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August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Tuckpointing, energy assessment discussed by Herreid School Bd.

The Herreid School Board has been looking at upgrading the outside of the school building through a possible tuck pointing project, and they discussed options at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 11. More...

CC Rodeo set for Aug. 23-24 in Herreid

The Annual Campbell County Rodeo will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-24. The Campbell County Rodeo Club sponsors the event, which takes place at the rodeo grounds in Herreid. The PRCA-sanctioned rodeo, which begins at 7 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Tigers golfers kick off season with home meet

The Tiger boys’ golf team got their season underway on Monday, Aug. 18, when they participated in the Mobridge- Pollock Invite at the Oahe Hills Golf Course. Winner and Aberdeen Central JV were the other teams participating. More...

Brent Beitelspacher Memorial Fishing Tribute set for Saturday in Mobridge

There will be a Brent Beitelspacher Memorial Fishing Tribute on Saturday,Aug. 23, in Mobridge. Registration will be held from 8-11 a.m. at Beadle Chevrolet at 2200 W. Hwy 12. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

The axiom that students suffer in the heat for the first few days of a new school year was proven wrong, at least for this week. Highs will range from a chilly 66 degrees to 81 degrees. Lows will dip to 48 degrees and top out at 62 degrees. More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

Birthday Girl

Dear Mom, I’ve given this a lot of consideration, thinking about who influenced me the most in my life, and the answer, of course, is you. Don’t get me wrong, no one is blaming you. You did the best you could. More...

Community

Vander Vorst celebrates 85th

Betty Vander Vorst’s 85th birthday was Sunday, Aug. 3, but her family and friends extended the event for several days. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday,August 25—Spaghetti, meat sauce, broccoli or carrots, garlic toast and orange sherbet. Tuesday, August 26— Ham, baked potato, sour cream, green beans, peach cake and whole wheat bread. More...

Church Activities

Herreid Assembly of God Church On Sunday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m., the Herreid Assembly of God Church will have a service at the Herreid Good Samaritan Center. Everybody welcome. More...

Obituaries

Wagner, 55

Tim “Mad Mex” Wagner, 55, of Sterling, Colo., died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Sterling. The Memorial service for Tim was held Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Tennant Funeral Home in Sterling, with the Rev. Wendy Kalan officiating. More...

Bickel, 92

Irene Marie (Rossow) Bickel, 92, of Aberdeen died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Bethesda Home ofAberdeen. The Funeral Service for Irene will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday,Aug. More...

Mobridge-Pollock School District receives old Section 8002 Impact Aid payments

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board heard that the district had received the full payment of back funds from the Section 8002 Federal Impact Aid program and discussed other items relating to the start of the new school year at their regular monthly mee More...

Kluckman inducted into Honored Women’s Educators of South Dakota

Dr. Delores Kluckman of Pollock was inducted into the Honored Women’s Educators of South Dakota at a ceremony in Mitchell on Saturday, Aug. 9. HWE, formerly known as the Annie D. Tallent Club, honors outstanding women teachers in South Dakota. More...

Herreid students go back to school Aug. 27

Summer vacation is quickly coming to an end for students in the Herreid School District. Classes will begin there on Wednesday,Aug. 27. The Herreid School students will have an abbreviated schedule on Aug. 27. School will begin at 8:15 a.m. More...

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Top News

Drivers encouraged to be cautious as school starts across the region

As hundreds of thousands of South Dakota school students gear up for the 2014-15 school year, AAA reminds motorists to be aware of speed limits in school zones, slow down and watch out for children. More...

Family bricks available for the South Dakota State Fair’s new exhibit hall

Richard and Sharon Beitelspacher of Bowdle, S.D., have stepped up to purchase the first Family Brick being offered as part of the fundraising campaign for construction of the Nordby Exhibit Hall for 4-H, Youth and Community on the State Fairgrounds. More...

Motorcycle accident claims Strasburg native Tim Wagner

Strasburg native and former businessman Tim Wagner, 55, of Sterling, Colo., died Aug. 12, 2014, from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle accident on a county road near Sterling. More...

Columns

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Soil Health Bus Tours Scheduled for September

Two soil health field tours will be held in South Dakota in September. These events are follow ups to the soil health workshops held last winter across the state. The events are being produced by the South Dakota No Till Association and the NRCS. More...

125th Anniversary of South Dakota’s Statehood

Mellette Home in Watertown Offers Unique Experience

The home of South Dakota’s first elected Governor was deserted for many years until the Mellette Association was formed in 1943 to save it from demolition and restore it. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneJuly 30, 1914 A big boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Klein Jr. one day last week. All concerned are getting along nicely. More...

Ag News

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Preparing the beef calf for weaning

Weaning is the most stressful event in a calf’s life. More...

S. D. Farmers Union Dist. III and VII Camp Held

Youth came together from across Beadle, Brown, Buffalo, Campbell, Clark, Codington, Day, Deuel, Edmunds, Faulk, Grant, Hand, Kingsbury, Marshall, McPherson, Minnehaha, Roberts and Spink counties to attend District III and VII Farmers Union camp held More...