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Markus TracyMarkus Tracy to guide new public art project in Sisseton

The community welcomes visual artist Markus Tracy to Sisseton for his fourth public art residency beginning the week of June 16-22.
Markus believes public art is most successful when it involves community dialogue and partnerships. To get his residency started, the Sisseton Arts Council is hosting an Open Community Forum on Tuesday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room at Rosalie’s. Every one is welcome to attend, For more on this story please purchase a copy of this weeks Sisseton Courier on news stands now.

Markus Tracey
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Updates on Highway 10 construction project

The Highway 10 project is moving along, but there are still some problems with semi trucks on the detour, so please remind truck drivers to take Eighth Avenue East or West before coming to businesses in town.
The milling on the westbound lanes is underway, so the two north lanes are closed and there is two way east/west traffic on Highway 10 all the way through Sisseton on the south two lanes. The removal of the asphalt was set to start on Monday or Tuesday, June 10 or 11.
On Monday, June 10, the underground work was set to begin, with Eighth Avenue East closed all day on Monday and part of the day on Tuesday. The underground work on the project is expected to take two and a half weeks.
Issues or concerns with the SD Hwy 10 project should be directed to BX Civil and Construction Project Manager Nic Auringer at 605-351-4350.

Sisseton Girls Golf Team takes second at State AGirls golf

The Sisseton Redmen Girls Golf Team took second place at the State A Golf Meet held in Aberdeen on Monday and Tuesday, June 3-4. The West Central Trojans won the State meet shooting a 703 team score, 14 shots ahead of Sisseton. For more on this story please purchase a copy of this weeks Sisseton Courier on news stands now.

State A Girls Golf Runners-Up -The Sisseton Redmen Girls Golf Team took second place at the State A Golf Meet held Monday and Tuesday, June 3-4, in Aberdeen. Pictured with the State Runner-Up trophy are (left to right) Head Coach Jim Pearson, Kierra Silk, Ashlynn LaFromboise, Courtney Heath, Kelsey Heath, Emma Dahl, and Assistant Coach Tina Winters. ~ Courtesy Photo

Did you hear about the bear?

“Did you hear about the bear?” That has been a common question over the past couple of weeks, with confirmed reports of a bear in the area.
The closest reported sighting of the bear came on Tuesday, June 4, when a videotape was posted to Facebook of the bear just off Eastman Road, just south and east of Sisseton. Prior to that, there were sightings near Wilmot on Tuesday, May 28, and Twin Brooks on Thursday, May 30. Video and/or photo evidence back up those reports, as well.
SD Game, Fish and Parks is monitoring the bear’s movement and expect it to exit the area soon. Though there have been previous bear sightings in the area, it’s a rare occurrence.

Just Between Friends Donates $8,100 to Country Tractor Run

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Members of local band Just Between Friends (JBF) recently met with organizers of the Country Tractor Run to present a check for $8,100 raised during JBF’s benefit concert on April 14, 2019. The Country Tractor Run raises funds for Make-A-Wish. Pictured at the check presentation on Thursday, May 30, are (left to right) JBF members Curt Dahl and Steve Johnson, Cindy and Jim Ercink of the Country Tractor Run, JBF member Linda Loberg, Mike and Brenda Ceroll of the Country Tractor Run, and JBF members Wade Johnson, Janeen Kohl and Melanie Yost. Not pictured are JBF’s Ron Kohl, Dominic Weber and Rick Schroeder. ~ Courtesy Photo

 


 

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