For their annual Walk and Bike to School Day, a few South Dakota Department of Transportation employees from the Sanborn County location opened doors for kids as they entered the elementary school in Woonsocket, and they handed out safety lights the kids can attach to their bikes for safer riding. Walk and Bike to School Day is an annual event that is recognized nationally in October every year. 

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

Catholic Daughters hold yearly Fall Festival

Howard earns new annual scholarship

Erica Howard receives a scholarship check in the amount of $250 from Father Kevin Doyle at the CDA Fall Festival. The scholarship was awarded for 10 years of service to the church as an altar server.

The Catholic Daughters of St. Wilfrid’s in Woonsocket held a Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 29.

As an additional highlight of the event, Erica Howard received the first-ever Altar Server Scholarship. Erica has been a Mass server since second grade and has continued through her senior year of high school. She now attends SDSU in Brookings. The scholarship was implemented by Father Jim Friedrich and the Catholic Daughters have held a fundraising event with donations from the Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree and Catholic United Financial to fund it.

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

The news office for the Sanborn Weekly Journal has officially moved to its new location on Dumont Avenue, which is considered Woonsocket’s Main Street. We are located in what was originally the FSA Office and was most recently the Dakota Peddler. CreativeWEB Apparel and Gifts will also be relocating and joining us in the very near future. You can’t miss us with our big beautiful signs on the building. Thank you to everyone for your understanding during this relocation and transition. 

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