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DRPS School Board hits the ground running

Sara Stadem | Editor While summer is still going strong, we have one group getting ready for the new school year. The Dell Rapids Public School District had their new school board members begin their duties as of the July 2024 meeting.This past spring, the Dell Rapids...

A history of the Dell Rapids Lions Club

Lion Marlowe Hovey was one member of the club who helped keep the City Park free of trash during Quarry Days. (Photo/Submitted) Looking back over the past 80 years By Lion Tom Earley The Dell Rapids Lions Club is a direct result of Dell Rapids citizens recognizing the...

Baltic’s Driveway Carnival is back for second year

Sara Stadem | Editor Drive, ride, scooter… whatever you have on wheels… just don’t forget about Baltic’s 2nd Annual Driveway Carnival this Saturday, July 20!That’s right, this Saturday, from 1-3 p.m. in Baltic Heights West Parking Lot is the Driveway Carnival. The...

Lions install 2024-25 club officers, tour DLSH

New Lions officers pictured here are (left to right) Sue Hovey, Secretary; Connie Earley, Lion Tamer; Christine Snyder, Membership Chairman; Dianne Williams, Director; Darrold Williams, President; Tom Earley, 1st VP; Tom Ludens, 2nd VP; and Carmen Rogen, 3rd VP. Not...

Fourth Annual Sioux Falls Leadership Summit set for September 19

Sioux Falls, SD – The fourth annual Sioux Falls Leadership Summit, “Master Your Influence,” is set to take place on September 19 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD. This premier event, hosted by the Sales and Marketing Executives (SME) of Sioux...

Legion Americanism Update

Dell Rapids Legion Post 65 recognized Dell Rapids High School Senior Dawson Hohn for his participation at Boys State 2024 in May. Dawson attended the July Post meeting and told the membership about his activities at Boys State. He described how his Boys State...

Golfing for the athletes

Booster Club kicks off season with golf tournament Sara Stadem | Editor Whether you are a golfer or not, get ready to help the Dell Rapids High School Booster Club kick off the 2024-2025 year with their Bogeys Fore! Boosters Golf Tournament.The Dell Rapids High School...

Where Are the Amidons?

The Pioneer Memorial stands above Cliff Avenue in Sioux Falls. (Photo/Christian Begeman) By John Andrews High atop a bluff along busy Cliff Avenue in northern Sioux Falls stands the Pioneer Memorial, a tall quartzite obelisk built to honor the area’s first...

Overcoming anti-boredom month

Sara Stadem | Editor Most often, people feel like summer is on the rapid pace of coming to an end once the 4th of July is over. Summer seems to fly by with a blink of an eye. Although there is still half the summer left, summer might be slowing down for some. Maybe...