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Yard of the Week Winners

In 2012, Day County Housing Development brought the Yard of the Week program back to life in Webster, with the help of local residents, Day County Arts Council, Reporter & Farmer, Fiksdal Furniture & Gifts, and Webster Lumber & Home Center.

Curtis Reiprich & Shannon Lehmann | 2017

Week 14 #YOTW17

The yard is cheerful and colorful with its mix of decoration and foliage.

Deloris Lardy | 2017

Week 13 #YOTW17

This yard greets the viewer with a large eagle in a corner of the front yard. While this draws the viewers eye, a closer study of the yard leads one to a multitude of delightful moments that lead all the way around the house and back to the back yard. Flowers line the driveway and colorful blooms of all kinds make this yard a banquet for the eye.

Randy & Mary Scherr | 2017

Week 12 #YOTW17

This yard shows a great effort that is done for several welcoming areas of the yard. There is a mix of potted and permanent plants!

Cecil Doyle | 2017

Week 11 #YOTW17

This is a very large yard that has a clean inviting look. The area at the house has chairs set up in a very inviting way and accented with several areas of flowers. There are often residents and guests sitting outside enjoying the pleasure of South Dakota summer air. On the east side the trees have been trimmed but the residents have made good use of two very large roots to make them places that add interest to the yard. The west side has day lilies and a very large but well kept back yard.

Ron & Marlene Meester | 2017

Week 10 #YOTW17

Their yard was chosen as it is always beautiful and has evolved into an ever more inviting sanctuary through past years.

Adie & Dawn Nash Rumpza | 2017

Week 9 #YOTW17

They were chosen as it has always shown a great deal of love and attention from its owners. There is always something new to notice when traveling past this yard.

Leo & Leona Klein | 2017

Week 8 #YOTW17

For this relatively small yard, they have made good use of the space with nice plantings and flowers both in the front and on the side.

Wayne & Carolyn Greenfield | 2017

Week 7 #YOTW17

The yard is described as well kept and decorated with plantings that fit well with the character and charm of this interesting home!

Chuck & Mary Jean Hesla | 2017

Week 6 #YOTW17

This yard is beautifully decorated and impeccably maintained!

Mary Kriech | 2017

Week 5 #YOTW17

This yard is a real treasure tucked away off major roadways. The yard is a collage of wonderful moments that have a common theme of bird houses surrounded by floral vignettes.

Alvin & Paula Steiner | 2017

Week 4 #YOTW17

The yard's variety of potted flowers was noted. The plants have been maturing over the past few years and makes the porch and yard seem ever more inviting!

Gary & Mona Youell | 2017

Week 2 #YOTW17

This yard consistently offers a collage of experiences for the eye. It is obvious that a great deal of energy has gone into the creation of this yard.

Craig & Karmen Case | 2017

Week #1 #YOTW17

Bill & Mary Jo Christensen | 2016

Week 14 #YOTW16

"This shaded yard with a cottage like home has not only an inviting and always beautifully groomed front yard but also a back yard that seems to invite the neighbors in for a late night chat on the patio. The artistically arranged floral displays offer lots of opportunities to view the art of Mother Nature at her best. This yard shows that love has gone into its creation."

Mike & Mary Wambach | 2016

Week 13 #YOTW16

"This yard at the curve intersecting East 5th Street and East 5th Avenue offers a special mixed surprise of color, manicured yard and pleasant arrangements!"

Pete & Lorraine Waletich | 2016

Week 12 #YOTW16

"This colorful and beautifully arrayed yard rises majestically out of the far western edge of Webster. Numerous nominations from the public show that many people have already looked adoringly at this yard."

Roger & Bonnie Warrington | 2016

Week 11 #YOTW16

"This beautifully wooded yard features a bounteous display of petunias lining the driveway and fronting the porch. A bird apartment house is a part of this beautiful display. The attention to detail continues as the very large back yard is meticulously groomed."

Larry & Kristie Baumgarn | 2016

Week 10 #YOTW16

"Featuring a large well groomed yard crowned by a relocated farmhouse. The yard, which overlooks Webster, has a rural theme featuring an antique piece of farm equipment set in a bed of flowers. As though developed as a beautiful landscape painting, the south side of the yard features a background of a field proudly growing corn."

Jim & Betty Paszek | 2016

Week 9 #YOTW16

"Their yard has been consistently well kept for decades. The fence in the back yard is especially attractive. Its purpose is not to hide something but rather to enhance the beauty of the surroundings and plantings around it."

Rick & Sheryl Grout | 2016

Week 8 #YOTW16

"What a beautiful yard with flowers and pots. The deck is so inviting. Absolutely love the look!"

Karlette Juhnke | 2016

Week 7 #YOTW16

"Beautiful yard and we absolutely love the outdoor seating area with the fire pit, table and chairs with the decorative fence."

Ryan & Mamie Braun | 2016

Week 6 #YOTW16

"We understand that it is hot and dry but we are enjoying how everyone is taking care of flowers and making their yards look inviting to friends and family and the Braun's have done just that for us."

Adrian & Mary Lou Metz | 2016

Week 5 #YOTW16

"What a beautiful yard. The flowers and bushes are so well groomed. We really enjoy the look of their yard."

David & Margaret Trefz | 2016

Week 4 #YOTW16

"They have a beautiful yard. You just want to bring your lawn chairs and sit down and relax with the shade in the back yard. So very nice."