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A Blizzard Sanctuary -- One Road School No. 1 Pictured above is District No. 1 School in One Road Township, Roberts County, South Dakota, where a group of school children sheltered through a 1940s blizzard with their teacher. The general site was about a half mile west of Lohre’s Station, later known as Clark’s Corner (which has since been torn down). More specifically, the school was located just up the hill north of Bethel Lutheran Church, as it had once served as the parsonage. The church and school are no longer there, but the cemetery remains across the highway (127th Street). ~ Courtesy Photo
02/13/2020 - 3:05pm
The past couple of winters have been tough ones in Northeast South Dakota. It seems like one snow storm is barely over before another is on the way, and that winter seems to start earlier and last longer. The ferocity of the winds is a frequent...

Sports


NELSON SCORES -- Sisseton’s Hailey Nelson shoots over two Deuel defenders to score 2 of her 11 points at the home game against the Cardinals on Friday, Jan. 31. ~ Courier Photo
02/13/2020 - 2:59pm
The Sisseton Redmen Girls Basketball Team lost another close one on Friday, Jan. 31, to the Deuel Cardinals, 37-41, in a Northeast Conference matchup held at Ben Reifel Gym in Sisseton. For more of this story please purchase a copy of the Sisseton...

Obituaries

02/07/2020 - 10:42am
Funeral Service for Sylvester Goodteacher Sr., 75, of Sisseton, SD, was held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Sisseton, SD, with Rev. Fr. Jerry Ranek, and Jr. Heminger officiating. Interment was in the St....