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Melvin Schmidt

Melvin Schmidt was born Dec. 23, 1925, on a farm west of Marion, S.D., to Abraham and Sarah (Duerksen) Schmidt. He attended country school for eight years, then farmed at home with his father, and harvested his first crop at age 17.

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Nola Glanzer

Nola Jean (Badger) (Bakke) Glanzer passed away on Oct. 1, 2018, at home in West Fargo, N.D. surrounded by her loving family.

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City sets Friday deadline for golf course negotiation

At the urging of Mayor Sam Sorensen, city officials have set a deadline of Friday, Oct. 12 for the negotiation with Back Nine LLC for the purchase of Valley View Golf Course.

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Talks about Heritage Hall Museum becoming own legal entity underway

Freeman Academy leadership and the school’s constituency are engaged in a conversation about the possibility of Heritage Hall Museum and Archives becoming its own legal entity, independent from the school it has operated under since the museum col

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2018 general election less than 4 weeks out

Registered voters from the larger Freeman community, across South Dakota and throughout the United States will cast their ballots in the 2018 general election Tuesday, Nov. 6. Absentee voting began Sept.

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Board: Dial back requirement for home-schoolers and activities

The Freeman School District is still at least two months away from establishing a new policy that would allow home-schooled students to participate in activities at Freeman Public as long as they attend classes on a part-time basis.

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Because of the wet conditions, the city of Freeman is closing its rubble site today, Wednesday, Oct. 10. The rubble site's normal fall hours are from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

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Because of the rain, Wednesday's Region 3B Cross-Country Meet at Freeman's Valley View Golf Course has been moved to Thursday, Oct. 11 beginning at 1 p.m.

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