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Fun for Everyone at the Brown County Fair

The Brown County Fair is no mystery to Aberdeen. From live entertainment to open class livestock to greasy food to home arts exhibits, the fair… Read more »


Diamonds in the Rough

15 minutes. That’s how quickly registration for the Diamonds in the Rough Ladies Golf Tournament was filled in April. Two months later, on June 25,… Read more »


Calling All Coin Collectors and Country Hobbyists!

Mark your calendars for the weekend of March 6 -7. For two days, the 53rd annual All Hobby Show will present some of the best… Read more »


Dacotah Prairie Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Dacotah Prairie Museum turned 50 years old in 2020, and what better way to commemorate this special landmark than with an exhibit of its… Read more »

People

An Aberdeen Wedding Planner

EventsByJen is a wedding planning business owned by Jeniree Tirado. Jen is based in Aberdeen, but she loves to travel and aspires to work with… Read more »


Made-to-Order Coffee Beans

For Greg and Kendra Fred, starting a coffee roasting business was a natural outpouring of their shared love of coffee and family. Having already launched… Read more »


Turning a Hobby into Art

Creating art and mastering a craft comes in various shapes and sizes. Some people turn their skills into a full-time job. Others are dedicated hobbyists.… Read more »


Meet Queensly

Six years ago, Queensly Ayegba was living in Nigeria with her husband, Emmanuel, and their two daughters, Andrea (9) and Tamara (8). Since then, Queensly… Read more »

Sports

Wolves Welcome New Stadium

The long-awaited Dacotah Bank Stadium will host its inaugural game for the Northern Wolves on Sept. 11. The football home opener will be against Southwest… Read more »


A Whole New Ball Game

Joe Cogley, a seventh grader at Roncalli, first thought of the idea last summer while watching YouTube videos of people playing wiffle ball. With the… Read more »


Diamonds in the Rough

15 minutes. That’s how quickly registration for the Diamonds in the Rough Ladies Golf Tournament was filled in April. Two months later, on June 25,… Read more »


Protecting The Pack

In March 2020, the world of sports went silent. Games were halted, leagues shut down, and the sports networks scrambled to fill airtime. The effects… Read more »

What's New

Silly’s Character Entertainment

A new business on the block is bringing characters to life while creating memories for all ages. Silly’s is a mobile business that provides costume… Read more »


Bringing an Alternative Approach to Health

Happy Health Shack located at 10 5th Ave. SW. in Aberdeen is not your average retail business. Opened in November 2020, Happy Health provides natural… Read more »


Squeaky Clean Windows with TripleC

Aberdeen has numerous businesses that fill their niche in this small-town community. One of those businesses includes TripleC Window Cleaning. TripleC is a cleaning service… Read more »


NSU’s New President

Dr. Neal Schnoor became Northern State University’s 18th president on July 1. Schnoor said it’s thanks to the community, NSU staff, and members of the… Read more »

Your City

9/11 in Aberdeen: 20 Years Later

On Sept. 11, 2001, Aberdonians awoke to Aberdeen American News headlines about construction of the new Central High School, a resurgence of whooping cough, and… Read more »


The S.S. Minnow and Flocks of Seagulls

“It’s an odd statement to say you keep a clean landfill,” says Mike Scott, manager of the Brown County Landfill, but he thinks he does.… Read more »


Elm Lake Dam Project Is Underway

People give little thought to the age of dams. The bulwarks across the country safely hold back water to create lakes for recreation and, in… Read more »


Did You Hear the News?

Many people think of the familiar building on Second Street and cannot remember a time when it was not associated with the newspaper, especially as… Read more »

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