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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...

Funding for private education: Is it in South Dakota’s future?

Kiri Scott | Writer A recent posting has brought attention to a new bill recently passed in Arizona, where parents who decide to not put their children into public school will receive funding to enter them into a private school or to homeschool. This law is to help...

Rise by lifting others through Christian service

Kyle Bares has full intentions of getting 40 hours of Christian Service all four years of high school. Bares along with classmates Maya Heinitz and Josie Baumberger. (Photo/submitted) Ella Griffin | Staff Intern Community service is very important to St. Mary Catholic...

Bogeys FORE Boosters!

Chase Jones | Staff Intern The Dell Rapids Booster Club will be hosting the second annual Bogeys FORE Boosters golf tournament on Friday, August 19. This 4-Person Scramble was a huge success last year and boosters are looking to carry that success into this year.The...

Get to know your DRPS School Board: Paula Harvey

Chase Jones | Staff Intern Paula Harvey will be starting her second year on the Dell Rapids High School Board. Harvey has lived in Dell Rapids with her husband, Keith Harvey, for 19 years now. She has three children: Austin, Keaton, and Karis, who all attend Dell...

Baker joins staff at DRPS

Chase Jones | Staff Intern Dell Rapids Middle School has recently added a new member to its staff. Larry Baker, a 48-year-old originally from Grand Island, Nebraska, will be taking the new Middle School Principal position. Baker previously spent three years as a...

Hettinger to join Cardinals at St. Mary

Ella Griffin | Staff Intern A new 5th grade teacher will be joining the St Mary staff this school year. Kari Hettinger has great experience under her belt to fill this role. She got her bachelor’s degree from Dakota State University, and her masters from the...

Pickelman to teach at St. Mary

Ella Griffin | Staff Intern St. Mary will be getting another great addition to the staff this year. Recent graduate from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Marc Pickelman will be teaching 7th-12th grade English. Within that wide range of classes, he will be...

Gilbert to be on staff for St. Mary

Ella Griffin | Staff Intern  A familiar face will be teaching at St. Mary this year. Ann Gilbert will be taking over the role of the K-12 computers, Graphic Design, Digital Animation, and Computer Gaming & Design. Gilbert went to college at South Dakota State...

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...