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The stories of the community of Blunt and First Dakota National Bank – formerly Dakota State Bank – have unfolded side by side from the founding of the bank in Blunt in 1908 until its closing … Read more⏵

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 On the road or at home, The Onida Watchman keeps readers informed. A popular photo feature, the Watchman on the Road, follows readers on their travels to places close to home, off the beaten … Read more⏵

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For members of the Christian faith, Christmas is the day to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and spend time with friends and family. Part of what makes the holidays so festive are the decor… Read more⏵

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Two members of the Sully Buttes Oral Interp Team will perform their pieces at the State Oral Interp competition this Friday in Yankton. Read more⏵

This Monday will mark 101 years since the Armistice that ended World War I. The Armistice went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year 1918. Read more⏵

Through the American Legion Auxiliary’s Dictionary Project, Onida third graders recently received a dictionary of their very own. The goal of The Dictionary Project is to ensure that everyone … Read more⏵

Longtime American Red Cross volunteer Nancy McKenney received Disaster Services Volunteer of the Year laurels during the organization’s Celebrating the Mission event last Thursday, September 26. Read more⏵

One of the first phone numbers residents of a certain age learned – perhaps even before learning their home phone number – was the number to call in case of fire, 258-2600.For more than five d… Read more⏵

The Sully County Fair Board sponsored a salad supper last Wednesday to raise funds for the annual fair. Board members and friends decorated 16 tables and provided salads and “fair foods” for a… Read more⏵

The Children’s Western Wish Foundation named Onida sixth grader Mackenzie Nelson, daughter of Derek and Desiray Nelson, the CWWF Honored Princess at the PRCA Match of Champions Rodeo in Fort P… Read more⏵

Members of the Sully Unit 79 American Legion Auxiliary were at Oahe Manor Sunday to celebrate with Alice West her 75 years of membership in the Legion Auxiliary. Surrounding Alice are Mary Sti… Read more⏵

The snow that blanketed South Dakota last week is forefront in everyone’s minds, but not forgotten are the icicle images readers sent in for the Watchman’s icicle contest. Read more⏵

More than 70 elementary singers representing six area schools were in Mobridge Thursday for the 2019 South Dakota Music Education Association (SDMEA) Festival Choir. The tenth annual event ful… Read more⏵

Sully Buttes High School junior Avery Weinheimer served as a page during the current legislative session in Pierre. She was sponsored by Sen. Jeff Monroe, R-Pierre. Avery plans to earn a degre… Read more⏵

Marking its 10th Christmas of remembering loved ones who have passed away, the Sully Area Memory Christmas Tree has been placed in the main lobby of the Sully County Courthouse through December 28. Read more⏵