NewsDecember 28 2016

Presho United Methodist presents live nativity scene

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The Untied Methodist youth presented a live Nativity scene Wed., Dec. 21 at the church in Presho. Many local children participated in the event.

NewsDecember 28 2016

Hoffer to be inducted during Monster Tournament

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Hoffer to be inducted during Monster Tournament
 
Lucy Halverson/LCH 
     The Mid-Dakota Monster, Lyman’s wrestling tournament, is set for Jan. 6 and 7 at the Lyman Gardens.
     The two-day wrestling tournament kicks off at 11:00 a.m Friday, and continues Saturday morning starts with the Parade of Champions at 9:45 a.m. followed by wrestling at 10:00 a.m.
     Lyman Athletic Director Jon Boer, a member of the Athletic Hall of Fame committee, recently announced two individuals will be inducted this year starting with former Lyman wrestler Dana Hoffer.
     Hoffer’s induction ceremony will be take place Jan. 7, the second day of the Monster Tournament, prior to the championship round Saturday afternoon. 
     A stand-out wrestler for Lyman, twenty-five years ago, Hoffer competed for the last time at the Monster his senior year, and came away with second place in the 125-pound weight class. There were 17 teams wrestling at the 1992 tournament.
     Lyman wrestling coach Chad Johnson expects around 28 teams to participate this year, some of which are ranked in the state’s wrestling polls.
     According to Mr. Boer the second induction into Lyman’s Hall of Fame will take place in February when Lyman’s former basketball coach and teacher Tom Authier will be inducted during a home game against Jones County.

NewsDecember 21 2016

Kids shopping day at The Thrift Store a success

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Fifty-four children participated in the annual Kid’s Shopping Event at the Presho Thrift Store n More Tues., Dec. 13. Event organizers at the Thrift Store said that was the largest number of children they have hosted at the event. Each child received a $10 gift certificate they could use to shop for parents, siblings or others on their list. Community volunteers assisted shoppers and gift wrapped purchases for the children. Above: Volunteer Delores Volmer prepares to wrap the gifts Dawsen Volmer (Cody & Kiley) selected.

NewsDecember 21 2016

Donations surpass $450,000 for the Greater Lyman Foundation

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Donations surpass $450,000 
 
     Greater Lyman Foundation donations have now exceeded $451,000 as the Foundation heads toward it’s next goal of $500,000.
     Hieb Land & Cattle Company (Stacey & Debby Hieb) generously donated $5,000 to the Foundation. The Hiebs have recently moved back to the area after living in Colorado for many years and have watched the progress of GLF and support its purpose.
     GLF also received a generous donation of $4,000 from Dorothy Skufca of Laguna Beach, California. She made the donation in memory of her good friend, Gail E. Gifford, Gail’s mother, Geraldine Gifford, and Gail’s grandmother, Orpha Lien, all former residents of Lyman County who are now deceased.
     Additional significant donations were made by Marilyn & Seth Allen, Ralph & Marlene Schuiling, Merle & Marlene Aamot and Redi Mix Inc. (Don & Peg Steckelberg) of Chamberlain.
     Recent memorials have been given by Birgen Sprenger Inc., Ruth Ann McManus, Paul & LaVerne Olson, Donny & Sheila Manger, Lance & Doris Ekberg, David John & Judy Mertens, Stulken, Petersen, Lingle, Walti & Jones, LLP and Jim & Carol Sundall.
     Memorials have been donated in memory of Ronald Juhnke, Laurel Houchin, Inez Schoulte, Doreine Anderson and Robert “Bob” Krier.
     The GLF Board of Directors remind everyone to please consider making a donation to the Foundation before the end of the year.
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