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June 25th

June 20th

Willert is CowBos bronc ride winner

Jeff Willert, Belvidere, came out on top at Philip’s Invitational Matched Bronc ride, Friday, June 13. During the first round, shown above, Willert scored a 78 which was good enough to advance him to the short go. Winning the first round with a 79 was Travis Nelson, Philip. Willert’s ride in the short go scored 88 points. There was no score lower than an 81 from the eight riders in the short go.

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Mike Shrader____________________________________

Mike Shrader, 55, of Pierre, S.D., died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at his home in Pierre
Mike was born June 30, 1958, in Sioux Falls to James and Barbara (Jessop) Shrader. He grew up in Sioux Falls, Philip and Ft. Pierre. While attending school in Ft. Pierre, he participated in track and cross country he also played the saxophone and won the John Phillips Sousa Award. He graduated from Stanley County High School in 1976. After high school, he attended Black Hills State for two years before moving to Arizona to work construction.


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Pastor Alvin P. Brucklacher____________________

Alvin Perry Brucklacher was born January 16, 1930, in Freeman, South Dakota, the son of John F. and Edna E. (Downer) Brucklacher. Alvin grew up in Turner County 11 miles southeast of Freeman. He attended school at Salem Township District #47. Before he started grade school his mother was given a message from God, that her son Alvin was going to grow up to be a minister, but she never told him, because she did not want him to be a minister because she said so. He was baptized as an infant and confirmed when in the 8th grade.