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Kelly ThompsonThompson conquers Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

by Katy Heinecke
Courier Staff Writer

Kelly Thompson, a 2000 graduate of Sisseton High School, has accomplished something that nearly 99.99% of us will never accomplish. She started at the border of Southern California and traveled, on foot, for 5½ months, to reach the Canadian border. Why did she do this you might ask? Why not?! That’s what she would say..For more on this story please purchase a copy of this weeks Sisseton Courier on news stands now.

Kelly Thompson at the finish line
~ Courtesy Photo


Decorated trees sought for Courthouse

The Treasury of Trees will again be displayed in the Roberts County Courthouse since construction is complete. Groups, individuals and businesses are invited to decorate and display a Christmas tree in the rotunda of the Roberts County Courthouse for the month of December to help celebrate the Christmas season. Any size tree is acceptable but no real trees please. Electricity will not be available for lighting due to safety reasons.
The sponsoring group, individual or business can set up trees anytime starting immediately, and trees will be taken down immediately after Dec. 28. Contact Dawn Sattler at 698-7336 (County Auditor’s Office) for further information.

Frontier Christmas at Fort Sisseton

Frontier Christmas will be held at Fort Sisseton Historic State Park on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Celebrate the season in classic frontier fashion with Christmas crafts, homemade bread, hands-on activities, sleigh rides, and caroling. This year, roasted chestnuts will be brought to the Frontier!
Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or until gone. This event is a fun time for the whole family. Park entrance fee required.

Dec. 8 Deck the Hall Day to feature Santa photos and holiday cheer

A day of shopping, photos and sweet treats is coming soon as plans are finalized for “Deck the Hall Day with Santa” at St. Peter’s Hall on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more on this story please purchase a copy of this weeks Sisseton Courier on news stands now.

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