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August 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission accepts resignation of Highway Supt. Patti Pudwill

The Campbell County Commission accepted the resignation of Highway Superintendent Patti Pudwill during action at their Aug. 5 commissioners meeting. Pudwill had submitted her resignation on July 16, and Thursday, Aug. More...

Herreid City Council discusses city streets and livestock issues

Discussion on city streets and proposed ordinances dealing with livestock issues were the major items discussed at the Herreid City Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 4. More...

Special Sections

Columns

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneJuly 23, 1914 More...

Made With Love

I will continue with sharing canning recipes. Wishing everyone a good week! More...

Midweek Message

“It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I may learn Your statutes. The law of Your mouth is better to me than thousands of coin of gold and silver.” Psalm 119: 71-72 More...

Ag News

SD Farmers Union hosts Farm Bill meetings

South Dakota Farmers Union will host Farm Bill meetings across South Dakota in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency. More...

Weather

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Community

Ryckman, Helm wed

Joshua and Misti (Ryckman) Helm were married on Nov. 23, 2013, at the Pollock Lutheran Church in Pollock. More...

Meetings

Herreid Economic Development Corp. More...

Meeting Minutes

Pollock C.A.L. Girls The Pollock Community Action League met Tuesday, August 5 at 7:30 at the Pollock Community Center. In attendance were P. Meyer, M. Vetsch, D. Richwalski and T. Reierson. More...

Mobridge-Pollock, Bakker students begin school Wednesday, Aug. 20

Summer may not be over yet, but the start of school for area students means that summer vacation is quickly coming to a close. The Mobridge-Pollock School and Bakker Elementary School at Westfield both start classes on Wednesday, Aug. 20. More...

Missouri River Basin runoff remained above normal in July

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Basin Water Management Division reports runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa for the month of July was 4.3 million acre feet (MAF), 133 percent of normal. More...

Pollock Town Board appoints Van Beek to fill open position

When the Pollock Town Board met Monday, Aug. 4, they passed a resolution in support of making a grant application through NECOG for a Land and Water Fund Grant. The grant could be used for electricity/camper pad improvements in the park. More...

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Top News

Johnson applauds federal court ruling on Country of Origin labeling

U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) applauded the decision on July 29 by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that reaffirms the legitimacy of the U.S. More...

Remember: Call 811 before digging

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission and the South Dakota One Call Board are reminding everyone to call 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked. More...

Herreid blood drive is successful

Herreid blood drive coordinator LeAnn Horner and the National Mutual Benefit have sponsored a very successful blood drive. The drive held in Herreid on July 29 saw 35 people volunteer to donate blood and 33 were able to give. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

Highs between 80 and 87 degrees, lows between 60 and 63 degrees and thunderstorms are in this week’s forecast. It looks like the heartland will escape the typical seasonally high temperatures for another week. Back on track More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

This and that

Hi folks. Here are a few things that have been on my mind this week. Underachievers More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Small Business Development Center Carla Burns, Business Consultant from the Small Business Development Center will be in Mobridge on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. More...

Letters

Readers Write

We especially like the old days column. Found Ray’s Grandpa on there. Mrs. RaymondSchaefbauer I just received the July 17th paper. It was great to see the Class of 1964 50th reunion picture. Keep up the good work. Carole J Weikum More...

Obituaries

Feist, 77

Albert J. Feist, 77, of Strasburg died Aug. 2, 2014 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial for Albert was held Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Fr. Jason Signalness and Fr Leonard Eckroth officiating. More...

Hehn, 90

Milbert “Shorty” Hehn, 90, of Hettinger, N.D., died July 30, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in Hettinger. More...