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It was a beautiful evening to celebrate our nation and kick off a new tradition in Egan. Hundreds turned out this past Friday, Flag Day, for the new Avenue of Flags Dedication Ceremony. From the very young to the very old, families, friends, neighbors, and strangers gathered to celebrate an event that no one ever anticipated might grace the streets of the small Moody County town.

The Flandreau Housing Corporation will likely take a different approach to a new multi-family affordable housing project after plans with an initial developer fell through. The proposed apartment …

Flandreau Fridays, the popular event showcasing the rich cultural tapestry of Flandreau, returns on June 21, for its fourth year. Established in 2021, the event highlights the diversity of this small rural South Dakota town, home to large Filipino, Hispanic, and Native American populations along with countless other strong family heritages.

Classic car enthusiasts were treated this week to quite a sight in and around the region this past week as Brookings hosted the 36th Annual International Dodge Brothers Club Meet. The week-long event …

Flandreau School Board met in regular session on Monday, June 9 and looked at the preliminary 2024-25 budget and said farewell to its current business manager. Two members were absent from the meeting, Tom Stenger and Adam Wiese. In Stenger’s absence, Vice-President Kari Burggraff presided.

Dell Rapids, SD – U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from state lawmakers across the nation. …

Brant LeBrun of Flandreau, SD, was named the 2024 South Dakota Association of Towns and Townships (SDATAT) Scholarship recipient of $1500. Brant graduated from Flandreau Public High School and plans …

South Dakota families can access nutritious, tasty food at summer feeding sites throughout the state. The Summer Food Service Program provides meals to children in low-income areas when school is not in session.

After years of planning and multiple setbacks, Phase 1 of a new bike path project in Flandreau finally has the green light.

At the Wentworth family farm north of Colman, there are a lot of animals to care for and keep track of — sheep, goats, donkeys, chickens, rabbits, and kittens, to name a few. The family laughs that the farm isn’t like most other working farms around the area, it’s more of a petting zoo.

2024 Trent Area Scholarship recipients are Brandon Pimentel, Colman-Egan graduate, and Halle Huss and Sutton Williams, Dell Rapids High School graduates. Each student received a $1200 scholarship. …

The Flandreau Cardinals split a pair of games this week and are now 5-3 on the season. Flandreau lost to the Dell Rapids Mudcats 15-0 on Thursday and then beat Dell Rapids PBR 3-2 on Sunday. The Cardinals will host the Flandreau Blue Teal on Friday at 7 p.m.

The Flandreau Blue Teal lost both of their games, falling to the Hartford-Humboldt Gamecocks 12-0 on Thursday and 1-0 to the highly rated Dell Rapids Mudcats on Sunday.

VFW Post 3351 will be hosting its annual flag exchange on Flag Day, Friday June 14th from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at The Veterans’ Center. The public is encouraged to bring any flags that need to be retired and get a new one to fly proudly at their home or business.

County Commissioners are further grappling with the future of the county’s rural ambulance service after the resignation of a longtime staffer. Currently, only one full-time employee remains to run the service with few applications coming in to fill open positions, including that of a licensed paramedic.

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley Monday welcomed 23 officers, including 11 tribal law enforcement officers, to the state’s first-ever tribal enforcement specific training session

The few that did get out and vote this past week in Moody County re-elected State Senator Tom Pischke of Dell Rapids for another two-year term, given there is no challenger for the seat in the …

Moody County anticipates an influx of participants from around the globe as the 2024 World Peace and Prayer Day events draw near. Horseback riders, runners, and walkers from across the region and world plan to converge on the area for a series of gatherings aimed at fostering unity and healing.

Flandreau and Moody County are gearing up for another exciting festival of cultures as the 2024 Flandreau Fridays festival approaches.

“If it takes a village to raise a child Flandreau did alright,” said Tony Firman upon hearing the news of his son Colonel Robert’s next duty station.

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