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May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Closings set for Memorial Day

Due to the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 25, most area offices and businesses will be closed for the day. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Herreid-Selby Area Wolverines hold annual sports awards program

Herreid-Selby Area athletes were presented awards for the winter and spring sports during a program in Herreid on Thursday, May 14. Athletes participating in girls basketball, boys basketball and track were recognized for their efforts. More...

Wolverine Track

Members of the 2015 Wolverine Boys Track and Field team are, front row, left to right, William Toms, Josh Iverson, Cooper Schaefbauer, Karsten Goehring, Logan Schaefbauer, Dalton Gray, Dawson Mayer, More...

Herreid Golf

Members of the Golf team are front row, left to right, Brady Gjefle, Nick Deibert, Thayne Davis, Ashlyn Vander Vorst, Karson Vander Vorst and Justin Goetz. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

After a chilly start and two nights of hard freezes, Spring weather will return to the heartland for the coming week. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

That’s Life

The future to come

Commencement is in the air. Mortarboards are flying, like gulls fluttering after farm implements in the spring. Moments before graduation, I watched as seniors waited in the hall and stared down at their phones. More...

Letters

Readers Write

As a dog owner, I enjoy the antics of Bolt. Every once in awhile, I read about a relative in the “Years Ago” column. I was born in Herreid in 1923. James E BuckenbergerBattle Creek, MI More...

Obituaries

Corey, 91

Helen M. Corey of Hoquiam, Wash., died on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Wash., on her 91st birthday. More...

Heim, 49

Valerie (Horner) Heim, 49, of Strasburg died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Linton Hospital. More...

Fischer, 94

Edwin J. Fischer, 94 of Herreid died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at the Linton Hospital in Linton. The Funeral Service for Edwin was held Saturday May 16, at the Herreid Baptist Church with the Rev. Brandon Jones offciating. More...

Herreid School District receives grant for football field lights

The South Dakota Community Foundation has selected the Herreid School District to receive a $10,000 grant for its football field lights. This grant was presented through the South Dakota Community Foundation’s South Dakota Fund Grant program. More...

M-P School Board approves plan to offer bonuses to returning staff

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board agreed to a plan to increase teacher salaries and discussed the proposed 2015-16 school year budget at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 11. More...

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Herreid School Board discusses possibility of preschool program

The Herreid School Board discussed the idea of offering a preschool program for the children in the school district during action at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 11. More...

Women on Target Instructional Shooting Clinic set for June 13

The Sage Brush Rifle and Pistol Club will be hosting the Fourth Annual Northern Oahe Women on Target Instructional Shooting Clinic on June 13. More...

Martha Heier shares her memories as military wife on Memorial Day

With pride and sadness, she remembers the day the bus arrived in Linton. “That was the hardest day of all for both of us,” Martha Heier said. “We were so broken hearted. More...

Columns

Made With Love

I am sharing a variety of recipes this week. Have a good week! More...

Midweek Message

I remember a former teacher saying: “Repetition is the mother of learning.” Well this week, I submit a reflection that has appeared in print before, but do trust that its content is worth repeating: More...

S. D. Dept. of Veterans Affair

Honoring our Heroes Legacy

I’m sure we all remember our parents rousting us out of bed early on Memorial Day to decorate family graves. For many of us this was the first Monday after school got out and the last thing we wanted to do was get up before sunrise! More...

Community

We have graduated

Herreid’s kindergarteners graduated on Friday, May 15. More...

Herreid School Students of the Month

April Students of the Month at Herreid School were Kayla Mitzel, High School, left, daughter of Tom and Mary Mitzel and Tapanga Pierce, Middle School, right, daughter of Luke and Amanda Hague. More...

Meetings

Pollock American Legion/Auxiliary The American Legion/ Auxiliary Post #272 met on May 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Prayer was read in memory of the honored dead. The Preamble was ready by the members, pledge was given to the flag and the Anthem was sung. More...