Frederick, SD

Obsidian Gallery Tattoo to move to previous location

Obsidian Gallery Tattoo will be moving to its previous location.  R.T. Leisen, owner of Obsidian, said the shop will be moving to its previous location at 22 2nd Ave. S.E. Leisen first opened the shop in 2016, but moved to its current location on Sixth Avenue in 2020. That decision came after Leisen decided that he wanted more room. ...
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Nebraska student visiting every community in South Dakota

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Seth Varner is visiting all 310 communities in South Dakota. He’s already covered over 200 so far, and made his way to Aberdeen Wednesday. Varner is a student at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. In 2020, he decided to visit every community in Nebraska. In 2021, he covered Iowa. Now, he’s making his way through the Mount Rushmore State.
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Three female city councilors marks most in Aberdeen history

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - For the first time in Aberdeen City Council history, three women will be serving. Of the eight councilors, Tiffany Langer was previously the only woman serving. She was elected to serve the Southeast District in 2020. After the city election earlier this month, Langer...

Aberdeen City Council preliminarily OK's promotion funds, including $96K for youth center

Promotional funds, including $96,000 for the Glenna and Rodney Fouberg Youth Development Center, have been preliminarily approved by the Aberdeen City Council. The 2023 promotion fund allocations were discussed Monday during the council's regular meeting. The promotion fund is a small part of the city's overall budget. It includes $1.2 million from the city's 1% tax on...

Oakes Hires Judy Hansen as New Varsity Girls’ Basketball Head Coach

OAKES, N.D. (Oakes Public School) – Just one day after announcing its new varsity boys’ basketball head coach, Oakes Public School announced that Judy Hansen has been hired as the new varsity girls’ basketball head coach. Judy has lived in Oakes for the past 25 years. She...

Fraud charge yields 21 months in prison for former Leola banker

A former banker has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison after he authorized loans in the name of a customer, but used the money himself. Gabe Outtrim, 42, of Glenham pleaded guilty to a count of fraud Dec. 7 at the federal courthouse in Aberdeen. On Monday afternoon, Federal Judge Charles B. Kornmann sentenced Outtrim to 21 months in prison in addition to five years of supervised release. He must also pay $144,000 in restitution.

Oakes Hires Skoglund As New Boys Basketball Head Coach

OAKES, N.D. (Oakes Public School) – Oakes Public School announced that they have hired Jeremy Skoglund as their new varsity boys basketball coach. Coach Skoglund has two children, a daughter, Brooke, who is 23, and son, Trey, who is now a Junior at Oakes High School. Jeremy grew up in Hecla, SD, where he participated in basketball, football, and track. While in high school, he and his teammates appeared in 2 State Basketball Tournaments and 3 State Track Meets. After high school, Jeremy continued pursuing his passion for athletics by running hurdles at SDSU for a year.

Ellendale Man Sentenced In Corruption Of Minor Case

ELLENDALE, N.D. ( – A 33-year-old Ellendale man was sentenced to 360 days in prison and five years of supervised probation during a sentence hearing on Tuesday, June 28th in the Dickey County Courthouse. Judge Daniel Narum suspended the prison sentence, but ordered Thomas Christian Anderson to register as...

4-H rodeo in Aberdeen this weekend

The 2022 Hub Area 4H Rodeo will kick off on Friday with a whole host of fast-paced events. Starting July 1, 2022 at 5:30 p.m., five junior contestants and one senior contestant are competing for the Junior and Senior Ambassador titles to represent 4H and the sport of rodeo in the upcoming year.

DeBoer and Heath individual medalists at SDGA Junior Tour stop at Moccasin Creek

ABERDEEN, S.D. ( – The South Dakota Golf Association Junior Tour made a stop at Moccasin Creek Country Club in Aberdeen on Monday. Some local results include:. 16-18 Boys. 5. Lane Tvedt (Castlewood) – 86 — 9. Joshua Keeton (Milbank) – 93 16-18 Girls. 2. Shelby...

Tanner Berg finishes Northern career with National Championship in Hammer Throw

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Dakota News Now) -When Tanner Berg entered the Northern State Track and Field program five years ago, he only had a small amount of experience in field events in high school. But his coaches saw that he had the potential to be something special. “Mariah just said, ‘You’re going to be good at this.’ And here we are. I kind of didn’t have any choice but to throw it. Started to hate it right away, then things started going well, then I eventually learned to love it.” Berg said.

Smittys U-14 squad wins Vern Jark Memorial Tournament

While the Aberdeen Legion team was away last weekend, the Smittys 14-and-under squad found some home. Aberdeen won the 14-and-under Vern Jark Memorial Tournament after the format was changed to a round robin format with just four teams. In games against Selby, Flandreau and Renner at Fossum Field, Aberdeen...

Noem’s New State “Life” Website Not Entirely Helpful for Pregnant Women

One of the first things Governor Kristi Noem teed up to celebrate the Alito Court’s negation of pregnant women’s constitutional right to bodily autonomy was a new state website,, “to give women the resources they need to navigate pregnancy, birth, parenting, and adoption, if they choose.”

4th - 8th Grade Coding Club

Explore the wonder of coding using the popular Scratch programming language from MIT. There will be new challenges and projects each week. No prior programming experience is required, but students should be comfortable using a mouse, keyboard, and web browser. Registration is now closed. Due to limited space, please only register if you will be able to attend 6 of the 8 sessions. All Coding Club spots are full at this time. No program July 6th.