New sign welcomes visitors to Wood

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A new sign has been erected along the highway near Wood, welcoming passers-by and visitors. “Welcome to Wood” is printed across one side and “Ya’ll come back again” reads the other side. A photograph depicting Wood with the grain elevator highlighting the landscape provides the backdrop for the piece.

The project has been in the works for four years and came to fruition on Saturday when many from the community came together on the north side of the highway near D&E Food and Fuel to put up the sign and put up an eye-catching brick surround. 

The project is a Memorial to

Election candidates thus far

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By Kristan Krogman

March 25 was the last day to file Primary Election nominating petitions. Partisan candidates are required to file by that date and are listed on the June 3 Primary Election ballot. Those running as an Independent can still file

Acalympics continue to grow

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White River Middle School’s fourth annual Acalympics program was held in the Community Events Center Wednesday, March 26 at 12:45 p.m. Twelve teams competed in this year’s Acalympics quiz bowl style program.  This year’s teams attending

Nine straight trips to State, historically speaking

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By Kristan Krogman

The White River Tigers have returned from the 2014 State B Boys Basketball Tournament, this year placing 7th in a field comprised of strong contenders from top to bottom. 2014 marked the Tigers ninth straight trip to the State

A-Cross America Relay

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By Kristan Krogman

The Cedar Butte to White River leg of the 2014 A-Cross America Relay is taking shape. Local runners and walkers will complete the leg Tuesday, April 8, as part of the nationwide relay. The Relay is organized by Life Runners, a

WGP Senior All-Star games coming up April 8

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The date for the Senior All-Star games has just been released. The 8th Annual Western Great Plains All-Star Basketball Games will be held Tuesday, April 8, beginning at 6:00 p.m. with the girls game. The boys game will follow, beginning at