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Holman to become a Make-A-Wish recipient

by Katy Heinecke
Courier Staff Writer

Many people in our area have heard of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and it is probably due to the donations that the Country Tractor Run of New Effington have made over the years. A host of volunteers under the direction of Mikey Ceroll and Jim Ercink have invested endless hours, love, work, fun and compassion to make dreams come true for the kids battling life-threatening medical conditions.For the rest of the Holman story please buy a copy of this weeks newspapers on news stand now..

Holman Family

Payton Holman and Family - Pictured (left to right) are soon-to-be Make-A-Wish recipient Payton Holman, his dad Kole Holman, his mom Kayla Kortleever, and his brother Hunter Holman. Payton is awaiting official word on the wish to be granted. ~ Courtesy Photo

Westside Elementary suffers fire damage

The Sisseton Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire at Westside Elementary School around 8:45-8:50 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10. Fire alarms sounded at the school at 8:40, triggering an orderly exodus from the building, with staff not immediately sure whether it was a standard drill or an actual fire.For the rest of the westside story please buy a copy of this weeks newspapers on news stand now..


Emergency Response to Fire - Smoke began to emerge from the roof of Westside Elementary School the morning of Friday, Feb. 10, as firefighters conferred before entering the school building. All inside had already been evacuated to safety. ~ Courier Photo

Missing Person: John Thompson

The Roberts County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public in locating a missing person, John F. Thompson, Sr. If you know of his whereabouts, please contact the Roberts County Sheriff’s Office at 605-698-7667 or the SWO Tribal Police at 605-698-7661.

John Thompson

John Thompson Sr.

Michael Jackson to perfom


Special Performance at Contest - The Miss Sissy Town Contest on Saturday, March 4, will feature several “celebrity” performances throughout the evening, including a dance number by “Michael Jackson” (aka Riley Huff). The contest will be held at the Sisseton Performing Arts Center at 7:00 p.m. and will feature more than 40 “beauties” competing for the coveted crown. All proceeds from the event will go towards Sisseton’s 125th celebration in July 2017. ~ Courtesy Photo


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