STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Lentsch to replace Bones at SD Ag Department
Walt Bones is headed back to his family farming operation in rural Parker, and a familiar face and name in South Dakota Republican Party politics will replace him at the helm of the state Agriculture ... Posted on 4/2/13 at 12:11 PM
WOONSOCKET — Davion Brooks and Nick Miller had double-doubles as Sanborn Central/Woonsocket defeated Iroquois 67-25 in a boys’ basketball game Tuesday.
Brooks scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds and four steals. Miller scored 16 points and had 14 rebounds. Tyler Krueger scored 13 points. Todd Stekl had five assists.
ETHAN — Kimball/White Lake had four players score in double figures to narrowly defeat Ethan 68-67 Friday in a boys’ basketball game.
Jacob Kirsch scored 17 points and had nine rebounds for Kimball/White Lake. Kyle Peters scored 16 points. Jesse Taylor scored 14 points. Trevor Reinesch scored 12 points and had five assists.
MONTROSE — Andy Kappenman scored 20 points — including the 1,000th of his career — to help McCook Central/Montrose to a 79-36 win over Freeman in a high school boys’ basketball game Tuesday night.
Kappenman also had three steals.
Derek Heumiller had 14 points and Jay Huls scored 13 for MC/M, which is 11-0 and hosts Parkston on Monday.
Trey Waltner had 11 points and Cole Paulson chipped in eight for Freeman, which is 1-8 and hosts White Lake on Thursday.
MC/M outrebounded Freeman 35-16.
ARMOUR — Tripp-Delmont/Armour’s Adam Fink posted a 15-point, 14-assist performance in an 88-60 win over Woonsocket in a high school boys’ basketball game Thursday night.
Fink, a junior point guard for the Nighthawks, helped spread the wealth as TDA shot 64 percent (40-of-63) from the floor as a team. Woonsocket shot 44 percent (21-of-48).
Cody Dozark had 22 points, Jared Hermanek had 18 points and eight rebounds and Josh Nichols chipped in 11 points for TDA, which improved to 6-1 and is at Platte to face Platte-Geddes in a girls-boys doubleheader tonight.
The Redmen were led by Eric Warkenthien’s 28 points and eight rebounds. Justin Davis added 16 points and Davion Brooks chipped in 10 for Woonsocket, which is 4-3 and faces Sunshine Bible Academy in a 281 Conference tournament Saturday in Huron.
Eagles hold on to beat Ethan After winning the first two sets, the Mitchell Christian High School volleyball team had to hold on late for a five-set victory over Ethan on Monday night at Mitchell Christian High School.
Lyman James Miller, 88, Parker, died Thursday, June 17, 2010, at VA Medical Center, Sioux Falls.
Funeral services were on June 21, 2010, at Grace Lutheran Church, Parker. Burial with military honors was in Rosehill Cemetery, Parker.
BRIDGEWATER — Sam Hofer is only 17, but she’s already seen firsthand the problems than can come with alcohol abuse.
“I have a friend who had horrible drinking problems. I’ve seen what my friend had to go through,” Hofer said. “It just inspired me to inform other students on how bad it can be.”
It was that inspiration that led Hofer, of Bridgewater, to host an Alcohol Awareness Fair designed to deter teenagers from consuming alcohol or driving under the influence.
WASHINGTON — Virginia women have plenty of reason to feel offended by their state’s gubernatorial race, though not because the Republican candidate once wrote a dissertation observing that the American family had suffered as a result of women joining the work force.
Who didn’t know that? The fact that we’ve worked hard to juggle jobs and kids doesn’t change the reality that families, especially children, have suffered from the strain.
Katie J. Dykshorn, 90, Parker, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at First Reformed Church, Harrison. Burial will be in Harrison Cemetery, Harrison. Visitation will be Wednesday at Hofmeister-Jones Funeral Home, Parker, with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service.
On the sixth anniversary of “Tornado Tuesday,” fast-moving thunderstorms spawned tornado warnings Wednesday as they moved through the area on two fronts.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning at 8:47 p.m. as the storms took a northwest-to-southeast line through Sanborn and western Miner counties to the east. As of 11 p.m., no injuries had been reported from the storms.
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