Bronc Wrestlers have 8 Headed to State

Kandi Tonsager Special to the Beacon     The Lady Broncs had three state qualifiers. For the South Dakota Athletic Association, girls are selected for state competition based on their record from the season.     Kyra Vandenberg, Freshman 100 pounder, Alexa Swaney, Junior 132 pounder, and Joselyn Shockey, Junior 145 pounder are this year’s […]

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School Calendar Discussed

NEWELL-The school calendar for 2024-2025 was brought to the attention of Newell School Board members at the most recent meeting held December 11, 2023. Tentatively, school will begin August 19, 2024 and end with graduation May 24, 2025. Because Christmas falls on a Wednesday in 2024, the Christmas holiday vacation will possibly be two weeks, […]

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Commissioners Approve Audio/Visual Bid

BELLE FOURCHE-The Butte County Commissioners approved the bid from Architectural Specialties LLC for the live stream audio and video placed in the Commissioners’ Room at the county courthouse. Two bids were submitted by the firm, one for $38,157,64 and a second one for $$15, 356.53. The second bid of $15,356.53 was approved with the understanding […]

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Approval of Contracts and Rules

NEWELL-The Newell School Board approved several contracts and the Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball Rules, among other business of the board. Following the reports by Department Heads, Old Business included the approval of an update to the bell system for middle school and high school. The Board chose to approve American Time as the vendor for […]

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Newell School Honors Veterans

Newell High School students proudly displayed the American flag during the opening ceremony to honor area veterans. Fred Wells, David Baumiller, and Nila Charles present the flags to begin the Newell Veterans’ Day ceremonies. Speaker for the Newell Veterans Day Program, Gavin Tesch, challenged the crowd with pushups. He said that is one thing everyone […]

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