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DWU STUDENTS NAMED TO DEAN'S LIST MITCHELL -- Amy Novak, provost at Dakota Wesleyan University, has named 183 students to the 2011 spring semester dean's list. To qualify for the dean's list, a student must have a semester grade point average of at least 3.5 on a four-point scale. They also have to complete at least 12 hours of academic work during the semester. The following are students have been named to the dean's list. Elk Point ­ Danny Hutcheson; Samantha Massey Parkston ­ Samantha Mogck Platte ­ Christen Mitchell; Emily Olsen; Kayla Summerville Tripp ­ Samantha Sandau Utica ­ Valerie Hummel Vermillion ­ Joseph Ford Volin ­ Brittaney Schroeder YRAA PILOT TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE The Yankton Regional Aviation Association (YRAA) announces the opening for applications for the YRAA Pilot Training Scholarship. The $750 scholarship was established in 2005 and is one way the YRAA promotes general aviation in southeastern South Dakota and northeastern Nebraska. The YRAA has 99 members from area towns (Menno, Springfield, Tripp, Tyndall, Vermillion, Volin, Wagner, Yankton, Bloomfield, Creighton, Hartington, Randolph). The scholarship will be given a "wannabe student" pilot, student pilot, or pilot seeking an advanced rating. The success of this program is in part dependent upon the receipt of good quality nominees with a strong interest in aviation. The deadline for submitting an application for the scholarship is July 15, 2011. The application form for the YRAA Pilot Training Scholarship can be requested from Steve Hamilton, 303 Golf Lane, Yankton, SD 57078; or email [email protected] or call 605-665-8448. AREA STUDENTS GRADUATE FROM AUGUSTANA COLLEGE SIOUX FALLS -- Three hundred and forty students participated in the Augustana College commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 21, at the Sioux Falls Arena. The following area students received degrees from Augustana College: Samantha Sheffield from Beresford. Robin Bennett from Centerville. Zachary Ludens from Parker. Krista Froke from Vermillion. Anna Isaacson from Vermillion. Spencer Ferrell from Yankton. Drew Heithoff from Yankton. Samuel Hopewell from Yankton. Abbie Hunhoff from Yankton. Laura Kniffen from Yankton. Emily Lincoln from Yankton. Adam Walsh from Yankton. Maisie Eickhoff from Fordyce, Neb. QUINLIVAN AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP AT SDSU BROOKINGS -- Michael Quinlivan of Yankton was awarded the Avera Health Scholarship in Support of the Jackrabbit Guarantee 2006 Challenge for the 2011-2012 academic year at South Dakota State University. Quinlivan is a senior majoring in nursing at SDSU, the son of Ray and Kathy Quinlivan of Yankton and is a 2008 graduate of the Yankton High School. DES MOINES UNIVERSITY GRADUATES ANNOUNCED DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines University (DMU) awarded 499 degrees at its 2011 Commencement service May 28 at 10 a.m. at the Iowa Events Center, 730 Third St. The dean from each of the three DMU colleges presented their classes and DMU president, Angela Walker Franklin, Ph.D., conferred degrees. Brandon Peterson of Centerville, South Dakota earned a D.P.T. degree. Peterson is the child of Gary and Julie Peterson of Centerville, South Dakota. Kayla Kumm of Bloomfield, Nebraska earned a M.S. (PA) degree. Kumm is the child of Kelvin and Joleen Kumm of Bloomfield, Nebraska. TRIPP-DELMONT SCHOOL HONOR ROLL AND PERFECT ATTENDANCE

Perfect Attendance (* indicates whole year)

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CALENDAR

The COMMUNITY CALENDAR appears each Monday and Thursday. Contributions to this list of upcoming events are welcome and should be submitted two weeks before the event. Submissions MUST be typewritten or legibly printed and include the name and phone number of a contact person. Send items to P&D Calendar, PO Box 56, Yankton, SD 57078, or email to [email protected]

FRIDAY

Line Dancing, 9:30 a.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Cardio Exercise, 11 a.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Daily Reprieve, noon, non-smoking open meeting, 1019 W 9th Street. Bridge, 1 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Bingo, 7-9 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Open Billiards, 7-9 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Vermillion Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., non-smoking closed session, 16 1/2 Court St, Vermillion Porchlight, 8 p.m., non-smoking closed session, United Church of Christ, 210 W 5th Street

SECOND FRIDAY

Parkinson Support Group, 1:30 p.m., Benedictine Center.

