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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

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 »


The Not-So-Lost Art of Sewing

Being able to take a piece of fabric, cut it into pieces, and fashion that into a beautiful piece of clothing is an art.  I… Read more »


Making Life a Little Brighter

A trip to Disney World.  A pony all their own.  A total bedroom makeover.  A New York Giants game and meet-and-greet with the team.  These… Read more »


A Coffee House or a Calling?

I was researching this story about Dan Cleberg, the owner of the famed Red Rooster Coffee House, when it hit me. This is a love… Read more »

Sports

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 »


It Takes a Team in South Dakota Sports

Hub City’s Legacy in the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame In 1968, the South Dakota Sportswriters Association created the South Dakota Sports Hall of… Read more »

What's New

The Community Welcomes Montgomery’s

The new Montgomery’s furniture store will soon open in the old OfficeMax location. The store will celebrate the new partnership between the Malchow family of… Read more »


Banner Continues to Grow

The construction that began in mid-March on the Banner Engineering facility is expected to wrap up in the later part of July. The expansion on… Read more »


Dance Studio Combines Tradition with New Perspective

The first official full year as Rachel Peterson Dance Studios in Aberdeen starts this August. The studio resides in the former Living Arts Dance Studios… Read more »


Mr. Appliance Excels Amidst a Pandemic

Mr. Appliance of Aberdeen, Watertown, and Brookings began business in April 2020 and operates as an in-home appliance repair and service on all makes and… Read more »

Your City

Fighting Food Insecurity

“I’m hungry!” … “There’s nothing to eat!” … as a container from last night’s supper blocks the view of the previous night’s take out. While… Read more »


Downtown of Dreams

“If you build it, they will come.” When they summarized how expanding downtown housing would work in Aberdeen, almost everyone I spoke with for this… Read more »


No, We Don’t Just Tell People No

When I asked Brett Bill if his job was a little like herding cats, Aberdeen’s city planner wouldn’t go there. Cats have a reputation for… Read more »


2020: A Time to Reflect

It goes without saying that the year 2020 will be one that we will not forget. Headlined by social movements trying to bring about change,… Read more »

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