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July 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pollock Community Foundation makes donation

The Pollock Community Action League Playground and Park committee, from left, Jennifer Van Beek, Melanie Vetsch and Paige Meyer, accept a donation from the Pollock Community Foundation representative More...

Special Sections

Sports

Ryckman wins national title at National BB Gun Championship

Pierre Jr. Shooter Cassandra Ryckman was recently named the best overall individual shooter at the Daisy National BB Gun Championship. The event took place July 6 in Rogers, Ark. More...

Herreid T- Ball Team 2014

Players on the Herreid 2014 T-Ball Team included from left, front row (on the ground), Kendra Horner, Jared Weisbeck, McKenna Beck, Katie Allbee and Eric Rueb. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

Highs between 78 and 91 degrees, lows between 55 and 61 degrees and isolated thunderstorms are in this week’s forecast. The week started out cool and will build up to the 90s early next week. More...

Political Cartoon

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List of South Dakota “Firsts” compiled

South Dakota is celebrating its first 125 years of statehood, as North Dakota and South Dakota entered the union on Nov. 2, 1889. More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Herreid Senior Citizens The Herreid Senior Citizens’ Potluck meal will take place on Sunday, July 20, at the Herreid Senior Citizen Center at 12:30 p.m. It is open for all Senior Citizens in the area. More...

Community

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Harvesting Scab (FHB) Infected Wheat (and Straw?)

In several of the winter wheat variety plots across South Dakota, the varieties rated as susceptible to scab (Fusarium Head Blight) showed noticeable incidence of infection. More...

STEER, Inc. Annual Beef Barbecue set for Saturday, July 19 in Bismarck

On Saturday evening, July 19, at 5 p.m., The Isaacs will present a program at the Annual Beef Barbecue sponsored by STEER, Inc. More...

Donors to the Herreid Comm. Foundation listed

The Herreid Community Foundation held a banquet on June 29 to honor the individuals/ businesses that donated to the Foundation’s 100 Bushel/ One Calf Club. More...

Request to rezone parcel is discussed at Council meeting

The Herreid City Council met as a Board ofAdjustment during their regular monthly meeting Monday, July 7, to consider a request to rezone a parcel of property in the city. More...

United Blood Services urges donors to check their eligibility to donate

Blood Drive is July 29 in Herreid

Did you know that only five percent of the population donates blood to fulfill all patient blood needs? Misconceptions are a big reason why more people don't donate blood but new donors are always in high demand. More...

Future improvements dominate Pollock Town Board discussions

Future improvement projects around the Town of Pollock were the main items of discussion at the Pollock Town Board meeting held Monday, July 7. Those improvements include streets, improvements at the parks and possible building projects. More...

Citywide Rummage Sale set for July 26 in Herreid

There will be a Citywide Rummage Sale in Herreid on Saturday, July 26, sponsored by the Herreid Community Foundation. More...

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Top News

Thune rep to visit Campbell County

Judy Vrchota, Northeast Regional Director for Sen. John Thune, will be visiting Campbell County on Thursday, July 17. Vrchota will meet with community leaders and business owners. More...

Corrections to CC Commission story

There were some minor corrections to the Campbell County Commission story in the July 10 edition of the Prairie Pioneer. The consumer price index was 1.40 percent, not 1.42 percent. More...

Meter head replacement nearing completion in City of Herreid

The replacement of the water meter heads is proceeding in the City of Herreid, and the process is nearing completion. More...

Columns

Made With Love

I am going to share some Trifle recipes this week; they just look so refreshing and appropriate for the summer. Have a good week! More...

Midweek Message

In the late 1990s, I was walking down the sidewalk by the church and came across two grade school children who appeared to be wrestling on the church grounds. One had the other in a headlock. You can guess my reaction. More...

Ag News

Dept. of Ag Pesticide container recycling collection begins July 14

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) encourages all ag producers and businesses to take advantage of the free pesticide container recycling collection from Monday, July 14, through Wednesday, Sept. 10, in 37 locations around the state. More...

Weather

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Obituaries

Berndt, 52

Todd Alan Berndt, 52, of Herreid died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at his home of natural causes. His remains will be forwarded to his family in Illinois for a memorial service under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge. More...

Biesheuvel, 58

Wanda Biesheuvel, 58, of Bismarck, died Thursday, July 3, 2014. The Funeral Service for Wanda was held Friday, July 11, at Bismarck Community Church. More...

Goehring, 73

Samuel F.“Sam”Goehring, 73, of Blaine, Minn., died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, following a courageous battle with cancer. The Memorial Service for Samuel was held Saturday, July 12, at Miller Funeral Home in Fridley, Minn. More...