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Sioux City Journal

Track and field roundup: Dakota Valley's Silja Gunderson advances to two Saturday finals

SIOUX FALLS – Day 2 of the SDHSAA track and field championships Friday was primarily preliminary races and field events, but some area athletes found success nonetheless. The two finals on the track came at the beginning of the day in the open 3,200-meters and roughly halfway through competition in the open 800. There was plenty of action to be had across all the field events.
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Black Hills Pioneer

Joey Marlys Grunwald Aldern

Joey Marlys Grunwald Aldern beloved sister, wife, mother, homemaker, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at her home in Vermillion, on May 22, 2022. She was born in 1929, to Emil and Zola Grunwald at their home in Sturgis. Her father was Superintendent of Schools in Sturgis, and she attended Sturgis Public Schools for 12 years. During her high school years, she worked summers in various Sturgis businesses, was a member of homecoming royalty, received the Citizenship Award, and was the Salutatorian of the Class of 1947.

Memory Lane: May 27, 1982

From the May 27, 1982 edition of The Wayne Herald:. A student at Wakefield High School has been selected to be a state finalist in the 1982 Miss United Teenager Pageant. Dilynne Byers, 17-year-old daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Paul Byers of Wakefield, will take part in the contest on June 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Doane College, Crete.

Post 43 Opens Home Schedule With 8-0 Win

WAYNE – As the Post 43 Juniors are off until June 1, the Wayne Post 43 Senior American Legion baseball team opened their home schedule entering the weekend. From Hank Overin Field in Wayne, Post 43 welcomed in Wisner-Pilger/Dodge-Howells for a Seniors only contest on Friday. Late run production...

Leadership Nebraska selects local participant

The NE Chamber Foundation has announced that Brittany Webber has been selected to participate in Leadership Nebraska Class XIV. Brittany is a Customer Relations Representative at State Nebraska Bank & Trust in Wayne. Her responsibilities include opening new accounts, troubleshooting online and mobile banking issues, monthly bank statement proof work and publishing, and social media and website management.
Sioux City Journal

South Sioux City curbs the number of fireworks discharge days

SOUTH SIOUX CITY -- South Sioux City residents will have fewer days this year to set off fireworks within the city during the July 4 holiday. The South Sioux City Council on Monday passed an ordinance limiting the discharge of fireworks within the city limits to 8 a.m.-11 p.m. on July 2, 3 and 4. The previous ordinance allowed discharge during the same hours, but during a seven-day period from June 29-July 5.
Vermillion Plain Talk

Vermillion Tanagers 10U Go Undefeated At Vermillion Classic

Vermillion Tanagers 10U go undefeated at Vermillion Classic held in Vermillion, SD on May 21, 2022. Vermillion had no trouble with their first opponent Elk-Point Jefferson winning 14-3. Sam Vitt led the Vermillion Tanagers to victory on the hill. The righthander threw two shutout innings striking out six batters. Braxton...
Sioux City Journal

Nebraska State Patrol plans Memorial Day enforcement in South Sioux City, northeast Nebraska

NORFOLK, Neb. -- Nebraska State Patrol troopers and local law enforcement agencies will be teaming up during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend to patrol major highways in northeast Nebraska. The efforts include operations in South Sioux City and other areas from Friday through Tuesday. High-visibility enforcement operations will be conducted...
Vermillion Plain Talk

Parkston Rallies To Defeat Vermillion In Region 1B Tourney

VERMILLION — Parkston built a 4-0 lead then survived a late rally to beat Vermillion in the Region 1B club high school baseball tournament on Monday at Vermillion’s Prentis Park. The victory sends the Trojans, 14-4, to state, May 30-31 in Sioux Falls. Luke Bormann doubled and singled...

Northeast Neb. troopers prepare for Memorial Day weekend

NORFOLK, Neb.-As travelers hit the road to mark the start of summer, troopers will be working to keep Nebraska roads safe during Memorial Day weekend. In northeast Nebraska, troopers will be teaming up with local law enforcement to patrol several major highways. The efforts include operations in Norfolk, Columbus, South Sioux City, Schuyler, and other areas from May 27 through May 31.
Vermillion Plain Talk

Vermillion Plans Memorial Day Services May 30

Vermillion’s Memorial Day observation is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 30, at the First Baptist Church, 101 E. Main Street. The event is organized by VFW Clay Post 3061 and everyone is invited to attend. This year’s speaker is Joe Knoer, the commander of American...
Vermillion Plain Talk

Vermillion School District Superintendent Presents To Vermillion Rotary

Vermillion School District Superintendent Damon Alvey made a presentation to the Vermillion Rotary in February highlighting points from the district’s annual report including the growth of the district and the plans to begin work on the new elementary school. Alvey, who has been superintendent of Vermillion School District for...