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Olivet residents may have say in ongoing county courthouse debate

A petition circulated by Olivet resident Deb Dubrul and submitted to the Olivet Town Board last week could mean that citizens of the small county seat will have a say on where in Olivet a new courthouse will be built.

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Craig Kleinsasser

Craig Lewis Kleinsasser, 67, Sioux Falls, S.D., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at his home following a brief illness. Miller Funeral Home of Sioux Falls is handling arrangements.

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Roman Miller

Roman Andrew Miller was born to Peter and Clara (Reece) Miller near Dolton, S.D. on March 5, 1931.

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City closes rubble site Dec. 27

Because of the very cold temperatures, the city of Freeman has closed the rubble site west of town for Wednesday, Dec. 27. Regular rubble site hours during the winter months are from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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Photo of the Day: Pictures of the Year Part 1

The Dec. 28 edition of the Freeman Courier includes a look back at 2017 through unpublished photos. This picture of cousins Nathan Schrag and Nick Schrag at the Schmeckfest sausage-making demonstration is part of the collection.

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Photo of the Day: Heat meets cold

How steam rises from the Associated Milk Producers Inc. plant in downtown Freeman and meets bitter cold air, making for this dramatic scene. Temperatures were near zero as dawn broke Tuesday, Dec.

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Photo of the Day: Merry Christmas!

It's Christmas Day 2017, and while Mother Nature didn't deliver a picturesque, frosty morning in Freeman, she provided sunshine and calm — albeit cold — conditions. 

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Photo of the Day: Classic View

This classic photo was taken nearly 100 years (see the date on the picture) and shows Freeman's Main Street looking to the south.

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