James Hein – De Smet

James Lloyd Hein was born Jan. 21, 1945 in De Smet, SD, to Lloyd and Luella (Timmons) Hein.  He grew up and attended school at

Delores Buschenfeld – Brookings

Delores Buschenfeld, 86, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, at The Neighborhoods at Brookview, in Brookings. Funeral services will be held

Take losses to DeSmet, defeat C/WL

Both Flandreau teams lost at DeSmet’s Dog Pound on Tuesday, Feb. 8, but picked up wins against Clark/Willow Lake Saturday afternoon.Vs. DeSmet GirlsDESMET– The Flier

Castlewood and DeSmet are too much for Hawks

The basketball teams from Colman-Egan had a tough week suffering two losses at hosted doubleheaders, Tuesday and Friday.Vs. CastlewoodBoysCOLMAN – Antonio Manzano scored nine points

Wolsey-Wessington defeats Lady Spartans

WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Wolsey-Wessington outscored Wessington Springs 33-16 in the first and third quarters combined en route to a 55-46 victory on Tuesday in the

David Tritle – De Smet

Graveside services for David John Tritle, 51, were held Friday at Greenwood Cemetery at Brookings. He died in his home in De Smet on Sunday,


Troy Lee Bistodeau, age 51, of Watertown, SD, passed away on Monday, November 1, 2021, at his residence. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m.

Denise A. Brown – Huron

Denise Ann Brown, age 58, of Huron, SD, passed away suddenly on Friday, July 9, 2021 at Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital. Memorial visitation services

Delmar Giles – Madison

Delmar (Del) Eugene Giles, age 70, of Madison, SD, died Saturday, March 13, 2021, at the Madison Regional Hospital in Madison, SD.  Del was born

Host two doubleheaders over week

The Fliers hosted a pair of doubleheader games last week with the girls earning two wins and the boys splitting games.DeSmetFLANDREAU – Flandreau and De

Top ranked DeSmet overtakes Hawks

DE SMET – Four Bulldogs scored in double figures during their 71-33 defeat of Colman-Egan during boys’ basketball action Thursday. DeSmet has been highly ranked

Donald ‘Don’ D. Kees – De Smet

Donald “Don” D. Kees, age 76, of De Smet, SD, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, at the Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital. Private

Laurie A. DeSmet

Laurie A. DeSmet, 58, of Hartford, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer.Laurie Ann was born to Steve and Betty

Schwader, Nelda

Nelda Schwader Sioux Falls, SD – Nelda Schwader, 61, of Sioux Falls passed away on October 18, 2020 at her sister’s home near DeSmet, SD.

Gordon addresses closure orders

EVANSTON — With an eye to a gradual and phased reopening of Wyoming businesses, Gov. Mark Gordon on Thursday unveiled the framework of a plan