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November 25 Edition

De Smet Bulldog coach Mike Warne

COTY winner

Bulldog coach Mike Warne won this year's DVC Coach of the Year award.

LIW students learn 3-D printing

The De Smet School District received a $10,000 grant in September from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.

The district used the money to purchase a 3-D printer that incorporates modern STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs into after-school activities at Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School.

LIW Principal Abi Van Regenmorter is teaching 44 students in grades 3-5 in eight weekly after-school sessions.

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Craft fair draws large crowd

The parking lot at the De Smet Event and Wellness Center was full Nov. 21, and vehicles lined the street on the south side of Washington Park during the De Smet Fall Craft & Gift Fair sponsored by the De Smet Community Women.

More than 40 area crafters and vendors rented booth space for this year’s event. Many people sell items they make, while some local businesses offer retail merchandise. Other vendors are distributors for national brands such as Avon, Tupperware and Watkins.

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