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October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pollock All School Reunion set for July 10-12, 2015

The Pollock All School Reunion will be held Friday through Sunday, July 10-12, 2015. The reunion will run in conjunction with Pollock’s Dairy and Ag Days celebration. More...

Fundraiser for Pollock Senior Meals program set for Tuesday, Oct. 14

There will be a Soup, Sandwich and Pie fundraiser for the Pollock Senior Meal program on Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 5-7 p.m. at the Fin- N-Feather. More...

Special Sections

Sports

McIntosh Tigers fall to Wolverines

The Lady Wolverines won two tight sets 25-23 before downing the McIntosh Tigers 25-18 to win the match on their home turf in Selby on Tuesday, Sept. 23. More...

YTC Weekly

The Faulkton Invitational was held last week Wednesday with 70 girls and 84 boys competing in the varsity portion of the meet. More...

Herreid-Selby Area Wolverines go 3-1 in Britton Tournament

The Lady Wolverines saw all kinds of volleyball action during the Britton Tournament Saturday, Sept. 20. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

After a perfect summer-like day on Saturday, the heartland’s weather is back to being more like fall. This week’s highs should range between 56 and 72 degrees, and the lows will bounce between 36 and 44 degrees. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

That’s Life

Fill ‘er up

Here I sit, cowering like a good American, because I just heard the latest threat from ISIS. In case you missed it, ISIS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani warned, “You will pay the price as you walk on your streets ... More...

Churches

Church Activities

Mission Festival St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Mound City would like to invite everyone to a special Mission Festival Worship Service on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 a.m. Retired missionary Rev. Larry Schlomer will be the guest preacher. More...

Letters

Readers Write

We always enjoy reading the “home town paper.” You do a great job. Jan NagelAuburn, WA More...

Obituaries

Schiermeister, 92

Reuben Schiermeister, 92, of Bismarck, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at a Bismarck care center. The Funeral Service for Reuben was held Friday, Sept. 19, at Zion Lutheran Church in Bismarck with the Rev. Thomas R. Marcis Jr. officiating. More...

Cunningham, 6

Caidlyn Cunningham, 6, of Oakley, Kan., died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Wichita, Kan. The Funeral Service for Caidlyn was held Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Wesleyan Church in Oakley, with Baalmann Mortuary of Oakley in charge of arrangements. More...

Dienert, 76

Edith Dienert, 76, of Rapid City and formerly of Pollock, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. More...

Commissioners approve 2015 budget, discuss road concerns

The Campbell County Commission approved the budget for 2015 and discussed issues with low maintenance and other roads in the county at a special meeting held Tuesday, Sept. 23. The commissioners approved the 2015 budget with very little discussion. More...

Van Beek honored for his service to the S.D. cooperative community

John Van Beek of Pollock was inducted into the South Dakota Cooperative Hall of Fame at a ceremony held Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Co-op Month Banquet held in Huron. More...

M- P Royalty

Homecoming Queen Chelsy Hoffman and King Justin Nobles pose for a picture in front of the burning of the M-P following the coronation ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 23. More...

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Top News

Candidate debates will be aired on SDPB TV on Thursdays in October

South Dakota Public Broadcasting (SDPB) will air debates among the candidates for the three major offices up for election in South Dakota this year during the month of October. More...

Remove hay bales from right of way by Oct. 1

The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds land owners that hay remaining in highway ditches after Oct. 1 is deemed illegal. More...

Trophies are presented at the Annual Emmons County Tractor Pull

The annual Emmons County Tractor Pull was held at the Beaver Valley Horse Club Rodeo Grounds on Saturday, Sept. 20. Event Coordinator Curt Hollaar said about 20 participants competed in 13 weight classes and a total of about 45 pulls. More...

Columns

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Phomopsis Stem Canker in Sunflowers

Last fall was the first time I noticed the prevalence of Phomopsis stem canker in sunflower fields. After touring around eastern Hughes County this past week I determined that the canker is back with a vengeance in 2014. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneSeptember 10, 1914 Today the hunting season opened and many of our sportsmen went our after the festive bird. We have not heard that anyone was fortunate enough to get the bag limit. More...

Midweek Message

Allow me a brief moment to introduce myself, I am Pastor Jeremy Wosje. Maybe you knew that there was a new pastor of the Lutheran churches in Mound City and Akaska or not. More...

Ag News

National 4-H Week is Oct. 5-11; Learn what 4-H can do for you

Open House Oct. 6 in Herreid

4-Hers across the nation are responding to challenges every day in their communities and their world. With a rich history and an expansive network reaching every corner of the country, 4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization. More...

Record calf prices boost farm and ranch bottom line

Calf prices are setting records this year, in turn boosting the bottom line of many South Dakota farms or ranches and creating some unique financial decisions, explained Carrie Johnson, SDSU Extension Family Resource Management Specialist. More...

Re-breeding open cows for fall calves

Conventional wisdom has held that open cows should be sold after pregnancy detection; either immediately or after a feeding period to add weight and avoid low prices for cull cows that are typically observed in the fall. More...

Community

Herreid

Clinton and Darlene Kost visited Derek, Jessica, Grace and Lilly Sumption at Aberdeen on Sunday. Terry and Kathy Bauer visited Tammy Bauer in Aberdeen on Sunday afternoon. More...

Westfield

Steve and Sally Huizenga went to Tioga, N.D., over the weekend where they visited their son, Clint, who works there. They attended the Baptist Church on Sunday morning and took a tour of the oil country in the afternoon. More...

Hull

The Golden Hour Circle met on Wednesday night with Elaine Ryckman leading the Bible study and Barb Nieuwsma was the hostess. More...