Caden Waltner works with Legos at the Freeman Public Library's opening session of its 2015 Summer Reading Program Thursday afternoon, July 2. The program featured Curtis Mork, bett
Cordell Graber sinks his teeth into the featured food at Saturday’s Ribs at the Ranch, which was once again a big success as hundreds gathered on Freeman Academy’s north parking lo
An American Legion flag that is part of the Freeman Area Veteran's Memorial flies in a light Tuesday morning breeze. Flags have been in the news recently and will continue to be wi
This is the kind of morning it's been in Freeman, summed up by this reflection of the east side of Main Street in a puddle of rain. Residents woke to a gloomy morning with a steady
It's back to work for many in the Freeman community after an active weekend that saw a number of local activities — including Freeman Academy's Ribs at the Ranch, pictured. Saturda
This was the Bethany Mennonite Church building that served the congregation for more than 20 years in the first part of the 20th century before being destroyed by fire in 1945. A n
Freeman Police Chief Richard "Casey" Cummings sets up bicycles outside the Freeman Community Center Saturday morning, June 27. Twenty-two of them, large and small, will b
Dawn Walz, owner of The Vintage Vault, stands with Neil Muenchow, left, and Chris Van Roeken of Black Widow Customs on Fourth Street in between their respective businesses Friday m
This is the cover of the Thursday, June 25 edition of the Courier. In addition to coverage of last Saturday's Freeman Fishing Derby — which is pictured on the cover — it includes a
Jeremy Harris, a press operator at Rocket Printing in Armour, works on this week's Courier Wednesday morning. Harris, who started at Rocket Printing in 2012, is one of two men who
Brandon Stahl, 12, and Blake Stahl, 10, were both winners at the Freeman Fishing Derby on Saturday morning, June 20. The brothers are featured in this week's 5-Minute Interview, wh
This downed tree at the corner of Seventh and Walnut was the result of an overnight storm on Sunday that brought with it high winds across the region. This tree appears to be as ba
This church building that once served the Johannesthal Reformed congregation was built in 1902, almost 30 years after the "Die Johannestal Kirche" settlement was establis
The 11th annual Freeman Fishing Derby got underway in Freeman under bright sunny skies Saturday morning, June 20 after an early morning rain. Free fishing for youth continues at th
The Freeman Regional Health Services Foundation is holding its annual golf fundraiser at Valley View Golf Course today, Friday, June 19. This is the sixth year for the event; 17 te
This is the cover of the June 18 Freeman Courier. It features Mitch Wollmann and Black Sox baseball, as well as a number of major stories — including a $3M capital project underway
This is the first full week of operation for Blue's Family Restaurant, which opened on Freeman's Third Street last Saturday. Members of the Blue family are pictured. Standing from
The Freeman Black Sox pose for a photo prior to their Sunday night game in Freeman. Read about the local town team — and its history — in this week's Courier.
This was the scene at Country Pride Cooperative's bulk fertilizer plant in Freeman Monday morning, June 15, as Knodel Contractors removed the old dry plant to make way for a new on
This was the old South Church (Salem Mennonite), located on the same property as the current building 4 miles east and 2 miles south of Freeman. A new, brick structure replaced thi
Timothy Epp enjoys the Freeman Swimming Pool during a hot afternoon last week. The popular summer hotspot opened June 1.
Steve and Jody Heeg, owners of Prairie House Restaurant in Freeman, are pictured with several boxes packed with lunches for volunteers who continue to clean up in Delmont following
Mara Andersen and Emmarie Edwards, both eighth-graders at Freeman Public, are organizing a youth triathlon for Saturday morning, July 11. The event — swimming, biking and running —
Freeman lifeguard Baily York watches youngsters enjoy the swimming pool during a sweltering Tuesday afternoon, June 9. Highs reached well into the 90s, making the local summer hot
This is image being used for a new marketing campaign launched last week by the Freeman Development Corporation. This week's Courier will take a closer look at it and what it means
This was part of a brilliant double rainbow that appeared Sunday evening, June 14 as an uneven weather pattern (rain and sun) marked the final daylight hours of the weekend.
