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Oakes Puts Up 21 Runs in Win Against Lidgerwood-Hankinson

OAKES, N.D. ( – The Oakes Post 36 Legion baseball team had no trouble putting away Lidgerwood-Hankinson on Monday afternoon as they racked up the runs in the middle innings and won by a final score of 21-2 by run-rule. Oakes got the scoring started with back-to-back singles from...

Fletcher Willprecht Strikes Out Thirteen in Post 36 Win

OAKES, N.D. ( – The Oakes Post 36 Legion baseball team dominated the Edgeley Post 146 Legion baseball team by a final score of 11-5. Despite the high amount of runs, it was the pitching that was the headline of the day for Post 36. Starting pitcher Fletcher Willprecht was dominant, to say the least with 13 strikeouts in six innings pitched in the win. He had an immaculate inning (nine pitches for nine strikes leading to three strikeouts) in the top of the second inning, which was one of the two innings where he struck out three batters. Willprecht also allowed just three earned runs, three walks and six hits and picked up the victory.
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Rhonda Day Wins Oakes School Board Vote

OAKES, N.D. ( – One June 7th, a vote for the Oakes Public School Board was voted on, but it resulted in an unofficial tie. However, there was a ballot that was recently discovered that put Rhonda Day on top with 65 votes. Day squeaked by John Bakke by one vote and Ryan Rosendahl came in 3rd place with 59 votes.

James River reaches moderate flooding in SD

COLUMBIA, S.D. (KELO) — The James River in northern South Dakota has reached the moderate flooding level, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS says the James River near Columbia, SD is at 17.5 feet, which is 4.5 feet above the beginning of flood stage. That begins at 13 feet.

Oakes Legion Game vs. Edgeley Tomorrow is Postponed

OAKES, N.D. ( – The legion baseball game scheduled for Monday, June 20th between Oakes and Edgeley has been postponed, according to Oakes Post 36 head coach Cory Schall. The game will be made up on Thursday at 6:00 p.m.

Car & Fireworks Show coming to Westport on Saturday

WESTPORT, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Saturday, June 25th the city of Westport will be hosting a car & fireworks show in front of town hall. Registration for the car show will take place at The Shed from 12pm with the show running from 1-3pm. The entry fee is $20 & is located on Main Street in front of town hall.

37th Annual North Dakota Farm Toy Show Returns to LaMoure

LAMOURE, N.D. ( – The North Dakota Farm Toy show returns to LaMoure June 17-19. Toy Farmer Ltd. was started by Claire and Cathy Scheibe in 1978. They started with Toy Farmer magazine as a four-page black-and-white newsletter that reached 17 subscribers. Today, Toy Farmer magazine along with Toy Trucker & Contractor magazine reach thousands of people monthly worldwide through their digital format.

Oak Leaves Fundraiser

OAKES, N.D. ( – The community of Oakes, ND, is holding a unique fundraiser to support their local Chamber of Commerce to purchase the only green space along their Main Street. The dream is to develop the park into a community gathering space with outdoor seating, a paver patio,...

PHOTOS: Power outages, storm damage in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Severe storms moved through KELOLAND late Monday night and into the early morning hours. Tuesday morning’s storms brought reports of large hail and strong winds. According to the South Dakota Rural Electric Association outage map, Haakon, Lyman and Jackson Counties have hundreds of...

Early-morning storms bring large hail

FORBES, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Some portions of the Red River Valley are waking up to serious storms, some leaving behind serious hail. A viewer sent in the picture above showing hail approx. 3 inches in diameter near Forbes from the storm on Tuesday, June 14 around 5 a.m.

Oakes Post 36 Wins at Edgeley in Pitcher’s Duel

EDGELEY, N.D. ( – The Oakes Post 36 Legion baseball team defeated Edgeley Post 146 in a pitcher’s duel by a final score of 2-1 on Monday night in Edgeley. Edgeley got on the scoreboard first in the second inning thanks to starting pitcher Austin Strobel getting an RBI double to bring home left-fielder Jacob Nitschke, who reached on a walk. Strobel was dominant on the mound. He started off giving up back-to-back doubles, but after that, he was virtually unhittable retiring his next nine batters. However, Oakes’ catcher Howie Neustel was able to score on a balk in the fourth inning. After that, left-fielder Steele Hansen drove in another run with an RBI double. Conor Schall was solid on the mound with his start. He gave up just one hit and one earned run with three walks and three strikeouts. Fletcher Willprecht came in the game in relief and dominated. He struck out the final six batters and didn’t give up a run in his two-and-two-thirds innings pitched.