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Sanborn County’s Evan Ohlrogge and Coaches Art and Audrey Kneen, and Jerauld County’s Katelin Deneke joined a busload of South Dakota 4-H members to attend the National 4-H Shooting competition June 24-29 in Grand Island, Neb.

As a result of his scores at the State 4-H Shoot in April, Evan was chosen to be on the four-person air pistol team from South Dakota. Katelin was chosen for South Dakota’s four-person hunting team. Other teams at the National Shoot were Air Rifle, 22 Rifle, 22 Pistol, Shotgun, Muzzleloader, Recurve Archery and Compound Archery. Audrey Kneen was chosen to coach the Air Pistol team and Art Kneen was chosen as the coach for the Air Rifle team.

The group arrived in Grand Island on Sunday, June 24, and spent Monday with practice during the day and opening ceremonies that night. Competition began on Tuesday.  

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Sanborn County Commission Chairman Jeff Ebersdorfer is pictured above accepting a plaque from SDML Workers’ Compensation Fund Administrator, Brad Wilson.

Woonsocket — Sanborn County has been honored for 15 years of membership with the South Dakota Municipal League Workers’ Compensation Fund. The Fund is celebrating its 30 Year Anniversary by recognizing long-term loyal members.  


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Tweety Bird’s Turtle Races were held on Wednesday, July 4. Although turtles were scarce this year, there were 22 turtle trainers competing for the title of Top Turtle.

In the 0-5-age category, Kolby Lindsey came in first, Braxtyn Raymond and Jocelyn Grassel tied for second and the team of Kaylee and Whitney Adams grabbed third place.

For the 6-9-age category, Shiloh Senska took home first place, Coltyn Raymond came in second and Hunter Hohn rounded out the group in third place.

In the 10-14-age category, McKenzie Baruth grabbed first place, Sam Baruth took home second place and Sutton Senska came in third.

Of the overall winners, Kolby Lindsey’s turtle was named Grand Champion, Shiloh Senska’s turtle came in second and McKenzie Baruth’s turtle was named third.