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A 96 year old inspiration giving it her all
by Katy Heinecke
Courier Staff Writer
On these cooler autumn days that are quickly approaching, making all of our aches and pains resurrect, keep in mind Mary Margaret Kay, better known as Peg. Peg is a 96 year old from Wilmot who has been competing in the Senior Olympics for 27 years. She lost her husband in 1970 and decided to start competing a few years later. .For the rest of this story and pictures please buy a copy of this weeks Sisseton Courier on news stands now.
Our Local Senior Olympian - Mary (Peg) Kay is pictured above competing in the Race Walk at the South Dakota Senior Games in the Black Hills. Below left she is throwing the shot put and below right she is throwing discus.~Courtesy Photos
Free Youth “Step Outside” Program offered
A free Youth “Step Outside” Program will be offered to youth ages 8-15 at the Diamond Game Production Area on Saturday, Sept. 20. The program will begin at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m. Parent or guardian must be present at registration. For the rest of this story please buy a copy of this weeks Sisseton Courier on news stands now.
Sisseton man convicted of rape
Franklin Sandoval Nelson of Sisseton was charged with rape in the third degree (class 2 felony) stemming from an incident that took place on October 5, 2013.
The trial, which started Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, was held at the Roberts County Courthouse.
On Thursday evening, Sept. 11, 2014 the jury found Nelson guilty of the charge. Nelson awaits sentencing set for 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25.
Monson's Make a Make-A-Wish Donation
MONSON BOYS PRESENT A MAKE-A-WISH DONATION -- On Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 Tyler, Jacob and Andrew Monson traveled with their parents to the Sioux Falls, SD office of South Dakota Make-A-Wish Foundation to present them with the money that they had earned from their lemonade stand. The thee younger sons of Lisa and Fred Monson are battling Wiskoff-Aldrich Syndrome. They were recipients of wishes from the Make-A-Wish Foundation last year. Andrew, 7, decided he wanted to raise money to help someone else’s dream come true. The family had a lemonade stand in front of Teals Market on Friday, Aug. 15. Pictured above are (left to right) Tyler, 6, Paul Krueger of Make-A-Wish, Jacob, 4, and Andrew presenting the $908.00 that they raised. While at the office, they had a chance to see their names on the stars in the Wish Room. ~ Courtesy Photo
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