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April 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Closings set for Easter weekend

Due to the upcoming Easter holiday, some area businesses will be closed on Friday,April 3, and/or Monday, April 6. More...

Made With Love

I will share some Easter recipes this week and want to wish everyone a Happy Easter! Baked Ham1 can (8 oz.) sliced pineapple 1 canned ham (5 lbs.)½ cup packed brown sugar1 tsp. ground mustard¼ tsp. ground cloves1 Tblsp. More...

Special Sections

Sports

H-SA Wolverines ready for 2015 track season

Twenty girls and 28 boys are training for track for the season, with practice getting underway on Monday, March 16. Included in the 48 Herreid-Selby Area athletes on the track squad are 26 returning letter winners. More...

Track Meet Schedule

March 30 Eureka Early Bird 2:30 p.m. April 9 Early Bird at Mobridge 10 a.m. April 14 Groton Invitational 12 noon April 18 Gettysburg Invitational 11 a.m. April 23 Redfield Relay More...

YTC GBB All-Conference team named

Herreid-SelbyArea led the way in Yellowstone TrailAll- Conference Team selections to the Girls Basketball team with five players. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

According to Sunday’s 10-day forecast, the heartland was supposed to break 70 degrees on Tuesday with highs the rest of the week between 48 and 64 degrees. Lows will ricochet between 26 and 38 degrees. No precipitation was mentioned. More...

Political Cartoon

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Comments on Congress

Governing By Crisis Isn’t Governing At All

After Congress came a hair’s breadth from shutting down the Department of Homeland Security a few weeks ago, members of the leadership tried to reassure the American people. More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

District 4 American Legion Meeting The annual District 4 Spring Meeting of the South Dakota American Legion will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Stratford for Legionnaires from Brown, Campbell, Edmunds, Faulk, McPherson, Walworth and Spink count More...

Community

Meeting Minutes

The Town ’n Country Gals met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 24th at 8 p.m. in the Herreid School. There were 5 members present. Secretary and Treasurer reports were read and approved. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, April 6—Soup and sandwich on whole wheat bread. Tuesday, April 7—Scalloped potato and ham, peas, whole wheat bread and dessert. More...

Meetings

Pollock American Legion Auxiliary will be meeting on Tuesday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Pollock Senior Center. Marge Johnson and Twylah Hollaar will be the hostesses. More...

Holy Week Services

Christian Churches throughout the area will be holding special services during this Easter week in commemoration of the death and resurrection of Jesus. More...

Easter Egg Hunt set for Saturday in Pollock

There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at the Pollock Community Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. sharp on Saturday, April 4. Everyone is asked to bring their own basket to collect the eggs in. More...

SD State flowers open again

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Top News

SDTA to award two $1,500 Memorial Scholarships for 2015 fall semester

The South Dakota Telecommunications Association (SDTA) has announced that it will award two $1,500 SDTA Memorial Scholarships for the 2015 fall semester. More...

Comparison of nutritional value of organic versus conventional beef

Natural and organic beef market share has been increasing over the past few decades. In 2010, the natural and organic beef market share was at 1.6 percent. More...

Individuals/families may still be able to enroll in Afordable Care

Individuals/families may still be able to enroll to receive health insurance coverage under theAfordable CareAct if: • You didn’t know until after Open Enrollment ended on Feb. More...

Columns

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneApril 1, 1915 More...

South Dakota Historical Society Foundation

A Pioneer Railroad Builder of South Dakota

Charles Prior put many towns in South Dakota on the map. More...

Sidebar

(A weekly column on legal matters for South Dakota citizens)

Fathers of Out-of-Wedlock Children More...

Ag News

USDA Rural Development launches a new website; enhances services

USDARural Development has launched a new website to enhance program accessibility and customer service. More...

USDA extends ARC and PLC deadlines to Tuesday, April 7

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that farm owners and producers have one additional week, until April 7, 2015, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safetynet programs established by the 2014 More...

Pollination requirements for fruit trees

How many fruit trees do I need to plant to have fruit? This question comes up each year as people start thinking about planting fruit trees. More...

Letters

Dark colored glasses

How can the citizens and voters of South Dakota have a voice in government when our elected officials and governor cannot work to enhance voter passed initiated measures? More...

Sidebar

(A weekly column on legal matters for South Dakota citizens)

Burden of Proof In a legal action, the party making a claim has the burden of proof. More...

Obituaries

Fetterley, 77

Annetta Fetterley, 77, of Mandan, N.D., and formerly of Pollock, died peacefully on March 23, 2015, at her home after a 10 year battle with cancer. More...

Wald, 92

RoseWald, 92, of Strasburg died on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the Linton Hospital in Linton. Mass of Christian Burial for Rose was held Friday, March 27, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Strasburg with the Rev. More...

Jahner, 65

Sandi (Brandner) Jahner, 65, of Linton, N.D., died on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Mass of Christian Burial for Sandi was held Friday, March 27, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Linton with the Rev. David Richter officiating. More...