Faith Independent

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Finally! The very long awaited opening of the Faith City Pool has come.   After closing for the season in 2019, the pool sat dormant for 2 years. Just as community members wondered if having a pool in Faith was a thing of the past, interest was renewed and the pool has opened for the 2022 summer...
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Faith School District 46-2 Principal Kasey Hale was selected as the Region 5 High School Principal of the Year by the South Dakota Association of Secondary School Principals (SDASSP). The SDASSP is divided into 7 regions in the state of South Dakota. Region 5 includes Faith, Harding County, Bison,...
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By Krisanna Thomas    A tornado-warned storm crashed into Jones County late evening on Sunday, June 12. Residents took shelter; some in their own or others basements, some in church basements, and some in Hockenbary’s  old bank building basement. The storms began in the Black Hills and produced...
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The best and brightest from the Class of 2022 were recognized for their academic achievements during their high school career. Governor Kristi Noem and the Associated School Boards of South Dakota (ASBSD) honored students who were identified as the top one percent of their senior class, from the...
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The Faith Ladies Medical Organization(LMO) in conjunction with the Faith Ambulance recently purchased 8 Advanced External Defibrillator(AED)  units in the month of March. “With the month of March being Heart Health Month, the purchase seemed fitting,” said LMO President Michele Hulm.  The AED’s...
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The Minneapolis Brewing Company Warehouse in Faith recently received a matching grant from the South Dakota State Historical Society, as announced by Ted M. Spencer, State Historic Preservation Officer.   “This historic preservation grants program is designed to encourage restoration or...
Following a lengthy executive session on May 3rd to interview for various positions for the information center and swimming pool,  Dianne Hellekson, Nathan Stern and Rachel Shalla took their Oath of Office.  Robin Korth, candidate for Meade County Treasurer, introduced herself and gave a little...
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About fifteen years ago while visiting the family burial plot, I noticed the Fox cement markers placed there by Ernie Gottschalk. The people buried there are Mrs. Ellen Fox, a widow, a child who died in infancy, and 15 year old Mildred Fox. I remembered  hearing stories as a  young boy about the...
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The Faith City Park was once again full of families, fun, and laughter during the annual easter egg hunt this last Saturday. The event was a success as usual and while the fun, eggs and prizes were right on point, there was one distinct difference this year. The event was not hosted by a local 4-H...
The rosters have been announced for the boys and girls South Dakota All-Star high school basketball doubleheader. Girls White Team Kaycee Groves, Faith Kennadi Buchholz, DeSmet Mya Knippling, Chamberlain Josie Hill, Rapid City Central Jayda McNabb, Rapid City Stevens Stevi Fallis, Red Cloud...

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