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City amends salary package following 'mistake'

Meeting in special session Dec. 28, the Freeman City Council voted 6-0 to set the 2018 compensation for councilors at $500/quarter — an increase of $50 — and the mayor’s compensation at $1,000/quarter — an increase of $100.

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Weather-related cancellations (we know of)

We are posting weather-related cancellations as we receive word. Cancelled churches we know of:

Bethany Mennonite

Bethlehem Reformed

Hutterthal Mennonite

Salem Mennonite

Salem-Zion Mennonite

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Photo of the Day: Pictures of the Year Part 2

This photo of Chris Wollmann and his dog, Rudy, was taken at the Geoffrey Pfeiffer fundraiser in fall and is included as part of the Pictures of the Year feature that is part of the Dec. 28 edition of the Courier.

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Pictures today are as accessible as they have ever been.

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EDITORIAL: Eighth-grade presentations good all around

OUR OPINION: Since the core of education is teaching students facts, figures and — yes — life lessons, then the recent English project for Freeman Public eighth-graders was spot on.

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PUBLISHER'S COLUMN: From a window seat

Frank Robertson is a colleague who graduated from South Dakota State University shortly before I enrolled in the fall of 1995 and went on to work as a photographer for the Argus Leader, and then a photographer and multimedia editor for the

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Students pitch one-to-one, four-day week to board

Eighth-grader students from Freeman Public made their case for both additional access to technology and a four-day school week as the Freeman Public School Board met for its December meeting Wednesday, Dec. 13. 

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Confusion emerges over salary increase for mayor

When the Freeman City Council met Monday, Dec. 18, the agenda included a review and adjustment of wages for city employees for the upcoming year.

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