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From left to right: Delaney Zoss, Cannon Zoss, Cain Zoss and Bailey Feistner show their award winning sheep at the Western Junior Livestock show.

The 84th Annual Western Junior Livestock Show and Family Consumer Science Show was held Oct. 5-9 at the Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City. Youth representing South Dakota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado exhibited livestock, partipated in livestock judging and livestock skillathon contests along with a variety of horticulture, consumer science events and public speaking. Seven youth along with their families had a very fun and successful week representing Sanborn County in these events.  

…Read the results and see an additional picture in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

PICTURED ARE the exhibits from Sanborn County that were entered at the State Fair over Labor Day weekend. Read the results and see additional pictures in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

COVID-19 and Vaccine Update

Sanborn County has highest vaccination percentage, lowest transmission rate among area counties

As of Monday, Aug. 30, the South Dakota Department of Health’s website reports that approximately 61.8 percent of state residents 12 years of age or older have received at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccines with 56.2 percent completing vaccination. Utilizing population data from data.census.gov and vaccination data from the South Dakota Department of Health, approximately 59.5 percent of the population in Sanborn County 10 years of age and older have received at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccination and 55.8 percent have complete vaccination. Sanborn County has the highest population vaccinated among surrounding counties. The population of people 10 years of age and older vaccinated with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Jerauld County is 51 percent, Miner County is at 55.4 percent, Davison County is at 57.3 percent, Beadle County is at 54.5 percent and Aurora County is at 52.1 percent. Due to how data is reported by the Census Bureau on its website, the county population numbers utilized contain children 10 and 11 years old even though they are not able to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, making the county vaccination percentages in the report slightly lower.

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

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