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Cyber health analysis conducted for City of Dell Rapids

Tammy Chamley | Editor Recently, The City of Dell Rapids has completed a Cybersecurity analysis conducted by Dakota State University (DSU) over the course of the past two months.  Dell Rapids engaged DSU through a partnership with the South Dakota Public Assurance...

City Council meeting date change ahead

Tammy Chamley | Editor The Dell Rapids City Council will move their regular scheduled meeting from Monday, June 20 to Tuesday, June 21 in recognition of the Juneteenth holiday on Sunday, June 19. The Personnel Manual states that when a holiday falls on a Sunday that...

St. Mary Summer Challenge Camps underway for local youth

Super Hero Camp had these campers making disguises and smashing cups with their super strength. Ella Griffin | Staff Intern The St. Mary Summer Challenge Camps are off to a great start this year! The fun started on June 1 with Disney Princess Camp full of crowns,...

Fresh new look for St. Mary gymnasium

St. Mary gymnasium was refinished at the conclusion of the 2021-2022 school year. Ella Griffin | Staff Intern St. Mary School is getting several updates. Of these new updates includes a new look for the gymnasium floor. The process began this spring with initial...

Successful trip for local students by World Classrooms

Tammy Chamley | Editor Several incoming freshmen from Dell Rapids packed their bags and made their journey to see the Nation’s Capital. Beginning Tuesday night, June 7, the students boarded the bus to head to Minneapolis to catch an early morning flight to Washington...

Young entrepreneurs to save for college

Cutler Erickson, Hudson Wolff and Camden Jones sell golf balls found on the local course to start saving money for their college years. (Photo/Chase Jones) Chase Jones | Staff Intern A group of 6th grade boys are taking advantage of early summer golfers that are still...

Down, Set, Hike!

Renovations underway for Dell Rapids football field Chase Jones | Staff Intern On Wednesday, June 1, the construction began on the football field for Dell Rapids High School. (Photo/Chase Jones) Renovations to the Dell Rapids High School football field began on...

Should lunch accounts change school classifications?

Tammy Chamley | Editor Beginning in mid-January of this year, the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) brought forth an amendment to the constitution of the SDHSAA in regards to the way students are counted at schools for the purposes of sports...

Prairiewind Boarding ready to serve your furry friends

Tammy Chamley | Editor Frances and James Drenth recently took the reins of owning and operating a family-owned dog kennel. Along with their three sons, Arthur, Ernest and Otto they have opened the new Prairiewind Boarding. “We both grew up in Minnesota, but had been...

Rapid Fitness adds new personal trainer

Chase Jones | Staff Intern Seth Spielmann will be doing personal training, running classes and helping our around Rapid Fitness. (Photo/submitted) Seth Spielmann has recently joined the staff as a personal trainer at Rapid Fitness gym in Dell Rapids. The 22-year-old...