Alcester-Hudson Cubs Upcoming Schedule:

Posted January 3, 2019 at 9:27 pm

Friday, January 4, 2019

4:30 pm Basketball: Girls and Boys JV Games vs. Menno @ Menno High School

5:45 pm Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs. Menno @ Menno High School followed by Boys Varsity Game

Saturday, January 5, 2019

9:00 am Wrestling: Varsity Invitational TBA vs. Brandon Valley @ Brandon Valley High School

4:00 pm Basketball: Boys JV Game vs. Elkton-Lake Benton @ Elkton followed by Boys Varsity Game

Monday, January 7, 2019

5:00 pm Basketball: Girls and Boys JV Game vs. Viborg Hurley @ Alcester-Hudson High School

6:15 pm Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs. Viborg

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    Urgent Care opens in Hawarden

    Hawarden Regional Healthcare is excited to announce the opening of an Urgent Care Clinic to service our local area. Urgent Care needs don't always happen during normal business hours.

    The Urgent Care Clinic at Hawarden Regional Healthcare fills the medical-care niche between the hospital emergency department and the medical provider's office.

    “Someone with an injury or illness that needs urgent attention but doesn’t seem to require emergency treatment can walk right into Hawarden Regional Healthcare – no appointment needed,”

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    ‘Tis season for giving at Alcester-Hudson elementary

    The most important lesson Alcester-Hudson elementary students are learning this month is “It’s better to give than receive.”

    They have been collecting jars of peanut butter and jellies to donate to the local food pantry, the school’s BackPack Program and the Feeding South Dakota program.

    The classes were challenged to bring as many

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    Alcester held its annual Fall Craft Fair

    Alcester held its Craft Fair Nov. 17 in the Alcester Elementary gym with many vendors to check out. Alcester firemen swerved a loaded baked potato lunch to raise funds for the department.


    Pink Ladies support cancer patients

    by Dodie Hook

    In Southeast South Dakota there is a group of women known as the Southeast Area Pink Ladies who are not only a dart league, but also raise funds for cancer patients within a 30 mile radius of Hudson, SD. The dart league, with about 30 members, is out of Waddy’s in Hudson.

    Those fighting cancer are given a care package full of helpful items to make life easier such as a

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    Learning the three ‘R’s — 1800s style

    By Julie Ann Madden

    On Oct. 24, West Sioux’s Ireton kindergartners and first graders had class at the Ireton Country School — learning just as their ancestors did more than 100 years ago.

    (Above) They began their school day with raising the American flag and reciting the Pledge to the Allegiance like their great-grandparents would have. Next, they returned to “today” reciting their Positive Behavior Instructional Support (PBIS)

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    Summer Camps offered for kids

    This summer the Sioux County Conservation Board will be offering several Summer Camps for kids in a wide variety of age groups.

    “Budding Naturalists” for ages 3 through 4 (with an adult) will be offered on June 5, June 15, and July 27 from 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. These little naturalists will have a hands-on introduction to nature, and the camp will include games, crafts, and trail hikes.

    “Frogs, Snails, Salamander Tails” will be offered on June 12-13 from

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    CarFit® program held at Hawarden Regional Healthcare

    Hawarden Regional Healthcare conducted a CarFit® check-up May 19 across from the hospital. The free program helps Americans turning 65 and all mature drivers to find a better fit with their cars for comfort and safety.

    The program was overseen by Mackenzie Feldhacker, occupational therapist at Hawarden Regional Helathcare.

    CarFit® is a national program developed by AAA, AARP, and the American Occupational Therapy Association.

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    Hawarden Regional Healthcare project is complete!

    by Dodie Hook

    An Open House and ribbon cutting were held May 17 at Hawarden Regional Healthcare (HRH) in honor of the completion of its building project which started with a groundbreaking May 21, 2015.

    The first phase of the project was completed Jan. 12, 2017, and at the end of December 2017 the project came to a close.

    At the May 17 gathering, CEO Jayson

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