During the first week of June, Dayton Easton and Shania Cornelius, both representing the Letcher American Legion Auxiliary attended Girls State on the campus of the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. At the same time, Andrew Lindgren, representing the American Legion Post 29 of Woonsocket, took part in Boys State on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen.

…See pictures and read about their experiences in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

PICTURED IS Katie Schmit (Miss South Dakota Teen USA) next to Gabe Gitzen (2021 Sanford Children’s Miracle Network Champion) and  his dad, Joseph Gitzen.

Over 75 people participated in the Letcher Cure For Cancer 5K Walk/Run held this past Saturday, June 12. Walkers, runners, stroller riders, and bike riders attended and completed the event in conjunction with Letcher Alumni Weekend and Letcher Fun Day. All proceeds from the 5K Run/Walk will be given to Cure Kids Cancer in memory of Tanna Kingsbury and in honor of Paisley King. 

…To read more about and see more pictures of the day, pick up this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

The South Dakota High School Rodeo Association regional qualifying rodeos began this past weekend in Huron. Mason Moody of Letcher won the bull riding competition, got fourth place in team roping with his partner, Seth Gaikowski of Waubay, and got 10th in calf roping all in Saturday’s competition. He also went back and won the bull riding event in Sunday’s rodeo. 

In addition to Moody’s performances in the rodeo events, Hannah Dickson, a senior at Sanborn Central, brought in the American flag on horseback for Saturday’s competition. Dickson has recently joined the National Guard and was wearing her uniform as she displayed the flag for the events.

…See pictures in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

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