Features

Rolling into new adventures

PINZ under new ownership Tammy Chamley | Editor As one journey of owning the local bowling alley comes to a close for Jordan and Steph Schmidt, a new adventure begins for Dell Rapids citizen, Casey McCoy. PINZ is a main street favorite for bowling, food and fun for...

Root for the home team

Busy week for Rickeman Field Tammy Chamley | Editor As July comes to a close and local baseball seasons begin to wrap up, Rickeman Field was a destination location for several surrounding communities this past week.The Legion Baseball Region 2B Tournament was held...

Working for a cause

Quarrier Football gives back through volunteering Chase Jones | Staff Intern The Dell Rapids High School football team recently took place in some volunteer work around the area. They do this work through the group Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that...

Picnic in the Park brings safety success

A member of the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) donated her time to come to the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office 2nd Annual Picnic in the Park to fit children with bicycle helmets. (Photo/Sara Stadem) Sara Stadem | Writer Community members in Dell...

Hot and dangerous

Safety a priority for BX Civil & Construction With the majority of BX Civil & Construction employees working outdoors, BXCC takes several precautions for the safety of their employees when extreme temperatures hit. (Photo/BXCC) Kiri Scott | Writer & Tammy...

Can you dig it?

Dell Rapids athletes compete at AAU Volleyball National Tournament Tammy Chamley | Editor Even though school volleyball season doesn’t begin until fall, local female athletes are working hard in the off-season to prepare. Volleyball is offered through several outlets;...

Rapid Fitness continues Quarry Days traditions

The 7th and 8th grade division was won by Landon Munk, Bennett Jensen and Lincoln Anderson. (Photo/Rapid Fitness) Chase Jones | Staff Intern Rapid Fitness put on the annual 5k run, 10k run, and 3v3 basketball tournament this weekend at Quarry Days. These are three...

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...

Cootie Days ‘22

2022 Cootie Days celebration has come to a close. This was the 101st year of the event which celebrated the return home of local WWII Veterans. This year, new rides were added to the carnival as well as a food truck to satisfy the fair-food connoisseurs. Be sure to...

Class of 2022

Congratulations to the newest Dell Rapids High School Alumni, the Class of 2022! The commencement ceremony was held Saturday, May 21 in the gymnasium. During graduation, Quarrier of the Year was awarded to Landon Ruesink. Congratulations to all of the graduates on...