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Andover teen qualifies for National

Finals High School Rodeo








Reporter & Farmer | Amanda Fanger
Kate Helmer and her horse Mister launch after a calf, attempting to lasso the critter while Helmer’s dad, Loren, watches from behind the chute. The Andover teen usually does half a dozen runs or so per practice, as she did June 20 at her family’s cattle ranch a mile north of Andover. Helmer is going to the National Finals High School Rodeo in Gillette, WY next month where she will compete in the event of breakaway roping. She earned her ticket there after placing second in the State High School Rodeo last week.

by Amanda Fanger

To National High School Finals Rodeo qualifier Kate Helmer, rodeo is still just a sport. But depending on how well she likes participating at the world’s largest high school rodeo next month, the experience may alter the direction of the Andover teen’s life.

The 17-year-old, 2017 graduate of Groton High School placed second in breakaway roping at the South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals in Belle Fourche...

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Aberdeen swim meet results

by Emre K. Erku

Webster’s swim team participated in the Aberdeen swim meet June 16-18.


Darcy BlueDog, 9-10, 50 free 45.40 17th, 100...


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