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July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Herreid School Board accepts bids, purchases new insurance policy

Herreid School Business Manager Colleen Rueb administered the Oath of Office to incumbent board member David Kary and newly elected board member Holly Schumacher at the Herreid School Board meeting on Monday, July 14. Supt. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Vetsch places in Derby

Travis Vetsch, right, of Pollock earned $500 for placing third in the 39th Annual Linton Demolition Derby. More...

Eureka Selby VFW 14 and under Teeners qualify for State Tourney

The Eureka Selby VFW 14 and under Teeners have qualified for the State Tournament in Garretson on July 25, 26 and 27. The Eureka Selby (ES) Teeners defeated Wessington Springs in a best of three series to advance to the state Tournament. More...

Dairy Days Kiddie Olympics winners

The following are the results of the races held on Saturday, July 12, during Dairy Days. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

As this column was written Sunday evening, there was a prediction for “strong storms” on Monday, so I’m hoping we received some moisture and no hail or other damage. More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

Midsummer’s quiz

Hello readers! It’s time once again for the Tony Bender Midsummer Quiz. Yes, this will go on your permanent record. The good news is, it will be stored on a hard drive at the IRS. 1. Forty-five years ago, NeilArmstrong was the first man to:a. More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Photography classes will be held at Weigum’s Mobridge Arboretum Aug 8 and 9. Mike LaLonde will be the teacher. Bring your point and shoot camera and he will teach basics such as composition, lighting, camera handling. Classes will be heldAug. More...

Letters

Readers Write

I look forward to Prairie Pioneer each week-Keep up the good work! Laura DennisMellette, SD Enclosed is a check for $50 for another year of receiving the “Hometown” paper. More...

SportsFest program set for Aug. 16

It is once again time for our SportsFest program.Aug. 16, 2014, will be the date for the 5th Annual Northern Oahe SportsFest program. More...

Obituaries

Kauk, 93

Gustav Kauk, 93, of Eureka died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Avera Eureka Healthcare Center. The Funeral Service for Gustav was held Thursday, July 17, at the Eureka Reformed Church with Pastor James Grossmann leading the service. More...

Campbell and Walworth County 4-H, Open Class exhibits planned

The annual Campbell and Walworth County 4-H Achievement Days will be here shortly. Achievement Days is the culmination of the year for most 4-Hers. The Display Exhibits will be held at the Mound City Community Center on Monday, July 28. More...

M-P School Board reorganizes for year, discusses teacher shortage

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board seated a new board member, reorganized for the 2014-15 school year, held the budget hearing on the fiscal 2015 budget and discussed teacher shortages at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, July 14. More...

2015-2018 STIP public meetings and webinar are scheduled

The South Dakota Department of Transportation will offer on-site meetings and a webinar to present and solicit public comments for the 2015-2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). More...

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Top News

Ride to Provide Shake off Hunger Run will benefit hunger causes

A Ride to Provide Shake off Hunger Run will be held Saturday, Aug. 2. Registration is from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Pollock Lutheran Church, with the ride beginning at 11:30 a.m. More...

Volunteers needed for restoration of Welk home

Clarence Herz of Fargo, the Linton native who is coordinating volunteers for the restoration of the barn at the Welk Homestead at Strasburg, said he encourages people to call if they would like to help on Saturday, Aug. 2. More...

Campbell County Johnson reunions have been continuing for over 50 years

It’s Johnson Reunion time. The Johnson family from Campbell County has been holding reunions for over 50 years. In June of 2014 over 100 reunion goers gathered at Elkhorn Ridge Resort near Spearfish. More...

Columns

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Palmer Amaranth

SDSU Weed researchers are on the lookout for a weed called Palmer Amaranth. Palmer Amaranth is a member of the Amaranthus family. A plant family whose members also include redroot pigweed and waterhemp. More...

Yard & Garden

The cool late spring with above average moisture has resulted in a great year for many insects. Mosquitos are a problem all over this area. I have a mosquito electric ‘zapper’ on the edge of the lawn. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneJuly 2, 1914 A year ago the slogan was “If it would only rain,” or “It can’t rain in this country anymore.” This year it has been modified “It can rain any old time.” More...

Community

Herreid Elementary School supplies

No binders or trapper keepers. Supplies not on this list will be sent home as they can be a distraction. Please label supplies with child’s name. Kindergarten More...

Hull

On July 11-14, Eldon and Darlene Droog, Sheldon and Kim Droog, Holden and Delson attended the Vandenburg reunion at the Comfort Inn in Bismarck. More...

Herreid

Christi VanWinsen of Pierre was a Wednesday to Saturday visitor at the Leland and Elsie Beck home. More...