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New Year’s baby arrives at CDP Hospital

The “First Baby Contest” for Sisseton’s hospitals started in 1955. Compiled here is a list of the winners of the contest since that time. Tai DeMarrias is the 2017 winner with a baby boy, Taimah Sevyn.. For the list of past new years baby winners please buy a copy of this weeks newspapers on news stand now..

2017 new years baby

2017 New Years Baby -The 2017 New Year’s baby was born at Coteau des Prairies Health Care System on Jan. 2, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. Taimah Sevyn was born to Tai DeMarrias. He weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and was 20 1/2 in. long. Mom and baby are pictured here with Dr. Linda Peterson (left), OBGYN, and Dr. Judy Beumer (right), who was Taimah’s doctor. The first baby born is eligible to receive many prizes and gifts from local businesses. ~Courtesy Photos

Sisseton Area Christian Women to meet Jan. 18

The Sisseton Area Christian Women’s Club will meet Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 9:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Fellowship Hall in Sisseton. Coffee and a snack is provided. There is a small cost.
Feature will be Jereme Stauss of the Sisseton Police Department, who will tell how we can make our homes safe while on vacation, and music will be provided by Georgia Streier.
Rhonda Rice of Minot, ND, will be the Special Speaker with “Have You Ever Hit a Curve Ball?” Rice will tell how she hit a homer when life threw her a curve ball. She will share how God changed her life plans when she discovered she was pregnant in mid-life when her other kids were teenagers. The shock was compounded when her baby boy was born with Down’s Syndrome. Rice will share how she discovered that the circumstances that seemed like a tragedy are now a blessing to her family.
Reservations are appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome. If you are not on a calling list, please call Reva at 698-3537.
Three Bible studies are available. Call 698-4214 for more information.

Writing residency with local students coming up

Poet, editor, and performance artist Lawrence Diggs will conduct workshops for juniors and seniors at Sisseton High School as part of the South Dakota Arts Council’s Artists in Schools and Communities program. The artist will work in Sisseton Jan. 9-13.. For more on the residency please buy a copy of the Sisseton Courier on news stands now....


ARTIST IN THE SCHOOLS -- Lawrence Diggs will work with juniors and seniors at Sisseton High School from Jan. 9-13 on creative writing. ~ Courtesy Photo

SWO New Officials Sworn In


TRIBAL OFFICIALS SWORN IN -- Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate officials were sworn in on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at the Administration Building at Old Agency. Judge Michael Swallow (far left) administered the oath of office to (left to right) Dave Flute, Chairman; Arnold White Jr., Buffalo Lake District Councilman; Crystal Heminger, Secretary; Winfield (JR) Rondell III, Heipa District Councilman; Alvah Quinn Sr., Big Coulee District Councilman; Lois Owens, Enemy Swim District Councilman; Justin Chanku, Long Hollow District Councilman; Eddie Johnson, Old Agency District Councilman; Francis Crawford, Lake Traverse District Councilman; and Donovan White, Vice Chairman. ~ Courier Photo


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