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January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Blood Drive set for Herreid on Tuesday, Jan. 27

It might look like a winter wonderland at times, but the winter weather is no wonderland for hospital patients who depend on blood to keep them healthy and alive. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Second place finish

The H-SA Jr. High Wolverines had a 2nd place finish in the YTC Tournament held Saturday, Jan 17, in Selby. Members of the team are back row, left to right, Asst. More...

H- SA defeats Clippers

Grace Goehring, 5, and Charlie Tisdall, 13, work to trap a Clipper in the corner while Jana Thorstenson, 41, defends against a pass down low. More...

H-SA Lady Wolverines storm back, defeat Leola-Frederick 62-41

After trailing by one in the first quarter, the Lady Wolverines fought back to a 21-point win over Leola-Frederick in Leola on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Herreid-Selby remains unbeaten with nine wins tallied so far in the season. More...

Community

Oppold-Martin Engagement

Michael Martin and Ashley Oppold are pleased to announce their engagement. Ashley’s parents are Bob Oppold and the late Cindy Oppold of Sioux Falls. More...

Pollock

On Wednesday John and Betty Van Beek left for Pierre. John Van Beek attended SDREA meetings on Thursday. He also attended a banquet in the evening where board members and the legislators also attended. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, January 26— Scalloped potato with ham, dessert and whole wheat bread. Tuesday, January 27— Hamburger, potato salad, vegetable, dessert and whole wheat bread. More...

Herreid School Board discusses weather-related cancellations, early dismissals and late starts

At the Monday, Jan. 12, Herreid School Board meeting, a brief discussion was held regarding this past week’s weather conditions and whether or not to have a late start, early dismissal or cancel school for the day. More...

M-P Board gets update on new assessment tests

Editor’s note. The following story was written by Katie Zerr of the Mobridge Tribune and is reprinted with her permisison. More...

Check the size of your house address numbers

If your home’s address number isn’t visible from the main road, or it’s too small to read, the police and/or fire department won’t be able to find your house in case of an emergency. More...

Oahe irrigation project exhibit online at NSU

Northern State University’s Beulah Williams Library has launched an online exhibit about South Dakota’s Oahe irrigation project. More...

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Top News

Another measles case reported in Mitchell; residents warned of exposure

Another measles case has been reported in Mitchell and the Department of Health is warning residents to make sure their immunizations are up to date and to watch for rash and other symptoms. More...

Dr. Vegiraju and Dr. Thirumalareddy serve Linton, Wishek hospitals, clinics

The Linton Hospital and Clinics recently added two doctors to their medical staff, and both physicians divide their time between the Linton and Wishek hospitals. Linton Hospital Administration/ CEO Robert Black said Dr. Thammi Vegiraju and Dr. More...

Columns

Rep. Cronin Reports

Hello from Pierre! More...

Democratic Caucus Report

For the past two legislative sessions Democratic Leadership has sent a weekly caucus update to newspapers in the state in an attempt to provide another perspective as we summarize what’s happening at the state legislature. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

This is Senator Brown’s column for the week of Jan. 12. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

The heartland’s break from frigid weather is forecast to continue into next week with this week’s highs bouncing between 22 and 39 degrees. Lows are supposed to be between 11 and 26 degrees. We could see some snow showers on Sunday. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

That’s Life

Government in action

There are lots things that can raise your blood pressure. One of them is sex and another is a legislative session. More...

Letters

Big money, Big oil, Big lie

There isn’t a more egregious example of the stranglehold that “big money” has on our Congress and elected officials than this effort to build the Keystone pipeline. More...

Obituaries

Heisler, 85

Donna J. Heisler, 85, of Herreid died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Mass of Christian Burial for Donna was held Tuesday, Jan. 20, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Herreid with Fr. More...

Mitzel, 86

Rita Mitzel, 86, of Herreid died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at the Strasburg Care Center. More...

Zandstra, 83

Alvin M. Zandstra, 83, of Rapid City died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. The Memorial Service for Alvin was held Friday, Jan. 16, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Rapid City. More...