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Independence Day celebration rules and safety guidelines to review

Tammy Chamley | Editor With Independence Day fast approaching, fireworks and celebrations with friends and family are expected throughout the community and across the nation. As fireworks sales begin, be mindful of the City Ordinance in place in regards to discharging...

St. Mary renovation update

With construction scheduled to begin this fall, St. Mary Catholic School will conjoin buildings with a whole new look for the school. (Photo/submitted) Ella Griffin | Staff Intern St. Mary Catholic School is continuing forward with fundraising and promotion of the...

Driver’s Education in full swing for Dell Rapids

Students take four days of behind the wheel training with Mr. Fersdahl or Mr. Jorgensen throughout the summer. Left to right is Rylee Chamley, Alex Heinemann and Mr. Jason Fersdahl. (Photo/Tammy Chamley) Tammy Chamley | Editor Driver’s Education at Dell Rapids School...

New train cars in Dell Rapids

LG Everist will debut their new addition to their train car fleet this weekend for Quarry Days. (Photo/Chase Jones) Chase Jones | Staff Intern LG Everist has recently purchased a couple of new train cars. These cars were previously under use by the Iowa Northern...

Band and chorus to travel to Washington D.C.

Chase Jones | Staff Intern A recent discussion was held amongst the DRHS School Board regarding a band and chorus trip to Washington DC in 2023. It was decided that the group will fly to their destination on July 1 and spend the 4th of July weekend in the...

City Pool up and running for summer

As summer temperatures rise, the Dell Rapids City Pool welcomes patrons of all ages to cool off. (Photo/Ella Griffin) Ella Griffin | Staff Intern The Dell Rapids City Pool opened up early June for the summer. “Our first week went really well!” Pool Manager Maggie...

Haven keeps school-aged children busy this summer

Haven offers a variety of activities for students to participate in; including academics, enrichment activities, and recreation such as arts, crafts, field trips and games. (Photo/submitted) Ella Griffin | Staff Intern The Dell Rapids Community Haven summer program is...

Dells Rapids Legion wins big after Break

Landon Ruesink pitched four innings and allowed four runs, two earned, on six hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. (Photo/Tammy Chamley) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media The Dell Rapids Legion baseball team had a three-day break from games after playing nine games in a...

Dell Rapids 14U Baseball teams split in league games

Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media Both Dell Rapids Red and Dell Rapids Navy 14U teams had I-29 League games on Tuesday, June 21st. Dell Rapids Red traveled to Humboldt to play West Central Gold, and Dell Rapids Navy hosted Tri-Valley White. Dell Rapids Navy on their game,...

Madison Gold scores late runs in win over Dell Rapids 16U

Tad Tjaden pitched four innings and allowed three runs, two earned, on two hits and five walks with eight strikeouts on Monday, June 20. (Photo/Tanya Schmidt) Matt Larson | Big Sioux Media Madison Gold broke a 3-3 tie with six runs in the top of the fifth inning and...