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December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Santa Claus Day in Herreid will be held on Saturday, Dec. 20

Santa Claus is coming to Herreid on Saturday, Dec. 20, as part of Santa Claus Day in the community. Several organizations have teamed up to provide the activities for the day. More...

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Sports

Wolverines defeat McLaughlin Midgets with last second heroics

A complete story on the Wolverines game with McLaughlin is not available due to lack of a reporter at the game. The Wolverines opened their season on the road Friday, Dec. 12, when they traveled to McLaughlin to take on the Midgets. More...

Lady Wolverines win season opener, defeat McLaughlin Lady Midgets

The Lady Wolverines rolled to a 64-43 win in the season opener against McLaughlin in Herreid on Thursday, Dec. 9. More...

Wolverines fall to Medina/Pingree/Buchanan

A complete story on the Wolverines game with Medina/ Pingree/Buchanan is not available due to lack of a reporter at the game. The Wolverines were in Linton on Saturday, Dec. 13, to take part in the Linton Shoot Out. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

If the 10-day forecast holds, it should be in the 20s or 30s for Christmas. Here’s hoping the roads will be good for travelers and that the airports are open around the country for those flying to their destinations. More...

Political Cartoon

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Comments on Congress

Look Up, Americans, It’s Not As Bad As You Think

We are one glum country. More...

Community

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, December 22— Soup and salad. Tuesday, December 23— Roast pork, mashed potatoes, gravy, parsley buttered carrots, dessert and whole wheat bread. Wednesday, December 24—Cook’s Choice. More...

Meeting Minutes

Herreid Area Booster Club More...

Area Happenings

Herreid Senior Citizens The Herreid Senior Citizens’ Christmas Potluck meal will take place on Sunday, December 21, at the Herreid Senior Citizen Center at 12:30 p.m. It is open for all Senior Citizens in the area. More...

Area churches schedule special Christmas Services

Area churches will be having Children’s Christmas programs and special church services as they celebrate the birth of Christ. Everyone is invited to attend the church of their choice during this joyous time of the year. Herreid More...

Area businesses plan closings for Christmas holiday season

In honor of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays, all government offices and several area businesses will either be closed or have special hours to allow their employees to spend time with their families. More...

Ho, Ho, Ho

Santa made an appearance in Pollock on Saturday, Dec. 13, during the Pollock Santa Claus Day event. Ashton Reierson had to check out the man in red very carefully before telling him what she wanted. More...

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Pollock Santa Claus Day prize list

The following are winners of prizes at Pollock’s Santa Claus Day held December 13. American Legion Auxiliary 5 ($10.00) Pollock Present: 1)Bunny Fjeldheim; 2)GordonAtkinson; 3)Donna Meyer; 4)Kim Fish; 5)Paige Meyer. More...

Herreid School Board accepts resignation of member Mark Bentz

At the Monday, Dec. 8, Herreid School Board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of board member Mark Bentz is stepping down from his board position, since he has been elected to be a member of the Campbell County Commissioners. More...

M-P School Board discusses relationship between GPA and ACT

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board received information concerning grade point average (GPA) versus ACT test scores in the district and information from a HS Teacher Technology Usage Survey at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Dec. 8. More...

Columns

Midweek Message

When I was a kid my grandparents moved away from Kansas City to a small town in Missouri called Collins. Their town had a neighborhood market with limited options, so they would often drive to bigger towns for groceries. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneNovember 19, 1914 F.M. Weber this week sold 80 acres of farm land to John Riedlinger for the neat sum of $2500 cash. More...

Made With Love

Continuing with more Christmas recipes as the holiday seems to be coming way too fast. Have a great week! More...

Ag News

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification classes set by SDDA

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) has posted the schedule for 2015 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification classes. More...

Using corn wisely for replacement heifers

Current corn prices have many livestock producers moving to include as much corn as possible in their feed rations. More...

Weather

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Letters

Getting covered good for rural America

Living in a rural community shouldn’t have to come with a hefty price tag for healthcare. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, it no longer has to. More...

Obituaries

Moser, 75

Sharon Moser, 75, of Pollock passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Linton Hospital surrounded by her family after a courageous seven year battle with ovarian cancer. The Funeral Service for Sharon was held Monday, Dec. More...

Pudwill, 57

DuWayne Pudwill, 57, of Huron died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at his home. The Funeral Service for DuWayne was held Saturday, Dec. 6, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Huron with the Rev. Katie Jerabek, the Rev. Rick Senner and the Rev. More...

Berheim, 94

Tessie Evelyn (Hedges) Berheim, 94, of Ellendale, N.D., died on Dec. 6, 2014, at the Prince of Peace Care Center in Ellendale surrounded by loving family. The Funeral Service for Tessie was held Wednesday, Dec. More...