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Hitchcock-Tulare Student Serves as a Page

Harlee Nielson, a senior at Hitchcock Tulare High School recently served two weeks as a Page in the South Dakota State House of Representatives with District 22 Representative Lynn Schneider. Harlee is the daughter of Larry Nielson.
Harlee Nielson, a senior at Hitchcock Tulare High School recently served two weeks as a Page in the South Dakota State House of Representatives with District 22 Representative Lynn Schneider. Harlee is the daughter of Larry Nielson.
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Warmer Temps Get Things Moving

"Melting ice, Turtle Creek Spillway. It was nearly 50 degrees in Redfield on February 1st. Maybe the groundhog Phil was right and we will have an early spring.

Feztival of Trees Winner

M. Heuer is the winner of the Merry Christmas from Redfield tree at the Yelduz Feztival of Trees.

Agtegra Technical Rescue Team completes training on Redfield grain elevator

On Wednesday, May 25th, members of Agtegra’s Technical Rescue Team (TRT) completed a rescue training/ practice atop the grain elevator in Redfield. According to TRT trainer who has been on the team for 12 years, Cody Bonn, Agtegra employs approximately 30 high angle technical rescuers. They train a minimum of once a quarter at all of their locations...
Sports

Tanner Sloan wins Big 12 Wrestler of the Week

IRVING, Texas — South Dakota State 197-pounder Tanner Sloan was honored Tuesday as Big 12 Conference Wrestler of the Week, following a weekend in which he defeated two ranked opponents.
South Dakota State's Paige Meyer scored 23 points and dished out nine assists in a 97-63 win over St. Thomas on Saturday in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Jackrabbits clinched at least a share of the Summit League regular season title with the win. Here, Meyer is seen in action in a game earlier this season against Denver.
Jackrabbits clinch share of conference title with dominating win over St. Thomas
The South Dakota State women clinched at least a share of their 10th regular season Summit League title on Saturday as the Jackrabbits blew out St. Thomas 97-63.
South Dakota State's Charlie Easley dribbles the ball during a 77-72 win over St. Thomas on Saturday at Frost Arena in Brookings
Jackrabbit seniors lead comeback victory in last game at Frost Arena
South Dakota State pulled off a comeback victory in the final men’s game at Frost Arena on Saturday as the Jackrabbits beat St. Thomas 77-72.
South Dakota State's Matt Mims dribbles with the ball during a 97-70 win over Denver on Thursday night at Frost Arena in Brookings. Mims had a career-high 21 points in the victory.
Jackrabbits cruise to victory over Denver
South Dakota State had it rolling at Frost Arena on Thursday night as the Jackrabbits beat Denver 97-70.
South Dakota State Ellie Colbeck holds the ball during a 73-64 victory over Denver on Thursday night at Hamilton Gymnasium in Denver.
South Dakota State holds off Pioneers in Denver
The South Dakota State women hung on for a 73-64 victory over Denver on Thursday night at Hamilton Gymnasium.
South Dakota State wrestler Tanner Sloan celebrates after winning by fall against Missouri's Rocky Elam during a Big 12 dual at Frost Arena on Sunday afternoon.
South Dakota State's Tanner Sloan repeats as Big 12 Wrestler of the Week
For the second week in a row, South Dakota State 197-pounder Tanner Sloan has been selected as the Big 12 Conference Wrestler of the Week.

South Dakota State uses late run to top Omaha in overtime

South Dakota State guard Charlie Easley had a team-high 24 points in a win over Omaha on Saturday night.

OMAHA – South Dakota State used a 16-3 run that began in regulation and extended into overtime to erase a six-point deficit in the final minute and earn an 85-77 win over Omaha at Baxter Arena on Saturday night.

Jackrabbits going for 13th straight win on Thursday

The South Dakota State women will look to improve their win streak to 13 games on Thursday as the Jackrabbits return to Frost Arena to play Kansas City.

Jackrabbits take momentum on the road

After a three-game homestand, the South Dakota State men will hit the road on Thursday to take on Kansas City.

Obituaries
Gerald “Jerry” Kent Zerbel
Gerald “Jerry” Kent Zerbel went home to heaven on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.
Pearl Marie (Bollinger) Eldredge
Pearl Marie (Bollinger) Eldredge
Pearl Marie (Bollinger) Eldredge, 84, of Ashton, SD, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at Sanford Foundation Hospice Cottage in Sioux Falls, SD. Pearl’s final act of kindness was to give the gift of life through organ and tissue donation.
William Jon Versteeg
William Jon Versteeg
William Jon Versteeg, 80, of Parker, CO, passed away peacefully on January, 18th at The Suites Parker surrounded by family after a battle with cancer.
Lois Jean (Allbee) Ryman
Lois Jean (Allbee) Ryman
Lois Jean (Allbee) Ryman - 90 of Redfield, SD, peacefully passed away surrounded by loved ones on February 2nd, 2024, at Redfield Community Memorial Hospital.
Carol June Jessen
Funeral service for Carol June Jessen, 85, of Norfolk will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk.
Community

Roofs, Roads and Landscaping

It was a busy day for a lot of people in Redfield today. Parents getting their children off to their first day school, children getting introduced to their new classrooms as well as their teachers. As the excitement and anticipation of the new school year was happening on the inside of the school, there was also a lot of work being done around town on the outside. As fall draws near, projects are being completed or nearly completed.

Schools
James and KQKD Sales manager Traci Samelson hold totes full of supplies
KQKD SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
KQKD 1380 AM and 99.9 FM, Redfield and Spink County’s Full Service radio station recently teamed up with Haider Construction, RDO Equipment Co., The Redfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Wild Roots Marketplace, Agtegra Cooperative, Subway, Dairy Queen and Kens Super Fair Foods for the KQ1380 Haider Construction School Supply Drive.
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