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Ryder Halligan led the Winner boys golf team at the pre-regional held Sept. 20 in Pierre.
The Winner golfer placed fifth with a 79. Halligan was followed by Karson Keiser who took seventh shooting an 82.
Landon Calhoon placed 10th and Maxton Brozik, 11th.
Carter Craven placed 18th.
As a team, Winner took second with an 334. First place went to Parkston with a 329.
The Region 3A golf meet was held Monday, Sept. 27 in Pierre.
Cal’s Angels “War on Wheels” bike ride will travel through Winner on Oct. 1.
Cal’s Angels is a leading pediatric cancer nonprofit.
The ride will kickoff at Mt. Rushmore on Sept. 29.
Riders will bike nearly 1,000 miles from Mount Rushmore to St. Charles, Ill. to support pediatric cancer patients.
The route on Oct. 1 is Murdo to Winner and then Oct. 2 Winner to Platte. The group will have a rest day in Platte on Oct. 3.
There will be about 20 cyclists raising awareness and funding for pediatric cancer research and Cal’s Angels wish program.
The ride will end Oct. 11 in Illinois.
Tripp County had one new confirmed positive case of COVID-19 on Monday.
There are 26 active cases in the county.
Statewide, there were 287 new cases on Monday with 96 probable.
Recently, the S.D. Department of Health reported 10 South Dakotans have died due to COVID-19. That is the most virus deaths reported in a single day since February.
The number of statewide active cases has remained steady at 7,700.
New COVID-19 hospitalizations also remain steady and there are currently 184 persons hospitalized with the virus.
South Dakota’s death toll stands at 2,125.
South Dakotans have increasingly sought to get vaccinated against COVID-19. In the past month, 29,000 people have gotten an initial vaccine shot.
About 51 percent of the state’s population is fully vaccinated
A booster shot from Pfizer has been approved and will be available to persons over the age of 65 and high risk groups in the state.
Approval is still waiting for the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson booster shot.
Services for Joyce Hermsen, 95, of Norfolk, Neb., will be at Immaculata Monastery in Norfolk, NE. The Rev. Allan Stetz O.S.B. officiated for the funeral Mass at Immaculata Monastery in Norfolk on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. Graveside services were Monday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Colome Cemetery. A luncheon followed at St. Isadore’s Catholic Church basement, in Colome.
Joyce died on Sept. 22, 2021, at Faith Regional Services in Norfolk, NE. Brockhaus-Howser-Filmer Funeral Home in Norfolk is in charge of arrangements.
Joyce was born in Colome, S.D. on July 26, 1926, to Leon and Hilda (Stockman) Rehberg. She passed to eternity on Sept. 22, 2021, in Norfolk, NE.
Joyce graduated from Colome High School in 1943 and was married to Albert Hermsen Jr. the same year. Joyce and Al made their home in Winner, S.D. and had three children, Garry (deceased as an infant), Gayle (Sister Kevin) of Norfolk and Gregory of Seattle.
Joyce was known as a great cook and meticulous housekeeper. She and Al traveled extensively during their marriage, visiting several countries in Europe and Asia. Al died in 1997 and Joyce continued to live in Winner until 2014 when she moved to the Meadows senior living facility in Norfolk, NE. She enjoyed having Sister Kevin closer and Greg visited often from Seattle.
She is preceded in death by her husband Al; infant Garry; her parents; and her two sisters, Shirley Mitchell and Mary Olson. Joyce’s mother Hilda died while Joyce and her sisters were still small children. They were raised by their maternal aunt, Clara Dedlow and her husband Ed on a farm near Colome. Their cousin Earlean Dedlow was a special “big sister” to them.
She is survived by her daughter, Sister Kevin of Norfolk; her son, Greg of Seattle, WA; two granddaughters, Marissa Hermsen of Seattle and Monica (John) Wisniewski of Bellingham, WA; three great-grandsons, Elijah, Ashton, and Ezren Wisniewski.
Results from Tripp County include:
Aerospace & Rocketry Blue -Lena DeMers & Ryken Kaup
Clothing & Textiles Purple – Maggie DeMers Blue – Lena DeMers
Electricity – Purple – Katie Welker, Elizabeth Wonnenberg
Red – Cierra Bordeaux
Engineering – Purple – Elizabeth Wonnenberg
First Aid – Purple – Cierra Bordeaux
Blue -Allie Littau
Foods & Nutrition – Purple – Amanda Edwards & Allie Littau
Health – Purple – Cierra Bordeaux
Home Environment – Purple – Madisan Graber, Elizabeth Wonnenberg
Blue – Miranda Fisher, Madisan Graber (2)
Photography – Purple Lena DeMers, Maggie DeMers, Amanda Edwards, Bailey Fairbanks (2) Miranda Fisher, Madisan Graber, Chloe Kendall, Hudson Peters, Jocelyn Soles, Katie Welker (2)
Blue – Maggie DeMers,Amanda Edwards, Bailey Fairbanks(2), Chloe Kendall, Hudson Peters & Jocelyn Soles
Robotics – Blue – Elizabeth Wonnenberg
Shooting Sports – Purple Katie Welker
Swine – Purple – Maggie DeMers
Visual Arts – Purple – Avery Antelope, Nadia Millian & Leah Wiechelman
Blue – Amanda Edwards, Chloe Kendall, Nadia Millian (2)
Red – Chloe Kendall
Showmanship – Purple- Maggie Demers
Blue – Lena DeMers & Elizabeth Wonnenberg
Breeding Beef Blue – Elizabeth Wonnenberg (2)
Market Beef Purple – Lena DeMers & Maggie DeMers
Showmanship – Blue – Bailey Fairbanks, Hudson Peters, & Miranda Fisher
Dairy Cattle Purple – Grand Champion any other Breed Cow Miranda Fisher
Reserve Grand Champion Grade Holstein Hudson Peters
Blue – Bailey Fairbanks & Hudson Peters
Breeding Meat Goat – Purple – Bailey Fairbanks (3)
Market Sheep Blue – Allie Littau & Evan Littau
Showmanship – Purple- Brianna Bilchrist & Elizabeth Wonnenberg
Rabbits – Purple – Brianna Gilchrist (4), Jaelyn Assman & Elizabeth Wonnenberg (4)
Youth in Action
Fashion Revue Blue – Cierra Bordeaux
Public Presentations– Purple – Bailey Fairbanks & Amanda Blare & Allie Littau