SATURDAY

Weight Watchers, 9 a.m., 413 W. 15th Street. Weigh in 1/2 hour before. Each Day a New Beginning, 10 a.m., non-smoking closed session, 1019 W 9th Street Daily Reprieve, noon, non-smoking closed session, 1019 W 9th Street. Vermillion Unity Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. closed session, Trinity Lutheran Church, 816 E. Clark, Vermillion.

SUNDAY

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 a.m., closed meeting, 1019 W. 9th Street Tyndall Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 a.m., non-smoking, 1609 Laurel St., Tyndall Vermillion Unity Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed meeting, Trinity Lutheran Church, 816 E. Clark, Vermillion

Junior-Kala Meisenhoelder Sophomores-Liz Bitterman and La Nae Fuerst 8th Grade-Michelle Nuss 7th Grade-Tara Droppers*, Bryant Henson and Kayla Neugebauer*

Gold (* indicates 4.0 GPA)

MONDAY

Line Dancing, 9:30 a.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Quilting, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Cardio Exercise, 11 a.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Daily Reprieve, noon, open meeting non-smoking, 1019 W 9th St. Interchange, noon, open meeting, Minerva's Bar and Grill, 605-660-8849. Cribbage, 1 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Pinochle, 1 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Whist, 1 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 River City Harmony Sweet Adelines, 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 11th and Cedar, 605-661-7162 Daily Reprieve, 7 p.m., closed meeting non-smoking, 1019 W 9th St.

Senior-Jeremy Shirey Sophomores-Liz Bitterman and La Nae Fuerst Freshmen-Cara Finck and Jacob Reeves 8th Grade-Becca Brown, Dustin Fischer, Hannah Just*, Payton Schafers and Morgan Ziegler 7th Grade-Laura Brown, Kelsey Buchmann, Tara Droppers, Ali Hanson, Kayla Neugebauer and Lauren Soulek

Silver

FIRST MONDAY

Yankton Lions Club, 6 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. meeting, JoDeans, 605665-4694 Heartland Humane Society Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 601 1/2 Burleigh Yankton Parks Advisory Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m., RTEC, 1200 W. 21st Street

Senior-Cody Dozark Juniors-Chris Cap, Allison Mora and Dylan Peters Sophomores-Kelli Batterman, Nicholas Brunette and Brice Caery 8th Grade-Patricia Fischer, Madysen Pravecek and Jessica Sandau

Bronze

SECOND MONDAY

Yankton Diabetes Support Group, 1 p.m., Benedictine Center, AVSHH, 605-668-8000 ext. 456 Yankton Republican Party Executive Meeting, 5:30 p.m., 2507 Fox Run Parkway, 605-260-1605 Yankton School Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m., YSD Administration Building, 2410 West City Limits Road, 605-665-3998 Yankton Area Writers Club, 7 p.m., Yankton Library, 605-664-6582 Tri-State Old Iron Association Meeting, 7 p.m., JoDeans Restaurant, 605-665-9785. Yankton City Commission, 7 p.m., RTEC, 1200 W. 21st Street YHS Booster Club Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Summit Activities Center Meeting Room, 605-665-4640

THIRD MONDAY

Yankton Golf Advisory Board Meeting, noon, Fox Run Golf Course, 600 W. 27th Street, 605-668-5205 Friends Of The Yankton Community Library, 5:30 p.m., Yankton Library, 515 Walnut Yankton Lions Club, 6 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. meeting, JoDeans, 605665-4694. Yankton American Legion Auxiliary, 7:30 p.m., VFW Building, 209 Cedar Street

FOURTH MONDAY

NARFE Chapter 1053, 10 a.m. at The Center, located at 900 Whiting Drive.

TUESDAY

Table Tennis, 8:30 a.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Yankton Community Forum, 8:30 a.m. coffee, 9 a.m. meeting at Hillcrest, 605-664-5832 Ladies Pool, 10 a.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Weight Watchers, 10:30 a.m., 413 W. 15th Street. Weigh in 1/2 hour before. Yankton Alanon, noon, non-smoking session, 1019 W 9th Street Nurse, 12:30-3:30 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Open Cards, 12:45 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Connections Support Group, 7:8:30 p.m. 301 Capitol Street, basement conference room, 605-6614434. Bingo, 7-9 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Open Billiards, 7-9 p.m., The Center, 605-665-4685 Yankton Alcoholics Anonymous STEP Sessions, 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.. 1019 W. 9th St. Vermillion Unity Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed session, Trinity Lutheran Church at 816 E Clark St. Vermillion.

