STICKS BEAT TYNDALL TWICE TO ADVANCE TO STATE
breaking news
By Jeremy Waltner 
July 17, 2024
The 14-and-under Sticks needed to beat Tyndall twice on Wednesday if they were going to return to the VFW State Tournament. They did, and it wasn’t ev...
PHOTO OF THE DAY: RELIEF IS ON THE WAY
photo day
By Jeremy Waltner 
July 18, 2024
This photo from a year ago shows the fellowship that is so prevalent at the South Dakota Mennonite Central Committee Relief Sale, which is making its ...
MCC SALE VOLUNTEER EFFORT SPANS GENERATIONS
news
By Jeremy Waltner 
July 10, 2024
From 101-year-old Alice Graber to preteen brothers Simon and Emmitt Ortman, it takes all walks of life to help make sale a success BY CAROL J. EISENBE...
FREEMAN PUBLIC RECEIVES $240K FOR CTE CURRICULUM
news
By Jeremy Waltner 
July 3, 2024
State funds will be used to establish improved shop area, commercial kitchen Freeman Public Schools is benefiting from $6.4 million in grants recently...
WANNINGER HIRED AS CITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
news
By Jeremy Waltner 
July 3, 2024
City resident takes over role previously held by Carol Eisenbeis Shelly Wanninger is the new development and marketing coordinator with the city of Fr...
79ERS TO MAKE BASEBALL DEBUT FRIDAY NIGHT
sports
By Jeremy Waltner 
June 5, 2024
A brand-new baseball team will make its debut Friday night, June 7 in Menno when the Scotland/Menno/Freeman 79ers takes the field against Alexandria i...
TRAPPERS BEAT CUBS FOR 3RD PLACE AT STATE
sports
By Jeremy Waltner 
June 1, 2024
Scotland/Menno is returning home Saturday night with third place. Competing in the medal round of the 2024 SDHSAA State Softball Tournament in Aberdee...
STATE TRACK: MEMORABLE THREE DAYS FOR THE FLYERS
sports
By Jeremy Waltner 
May 29, 2024
Freeman Public brings home 10 medals — and school records — from Sioux Falls Amy Sorensen, head track coach for the Freeman Public girls, was by the t...
Ardelle Schrag, 101
obituaries
By Jeremy Waltner 
July 18, 2024
Ardelle Schrag, 101, of Marion passed away on July 10th at the Tieszen Memorial Home in Marion. Memorial Services will be held at 11 am, on Tuesday Ju...
Betty Guthmiller, 94
obituaries
By Jeremy Waltner 
July 8, 2024
Betty Guthmiller, age 94, of Menno, S.D., passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 29, 2024, at the Menno-Olivet Care Center with family members by he...
Betty Mudder, 89
obituaries
By Jeremy Waltner 
July 3, 2024
Betty Mudder, 89, of Freeman, S.D., passed away peacefully at her home on July 2, 2024. A funeral service was held Saturday, July 6 at 10 a.m. at Firs...
Peter Friesen, 95
obituaries
By Jeremy Waltner 
June 22, 2024
Peter Friesen, Winkler, Manitoba, passed away on June 11, 2024 at the age of 95. Peter was the sixth of 12 children born near LaSalle, Manitoba on Nov...