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Death Notice: Ruth Ankrum

Ruth Ankrum, 87, of Minneapolis, Minn. and formerly of Menno, S.D., passed away on Oct. 13 at Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater, Minn. Private family services were held followed by burial at the Menno City Cemetery.

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School officials split on gym/weight room policy

The Freeman Public School Board Monday night tabled two recommendations from Superintendent Kevin Kunz — one to charge a fee for patrons who

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Arlyss Brockmueller tends to a roaster full of noodle soup at the Freeman Senior Citizen Friday morning, Oct. 18. It's Soup Day in Freeman, the annual fundraiser hosted by the Freeman Lions Club. Serving continues until 1:30 p.m.

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Freeman Academy/Marion coach Suzanne Koerner greets her daughter, Jada, with a hug after the freshman won the Region 3B Cross-Country Meet at Dawson Creek Golf Course in Scotland Wedesday afternoon, Oct. 16.

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Rev. Samuel Hofer

Reverend Samuel Wilbert Hofer died Sept. 28, 2019 at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He was 94 years old. He suffered a stroke with brain hemorrhage at his home on the morning of Sept.

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Charles Larsen

Charles Dale Larsen was born Oct. 9, 1948 in Yankton, S.D. to Earl and Clara (Schoppert) Larsen. He farmed with his dad, driving tractor at an early age and helping with field work. Working with his dad was very precious to him.

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Joyce Lofland

Joyce L. Lofland, 88, died Oct. 5, 2019, at home with her family by her side. She was born Feb. 10, 1931, in Great Bend, Kan., the daughter of Carl and Zoe (Hull) Mohr. On June 18, 1949, she married James R. Lofland in Wichita, Kan.

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Leonora Lagendyk

Leonora Lydia Lagendyk (Spomer) was born March 31, 1925 in Freeman, S.D. to Philip and Lydia (Treiber) Spomer and died Oct. 2, 2019 at the age of 94. She was baptized on Easter Sunday, April 19, 1925 and was confirmed in her faith in 1939 at St.

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