Certain parts of Central South Dakota saw a good amount of rain last night. Bob Dickman, received 2.20 inches, seven and a half miles south of Gregory. Chuck Keiser at Jordan Hill reported an inch 90. Charlotte Piper, nine mile south of Wood, reported .65. Liz Farley, LaWaynie Hossle, Greg Haukaas, Rick Odenbach, Dione Rowe and Tresh Swedlund said they did not get any rain. Sharon Eddie, west side of Winner, said she had .42 fall. Jane Tuttle in Burke reported a quarter of an inch. Greg Assman, five miles west of Winner, said 3 and a half inches of rain fell overnight. Pete Haukaas in Okreek reported .25. Donna Howland, southeast of Winner, reported .25 as well. Ray Hannett, east of the Winner Airport reported .94. Short Haley received .34 at Haley’s Hiway Lumber and nothing in Colome. Wilma Harter said she received 2.70 in Witten. Boyt Young received just sprinkle 15 miles east, northeast of Winner. Duane Schmidt received 2.4 inches three miles west and a mile north of Winner. Jo Carlson reported .60 east of the Winner Airport. Richard Kingsbury in Wood had an inch 20. Linda Dimond had an inch 40, six miles northeast of Wood. Randy Antoine reported an inch at Golden Prairie Manor.
A benefit raffle will take place during the Clearfield Hall’s 100th Birthday renovation! They will raffle off a Weatherby Vanguard II Sporter .257 gun that has a Weatherby 24″ Blued barrel, walnut stock with a Nikon Pro Staff 3-9×400 mm scope. The drawing will be held July 28th. The gun is currently on display at Jeff’s Gun Vault in Winner. For more information contact Eric at 842-5483 or Shirley at 840-1061.
Don’t forget that Miss Rodeo Cherry County is adding a Cherry County Rodeo Princess Contest and is open to girls ages nine through fourteen as of January 1st. The contest will take place July 27th and 28th and entries are due by next Monday, July 23rd. For more information you can contact Judy at 402-376-1879 or Barb at 402-376-3069.
Mike Henriksen will hold a book signing this Thursday, July 19th from 5-8pm at the Winner Country Club! Come meet Mike and pick up a copy of his book, “First Person, Legendary South Dakota Sports Stories.” Mike can be heard during South Dakota state high school sports tournaments and on Country 1260 each Sunday from Noon-1pm on Sportsmax.
IN LEGION BASEBALL LAST NIGHT AT LEAHY BOWL, WINNER/COLOME DEFEATED GREGORY COUNTY, 12-2. THE USAW FREESTYLE/GRECO WRESTLING NATIONALS CONTINUE TODAY AT THE FARGO DOME. CHAMBERLAIN’S NASH HUTMACHER WILL COMPETE FOR THE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP THIS AFTERNOON AGAINST ANTHONY CASSIOPPI OF ILLINOIS. HUTMACHER BEAT ANTHONY GUTRIDGE OF ILLINOIS IN THE SEMIFINAL ROUND ON MONDAY.
We have a pair of golf tournaments coming up this weekend. Saturday is the women’s two person best ball tournament at the Winner Country Club with a 10:30 shotgun start. The cost is eighty dollars per team and that includes mulligans and a lunch. To signup call 842-0686. On Sunday is the Men’s Open Tournament at the Ainsworth Golf Course with a 10am shotgun start. To signup call 402-387-1658.
Coming up this Wednesday, July 18th, a blood drive will take place in White River at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall from 1:15-5pm. To make an appointment call Donna at 259-3372. A blood drive is coming up next week in Winner on Tuesday, July 24th from Noon-6pm and on Wednesday, July 25th from 7:30am-12:30pm at the Winner Regional Hospital Chapel. To make an appointment call Lyndsey at 842-7178.
It will be a rodeo filled weekend in Jones County! The Gumbo Ridge bronc ride will be held this Friday, July 20th at the Murdo Arena. Calcutta is at 6:30 with the bronc ride and ranch bronc ride to follow. On Saturday the 21st, the 9th annual Murdo Ranch Rodeo will happen at the Rodeo Arena. Calcutta is at 4:30 with the rodeo to follow. There are new kids events this year! 4 person teams will be in action along with rope relays and team penning. There will also be mutton bustin and mini bronc rides too.
The Colome Area Farmers Market will open for the season this Thursday, July 19th at the Colome City Park! Stop by and purchase items such as honey, eggs, baked and canned goods in addition to fresh local produce and hand crafted goods. The Farmers Market will be open on Thursday’s through October from 4:30-7. If you want to be a vendor, get your application by messaging the Colome Area Farmers Market Facebook page.
State Tournament in Sioux Falls, Day 3
11AM- Clearfield vs Winner
2 person scramble at the Medicine Creek Golf Course
Junior Legion Baseball
Winner/Colome at Sioux Falls Tournament, Day 3
Gregory County at Winner/Colome
Chamberlain at South Central
Kimball/White Lake at 4 Corners
Little League Baseball
Day 3 of 10U State Tournament in Platte
Alexandria at Platte
Kimball/White Lake at Parkston