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January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Farm Bill informational meetings set

FSA and SDSU have partnered together to educate South Dakota’s farmers and ranchers on the new safety net programs and tools available to assist with the decisions of updating yields, reallocating bases and electing ARC and PLC. More...

Special Sections

Sports

YTC Weekly

In girls’ basketball action last week Monday, Northwestern downed Potter County 57-44 and Herreid/ Selby Area defeated South Border 46-34. More...

Wolverine JH vs Strasburg

The Wolverines and Clippers clashed in junior high action in Herreid on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The Wolverines won the contest 33-31. More...

Lady Tigers storm past Linton H-MB Lions

The Mobridge-Pollock Lady Tigers took on the Linton-HMB Lady Lions on Saturday afternoon at the Big Bob Classic in Mobridge. The Lady Tigers proved to be too much for the Lady Lions and easily won, 48-25. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

After some spring-like weather, the heartland’s daytime highs will be moving down toward the weekend. The range will be from 16 to 39 degrees for the highs and 6 to 21 degrees for the lows. It’s in the mail More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

That’s Life

Hyperventilating

Americans are an excitable bunch. We hyperventilate like a woman in the last stages of labor, while similarly blaming everyone who might have had anything to do with the situation. More...

Community

Two big birthdays

Pete Van Vugt of Grandville, Mich., a Westfield native, shares the same birthday with his great-grandson, Noah Cooper of Salt Lake City, Utah. They are kindred spirits but 99 years apart. More...

Pollock

On Thursday, John Van Beek had an appointment in Mobridge and he went to the Mobridge Livestock Sale. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Menu was not available at press time. More...

WEB honored as ‘System of the Year’

WEB Water Development Association, Inc. was recently named “Rural Water System of the Year” by the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems at their Annual Technical Conference in Pierre on Jan. 15. More...

Fire damages Road House Bar & Grill

A fire early in the morning on Wednesday, Jan. 21, did a considerable amount of damage to the interior of the Road House Bar & Grill in Herreid. More...

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Top News

Biesheuvel wins award

Justin Biesheuvel is the new Wyoming 2015 State Bid Calling Champion. He took first place in the Wyoming Auctioneers Association competition held in Gillette in January. More...

Measles case reported In Sioux Falls

An unvaccinated Sioux Falls child under the age of 10 has been reported with measles, officials in the Department of Health said. More...

Report details number of births in South Dakota; potential impacts

A study recently released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicated that South Dakota is one of six states with an increasing birthrate. More...

Columns

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Upcoming Events

Sully County Crop Clinic/ Crop Improvement Association Annual Meeting More...

Rep. Cronin Reports

With the second week of session under our belts, we are starting to get busier every day. This week the appropriations committee heard from the Department of Education and the South Dakota Technical Institutes. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

This past week we saw some of the first bills trickle down to the floor of the senate. Most of these were bills that were pre-filed. Generally, these are bills that are submitted by the departments and various agencies of state government. More...

Letters

Readers Write

Happy New Year to all the “Pioneers.” Many thanks for your dedication! Shelly RossowHerreid More...

Obituaries

Aman-Baumann, 88

Elva Aman-Baumann, 88, of Selby died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Selby Good Samaritan Center in Selby. The Memorial Service for Elva will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at St. Johns Lutheran Church. More...

Fischer, 76

Larry Fischer, 76, of Mound City died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at the Mobridge Regional Hospital. The Funeral Service for Larry was held Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Herreid Baptist Church. More...

Meidinger, 89

Ella Rose Meidinger, 89, of Chandler, Ariz., died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, following complications from multiple myeloma. A memorial service will be held in the spring in Sioux Falls, S.D. More...