Leading the way down Webster’s Main Street May 15 were Serenity Else and Bethany Gregerson, carrying the Special Olympics torch during the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics South Dakota Week. Other students also took part in the run, which was escorted by officers from the Webster Police and the Day County Sheriff’s Office, while other students and adults lined the streets to cheer the runners on. Else and Gregerson are members of the Webster Area Special Olympics Team. See more on page 4.

Century-old story of Roslyn’s Legion Post namesake told



This year will mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Rudolph Baukol, the namesake of the Roslyn American Legion Post 253. Baukol was killed in action in 1918 in France while serving in World War I.

A special recognition service will be held Memorial Day at Fron ­Lutheran Church in rural Roslyn to commemorate the anniversary...

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Webster advances runners to state



Prior to the Region 1A event in Webster May 17, Webster qualified Abby Richie in pole vault, Jhett Prins in the high jump and long jump, Coby Reetz pole vault, Austin Moen long and triple jump events, Emily Breske in the high jump as well as the boy’s medley relay team. Those who took the top two spots in the region or receive a state qualifing standard also advance to state in Spearfish. Joining their teammates will be Richie in the 200, Annie Witt in pole vault, Brianna Mount in the 800M, Rana Hegg in both the 1600M and 3200M, Webster’s girls 1600 sprint medley team, Moen in the 200M, Jacob Hernandez and Drew Reetz in the 800M, the boys 4x800 relay team and Coby Reetz in the pole vault...

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