This is the tornado that was part of a severe weather system that passed through the Freeman community 50 years ago today — June 7, 1965. It was taken by Freeman resident Willis Wi
Meranda VanNingen, owner of The Kairos, welcomes a full house to her grand re-opening event Friday night, June 5 — a comedy show featuring Freeman residents Gladys Simantel and Ted
Friday morning was the start of Freeman's citywide rummage sales, which will continue through Saturday. While today's sales begin at varying times, all will start at 8:30 a.m., tom
Brennan Schmidt flashes a smile and the four gold medals he earned at last week's State B Track Meet in Rapid City. Schmidt is featured on the cover of this week's Courier as an in
More rain has made for more puddles in Freeman. The community received just over a half-inch of rain early Wednesday morning and through daybreak. More rain is expected later tonig
Melvin "Punch" Graber was recently honored for 70 years of service with the Freeman American Legion. Hear what he has to say in Thursday's Courier.
The audience at the Sunday night, May 31 Ass3mbly concert, presented at the Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, heard a unique style of music. Described as “chamber music of our time,” th
Freeman community native Anne Waltner, left, will perform in concert with the group Ass3mbly tonight, Sunday, May 31, at the Salem-Zion Mennonite Church. The performance of chamber
Brennan Schmidt carries the baton on the final leg of the 1600-meter relay for Freeman as the first day of the State B Track Meet comes to a close early Friday evening, May 29. Sch
Clockwise from left: Thomas Kaufman, Cody Roth, Cole Paulson, Melissa Eberts, Clara Koerner, Brennan Schmidt, Shelby Jensen and Cailey Roth will lead the charge at O’Harra Stadium
The cast of "Snow Off-White" poses for a photo following dress rehearsal earlier this week. The group of fourth-through-eighth graders makes up the Freeman Area Children'
Those who live in Freeman, or have driven through in recent weeks, know very well that this is happening all over town as crews work toward Golden West Telecommunications' massive
Stephen Roussos, pastor of the Missionary Church, offers the opening prayer at Freeman's Memorial Day service Monday evening, May 25. Also pictured is Lonnie Tjaden, left, and Trev
The grave marker of Bradley Wiens at the Freeman City Cemetery is decorated for Memorial Day Monday, May 25. In observance of the holiday, a meal is planned at the Freeman Area Vet
This was the scene at the Salem-Zion Mennonite Church last week as workers remove the steeple as part of roof repair project to fix leaking. Because of its impact on the leaking, t
This photo was taken from the historical website, freemansd.webs.com, which is hosted by local historian Ben Bengston. It shows Charly Fliginger's Willow Inn, a used car dealership
Ryan Sorensen and Micah Graber of Valley Electric work together to fix a faulty ballast in the "Welcome to Freeman" sign at the intersection of Sixth Street and Cherry.
John Ball, a professor of forestry and specialist at South Dakota State University, visits with community members at the Freeman Prairie Arboretum following a program Wednesday aft
Freeman High School senior Megan Egan watches her tee shot on the back nine of the Hillcrest Golf and Country Club in Yankton Tuesday afternoon, May 19. Egan finished tied for 15th
Members of the Freeman Area Children’s Choir rehearse a scene from the musical, “Snow Off-White,” during a Monday evening, May 18 rehearsal in Pioneer Hall. The musical by Flip Kob
This scene, looking west toward Freeman Sunday morning, May 17, is indicative of the kind of unsettled weather pattern the region has seen the past week. Rain and thundershowers ha
Freeman High School graduate Alison Bodewitz is all smiles as she watches classmates being recognized during the school's May 16 commencement. Bodewitz was one of 32 seniors from F
This is Freeman's graduating class of 2015 as pictured in this week's Freeman Courier. Commencement at Freeman High School begins at 2 p.m., Saturday, with Freeman Academy's ceremo
Freeman High School's Melissa Eberts and Freeman Academy's Emily Epp sing the closing song at the community's baccalaureate service at the Freeman Community Center Wednesday night,
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