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ABERDEEN -- Bridger Gordon, an eighth-grader from Sturgis Williams Middle School, took top honors at the 2014 South Dakota state-level Geographic Bee held Friday at Northern State University. The state winner will receive $100 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to represent South Dakota in the national finals of the bee at National Geographic Society headquarters May 19-21.
Chet Brokaw, who for more than three decades covered state government and most every major news event in South Dakota as a reporter and correspondent for The Associated Press, will receive South Dakota Newspaper Association's Distinguished Service Award during the group's upcoming convention. Brokaw will be honored Friday during SDNA's 132nd annual convention in Pierre. Brokaw retired last month at the end of main portion of the 2014 legislative session. He was recognized in both legislative chambers during his last day. Gov. Dennis Daugaard declared March 14 Chet Brokaw Day.
JOHN PAUL II ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Monday — Chicken nuggets, cinnamon toast, broccoli, fresh pear, milk. Tuesday — Mr.
Edna Heisinger, Mitchell, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Tuesday, April 8. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 1820 N. Wisconsin St., No. E3, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
The Dakota Wesleyan student population recently voted for their student body leaders for 2014-15 Student Association Senate. These students were chosen to serve in the following positions: president: Christian Doyle, Jackson, Wyo.; vice president: Austin Lopour, Fort Pierre; treasurer: Katie Johnson, Mead, Neb.; junior class president: Dylan Lynde, Canistota; sophomore class president: Ariana Arampatzis, Aberdeen; Student Activities Board chairwoman: Katherine Lindow, Green Bay, Wis.; Student Ministry Council chairman: Andrew DeVaney, Sioux Falls; Student athletic representative-at-large: Apr
The local chapter of the Forty and Eight awarded the Nursing Training Scholarship to Dakota Wesleyan University nursing student Briana Jung recently at the Mitchell American Legion. Hugh Holmes, Chef de Gare (local commander) of Voiture 481 (local chapter), awarded the $500 scholarship to Jung, a junior nursing student at DWU from Warner. The Forty and Eight, also known as La Societe des Quarante Hommes at Huit Chevaux, is an independent, by invitation, honor organization of U.S. veterans, first established in 1920 by 16 members of the American Legion Post 297 in Philadelphia.
Joe Hurt, Mitchell, student at Minnesota West Community Technical College, Canby, Minn., campus, recently participated in the SkillsUSA Minnesota State Leadership and Skills Conference., Bloomington, Minn. Hurt is a student in the diesel technology program.
Emily Jungemann and Cody Stahl announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Russell and Janet Jungemann, Wolsey; and Kenny and Anne Stahl, Bridgewater. Emily is a 2012 graduate of South Dakota State University, Brookings. She is a student at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa. Cody is a 2012 graduate of SDSU and is an AI technician for Genex and farms with his father. An Aug. 2 wedding is planned in Wolsey.
PARKSTON -- Ken and Rose Walz, Parkston, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, at Pony Creek, Parkston, Their anniversary date is April 11. Their family will host the event. Greetings may be sent to 304 W. Douglas St., Parkston, S.D., 57366.