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The Aberdeen Wings begin this year as defending Central Division champs. Games start Wednesday in Blaine, Minn. at the NAHL Showcase. #AberdeenSD #AberdeenWings #hockey
The squish of shoes on wet, muddy carpet reverberated down the hallway at Super City Plaza Monday while workers tried to clean and dry the carpet. An 8-inch water line broke near the main office on the east end of the building. That was late Saturday night. The broken line led to as much as 2 feet of flooding in parts of the building. Learn more about the flooding. We have a story and more photos at the link in our bio.
Just like anyone else traveling across North America, the butterflies need places to stop along the way, which is why biologists at Northern State University planted two monarch way stations — one on campus and the other at Kuhnert Arboretum. Learn about the way stations. We've got a link in our bio to the story. #NorthernStateU #NSU #monarch #butterflies #butterfly
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Britton hit a milestone not many churches in the Upper Great Plains have survived to see. Learn about the 125 year anniversary. We have a link to the story in our bio. #BrittonSD #church #anniversary #StJohnsEvangelicalLutheranChurch #milestone
Their business became a gathering place. A bar and bar back were moved from the Hillhead bar and gas was flowing from pumps. China Town opened in 1959 when the late John “Hunce” Thuringer and his wife, Margaret, purchased land with the intent of starting their own business. Learn about the history behind this Eden-area bar. We have a link in our bio. #EdenSD #ChinaTown #history
It was quiet in the Wolves locker room Saturday. It hadn't been quiet there after a game in over a year. But the Wolves had finally lost at home, after not having done so since the season-closing, senior-day loss to Bemidji State, and the locker room wasn't full of boisterous, jocular joy. "Up Northern Wolves" went unsung, and the gathering outside the locker room was thin and subdued. Learn more about the game. We have a link in our bio. #football #NorthernStateU #WolvesAthletics #NSU
Presentation interim head coach Chuck Miesbauer said Saturday night was a tough night to be a football coach. “As a football coach, this one doesn’t sit too well with me,” he said. “To be flat honest, this one kind of falls on me. ... It was just too many coaching mistakes. And then, on top of it, they came out with a great scheme and we didn’t make good enough adjustments to seal the deal in the second half.” Read about the Presentation College football game against Waldorf University. We have a link in our bio. #PresentationCollege #PresentationPC #football
Bruce Oberlander swam 10 miles in 6.5 hours Sept. 17, his 70th birthday. The event was also a fundraiser for the Aberdeen Swim Club Stingrays. Oberlander, of Deadwood, has three grandchildren on the team and his daughter, Lisa Jorgenson is an assistant coach. Get more info about this impressive feat. We have a link in our bio.
Check out some of the reading nooks at the new K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library. We've got a link to library news in our bio.
Congratulations Dacotah DeHoet. The Aberdeen Central senior will compete in the Miss South Dakota Teen USA competition Oct. 1 in Brandon.
Aberdeen has hosted a number of celebrities in the last few years. An actor of note will be in Aberdeen this week. Sean Astin will appear Thursday at the 2017 Realtors Convention of the Dakotas. The theme of the convention is "Lights. Camera. Action." Hence, Astin's stop. The star of "Lord of the Rings," "Rudy" and "Goonies" will do a meet and greet with the 400 or so people expected to attend. Learn more about the visit. We have a story at the link in our bio, as well as a gallery of celebrity visits through the last couple of years. #CaryElwes #ChadGreenway #AnthonyMichaelHall #MollyRingwald
Nathan Hitchcock of Sioux Falls competed in the Highland Games portion of the Celtic Faire at the Brown County Fairgrounds in 2015. He talks about why he likes participating in the strength events. Learn more about the Celtic Faire taking place this weekend in Aberdeen in our story available at the link in our bio. #AberdeenSD #HighlandGames #SouthDakota #CelticFaire #BrownCountyFairgrounds