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September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Herreid Board discusses variety of topics in abbreviated meeting

The Herreid School Board met Monday, Sept. 8, and it turned out that the meeting was a short one with not a lot to report. More...

M-P School Board commends Gemar, discusses Title funding

Editor’s note. The following story was written by Katie Zerr of the Mobridge Tribune and is reprinted with their permission. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Mobridge-Pollock Tigers will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 22-26

The Mobridge-Pollock Tigers will celebrating Homecoming the week of Sept. 22-26. This year’s theme is Action Heroes. Events and activities for each day include: • Monday, Sept. 22, is Senior Citizen’s Day. More...

Strong showing in second half propels Groton past M-P Tigers

In a flag riddled contest, 25 in all, Groton stormed back in the second half to defeat the Mobridge-Pollock Tigers 27-18. The Groton Tigers did it with their ground game in the second half, compiling over 200 yards. More...

Clippers fall to Herreid-Selby Area

The Lady Wolverines picked up a win on the road as they downed Strasburg- Zeeland 25-19, 25-16, 25-22, on Tuesday, Sept. 9. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

The heartland had fall weather a couple weeks early with last week’s highs and lows coming in lower than predicted. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

That’s Life

Dental Chair Hero

I had a chipped tooth filled the other day that had really been bugging me. It felt like the size of the entrance to Wind Cave. It happened while eating hard licorice candy from Australia, so it was almost worth it. Almost. More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Herreid Senior Citizens The Herreid Senior Citizens’ Potluck meal will take place on Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Herreid Senior Citizen Center at 12:30 p.m. It is open for all Senior Citizens in the area. More...

Letters

Round About

What a scandal it is for the State of South Dakota when Fox News reports, using the Wall Street Journal as its source, that South Dakota is the second most corrupt state in the union when it comes to transparency in government, only to be edged out b More...

Noem staff to hold Mobile Office Hours in Herreid on Sept. 18

Rick Vallery of Pierre, a staff member for South Dakota Rep. Kristi Noem, will hold Mobile Office Hours in Herreid on Thursday, Sept. 18. Vallery will be available that day between 2:30-3:30 p.m. More...

Town dumpsters, vandalism, Fitness Center top Pollock Town Board meet

Two examples of some members of the public behaving badly were the major items of discussion at the Pollock Town Board meeting held Friday, Sept. 5. The board meeting date was changed from the scheduled date of Sept. 3 due to lack of a quorum. More...

James Kanable inducted into the SD 4-H Volunteer Hall of Fame

James Kanable of Mound City was inducted into the South Dakota 4-H Volunteer Hall of Fame on Sunday,Aug. 31, during a ceremony held at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron. More...

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Top News

Hay removal from highway ROW deadline

The South Dakota Department of Transportation requests the cooperation of all farmers and ranchers in removing processed hay from the highway right of way. More...

Crude oil pipeline may cross Campbell County en route to Illinois

Editor’s note: Some of the information in this story came from an Energy Transfer Partners news release. More...

State Right to Life Convention to feature vocal group Point of Grace

The South Dakota State Right to Life convention is set for Sept. 27 in Watertown and will feature a concert from contemporary Christian artist Point of Grace. More...

Columns

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Perennial Weed Control Options for Fall

Fall is a good time to take care of perennial weed problems in fields. Weeds such as Canada thistle, dandelions, field bindweed, leafy spurge and absinth wormwood can often be controlled easier in the fall than at other times of the year. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneAugust 27, 1914 It has been very cool since Sunday. Jack Frost might come and visit us any night. The rain Sunday night delayed threshing a few days this week.Anumber of outfits are busy at this time. More...

Made With Love

September 22nd is the first day of the fall season according to the calendar so; I will share some autumn recipes this week. Have a good week! More...

Community

Westfield

Thursday afternoon, the RCWM held their monthly meeting in the church parlors. Vice-President Twylah Hollaar called the meeting to order. Linda Vander Vorst had devotions, led the Bible study, had the program and served lunch. More...

Mound City

Jim and Elaine Kanable attended a retirement open house at the Regional Extension. Center in Aberdeen in honor of Mark Rosenberg and Karen Slunecka on Thursday afternoon. Elaine Kanable was a Thursday overnight guest at the Jim Kanables. More...

Hull

Last Wednesday and Thursday, Pastor Paul Stout and Elder Sheldon Droog attended the Minnkota Church Classics in the Christian Reformed Church in Edgerton, MN. More...