February 2018

MADISON – Two Dakota State University resident assistants (RAs) won first place in a case study competition at a recent conference.

Alexis Hanson and Haley Asimakopoulos were part of a DSU delegation who attended the University of Northern Iowa RA conference in late January. Hanson is an RA at Courtyard Hall; Asimakopoulos is an RA in Emry Hall.


Haley Asimakopoulos is the daughter of Scott and Robin Gentles of Woonsocket.

…Read more in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

Bailey Schmiedt takes control and pins his opponent to advance to the final round of wrestling on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the region wrestling tournament in Miller.

On Saturday, Feb. 17, the Wessington Springs/Woonsocket wrestlers traveled to Miller for the Region 3B Wrestling Tournament with hopes of earning a spot in the state tournament lineup. The Blackhawks had nine wrestlers compete, but only Bailey Schmiedt and Riley Stevens earned a trip to the state tournament.


…Read details about the Region Tournament and see an additional picture in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

Brittani Larson of First National Bank presents an $800 check to American Legion members Steve Lynch, Paula Linke, Dick Regynski and David Kogel.

The Woonsocket American Legion Post #29 is the thankful recipient of an $800 donation from First National Bank in Woonsocket.

The Legion is committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in the communities it serves, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.  Some of the Legion activities include the annual Memorial Day program, providing Honor Guard and burial ceremonies for funerals, setting out flags at the Courthouse Veteran’s Memorial on patriotic holidays, putting out flags at the cemetery to recognize the graves of military members, providing Color Guard for parades, ballgames and the Veteran’s program, sponsoring lunch for the seniors for their Legislative trip to Pierre, sponsoring attendees to Boy’s State, and serving a Veteran’s Day supper for past and present military members, as well as teachers and staff.


…Read on in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.