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DEATH NOTICE: Velda Holzwarth

Velda Holzwarth, age 89, of Freeman, S.D., passed away peacefully on Nov. 28, 2017 at Freeman Regional Medical Center. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 2, at Zion Reformed Church, Menno, S.D., with Rev.

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Photo of the Day: The final countdown

The Freeman Courier toy drive — the Community Toy Box — is winding down. Dozens of toys have already been delivered to the Courier office and more will be accepted until 8 p.m. this week Friday, Dec. 1.

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Carlson named to Tri-Valley Conference First Team

Freeman Academy senior Annie Carlson has been named to the 2017 Tri-Valley Conference All-Conference First Team for her play on the volleyball court this past fall. Carlson was a hitter for the Freeman Academy/Marion Bearcats.

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EDITORIAL: County commission errors with public input

Something was backward at the special joint meeting of the Hutchinson County Commission and Olivet Town Board in Olivet Monday night, Nov. 27, and it exposes a significant error in judgment by county officials. 

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COMMUNITY VOICE: Build entrepreneurship opportunity; support local

It’s officially the holiday season, and with that brings a crucial time for many businesses in Freeman.

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COMMUNITY VOICE: Rural communities existed here before Freeman

It may be hard for us to believe, but human communities lived here and throughout the Great Plains before there were any towns around!

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Mahala Peterson

Mahala Marlene (Mutchelknaus) Peterson was born March 4, 1934, in Freeman, S.D., to Helmuth and Elsie (Reimer) Mutchelknaus. She was taken home to heaven on Nov. 19, 2017.

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Clifford Handel

Clifford Johannes Handel, age 91, of Menno, S.D., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at the Menno-Olivet Care Center. A funeral service was held Saturday, Nov. 25 at Peace Christian Reformed Church, Menno, with Rev. Steve Moerman officiating.

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