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June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Pioneer to have early deadline for July 9 edition of the paper

Because of scheduled vacations and the July 4th holiday, the Prairie Pioneer will have an early deadline for the Thursday, July 9, edition. All advertising for the July 9 edition must be received at the Pioneer office by 12 noon on Thursday, July 2. More...

All ready for PHS alumni

The Pollock Visitor/Interpretive Center has several new displays, including this one that coincides with the upcoming Pollock All School Reunion. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Local teams do well at 37th Annual Men’s Club Walleye Tournament

Eighty teams netted 1,509.35 lbs of walleye at the 37th Annual Pollock Men’s Club Walleye Fishing Tournament which was held Saturday, June 20, and Sunday, June 21, in Pollock. More...

Columns

Made With Love

I will be sharing recipes for the upcoming Fourth of July. Have a good week! More...

S. D. Dept. of Veterans Affair

Shaping the Future!

During the recent rededication of the Civil War Monument in Pierre, I had the distinct honor to play the role of Daniel Hall, commanderin chief of the National Grand Army of the Republic. More...

Years Ago

100 Years Ago Prairie Picayune June 24, 1915 More...

Ag News

2015 agriculture land values are in

The results of the 2015 SDSU South Dakota Farm Real Estate Survey have been released and are available on iGrow.org. This 2015 SDSU S.D. More...

SDSU dedicated to preserving, enhancing the nation’s soil health

Soil is the foundation upon which South Dakota’s number one industry is built, explained Doug Malo, South Dakota State University Distinguished Professor of Soils and Assistant Head of the Plant Science Department. More...

Letters

Readers Write

Just a few lines to let you know, I enjoy the paper very much and miss it when I don't get it, usually on time. I have relatives living there so love to hear about all. Thanks Evelyn SteinbachSpearfish, SD More...

Address Change

Marge Weisbeck1801 SE Third AvenueAberdeen, SD 57401Phone: 605-262-2718 More...

Obituaries

Heier, 97

Martha Heier, 97, of Strasburg and formerly of Herreid and rural Hague, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in the Linton Hospital in Linton. The Funeral Service for Martha was held on Saturday, June 20, at St. More...

Salzer, 82

Irvin Salzer, 82, of Mobridge died Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, S.D., due to complications from cancer. The Funeral Service for Irvin was held Monday, June 22, at Pollock Memorial Presbyterian Church. More...

Dietz, 89

Mike Dietz, 89, of Linton died Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Bismarck. Funeral Mass for Mike was held Monday, June 22, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Linton with Father Thomas Clement officiating. More...

Proposed unification of NCFE, Wheat Growers fails to pass

The Boards of Directors for North Central Farmers Elevator (NCFE) and Wheat Growers (WG) have announced that member-owners have voted against approving the unification of NCFE and WG. More...

Walworth-Campbell FSA 2015 County Committee election to be held

Walworth-Campbell County FSA Committee election nominations are being accepted through Aug. 3. County FSA Committee members are a critical component of the day-to-day operations for FSA. More...

Pollock video completed

The South Dakota Community Foundation has been developing a series of videos promoting the positive impact philanthropic organizations have in various communities around the state. More...

Proposal to create six regional weather offices opposed by NWSEO

The National Weather Service Employees Organization (NWSEO) has expressed strong opposition to the consolidation of community weather forecast offices to create six regional weather offices. The proposed consolidation is included in a bill that Sen. More...

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Top News

How to reduce sun exposure risks during summer

Summer is right around the corner, and families will spend more time outdoors. Exposure to the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays increases the risk of skin cancer, which is why proper sun protection is essential. More...

Summer truck and trailer raffles to benefit Exhibit Hall at State Fair

Iverson Chrysler of Huron and Mitchell has donated a 2015 Ram 1500 Crew Express pick-up and a 2015 Featherlite Stock Combo trailer to the South Dakota State Fair Foundation for two summer raffles to raise funds for the Nordby Exhibit Hall for 4-H, Yo More...

Noem’s office accepting apps. for fall interns

Rep. Kristi Noem is accepting applications for fall internships in her Washington, D.C., office, as well as in her offices in Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Watertown. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

This week’s forecast is typical for June—highs between 80 and 88 degrees, lows between 50 to 58 degrees and the possibility of thunderstorms. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

That’s Life

My father’s day

“What do you want for Father’s Day?,” India asked, just days before she flew off to Denver for music camp. I’m the worst person in the world to buy for, because when I need something I just steal it. More...

Community

Visitor/ Interpretive Center displays

This old calendar from the Pollock State Bank was recently donated to the Pollock Visitor/Interpretive Center by Karen Robbins of Sturgis and is currently on display there. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, June 29—Soup and sandwiches. Tuesday, June 30—Scalloped potatoes, peas and whole wheat bread. The month of July menu was not available at press time. More...

Area Happenings

Great Plains Christian Women More...