The Valentine City Council met for their regular meeting, Thursday, September 10, 2020 in the Library Meeting Room. The meeting began at 7:00 p.m. with the following in attendance: City Clerk Deanna Schmit, City Manager Shane Siewert, Council members Kyle Arganbright, Kalli Kieborz, Neil Wescott, and Dave Dent.
Homecoming 2020 is just around the corner with all its festivities and fun. The Homecoming court has been chosen, and the different dress-up days have been designated. The volleyball team will host Corsica-Stickney on Thursday, September 24. Gregory will host Parkston for the Homecoming football game Friday evening, and the cross country team will travel to Platte for a meet on Saturday. Monday’s dress-up theme will be “holidays,” Tuesday will be spirit day, Wednesday will be country vs. country club, movie day will be Thursday’s theme, and Friday will be class colors day.
Suicide was the 9th leading cause of death in South Dakota, but the 2nd leading cause among ages 15-34 in 2019. With 168 suicides in 2018, South Dakota had the 19th highest rate in the United States. The rate was 19 per 100,000 population in SD compared to 14.8 per 100,000 nationally.
The results from the 2020 Nealei Buechle Memorial Fun Day at the Brown County Fair are as follows.
Ainsworth Homecoming royalty was crowned following the Homecoming game with Aracdia-Loup City on Friday, September 11th. The 2020 Homecoming royalty crowned were (left to right) Prince Logan Hafer, King Kaleab Zordowski, Queen Madison Welch and Princess Josie Ganser. Crown bearers for the coronation were Elsie Graff and Barrett Alberts.