Evan and Emily Ohlrogge are pictured with Air Pistol and Air Rifle Coach Art Kneen. Evan was chosen for the SD Air Pistol team to compete at the National Shoot in June, and Art will be the national team coach. Emily set a new county Air Pistol record this year.

The State 4-H Shoot was held April 27-29 in the Pierre and Ft. Pierre area with 1,579 youth participating in 2,799 entries in the various disciplines. Shooters were broken down into age groups and by discipline and type of equipment. The South Dakota State 4-H Shoot is one of the largest youth shooting events in the nation. 

Sanborn County had 67 youth qualify to participate at the State Shoot with 176 entries in the numerous disciplines.

Individual placings in Archery at the State Shoot were as follows: Toby Kneen – Junior CWS-R, fifth with 148.13, and Junior CWOS-R, third with 106; Cole Wilson – Beginner, CWOS-R fourth with 115; Westin Hagman – Junior CWOS-R, fourth with 102.03; Katelin Deneke – Senior RWS, fourth with 108.03, RWOS, third with 94.01, and 3-D RWOS, first with 124; Shania Cornelius – Senior RWOS, second with 96. Those receiving a purple ribbon were Toby Kneen (CWS-R), Devyn Brooks (CWS-R), and Westin Hagman (CWS-R).  


…See the rest of the placings, along with more pictures in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

Sanborn County 4-H Shooting Sports recorded an amazing year in 2018, with many new shooters, numerous county records set, and 67 shooters qualifying for the State Shoot in 176 events.  

County Shoot placings were decided over the county match shoots from January through April. The top scores from the match shoots were used to determine the first, second and third place finishes for the county level.

…Read the results and see pictures in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

In recent years, the FBI’s Internet Complaint Center Report has recorded a yearly average of 290,000 reports of various types of fraud, from fake used car ads on Craigslist, to email messages impersonating FBI officials, to phone messages about the IRS filing a lawsuit on someone for owing taxes that are not owed. Of these, more than 115,000 involved some financial loss. The typical loss was $600, but for some kinds of scams, the figure was much higher, adding up to more than $525 million lost.

On Monday, May 7, at 7 p.m., the Town ‘N Kountry Kids 4-H Blue Group is hosting an Internet/phone safety course in Letcher at the newly remodeled community center. Everyone seventh grade up to adult is welcome, and, although it is suggested for grades seven and eight, high schoolers, parents, grandparents, and interested community members are encouraged to attend. It is free to the public. 

Toby Russell of the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation will be speaking about very serious, mature topics; therefore, no one under grade seven should attend. 

Snacks will be provided by 4-H families.