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March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

2015 Paint – South Dakota set to help residents for another year

“Paint – South Dakota” is underway again for another remarkable campaign season, and South Dakota Housing Development Authority is seeking volunteers to pick up paint brushes and set aside some free time to help residents in their c More...

Special Sections

Sports

YTC Weekly

The winter sports season officially came to a close in the three different sites for the boys’ state tournaments this past weekend. More...

Columns

Made With Love

Continuing with more hot dish recipes. Have a good week. More...

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Field Pea Production Information Specifically Developed for SD

Low commodity prices for traditional crop options like corn and soybeans have lead producers to explore new or alternate crop options this spring. I have had numerous questions on oats, fall rye (last fall), milo and peas. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneMarch 25, 1915 A cold wave is passing over this vicinity. The sudden change in the temperature is not at all pleasing. More...

Ag News

Livestock market still looks good, but prices will probably be lower than last year

At the Herreid Livestock Auction (HLA) on Friday, March 13, 520-540-pound steers were bringing $1,515 to $1,500 per head, 685- 705-pound steers brought $ 1,615 to $ 1,665 and 920-pound steers about $1,820 to $1,840. More...

Weather

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Community

Huber & Son Open House

Curt Nieuwsma, left, visits with, left to right, Marcia, Kayla and Bob Huber at the Open House held Friday, March 20, at Huber & Son, Inc. in Herreid. More...

Pollock Reading Room adds ‘Unbroken,’ ‘Still Alice’ to book list

The Reading Room at the Pollock Comunity Center has some new books, including the Laura Hildebrand popular 2014 book entitled “Unbroken.” It is a World War II story of survival, resiliance and redemption, and now can be viewed on the movie screen. More...

Reading Challenge winners named

North Central Prairie Reading Council selected several Herreid students as Reading Challenge winners. More...

Several Herreid residents meet with Council

About a dozen Herreid city residents met with the City Council in a special meeting on Monday, March 16. More...

PADC discusses housing needs in Pollock area

At their meeting on Tuesday, March 17, the Pollock Area Development Corporation discussed housing needs in the area because of the Campbell County Wind Farm construction and other potential large-scale projects. More...

Types of city governance set in state law

During the Herreid City Council special meeting on Monday, March 16, the question of changing the city’s governance structure was raised. More...

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Top News

Taxpayers who get identity verification letter should use IDVerify.irs.gov

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who receive requests from the IRS to verify their identities that the Identity Verification Service website, idverify.irs. gov, offers the fastest, easiest way to complete the task. More...

S. D. Poet Laureate bill signed

A South Dakota Poet Laureate bill was signed into law by Governor Dennis Daugaard on Thursday, March 12. The law limits the term of office for the State Poet Laureate to one four-year term. More...

South Dakota Division of Motor Vehicles clarifies registration fees

Noncommercial vehicle registrations and renewals that occur in a County Treasurer’s Office or a Division of Motor Vehicles electronic terminal on or before March 31 will pay the current fee for noncommercial vehicle registration. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

Spring started officially on Fri., March 20, and this week’s forecast is in sync with the times. Highs will hop around between 41 and 66 degrees and lows will work their way up from a chilly 20 degrees to 37 degrees. More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

South Dakotans are stupid

It’s official. The 55-percent majority of South Dakotans who voted last fall to raise the state minimum wage to $8.50 an hour are too stupid to know what’s good for them. More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Die Deutsche Freiheit Chapter Die Deutsche Freiheit Chapter of the Germans From Russia will hold their regular meeting on Sunday April 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Zion American Lutheran Church basement social room. More...

Churches

Church Activities

Herreid Assembly of God Church The Herreid Assembly of God Church will be hosting a singsperation Sunday, March 29th at 7 p.m. Those who like to listen to Christian music or would like to sing a special song are invited to attend. More...

Letters

Readers Write

I look forward to reading the hometown news each week. Marcia WeberSaint Louis Park, MN More...

Obituaries

Vikse, 29

Loren Vikse, 29, of Craig, Colo., died Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Colorado. The Funeral Service for Loren was held Saturday, March 21, at Pollock Lutheran Church in Pollock with the Rev. Ramona Hayes officiating. More...

Van Vugt, 100

Peter Van Vugt, 100, of Granville, Mich., died on Sunday, March 22, 2015. The Funeral Service for Pete was held Wednesday, March 25, with Pastor Robert Langenberg officiating. More...

Dykema, 75

Donna Jean Dykema, 75, of St. Francis, Minn., died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Coon Rapids, Minn. The Funeral Service for Donna was held Saturday, March 7, at United Methodist Church in St. Francis with Pastor Kevin Coder officiating. More...