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EDITORIAL: ‘One Story’ is good news about old news

OUR OPINION: Credit should be given to the leadership at Heritage Hall Museum and Archives for recognizing that there’s more to history preservation than the artifacts and collections on display.

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Diane Neth

Diane V. Neth, 70, of Menno, S.D., passed away Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at the Menno-Olivet Care Center, Menno.

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Frances Becker

Frances Violet Ratzlaff was born to Peter J. and Martha C.

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Martha Walter

Martha Mendel was born January 15, 1926, to Jacob H. and Sarah (Wollmann) Mendel, on a farm four miles west and two-and-a-half miles north of Freeman, S.D.

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Photo of the Day: Good eats

The Freeman Girl Scouts are selling cookies today, Wednesday, March 7 at Merchants State Bank; scout leaders Tammy Mutchelknaus, left, and Leann Schulz-Thomas are pictured.

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‘Three Groups, One Story’ premieres

When Marnette Hofer took over as archivist at Heritage Hall Museum and Archives in late 2015, one of the first projects she tackled was organizing and rearranging the array of materials in the extensive collection.

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60th Schmeckfest draws near 

For the 60th time in as many years, a large group of volunteers is making final preparations to host Freeman’s largest annual event and one of the most well-known festivals in South Dakota — Schmeckfest.

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Local residents experience ‘Loss of Turtle Island’

Prior to the arrival of European settlers beginning in the late 15th century, North America was a well-populated continent filled with hundreds of diverse and sophisticated indigenous peoples and cultures who lived in close connection with the lan

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