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 By Tena Gibson    News    April 19, 2023

Angela Kennecke heartbreaking story will help many

The Edmunds Central Parent Advisory Committee (P.A.C.) hosted their third annual MOMentum event on Saturday, April 15 in the Roscoe Legion. The MOMentum featured guest speaker Angela Kennecke, as...

 By Tena Gibson    News    March 22, 2023

Public meeting held to discuss Storm Sewer project

Ipswich residents filled the newly-remodelled City office on Monday evening, March 20 to learn more about the City Council storm sewer project. Mayor LeRoy Kilber and Joe Whitlock with Stockwell Engineers of Sioux Falls spoke on the Drainage and...

 By Tena Gibson    News    February 8, 2023

NC Thunder and Tiger fans raise funds for Hoven family

Edmunds Central School had Jaxon & Jhett Hartung Fan Support Night on Friday, Feb. 3 at the North Central vs. Ipswich basketball games. NC fans and IHS fans helped support the fundraiser. The...

 By Tena Gibson    News    January 18, 2023

Miss Ipswich Jailey Hutson crowned Snow Queen Princess of Summer

The South Dakota Snow Queen Festival coronation was held on Jan. 14 in Aberdeen. When the emcee wrote the list of winners at the end of the evening he started with the Princess of Spring. He read the...

 By Tena Gibson    News    January 18, 2023

West Nile attacks leaves Roscoe man unable to walk

Little did Leland and Tracy Treichel know that their lives would change in August 2022. Leland did not feel well and his legs were shaky on August 16 so they went to Sanford Urgent Care in Aberdeen....

 By Tena Gibson    News    November 23, 2022

Discussing improving Ipswich at Business After Hours!

The Ipswich Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) hosted “Business After Hours!” on November 16 in Agtegra. Development Corporation president Scott Kilber opened the idea session. The IEDC worked with the ICDC to focus on and study the local ec...

 By Tena Gibson    News    August 24, 2022

Storm Sewer resolution tabled

The Ipswich City Council met Monday, Aug. 22 and continued their discussion on the Stockwell Engineering proposal to improve the storm sewer system in town. A resolution to accept the funding for the first proposal of storm sewer improvements was exa...

 By Tena Gibson    News    August 10, 2022

Council hopes to improve drainage

After the several downpours this summer flooding in sections of Ipswich became a problem. Members of the Ipswich City Council are looking for ways to alleviate the problem in the future. A drainage study was done by Stockwell Engineers of Sioux...

 By Tena Gibson    News    July 20, 2022

New priest for Holy Cross Parish

Father Tim Cone began serving the Holy Cross Catholic Parish on July 1, 2022. Fr. Cone was born in Fayetteville, N.C. but grew up in Rapid City. He graduated from Rapid City Central High School in...

 By Tena Gibson    News    April 20, 2022

City Council hopes to keep nursing home open in future

A public meeting was held on Monday, April 18 to discuss the closure of Avantara Ipswich nursing home at the end of May 2022. "It's not going to be easy," City Council member Mike Hammrich told the...

 By Tena Gibson    News    April 6, 2022

Praise Band to perform Saturday in Theatre

The Hallelujah Hooligans Praise Band will sing in the Ipswich School Theatre on Saturday, April 9 at 4 p.m. The concert is sponsored by the Ipswich United Church of Christ. A free-will donation will...

 By Tena Gibson    News    March 30, 2022

Singer, songwriter has local ties

Singer, songwriter and country recording artist Michael McCall will be performing in the area in April. McCall grew up in Washington State and Florida, the son of Candy McCall of Ipswich. The country...

 By Tena Gibson    News    March 23, 2022

South Dakota PUC plans public meetings on pipeline project

Two public meetings are planned that effect local residents. A public hearing will be held on March 24 to discuss a rule to modify the speed limit on U.S. Highway 12 in and around the east side of Ipswich. The proposed rule would extend the 30 miles...

 By Tena Gibson    News    February 9, 2022

Gramm Funeral Home is now Leonard-Gramm Funeral Home

Matt Leonard purchased Gramm Funeral Home in January 2022. The name has been changed to Leonard-Gramm Funeral Home. Leonard has been working with Mark Gramm in Ipswich since January 2020. The...

 By Tena Gibson    News    December 29, 2021

Looking back at 2021 - January to June

JANUARY The Ipswich City Council voted to hire Kelsey Holien as the full-time Ambuance Director. The Ipswich UCC Church planned a fundraiser to restore the church's stained glasses. Ipswich Snow Queen...

 By Tena Gibson    News    November 17, 2021

2022 Snow Queens crowned

The Ipswich 2022 Snow Queens were crowned on Saturday, Nov. 13 in the School Theatre. Tasia Rivera, daughter of Robynn and Ryan Konsor, was crowned 2022 Miss Ipswich Snow Queen. She was chosen Miss...

 By Tena Gibson    News    November 17, 2021

Veterans Day program in School Theatre

The Ipswich School hosted a Veterans Day program on Nov. 11 in the School Theatre. The Ipswich Band and Chorus performed. Jesse Knittel, a member of the Ipswich American Legion, gave the Veterans Day...

 By Tena Gibson    News    October 13, 2021

Districts change after 2020 Census completed

South Dakota lawmakers are redrawing the state’s political boundaries. Every year after the Census is completed, the state’s Legislature is constitutionally required to redraw its legislative district boundaries to accommodate shifts in...

 By Tena Gibson    News    September 29, 2021

IPSODAK National Honor Society welcomes 16 new members

The Ipsodak National Honor Society inducted 16 new members on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. IPSODAK president Carson Gohl presided over the Induction Ceremony. Present members told about the four pillars...

 By Tena Gibson    News    August 4, 2021

Preparing for a new school year

Edmunds Central School's new superintendent and K-12 principal Kevin Kunz is preparing for the first day of school on August 23. He is also looking forward to getting to know everyone in the area. He...

 By Tena Gibson    News    July 28, 2021

Stain Glass window work at UCC

The Ipswich United Church Christ has been raising funds to restore their stained glass windows. Last week workers were here to get that work done. Staff members from Willet Hauser Architectual Glass...

 By Tena Gibson    News    June 30, 2021

Ipswich NHS Educational Adventure trip

The Ipswich National Honor Society (NHS) was unable to take their trip to New York and Washington DC in 2020 due to COVID-19. This month, the Ipsodak NHS Educational Adventure included students from...

 By Tena Gibson    News    June 30, 2021

Pastor Ron Wickard retires

Richland Church Pastor Ron Wickard gave the sermon "Reflections on 42 years" on June 20. It was his final sermon before his retirement. Pastor Sam Crabtree, a friend and associate of Pastor Ron's, spo...

 By Tena Gibson    News    May 26, 2021

Sacred Relics of the Saints exposition at Holy Cross

Holy Cross Parish hosted a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics on Saturday, May 22. Father Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross works with the Vatican to present more than 150 relics,...

 By Tena Gibson    News    July 8, 2020

Local weaver pattern published

Lyla Agius enjoyed sewing. That interest bloomed when she took classes in California in weaving. Lyla, now an Ipswich residence, began weaving in 2007. That hobby has become a full-time interest. She...


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