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A bit of history to go with the 81 lighting  

One of the things I love about my job — although I’ve retired as publisher, I still show up at the office most days, with significant flexibility for travel — is the unexpected places it takes you.

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EDITORIAL: McCain’s words offer perspective, hope

OUR OPINION: On Saturday, the United States lost one of its most well-known, well-respected politicians, when Sen. John McCain succumbed to brain cancer. Read, now, the closing comments from his final book.

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Enrollment down at Freeman schools

One year after seeing an increase in enrollment — something of an anomaly in small rural communities — the number of students attending classes at Freeman Academy and as part of the Freeman Public School District has once again dropped below 400. 

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Dakota Rendering permit to be reviewed by Turner County board

The conditional use permit for Dakota Rendering will be reviewed by the Turner County Planning and Zoning Board next month.

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This photo shows the Bethel Mennonite Church as it was when it stood on its location four miles west and one-half mile north of Marion. The church was built in 1920 and is today part of the Heritage Hall Museum and Archives complex in Freeman.

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Flyers volleyball team moves to 2-0; FA/Marion boys XC team wins

It’s a 2-0 start for the Freeman Public volleyball team. 

Less than a week after sweeping Viborg-Hurley on the road in their opener, the Flyers toppled Irene-Wakonda at home 3-0 Tuesday night, Aug. 28. 

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