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August 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Donation accepted

The Pollock site of North Central Farmers Elevator recently gave a $400 donation to the Pollock Volunteer Fire Department. The funds were earned through NCFE’s Safety Program. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Eureka wins ND/SD Womens League Tourney, Pollock team takes fourth

Pollock came up through the losers bracket to place fourth at the ND/SD Women’s League Softball Tournament played Saturday, Aug. 1, in Pollock. Eureka won the tournament by going undefeated. More...

Columns

South Dakota Historical Society Foundation

South Dakota’s first Poet Laureate Captured Life in the American West

Badger Clark turned four years of cowboy life into a career as one of America’s most successful cowboy poets. More...

Made With Love

I will continue with more summer dessert recipes for this week. Have a good week and if you are like me, summer is going by way too quickly. More...

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Just a little history…

I have followed with interest the progress of the pulse processing plant planned for the Harrold area. More...

Ag News

South Dakota Soil Health Coalition is moving forward with goals

The South Dakota Soil Health Coalition is moving forward with plans for improving the health and productivity of South Dakota soils. More...

Weather

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NPSA to demonstrate electric fence technology

Northern Plains Sustainable Ag will be hosting a Kencove Fencing Field Day at the Hyatt Farm near Milbank, S.D., on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 1 p.m. More...

Letters

Land taxes per cow increasing

Across South Dakota land taxes have been increasing the past few years. But on the western side of the state we have seen an unsustainable increase. More...

Obituaries

Weber, 81

Henry Weber, 81, of Pollock died peacefully at his home in Pollock on Saturday morning, July 25. The Funeral Service for Henry was held Wednesday, July 29, at Pollock Memorial Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Floyd Haan officiating. More...

Dornbush, 98

Elizabeth Dornbush, 98, of Platte, S.D., and formerly of Westfield, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at the Platte Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are pending with Myers Funeral Home of Linton. More...

Send children back to school protected from serious diseases

Back-to-school season is here. It’s time for parents to gather school supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure children are up to date on their vaccines. More...

USDA offers crop insurance coverage for winter wheat in all SD counties

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently decided it would offer crop insurance coverage for winter wheat in all South Dakota counties for the 2016 crop. More...

ConEdison Development owns one other wind farm in South Dakota

With the recent announcement that they have purchased and will complete the construction of the Campbell County Wind Farm, Consolidated Edison Development now owns two South Dakota projects. More...

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Top News

Henderson is new District Commander for U.S. Army Corps’ Omaha District

Col. John W. Henderson is the new District Commander for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. He accepted command from Col. Joel R. Cross who is retiring from the U.S.Army after 25 years of service. More...

New iGrow series highlights dementia prevention research

It is commonly thought that memory loss is a side effect of old age. In fact, it is the result of disease or trauma. Science tells us brain health, like heart health, can be impacted by the decisions we make every day. More...

Giving up the keys equals increased risk of health problems in older adults

Older adults who have stopped driving are almost two times more likely to suffer from depression and nearly five times as likely to enter a long-term care facility than those who remain behind the wheel, according to a new report released by the AAA More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

Moderate daytime high temperatures and cool evenings are in this week’s forecast, along with rain showers. Highs will vary from 78 to 86 degrees while the low will be between 55 and 59 degrees. More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

Circle of stupidity

At first, I wasn’t sure how I felt about the death of Cecil the Lion and the subsequent protests against a Minnesota dentist, who may be trying to work out some personal issues by traveling the world to defend America against a lethal migration More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Christian Women Luncheon Shirley Guthmiller from Aberdeen will be the speaker for the August Christian Women luncheon onWednesday, August 12 at 11:30 AM at the Cloverleaf Café, Primrose Room in Selby. More...

Community

Meetings

Pollock Area Development Corp. CHANGE OF DATE- The Pollock Area Development Corporation will meet on Tuesday, August 11th at 12:00 Noon at Grumpy’s Bar and Grill. More...

College Notes

Mitchell Technical Institute 474 students graduated from Mitchell Technical Institute on Friday, May 8 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, August 10— Meatballs, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, fruit cocktail and zucchini bread. Tuesday, August 11— Creamed chicken, buttermilk biscuit, peas, dessert and peanut butter cookie. More...