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Photo of the Day: Milestone day

Today, Thursday, April 5, is a big day for the folks at Freeman Lumber Company, who are throwing a party in celebration of more than 100 years in business.

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Lillian Glanzer

Lillian Glanzer, 100, of Marion, S.D., passed away on Tuesday, April 3 at Oakview Terrace in Freeman. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 14 at 11 a.m. at the Salem-Zion Mennonite Church of rural Freeman.

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FHS spring concert moved to Thursday night

The Freeman High School spring concert, originally scheduled for Tuesday night but postponed because of poor weather, will be held Thursday, April 5 beginning at 7 p.m.

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Ivan Ven Osdel

Ivan John Ven Osdel died peacefully in his bed with his family nearby on March 23, 2018 in Rapid City, S.D., at the age of 66.

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Beulah Langerock

Beulah Joan (Davis) Langerock, daughter of Kenneth and Ella (Wieman) Davis was born on April 1, 1936 on a farm near Monroe, S.D. She attended school near Parker, S.D.; Canistota, S.D.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; and Monroe.

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Laverne Rutschman

Laverne Rutschman, 98, retired Mennonite Mission worker and theology professor, died March 21, 2018. He was born on March 31, 1919, in Newton, Kan., and was brought up on a farm near Elbing, Kan.

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Esther H. Ensz

Esther H. Ensz, 94, died Sunday, March 25, 2018 at the Tieszen Memorial Home in Marion, S.D. A service was held Thursday, March 29 at the Bethesda Church, rural Marion, with burial at the Tieszen Cemetery. 

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THEORETICALLY: 50-year anniversary sparks memories 

“Where were you when…?” is a common question, particularly on notable anniversaries or occasions. Sometimes, they’re personal, like “where did you first meet your future spouse; in my case, it was Pioneer Hall.

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