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“God tested me when I had raced with my friends. When they won, I didn’t say ugly words,” says Rachel, 6.

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Hallelujah Fest has a new format this year. The 26th annual Hallelujah Fest will be a Trunk or Treat in the Redeeming Grace Bible Church parking lot located on the corner of Burleigh and 19th Street in Yankton. The event will run from 5-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31.

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BATH — This fall 319 South Dakota FFA members from 75 chapters will receive their own FFA jackets through the SD FFA Foundation Blue Jackets Bright Futures FFA Jacket Program — carrying forward that long-standing tradition of pride, dignity and honor.

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In the last couple years, I have developed a renewed awe and appreciation of our scientists around the world who work for entire careers to advance science and medicine in their laboratories and beyond. One such scientist is Dr. Barry Marshall.  

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VERMILLION — The University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business created a new student-centered, project-based program with Sioux Falls area businesses that provides students with real-world experience and creates a pipeline of prepared professionals for the workforce.

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Jacob Stewart of Yankton was the recipient of the 2021 Exceptional Employee Award through the South Dakota Conference on Developmental Disabilities. Ben Hanten of Ben’s Brewing Company was the recipient to the 2021 Exceptional Employer Award. This was a first-ever State of South Dakota Confe…

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ROY ANDERSON UNIT NO. 12 AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY

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Horizon Health Foundation (HHF) recently received a $1,000 grant donation from Yankton Area Foundation for the purchase of a leather Power Lift reclining chair for Yankton Community Health Center.

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Imagine yourself in a blizzard so thick and cold and blinding that you could not see your hands right in front of you. Such blizzards were common 150 years ago on the upper great plains. Without much for houses and trees, the wind blew the snow with such force that the little ice crystals we…

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The Yankton Fire Department is teaming up with State Farm and the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” This year’s campaign, Oct. 3-9, works to educate everyone about simple but important action…

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The entire text reads, “Jesus also said, ‘The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how.’” Mark 4:26-27

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The Pro-Life groups of All Saints (St. Joseph/Constance, St. John the Baptist/Fordyce, St. Boniface/Menominee), Holy Family (Ss. Peter and Paul/Bow Valley, Immaculate Conception/St. Helena, Sacred Heart/Wynot) and St. Rose of Lima/Crofton are joining forces for one Life Chain this year.

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MENNO — Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, also known locally as the “Stone Church,” located 6 miles south of Menno in the James River valley, will be celebrating 150 years of worship on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, beginning with a 10:30 a.m. worship service, followed by a noon meal and a 2 p.m. program.

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Alcoholism, and addiction overall, isn’t a character flaw, or a weakness of self-control. It’s a disease. And, if you are like most of us, you’ve probably been affected by it. Maybe you struggle with alcohol consumption yourself or have a friend or family member who does. I rarely talk with …

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Each year Yankton Area Arts hosts an annual Photographic Exhibit and Competition known as the Mighty Mo Photo Show. In August, YAA held a reception to honor the photographers and reveal the winners of this year’s exhibition. Under the theme of Capturing Sound, Best of Show went to Paul Haren…

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VERMILLION — The University of South Dakota’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders recently received a grant from the non-profit Parkinson Voice Project to train graduate students and faculty members on the SPEAK OUT! AND LOUD Crowd speech therapy programs. Two faculty members …

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MENNO — Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, also known locally as the “Stone Church,” located 6 miles south of Menno in the James River valley, will be celebrating 150 years of worship on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, beginning with a 10:30 a.m. worship service, followed by a Noon Meal and a 2 p.m. program.

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It is September, fall is in the air and what we might call “respiratory season” is nearly upon us. Respiratory season refers to the colder months in which we spend much of our time indoors, maybe October through March. Normally, this season correlates with when we see high rates of typically…