Easter Egg Hunt Brings Festive Fun to Newell’s Youth

NEWELL—On Saturday morning, children and families gathered at the Newell school football field for the Newell Community Club’s annual Easter egg hunt. This event has long been a yearly tradition in Newell, bringing the community together to celebrate the holiday in a classic, fun, and festive way. The chilly weather did not stop anyone from […]

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NVN Community Celebrates Easter with Potluck and Fellowship

NEWELL—The Newell, Vale, and Nisland area community came together at the Newell City Hall on Holy Thursday to celebrate Easter with a potluck dinner, fellowship, communion, and song. The evening began with a meal that was prepared by Connie Donahey, Judee Willson, and Dixie Seaman. People brought side dishes, salads, and desserts to share. As […]

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Irrigator Volleyball Team Begins Off-Season Training Program

NEWELL—The Newell high school volleyball team has begun off-season training in a multifaceted program that aims to keep players in shape and improve their skills. Off-season activities include open nets and newly created weightlifting and plyometric training programs. Open nets, where players can practice the sport in an informal setting, started on March 26. Plyometric […]

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Potato Topper Supper Fundraiser

NISLAND—The Nisland-Arpan Fire & Rescue Auxiliary held a potato topper meal at the Nisland Fire Hall on Saturday, March 16. This year marked the 14th annual year for the fundraiser. Held near St. Patrick’s Day every year, the fire hall was transformed into a cozy space with green St. Patrick’s Day-themed décor. Community members and […]

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AAU Regional Wrestling Region 1 Results

NEWELL—The AAU Regional Wrestling Region 1 match was held on Saturday, March 9 in Spearfish. Several Newell students placed in the top 3 and will thus compete at the state AAU wrestling tournament. The Newell State AAU Wrestling team is as follows: Jared Ginsbach, William Erk, Riley Feistner, Kallie Eaton, and Lexi Fox. Congratulations to […]

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Newell Youth Basketball Program Hosts Fundraiser

NEWELL—On Thursday, March 7, the Newell Youth Basketball Program held a basketball game fundraiser at the Austin Auditorium. Community members supported the youth basketball teams with free-will donations at the door. Student teams were divided by grade, with first through fourth graders playing basketball games against their classmates. The fifth and sixth graders played against […]

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Anheuser-Busch Donates 2,352 Cans of Water to Newell Volunteer Fire Department

NEWELL— Last summer, the Newell Volunteer Fire Department was the recipient of a generous donation that has been invaluable throughout the past year. Anheuser-Busch, in collaboration with the National Volunteer Fire Council, donated a pallet of water to the department as part of their Emergency Drinking Water for Wildland Firefighters program. This program aims to […]

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Science Fair Showcases Middle School

“Tacky Tape Test,” the project by Ayricka Shulte, won Overall Grand Champion of the science fair, as well as winning in the Chemistry category. NEWELL—Newell School District held its yearly science fair on Wednesday, February 7. Sixth and seventh graders showcased scientific research projects across six categories: physical & environmental sciences, behavioral sciences, chemistry, plant […]

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Eighth Grade Business Fair

NEWELL—Newell School’s eighth grade class held a business fair on Wednesday, February 7. The class displayed their creativity and entrepreneurial skills, selling a range of items including carefully hand-crafted woodwork, keychains, and more. One student, Jacey Larson, sold handmade bracelets that she started crafting in July. She made 50 bracelets for the business fair and […]

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