Former Beresford resident killed July 14 in Wyoming ranching accident

Posted July 28, 2016 at 3:28 pm

On July 14, a former Beresford, S.D. man was killed in a four-wheeler accident while moving cattle on a ranch north of Gillette, Wyo.

According to the Gillette News Record, Troy Mader, age 60, and his wife, Cindy, were herding cattle at about 8 p.m. that Thursday evening when he was thrown from the ATV after one of the cattle strayed from the herd.

The Maders had lived in Beresford, S.D., for about a decade before moving back to Wyoming.

The couple founded Beresford’s free Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner celebration, which is now an annual tradition.

While living in Union County, Mader entertained many with his musical talents, including providing a patriotic musical salute during

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    Family Hike to be held at Oak Grove

    Have you ever gone on a walk and wished you knew the name of a plant?

    Come join us for a guided family-friendly stroll through Oak Grove, where we will explore the beautiful prairie, investigate the pond life, and enjoy hiking through the forest.

    This fun nature walk will begin at the bath house in Deer Run Campground on Aug. 9 from 9:30 – 11:30, with lunch from 11:30 – 12:00.


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    ‘Illus-author’ entertains at library

    By Steve Peterson

    Author and illustrator Elise Parsley of Beresford, S.D., made a presentation to youngsters as part of the Hawarden Public Library summer reading program, “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!”

    Parsley’s latest picture book is “If You Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don’t!”, a follow-up to her debut picture book, “If You Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don’t!” The main character is a girl

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    Sun-splashed day for Falcon Wrestling Club

    By Steve Peterson

    A total of 21 foursomes teed off for the Second Annual Falcon Wrestling Club golf outing held July 8 at Hawarden Golf Course.

    This was an increase from 13 teams last year, said West Sioux Head Coach Mark Van Oort.

    “This golf outing fund-raiser helps keep Falcon Youth Wrestling free for our 70 participants,” said Van Oort. “We will purchase warm-ups, shorts, and have scholarships so youth can attend camps,

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