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SCOTLAND -- Step Outside, a free youth activity day will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the trap range, Scotland. Youth ages 8 years and up, accompanied by a parent or guardian, are invited to participate in archery, trap shooting, BB gun shooting, fishing and trapping and other activities. There will be lots of prizes and there is no cost. Lunch is provided. Parents or legal guardians must sign a waiver form before youths can participate in events.
What do baby chicks and heavy machinery have in common? Not much, except they're two of the new titles in the Step into Reading Series. "Dig, Scoop, Ka-boom!," by Joan Holub, combines short sentences, powerful words and rhythm to tell the story of a construction crew's mighty tasks. "Dozer's blade shapes the land./ Push it. Shove it. Move that sand! ... Mixer spins. Big and strong. / Chugging. Pumping. All day long."
Jenna Hoffman and Justin Kubesh were married on Saturday, June 1, at the Parish of St. Michael, Sioux Falls. Parents of the couple are David and Corinne Hoffman, Mitchell; and Mark and Vicki Kubesh, Olivia, Minn. Maid of honor was Jeana Krome. Bridesmaids were Sarah VanLaecken, Kati Merkley and Heather Engstrom. Flower girl was Jayna VanLaecken. Best man was Tyler Koch. Groomsmen were Preston Crumly, Luke Witte and Mitch Erickson. Ring bearer was Tate VanLaecken. Ushers were Jordan Keltgen, Tracy Zea, Steve Bagata and Dusty Botz.
It would be understandable for an employee who is retiring after a long career to reflect on the past. But Frank Kurtenbach, who grew up in Dimock, is not overly interested in looking back on the past 34 years, which include 29 on the board of directors for Daktronics and 20 as a vice president of the Brookings-based corporation. He likes looking forward. That includes a job offer of sorts from Carl Gatzke, vice president of human resources.
Steve and Vicky Kramer, Mitchell, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Aug. 13. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 419 S. Duff, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Paul and Brenda Morris will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Aug. 13. Their children request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 1331 W. Ash, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Robert and Angelita Farrell, Mitchell, announce the engagement of their son, Ramuell Larioza Farrell, to Ashley Ruth Lupfer, daughter of John and Holly Lupfer, Grand Junction, Colo. Ashley is a graduate from South Dakota State University, Brookings. She is employed by Brookings School District 5-1. Ram is pursuing a degree in agronomy at SDSU. A Nov. 9 wedding is planned at Canyon View Vineyard Church, Grand Junction.
Robin and Joyce Ackman, Mitchell, will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary on Monday, Aug. 12. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 25124 407th Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301
ALEXANDRIA -- Delores Peterson will celebrate her 70th birthday on Aug. 12. Her children and grandchildren request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 392, Alexandria, S.D., 57311.