Huron, SD


Commission approves first medicinal cannabis growing license in county

HURON — MJs Cannabis became the first recipient of a medicinal marijuana operating permit in Beadle County on Tuesday, as commissioners unanimously approved the rural Wolsey business’s application. Representatives of MJs Cannabis presented their business plan to the commission, in which they establish their business as a grow/manufacture...
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Aberdeen Roncalli Tennis Falls in Season Opener

HURON, SD – Huron TRI. AR grabbed a win in doubles (10-9 [7-5]), courtesy of Katherine Kretchman & River Haskell. Raley Haskell nearly gave the Cavs a 2nd win in singles, but came up just short in a tiebreaker (10-9 [7-4]). Ab Roncalli. Mitchell 9-0 The Cavs won no...

How to Pick Up a Cool $1,000 at the South Dakota State Fair

Usually, when you're planning your annual journey to the South Dakota State Fair you start to think about how much money you're going to drop while you're wandering around the fairgrounds in Huron. But what about the prospect of making $1,000 while you're there?. Once again in 2022, the fair...

CHS Class of '72 reunites

The Carthage Class of 1972 celebrated its 50th class reunion Saturday, Aug. 6, at Carthage’s Strawbale Days. The class rode a float in the morning parade and spent the afternoon with friends and family, then touring the area attractions. An evening meal was enjoyed at the Cabaret and then they gathered at the Carthage Community Hall, reminiscing and exchanging information. There were 20 total members of the class, although two are deceased and three were unable to attend.

Tigers open season with split in triangular

HURON — After opening with a convincing 8-1 victory against Aberdeen Roncalli, the Huron girls’ tennis team came away with a split during a season-opening triangular with a 7-2 setback against defending Class A champion Mitchell at Huron Courts. “All the girls played well,” Huron coach Rachel Kary...

Straw Bale Days festivities around town

Trinity Lutheran Church will have worship on Aug. 14 at 9:30 a.m. with Communion. Visitors are always welcome. The Campbell Straw Bale Museum meeting will be Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. at The Prairie Inn. Mark and Lisa Hinkley visited Harriet Hattervig Sunday. Harriet had lunch with Mark and Lisa...

1953: Twenty-one purple ribbons

Kari Austgarden and her son Bjornar from Norway were recent visitors at the Clendening’s. Kari’s grandmother’s brother Peter Hagen immigrated from Norway and settled in the Esmond-Carthage area from 1917-1919. He then moved to Arizona, where he died in 1920. They did a family search and are now in the process of personally visiting areas of the United States where he lived.

Virgil missing child alert

Authorities are searching for Cadynce Mastel, 15, of Virgil, right, who disappeared Sunday, July 31, from her home. She is believed to be with Victor Cook, 23, left, whom she met about three weeks ago. Anyone with information on Mastel’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Huron Police Department at...

School Board considers recruitment incentives

HURON — Huron School District Supt. Kraig Steinhoff outlined a new certified staff recruitment incentive that would pay up to $10,000 in student loans to encourage HHS students or graduates to enter the field of education and commit to working in Huron. “Our district has encountered multiple years of...

JVCS golf tourney winners

The Coldwell Banker team won the James Valley Christian School Golf Tournament Fundraiser, which was held Saturday at Broadland Creek Golf Course. Pictured from left are: Phelan Stahl, Ryan Stahl, Logan Stahl and Klint Kinney.

Karen Kogel, 70, of rural Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET — Karen Kogel, 70, of rural Woonsocket, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital in Wessington Springs, from a car accident. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Wilfrid Catholic Church in Woonsocket. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m....

City holds first 2023 budget session

HURON — The official agenda of the Huron City Commission meeting Monday evening was over quickly, which led to the first budget planning session with commission members as the city outlines its 2023 budget. On the regular agenda, Parks & Recreation Director Chad Schroeder brought a contract from the...

Woonsocket woman identified as fatality in Thursday afternoon crash

WOONSOCKET, S.D. – A Woonsocket, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died early last Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash southwest of Woonsocket. Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2015 Toyota Rav4 was westbound on 230th Street when the driver failed to yield for a yield sign at the intersection with 393rd Avenue. It collided with a 2003 Sterling Dump Truck which was southbound on 393rd Avenue. The dump truck went into the west ditch and rolled.

Name released in fatal crash near Woonsocket, South Dakota, Thursday

WOONSOCKET, S.D. ( — A Woonsocket woman has been identified as the person who died early last Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash southwest of Woonsocket. 70-year-old Karen Kogel was a passenger in a vehicle that failed to yield and collided with a dump truck. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, David Kogel, sustained life-threatening injuries. The three other passengers ages 2, 8, and 13, received minor injuries. The driver of the dump truck is reported to have sustained minor injuries as well.

Woonsocket woman killed in dump truck crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A Woonsocket woman has been identified as the person who died Aug. 4 in a two-vehicle crash southwest of Woonsocket, the South Dakota Department of Public Safety said. Karen Kogel, 70, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was a passenger in a 2015...