Seniors-Brittany Fischer, Caleb Finck, Brittany Johnson, Max Kennedy, Dylan Mogck and Karisa Moreno Juniors-Kaitlin Buchholz, Macey Fuerst, Katelyn Heisinger, Kala Meisenhoelder and Rachel Soulek Sophomores-MeKayla Pravecek, Rachel Mora and Morgan Polreis 8th Grade-Rachel Birnstiehl, Nyssa Fechner and Aaron Torres 7th Grade-Jeana Nuss, Ashlea Fischer, Malorie Fischer and Julie Gilley MOUNT MARTY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES SPRING GRADUATES Mount Marty College, with campuses in Yankton and Watertown, held Spring Commencements in May. At the Yankton Commencement ceremony, several students received special awards from the office of Student Affairs. Jenny Miller, Sioux Falls received the Leadership Among Peers Award given to a student who exhibited positive peer role modeling while embodying the mission and core values of Mount Marty College. Jordan Foos, a December Woonsocket graduate, received the Benedictine Balance Award. Kimberly Velk, Yankton, received the Service to the Mount

Marty Community Award given to a student who sacrifices personal time to share talents, gifts, and spirit in service to the Mount Marty College Community. Leonard Risinger, Plainview, Neb., and Gina Emmanuel, Schuyler, Neb., received the 20102011 Fr. Owen Award. These area graduates have successfully completed the requirements of their selected degree programs: Creighton, Neb.: Jodi Vellek, BSN Human Service Crofton, Neb.: Tara Evans, BA Business Administration cum laude Crofton, Neb.: Meagan Friend, BSN Nursing Crofton, Neb.: Tierney Schumacher, BA Graphic Design + Media Arts magna cum laude Irene: Robert Hauger, BA Business Administration & Recreation Management Lake Andes: Ashley Soulek, BA Criminal Justice & Psychology Parker: Kerry McDonald, BA Graphic Design + Media Arts Randolph, Neb.: Kathleen Gubbels, BSN Nursing Scotland: Cassandra Neth, BA Biology summa cum laude Tyndall: Kayla Ranek, BSN Nursing Tyndall: Victoria Vellek, BA Nursing Vermillion: Kathleen Derrington, BA Elementary Education Vermillion: Darlene Fickbohm, BSN Nursing Wagner: Krystal Cihak, BSN Nursing Wagner: Karie Gundrum, BA Psychology Yankton: Steve Anderson, AA Elementary Education Yankton: Kristopher Anderson, AS Horticulture Yankton: Anthony Boyd, AA Business Administration Yankton: Virginia Callahan, BA English & Secondary Education Yankton: Kari Caruthers, BSN Nursing Yankton: Jessica Christensen, BSN Nursing Yankton: Joan Clement, BSN Nursing cum laude Yankton: Drew Crosby, AA Business Administration Yankton: Corran Cuff, AA Business Administration Yankton: Michael Davis, AA Business Administration Yankton: Ross Heine, BA Business Administration Yankton: Elizabeth Hoffman, BSN Nursing Yankton: Joshua Hurst, AA Business Administration Yankton: Corey Irvin-Anderson, AA Business Administration Yankton: Deborah Kuder, BA English Yankton: Zachary Lambrechts, BA Biology cum laude Yankton: Ashley Merkel, BSN Nursing cum laude Yankton: Holly Rothschadl, BSN Nursing Yankton: Michael Slowey, BSN Criminal Justice Yankton: Rae Slowey, BA Nursing Yankton: Rachael Smith, BSN Nursing Yankton: Raymond Sparks, AA Business Administration Yankton: Brian Teel, BA English cum laude Yankton: Kimberly Velk, BA Bi-

ology & Chemistry magna cum laude Yankton: Meghan Walker, BA Psychology Yankton: Albert White Hat, BA Business Administration Yankton: Rodney Williams, AA Business Administration Yankton: Sounobphagnok Xompouchanh, AA Business Administration MIDLAND UNIVERSITY CONFERS DEGREES TO 250 GRADUATES FREMONT, Neb. -- Midland University President Dr. Benjamin Sasse conferred degrees upon 250 graduates during the spring 2011 commencement ceremonies in Fremont, Nebraska. Graduating from the area was: Jennifer Hubert, Bachelor of Arts, Art, Vermillion.

