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With a puff of smoke and a whistle, Evan Aker’s rocket blasts into the sky above the Day County Fairgrounds Aug. 8. Aker, 10 of Waubay (pictured right) built the rocket as a 4-H project. Several rockets built by Day County 4-Hers were launched during the fair event. Children would watch a rocket from the launch site as it fell from the sky then race off to retrieve it once it fell to the ground. Pictured with Aker is Tigh Gaikowski, 10 of Waubay (left) and Conner Fischer (center).

To Waubay residents: ‘No unnecessary water usage’

 

 

Residents in the City of Waubay have been asked to restrict their water usage until further notice.

The Waubay City water tower is undergoing some routine maintenance that makes it necessary to leave the water tower empty. Because of that, Mayor Kevin Jens said the city...

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Swimmers take state title in own pool

 

 

Webster was host of the State Seasonal Swim Meet Aug. 3-5 and it was most fitting that the local Tigerfish ate up their competition in their own pool. Webster had 54 swimmers with 52 of them placing in the state meet for points. Swimmers are presented points for top eight finishes. Coach Deb Finnesand said, “It was pretty good winning state, especially in our own pool with more family and friends watching.” But to add icing to the cake, this was the third state in a row for the local club.

The Tigerfish is not a selfish group of swimmers either, Finnesand said her kids tell her...

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