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Senior Spotlight

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A talented and jolly young woman, Alli McManus is the daughter of Donald and Melinda McManus. She has four beloved siblings named Liam, Brady, Katie, and Rory. Currently, she lives on a farm in Reliance along with chickens, sheep, horse, and cats. She also has four dogs named Hailey, Dax, Minnie, and Homer.

Lyman Monster has new look

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The Lyman wrestlers hosted 17 teams for the annual Monster on Friday and Saturday, January 8th and 9th. This year’s event involved duals between teams instead of the normal tournament. The Raiders wrestled both days and faced 8 teams in all. They went through several thrilling matches and came out on top with 6 dual wins and one tie. The biggest nail bitter of the night was against Custer. The lead went back and forth between the teams but Lyman was able to tie up the score with some crucial wins.

Raiders clash against the Panthers

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The Lyman Raiders battled against the Timberlake Panthers in a doubleheader on their home court in Presho on Dec 30, 2020. In the girls game, the Lady Raiders kept up with their opponents and trailed by just five points at the half. They continued to hold their ground, and Texi Garnos brought the score to a one point difference with a buzzer beater at the end of the third quarter. The girls kept up the pace to the very end but were outscored by nine in the final period, leaving the final score at 55-65.

Wrestlers medal in McCook tournament

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As the Lyman Raider’s first event of the new year, the wrestlers competed at the McCook Central Montrose Invitational in Salem on Saturday, January 2nd. At one of the most difficult tournaments of the year, the Raiders had the chance to watch and wrestle many State placers from previous years. Both boys and girls were challenged and succeeded in placing in the tournament.

Video boards installed in gym

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A video board has recently been installed in the main gym at Lyman High School that flashes digital graphics and information during an event. The board will give the school an opportunity to have more interaction with the fans. During the recent Mid-Dakota Monster Tournament the board was used to show the matches taking place simultaneously in the auxiliary gym. A smart TV was installed in the commons area that will play the current event being broadcast on RaidersLive allowing spectators to leave the gym during a sporting event for concessions and still watch the action as they sit at a table to eat. The video board was purchased through the USDA RDLEGS Loan and Grant program.

Upcoming soil-no till presentations

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There are numerous virtual learning events geared for farmers and ranchers occurring daily. A person almost has to pick and choose in order to manage their time accordingly.

Throwback Thursday

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send or email old photos to news@lcherald.com or PO Box 518 Presho, SD 57568 Do you know anyone in this picture, or what year this was taken? See next week’s issue for the names..

Museum Moments

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10 years ago Lyman County Herald Wed., Jan. 12 , 2010 Buttrick American Legion Post #89 of Presho honored members with continuous years of membership at their January meeting.

News Briefs

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Minimum wage now $9.45 South Dakota’s minimum wage for non-tipped employees is $9.45 per hour during calendar year 2021. The state’s minimum wage is annually adjusted by any increase in the cost of living, as measured in the Consumer Price Index published by the U.S.