3,319 RECEIVE DEGREES AT ISU COMMENCEMENT AMES, Iowa -- At Iowa State University's spring commencement ceremonies, 3,319 students received degrees. Iowa State awarded 2,655 undergraduate degrees, 392 master's degrees, 142 veterinary medicine degrees and 130 doctor of philosophy degrees. Of the students receiving bachelor's degrees, 751 graduated "With Distinction" (cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude). Four students graduated as members of the Honors Program. Graduates from our area included: Emily Anne Gamm, BS, Animal Ecology, Dakota Dunes; Sabrina Mae Fruechtenicht, BS, Psychology, Jefferson; Michelle Lea Rydell, MS, Journalism and Mass Communication, Vermillion. STUDENTS AWARDED HAGENHARVEY SCHOLARSHIPS PIERRE -- Seven Native American students have been chosen to receive Richard Hagen-Minerva Harvey Memorial Scholarships for the 2011-12 school year. The students will use the scholarships to pursue their education at an institute of higher education in South Dakota. "This award is a great honor. I am excited to see these students continuing their education at postsecondary institutions within South Dakota," Gov. Dennis Daugaard said. "Their families should be very proud." From the area Araya Cournoyer of Lake Andes was selected. NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE ANNOUNCES DEAN'S LIST ORANGE CITY, Iowa-- The Academic Dean's List for the spring 2011 semester at Northwestern College includes 387 students. Among those are: Bennett Mabee, Yankton, biology health professions Michael Mabee*, Yankton, biology health professions Samuel Santos*, Yankton, biology health professions The Dean's List includes students who achieved a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above while carrying a minimum of 12 graded hours. Receiving Collegiate Scholar distinction for haveing a semester average of 3.75 or above were 181 students, designated with an asterisk.

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Area Students Elected To Officer Positions At Boys State

WATERTOWN -- The 450 high school boys between their junior and senior years, who were delegates to the 69th annual session of The American Legion Boys State of South Dakota held their general election for state officers on Thursday, June 2. The candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor of both parties, Nationalist and Federalist, were subjected to questions during mid-morning assembly in the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State University. All delegates returned to their respective cities prior to lunch to cast their ballots. After lunch, election results were announced by Boys State Executive Officer Todd Otterberg of Spearfish. Selected from the area were: · In non-political elections, chosen to serve on the Supreme Court was Tim Sternhagen of Scotland. · Luke Buffington of Gayville was the Nationalist Party Keynote Speaker and was selected as the Outstanding Boys State Citizen. American Legion Boys State of South Dakota was held on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen, May 30-June 3, 2011, under the direction of Boys State Director Eugene Opbroek of Pickstown. Over 60 volunteer staff members from local, county and state government along with members of the SD Army National Guard, colleges and universities, and associations in South Dakota assisted The American Legion in presenting the program.

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Hanson-Wuestewald

Staci Christine Hanson and Joby James Wuestewald of Gayville, South Dakota, have announced their engagement and the approaching plans for a June 25th, 2011, wedding at The United Church of Christ in Vermillion. Staci is the daughter of Douglas Hanson and Nadyne Zimmerman. She is a 2005 graduate of Gayville-Volin High School and an alumnus of Colorado Tech University. She is currently working at Sanford Medical Center in Vermillion. Joby is the son of Kari Anderson and John Wuestewald. He is a 2005 graduate of Yankton High School and is currently employed by L&M Radiator in Yankton.

th 10 th Anniversary Open House

Corps of Discovery Welcome Center

June 11th · 11am-5pm

Hamburgers & hot Wine tasting ­ dogs available Nissen Winery ­ free cake & coffee serving samples

Fun for the entire family!

Trail hiking - all day

Local Speakers at 1 pm

Visit our unique gift shop

Corps of Discovery Welcome Center

89705 Hwy 81, Crofton NE 68703 402-667-6557 · [email protected] Facebook Page ­ Corps of Discovery Welcome Center

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