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Kyla Sawvell and Cooper McLaughlin are pictured here with the shot put placers.
The Wall Squad of five boys and five girls traveled to the State Track Meet in Sioux Falls on May 26th and 27th. On Friday, Allan McDonnell and Bradan McDonnell started the events for Wall with the High Jump. Bradan cleared 5’ 7” finishing 22nd. Allan cleared 6’ 5” for second place. The winning...
The annual Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America fundraiser for the children’s Victory Junction camp stopped in Wall this year. Wall Mayor Marty Huether, right, presented a $1,000 community check to the cause. Shown is Richard Petty acknowledging the donation.
Approximately 150 motorcyclists rumbled into Wall, May 17, for the 23rd anniversary Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America. The celebrity-studded group stopped for a luncheon inside the Badlands Harley-Davidson. The ride was led by former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty. Other riders included legends such...
Jackie Roseth was honored as “Teacher of the Year”, Saturday, May 20 at the 2017 Wall Graduation ceremonies. Pictured from left: Wall School Board President Scot Eisenbraun, guest speaker Mary Roeder, Roseth and  Wall High School Superintendent Cooper Garnos.
Business partners Janet Niehaus and Ken Charfauros have purchased the Wall Meat Processing Plant from Scott Carson.
Ken Charfauros and Janet Niehaus are the new owners of the Wall Meat Processing.   The business, previously owned by Scott Carson, is at 21 N. Creighton Road, Wall. Its telephone number is 279-2348. Though officially owners since April 4, Charfauros and Niehaus plan on a grand opening in the near...
Carter Elshere
Carter Elshere, a senior at Wall High School, recently signed a letter of intent to rodeo for Gillette College. He will be receiving a full ride scholarship and plans to major in Industrial Technology. Carter is the son of Ryan and Chrissy Elshere. Congratulations, Carter! We are so proud of you!
Students and advisor from Wall High School who attended the SDSCA State Convention included the following: Ronda Wilson, Advisor, Savana Johnston, Carter Elshere, Cass Lytle, Sierra Wilson, , Cash Wilson, Shelby Ruland, Cooper Jo McLaughlin, Bradan McDonnell, Andrew Law, Samantha Deutscher, Abby Moon, Tack Tines, Jenna Elshere, Malcom Heathershaw, Kohl Sandal
Wall High School attended the 30th Annual State Convention of the South Dakota Student Council Association (SDSCA) which was held in Rapid City, SD on April 9 – April 11, 2017. The SDSCA Convention included 916 students and advisors from 62 high schools across the state. SDSCA Executive Director,...
​The current building housing the St. Patrick’s Church in Wall was completed in 1977.
St. Patrick’s Church in Wall is holding a 100-year celebration, Sunday, April 23. A free-will dinner is set for 11:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. in the church, 701 Norris Street, Wall.   One hundred years ago, before a building was established in Wall for a Catholic congregation, three mission priests...
Josh Geigle toured an apple orchard. The trees can be worked from ground level. The only machine is the scoop that collects the not-quite good enough apples that are purposefully dropped to the ground to eventually become juice, sauce and other by-products.
Josh Geigle is a rancher in the Wall area. He is also the Pennington County Farm Bureau president. Geigle was one of four Americans who were granted an agricultural tour of Germany.   The American Council on Germany sponsors the McCloy Leadership Mission on Agriculture, Food Security, and Resource...
​The Wolf Fire destroyed over 2,500 acres around Highway 14 near Quinn. The tremendous wind, though cold, carried the flames so fast that some spots were jumped, even leaving a drift of snow visible in the aftermath south of the highway.
The Wolf Fire started late Saturday, March 4, two miles east of Wall, then quickly burned northward.   A unified command responded from the Wall Volunteer Fire Department, Pennington County and the United States Forest Service. Firefighter efforts successfully removed early threats to the community...
Cass Lytle, a senior at Wall High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play football for Black Hills State University.
Cass Lytle, a senior at Wall High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play football for Black Hills State University. Coach Reiners (BHSU Football Coach) stated the following regarding Cass: "Cass played almost every position at Wall High School on both sides of the ball. He is very...


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