Physical science students create bridges

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Freshman Physical Science students created popsicle bridges as a challenge presented by teacher, Leigh Krogman, and 4-H advisor, Kaycee Jones. Kaycee challenged the teams of students to design a bridge using less than 200 popsicle sticks and held together with hot glue that would span a minimum of 14 inches and hold at least 20 pounds. After watching a video detailing strong shapes and ideas for building popsicle bridges, students worked with their teams to create a design sketch. After their sketches were complete teams set to work building

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Valburg appointed Mellette Co. Commissioner

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Mellette County resident Dan Valburg was appointed to the Mellette County Commissioners to complete the term of Ted E. Schmidt, who recently passed away. Valburg will serve until the next General Election. Pictured are Mellette County Commissioners Cecil Brandis, Jr., Casey Krogman, Commission Chairman, and Dan Valburg.

The band was prehistoric

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Or was it historic...White River Band members Shaynee Bettelyoun and Kylee Anderson made history performing as the first dinosaurs to play in the WRHS Pep Band during the home basketball game against Lyman on February 24, 2017.

Petranek and Anderson- Veterans on and off the field

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What began as a friendship at White River High School in the 1930’s, Ed Petranek, class of 1938, and Chet Anderson, class of 1937, developed a work ethic and sense of patriotism that carried on through out  their lives.

Both Ed and Chet went on to college after high school attending the University of South Dakota. Chet was called to active duty

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Amy Lehman’s photography selected for S.D. Governor’s 6th Biennial Art Exhibition

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Amy Lehman, a local rancher and photographer, enjoys hiking on their century-ranch at Cedar Butte and taking in the beauty that the local scenery of the Badland has to offer. She usually has her camera readily available when she goes out to explore. As Amy states in her artistic biography, “Capturing the serenity of our natural surrounding in the

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WNBA Star Shoni Schimmel comes to White River to inspire students

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On Friday, October 17, White River and Norris students hosted special visitors to their school. Shoni Schimmel, along with her parents Rick and Ceci, came to inspire, not only White River and Norris students, but St. Francis students and local community members as well.

Shoni Schimmel,for those of you who may not be familiar with her, is a 5’9”

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Operation RAV: Reaching all veterans to be held October 30

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  On Thursday, October 30, veterans and their families are invited to an open house to learn about the benefits they may be eligible for.

The Operation RAV will be held at the Sinte Gleska University Multi Purpose Room in Mission, S.D. The open house will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 2 p.m..

Professionals from the South Dakota

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Mellette County receives USDA grant to purchase sheriff vehicle

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Elsie Meeks announced the award of loans and grants to eight recipients that will assist them to spur economic development and improve services to several South Dakota communities.

“USDA Rural Development provides resources to assist small communities with maintaining and improving

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Registration, finalizing schedules for back to school

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School is right around the corner for students of the White River School District, with classes set to begin Tuesday, August 19. In preparation for the start of a new year, several dates have been set aside for registration and finalization of schedules.

Finalization of schedules for high school students was held August 5 in Norris. August 11

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White River Man sentenced for burglary

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United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a White River, South Dakota, man convicted of First Degree Burglary was sentenced on July 14, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Christian Kelly, age 20, was sentenced to 12 months and 1 day of custody, 2 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal

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