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W-W Prom Juniors

Posted April 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm

Submitted by Darcy Langbehn

Wolsey – Wessington High School Juniors pose in front of the decorations at Wolsey – Wessington Prom April 5th, 2014. For more pictures check out page 4


    To move or not to move…That is the question. RAMifications 4-16-14

    I had a lot of long talks with myself over the last few months about the sensibility of going through the agony of a move.

    I did want to move to the Hills. I did not relish the work that went with it.

    I’ve moved many times during my lifetime. Often those moves were within the same town, so it wasn’t quite so daunting. If we forgot something, we could always go back and get it.

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    5 Years Ago (2009)

    Wolsey-Wessington High School juniors elected to represent the Wolsey, Virgil and Wessington posts at Girls’ State this summer are Janie Borkowski, daughter of Jim and Kaelene Borkowski of Wolsey, Paige Mehling, daughter of Greg and Rhonda Mehling of Wessington, Katie Hanks, daughter of Don and Linda Hanks of Wessington; Leah Watke (alternate), daughter of Kim and Carla Watke of Wolsey and A’lece Boomsma, daughter of Steve and Julie Boomsma.

    David and

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    W-W Prom

    Submitted by Darcy Langbehn

    Wolsey – Wessington High School Seniors pose in front of the decorations at Wolsey – Wessington Prom April 5th, 2014. For more pictures check out page 4


    The element of surprise Wells Wisdom 4-16-14

    This weekend, my older daughter, Stefanie, was invited by her younger sister, Tracie, to go bridesmaid’s dress shopping. Since Stefanie will be matron of honor when Tracie is married later this year, there was nothing unusual in that. They had a leisurely lunch and then went to the bridal shop and spent a fun two hours.

    What Stefanie didn’t know was that while they were having this fun time, her husband, Marty, and Tracie’s fiancé, Charles, were frantically running around hanging decorations and collecting food for

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    Butterfly Ball

    Wes and Faith Nelson, rural Wolsey, share a father/daughter dance.

    Wolsey mother Brandi Hoverson and daughter Lily dance at the Butterfly Ball.

    Camille Rearick of Wolsey and Josephine Schwarzendruber of Miller pose during the Butterfly Ball.

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    Wessington’s Tammy and Keith Skinner and daughter Ally enjoy a dance together at the Butterfly Ball, hosted by the Wolsey-Wessington Preschool. Approximately 100 father/daughter

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    Quiz Bowl encourages youth to think about farm and ranch safety

    The FFA chapter from Wolsey-Wessington High School placed third during the fifth annual Team up to Safety quiz bowl competition held Monday, April 7, in Brookings. Sponsored by South Dakota Farmers Union, the quiz bowl was held in conjunction with the South Dakota State FFA convention held on the campus of South Dakota State University.

    “The quiz bowl is a fun way for high school students to learn about safety on the farm or ranch,” said Doug Sombke, South Dakota Farmers Union President, of the Jeopardy

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    W-W third and fourth grade girls


    WOLSEY-WESSINGTON third and fourth grade girls just finished their basketball season. Coaches Betsy Clemente and Jeff Luce are in the back row with (l-r) Macie Luce, Alyssa Hiles, Emma Haeder, Shelby Langbehn, and Giyhana Richmond. In front (l-r) are Kacie Reilly, Caitlyn Kahre, Hailey Clarke, Kenedee Rowen, Taylor Horn, and Mya Boomsma.

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    W-W HS FFA


    WOLSEY-WESSINGTON HIGH SCHOOL FFA chapter participants in the Farm Safety Quiz Bowl in Brookings on April 7, 2014were (l-r): John Hamilton, sophomore; Ryne Johnson, senior, Caleb Brandt, freshman; Hunter Johnson, sophomore.

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    Bernie Hunhoff speaker at annual economic development meeting

    Bernie Hunhoff, publisher of South Dakota Magazine, charmed his audience with stories of South Dakota businesses at the Wessington Economic Development Corporation’s annual meeting Sunday, March 30.

    The American Legion Hall was filled to near capacity with local WEDC members, current and former community members, as well as a few political dignitaries who were passing through on their way home from Pierre: District 22 Senator

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