WB Clayton Sloat Honored

Brookings Lodge #24 honored WB Clayton Sloat, a World War II veteran, at the 2019 Fourth of July Parade in Brookings.


Brother Goodhope Honored

On September 13, members of Joppa Lodge #120 (Hurley) gathered together in Sioux Falls to present Brother Robert Goodhope his 70-year pin. It just happened to be Brother Robert’s 96th birthday that day as well. Pictured standing from left to right: Donald Weeg, Secretary Wayne Petersen, Paul Scheidt, Wayne Davey, Charles Larsen, Bobby Goodhope (son), Worshipful Master Roger Petersen. Seated is Brother Robert with special friend Darlene Petersen.



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From the East

Brethren, it is a great honor to serve as Grand Master of Masons in South Dakota and I do not take the task lightly. It was a special day when I was installed as your Grand Master to have my wife and sons in attendance as well as two of my brothers... [Continue reading...]

From the Deputy

Fraternal Greetings! I would like to thank you all for trusting me to serve as your Deputy Grand Master for the ensuing Masonic year. I will admit it is somewhat daunting but with the support of a great Jurisdiction of Masons I have no doubt... [Continue reading...]


From the West

Welcome to my first article as a Grand Line Officer. I have spent about a month trying to figure out what I would actually write in this article. I am so humbled that I have been chosen by the fraternity for this position. I am a bit overwhelmed, as this is ... [Continue reading...]

From the South

Greetings Brethren All! This being my first write-up in the Masonic Messenger, I would first like to say THANK YOU for the trust you have instilled in me as Junior Grand Warden for the 2019 year. They say that, “Time flies when you are having fun,” and...[Continue reading...]

From the Grand Treasurer-Secretary

Striving for efficiency. Just a reminder to Lodge Secretaries, please continue to work on updating your Lodge Members’ information in MORI. Home address and e-mail address are the most important pieces of information we can have. Valid e-mail addresses... [Continue reading...]

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