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May 2nd National Day of Prayer

Moody County’s National Day of Prayer service will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2024 at the Moody County Courthouse’s Verterans’ Memroial, beginning at 1 pm.

Eng Services expands operations

The Moody County Commission recently approved the permit application for Eng Services to open a new gravel pit near the company’s current excavation site. The new pit would be located in a rural area southwest of Egan where the company already has a road haul agreement.

County posts position for Deputy Sheriff

Wellman, speaking with Moody County Commissioners, told them it was time — time to try and find someone to fill the position Deputy Sheriff Ken Prorok had held with the county.
Dr. Edward L. Ehrichs
December 26, 1942 - April 2, 2024
Bruce A. Gorham
June 25, 1943 - January 22, 2024
Michael Cullen
January 13, 1954 - February 13, 2023
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October 20, 1951 - March 29, 2024
Marcella A. Rave
January 2nd, 1932 - April 4th, 2024

All encouraged to attend Founder’s Day event

Marilyn Allen hopes you will consider attending this week’s event, tribal member or not. This Wednesday, April 24, the program hosted by Royal River Casino and Hotel, is designed to celebrate the founding of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe

Flandreau FFA students qualify for State

On Monday April 9th the FFA students participated in their district FFA event in Lennox SD. This event determined which teams would advance to the state level by qualifying. Almost every team and individual that participated placed high enough to qualify for the State FFA Convention or were close.

Raising Funds for Lutheran Youth Gathering

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Flandreau is hosting a pulled pork fundraiser on Sunday, April 28th from 11:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. to support sending local youth to the National Youth Gathering in New Orleans this summer.

Rollag Recognized with Excellence in Economic Development Award

Brooke Rollag says she is truly humbled by the recognition she’s been getting in her role as Economic Development Director with the Lake Area Improvement Corporation (LAIC).

NorthWestern Energy delivering renewable natural gas to customers in Brookings area

SIOUX FALLS — NorthWestern Energy’s natural gas system is now delivering renewable natural gas to homes, businesses and manufacturers in the Brookings area. NorthWestern Energy will …
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