Wrestling Camp for Newell Irrigators

NEWELL—An Irrigator Wrestling Camp for both youth and varsity athletes will be held at the Newell Middle School gym in July. The youth camp, which is for grades K-5 and is “designed to give the young wrestler the fundamentals that are critical for success, as well as teach them a system of wrestling,” will be […]

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State Golf

NEWELL—Three golfers represented Newell at the State Golf Meet in Brookings on Monday, June 3 and Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Freshman Bodie VanDerBoom, sophomore Braylee Freytag, and senior Megan Jackson competed in the Class B tournament. In Monday’s first round, Megan Jackson scored a 92 and tied for 19th place. Braylee Freytag scored 104 and […]

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Newell Playdays Coming Soon

NEWELL—The yearly playday rodeos in Newell, put on by the Newell Community Club, are coming soon! This year, all rodeos will be held on Mondays in July with the first date being July 1 at 5:00 p.m. The Community Club has been working hard behind the scenes to ensure the arena ground is safe and […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week Declared

BELLE FOURCHE— The City Council held a meeting on Wednesday, June 17. Mayor Randy Schmidt presented a Mental Health Proclamation, citing statistics for mental illnesses and suicide in America. “Every citizen and community can make a difference in helping end the silence and stigma that for too long has surrounded mental illness and discouraged people […]

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Hometown Thursdays is Underway !

Hometown Thursdays are in full swing in Belle Fourche. South Highway 85 Band was the performer this Thursday, June 20. The band played classic crowd pleasers including Proud Mary and Neon Moon as members of the community listened and danced. A number of vendors including Crazee Cow Ice Cream, Grandma’s Kettle Corn, El Sombrero and […]

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STEM Night

NEWELL—Newell School hosted a family STEM night, sponsored by the Title 1 program, on April 9. The event showcased the world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to elementary and middle school students. The youth had the opportunity to take part in hands-on learning activities in various booths set up around the middle school gym. […]

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