Around the RegionA look at news around the region, compiled from staff reports, press releases and information reported by weekly newspapers:
A look at news around the region, compiled from staff reports, press releases and information reported by weekly newspapers:
More than 15 South Dakota musicians will come to Oacoma to participate in the inaugural Jam Fest at Cedar Shore in Oacoma on Sunday. The event will raise money for the Chamberlain Food Bank and awareness for the South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame.
The concert will take place between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Cedar Shore resort.
Led by musician Roy King and his band, Uncle Roy and the Boys, Lake Andes, the concert is free to the public. However, organizers request that attendees bring at least one nonperishable food item for the food pantry.
All country musicians are welcome to perform during the ceremony.
Door prizes and raffles will be awarded. South Dakota-made items will also be available for sale.
— From staff reports
A local resident has published a book aimed at teaching children to write and record stories about family and friends, reported the Salem Special.
Karen Holzer based “A Birthday Gift for Great-Grandma” on her own grandmother, Esther Alquist Dahlgren. The book tells the story of a young girl who is hunting for a gift for her great-grandmother.
The book is available for purchase at the Salem Community Drugstore, the Special reported.
The Clearfield/Keyapaha Centennial celebration begins today, reported the Winner Advocate.
The celebration will include historical exhibits, a cowboy fast draw, a beer garden, recollections, free barbecue and live music today.
Sunday will begin with a kiddie pedal-tractor pull from 10:30 a.m. to noon. A flag ceremony will be at noon, followed by baseball games.
Competitors will punch, kick and pin fellow professional wrestlers to raise funds for new playground equipment for the DeMyron Farnsworth Memorial Park in Pukwana today, according to the Central Dakota Times of Chamberlain.
The ring, set on Main Street, will feature Midwest Wrestling Alliance wrestlers competing in six matches, including a battle royal.
The event begins at 7:30 p.m.