rapids on Tuesday, May...

Boys 9th, Girls 10th for Quarrier Track at Dak-12 Meet

Kennedy Krull was part of two relays at the Dak -12 Conference Meet held Monday, May 16. Along with her teammates, Krull had a 6th place finish in the 4x200m relay and a 5th place finish in the SMR. (Photo/Sara Stadem) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids...

Cardinal Girls finish 4th at DVC Track Meet, Boys place 7th

Lucas Flemmer had two 2nd place finishes in the 100m dash and 200m dash as well as a 3rd place finish in the 400m dash on Thursday, May 12. (Photo/Tammy Chamley) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal track teams traveled to De Smet for the...

Quarrier Girls Golf places 9th in Vermillion

Emma Taubert tied for 15th with a 98 at the Madison Invite on Thursday, May 12. (Photo/Sara Stadem) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids Quarrier girls golf team traveled to Vermillion for the Vermillion Invite on Monday, May 16th.  Dell Rapids finished ninth...

Mudcats win 2022 Cornbelt League opener

Chad Hunt of the Dell Rapids Mudcats takes a swing on Sunday, May 15 during the opener against the Colman A’s. (Photo/Kiley Stone) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids Mudcats won their 2022 Cornbelt League season opener on Sunday, May 15th at Rickeman...

Both Quarrier track teams finish in top 5 at home meet

Jade Anstine placed fourth in the 100m Dash on Monday, May 9 with a time of 11.72. (Photo/Tammy Chamley) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids Quarrier track teams hosted the Quarrier Invitational on Monday, May 9th.  The girls team finished fourth with 67...

Cardinal Boys 7th, Girls 8th at Quarrier Track Invite

Addison Libis had a fourth-place finish in the 300m Hurdles on Monday, May 9 with a time of 53.10. (Photo/Tammy Chamley) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal track teams traveled just down the road for the Quarrier Invitational track meet on...

Late runs secure win for Dell Rapids

Landon Ruesink had three of the seven hits for Dell Rapids and an RBI on Sunday, May 8 against Lennox. (Photo/Paula Harvey) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media Leading 2-1 late in the game, Dell Rapids added three more runs in the bottom of the fifth to secure a 5-1...