Gary Balding of Mitchell was inducted into the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Hall of Fame at last night’s rodeo mixer, which was held at the Highland Conference Center. Delmar Plamp of Mount Vernon was named the marshal for Saturday’s rodeo parade. Jerry Luckett, Wade Greenwood, and Jimmie Nicolaus were recognized for 20 years of volunteer work by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Rodeo week activities continue tonight with Jackpot Team Roping at the Rodeo Grounds. For more information, log on to corn palace stampede dot com.
Greg Grey Cloud sang to honor lawmakers who voted against the Keystone XL pipeline.
Nobody was injured in the blaze that destroyed a building.
The measure to authorize the Keystone pipeline fell one vote short of passage in the Senate.
The checks are a result of an early morning fire at a building that stores chemicals.