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August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Sports

YTC Weekly

It’s that time of year already and summer has pretty much come and gone. Football practices began two weeks ago for all the conference teams; while Volleyball and Cross Country have gotten their starts as well. More...

Herreid-Selby Area Wolverine football team will open on the road Friday

The Wolverines football team has a strong contingent of returning starters including a two year starter at quarterback, a starting fullback and arguably one of the premier running backs in the area in Logan Schaefbauer. More...

Mobridge-Pollock Tiger golfers kickoff season

The Tiger golf team is off and running with two meets under their belts already. Stephen Hettick has taken over as coach this year and fields a young team. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

After a taste of cool fall weather, daytime highs will be back in the 80s for the coming week. Highs will range from 79 to 89 degrees with lows between 55 and 60 degrees. It should be ideal to have the windows open at night. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

That’s Life

Transitions

And so it is here, that day that seemed so impossible all those years ago, when I held my son for the first time. His eyes were bright and blue, a full head of hair wildly askew. More...

Community

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, Aug. 31–Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, parsley carrots, banana cake and dinner roll. Tuesday, Sept. 1–Baked pork chop, au gratin potatoes, peas and carrots, cookie and dinner roll. More...

Meetings

The Pollock American Legion and Legion Auxiliary will meet Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Pollock Senior Citizens Center. Hostesses are Grace Chewakin and Mary Johnson. More...

Pollock

Travis and Melanie Vetsch and Lila went to Rapid City on Saturday Aug. 17. Travis was in the Demolition Derby at the Central States Fair. He brought home the championship trophy. More...

M-P students begin school Aug. 26; Bakker already in session

Students in the Mobridge- Pollock School District go back to school on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Students attending Bakker Elementary in Westfield are already back in the classroom. More...

County Commission accepts resignations of Cleghorn, Beck

The Campbell County Commission accepted two resignations and discussed a wheel tax and a fenced off section line during action at their meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 18. More...

Korean War veterans eligible to receive Ambassador Peace Medal

Korean War veterans who served in the Korean Theatre of War from June 25, 1950, through Oct. 25, 1954, may be eligible for the Ambassador Peace Medal. More...

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Top News

Parents and students: check out college tax credits for 2015 and beyond

With another school year just around the corner, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding parents and students that now is a good time to see if they will qualify for either of two college tax credits or other educationrelated tax benefits when they More...

Retirement Open House for Marjorie Zastrow

The SDSU Extension Regional Center in Aberdeen will host a retirement Open House for Marjorie Zastrow on Friday, Sept. 11, from 2-4 p.m. A program begins at 3 p.m. More...

IRS phone scam targeting South Dakotans: never give personal info

Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakotans of an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) phone scam that has surfaced in South Dakota. The scam involves a caller telling the consumer they are being sued by the IRS for an unresolved debt. More...

Columns

S. D. Dept. of Veterans Affair

Our Home Away From Home

It seems like just yesterday we were gathering in Hot Springs to break ground for our new Veterans’ home. More...

Made With Love

Watermelon Jelly4 cups of watermelon juice4 cups of white sugar7 tbsp. of lemon juice(bottled is better because youdon’t get the extra pulp)2 boxes of SURE-JELLFOR LESS OR NO SUGARNEEDED RECIPES (thepink box) More...

Yard & Garden

Unique Trees

Campbell County has what I would call a number of “unique” trees growing in this area. More...

Ag News

Farm equipment safety on the road important for motorists, operators

Even though fall harvest is a ways off, we still encounter farm equipment on the road. More...

Financing agriculture in South Dakota

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture has financial programs available for agricultural producers and agricultural related businesses. More...

Climate outlook predicts cooler, wetter than average conditions for South Dakota

El Nino will continue to play a significant role in North America’s climate for the next several months, according to the latest temperature and precipitation outlooks, released by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on August 20. More...

Letters

Readers Write

Keep up the great work! The paper is so nice to keep up on the happenings of our hometowns. We appreciate all that you do-especially love the Remember When section-100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago! Jennifer & David SchockMaple Grove, MN More...

Obituaries

Hanson, 80

Ruby Hanson, 80, of Mesa, Ariz., died Monday, June 29, 2015, at her home in Mesa. A graveside services for Ruby will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Mound City Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. More...

Olson, 98

Clement Olson, 98, of Mobridge died Tuesday,Aug. 18, 2015, at the Golden Living Center in Mobridge. The Funeral Service for Clement was held Friday, Aug. 21, at Bethany Lutheran Church in rural Selby. More...