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Reporter & Farmer | Amanda Fanger

Sanford nurse Kristy Breske administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine in 91-year-old Alice Donat’s upper arm Jan. 20 at Sanford Webster Medical Center. Donat was among a group of Heritage Village residents who lined up to receive their first round of the vaccine last week. After receiving her shot, Donat said she was glad to have it done and that she’s looking forward to an end of the pandemic when she can be with family again.

Those over 80 are lining up to get their first round doses of COVID-19 vaccine

There was palpable excitement in the air in the hallway at Sanford Webster Medical Center last week where residents from Heritage Village sat in chairs, waiting for their turn to get the vaccination against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

“I feel good, anxious,” said Ilene Stave, 80. She said...

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Reporter & Farmer | Subscriber snapshot

The Webster Area wrestlers took second place as a team at Battler Tournament in Gettysburg Jan. 16. Pictured back left are Matt Mork, Jayden Dominguez, Andy Johnson, Cael Larson, Trace Shoemaker, Hayden Niles; front left, Gage Baumgarn, Sean Sichmeller, Tacey Miller, Haeden Jorgenson, Cole Shoemaker and Tayten Kurkowski. Not pictured Lane Stern and Aaron Neugebauer.

Bearcats take second place at Gettysburg Battler Invite

The Webster Area Bearcats earned a second place finish at the Battler Invite with 83 points. Wessington Springs-Woonsocket-Wolsey-Wessington (WWWW) took home the championship with 204.5 points. Finishing third was Groton Area with 82 points.  The Cats had Cael Larson and Andy Johnson taking first in their respective weight classes while Haeden Jorgenson and Jayden Dominguez were consolation champions and Trace Shoemaker and Aaron Neugebauer captured fourth place.