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May 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local students honored at Annual Academic Excellence Banquet

Students from the top of the Class of 2015 were honored during the 25th Annual Academic Excellence Banquet in Pierre on Monday, April 27. More...

Special Sections

Sports

YTC Weekly

Gettysburg was the site of the YTC track meet last week Thursday. Potter County’s boys and girls made it a clean sweep with team victories. More...

Wolverine boys win Harold Severson Meet as records fall in Lemmon

The Wolverines won the boys team title and statequalified another event during the Harold Severson track meet at Lemmon Saturday, May 2. In addition, Herreid- Selby Area tracksters broke or tied several meet records. More...

M-P Tiger teams finish in second at Lemmon/Harold Severson Meet

The Tigers track team went two directions for weekend track meets May 1-2. Part of the team participated at the Howard Wood Relays in Sioux Falls and the rest went to the Harold Severson track meet at Lemmon Saturday, May 2. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

A cooling trend is predicted for the heartland for the next week, and we could have two or three days of rain. Let us hope the rain amounts to more than one sprinkle per square yard. More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

Selling hope

Hope. They were selling hope and selling hard—some $300 million worth. More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Great Plains Christian Women For the May luncheon, Great Plains Christian Women will meet at Dakota Maid in Selby on Wednesday, May 13 at 11:30 AM. Note the time change! More...

Letters

Equalization questions

Regarding the story of the County Board of Equalization, there were no comparisons of Ag buildings or shops made at the meeting in my presence, only homes. More...

Obituaries

Herman, 95

Irene Herman, 95, of Wishek, N.D., died Monday, April 27, 2015, at her home. The Funeral Service for Irene was held May 1 at Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory in Aberdeen. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Aberdeen. More...

Gabriel, 92

Michael “Mike” Gabriel, Sr. 92, of Strasburg died Monday, April 27, 2015, at the Strasburg Care Center. More...

Schneider, 78

Arlene Rieger, 78, of Vancouver, Wash., died on Feb. 15, 2015. Arlene was born on Oct. 10, 1936, to John and Paulina (Schneider) Moser in Emmons County, N.D. Arlene grew up on the farm in North Dakota near Pollock. More...

New diesel fuel refinery begins operations in North Dakota

MDU Resources Group, Inc. and Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. have announced that the Dickinson, N.D.-based Dakota Prairie refinery, the first greenfield fuels refinery built in the U.S. in nearly 40 years, has commenced operations. More...

GLOW 5K Run/Walk set for Friday evening

Start at 8:30 p.m.

The Herreid Student Council is sponsoring a GLOW 5K Run/Walk on Friday evening, May 8, at the Clyde Schoeck Sports Complex in Herreid. Registration is from 8-8:30 p.m., and the Run/Walk will begin at 8:30 p.m. More...

Public notices highlight insurance companies doing business in SD

In this week’s newspaper you will find the publication of financial summaries of insurance companies licensed to do business in South Dakota. More...

National Military Appreciation Month in SD is proclaimed

At the encouragement of the South Dakota Department of the Military, Gov. More...

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Top News

Herreid Blood Drive collects 44 units for United Blood Services

The drive held in Herreid on April 7 saw 40 people volunteer to donate blood and 37 were able to give. More...

Governor’s Mansion tours to resume June 3

The fifth season of free weekly tours at the South Dakota Governor’s Mansion will begin next month. First Lady Linda Daugaard said she and the Governor are happy to again open the home on the shore of Capitol Lake to the public. More...

Crime in S.D. 2014 publication released

Attorney General Marty Jackley recently released the Crime in South Dakota 2014 report. More...

Columns

Made With Love

In a couple of weeks, our son will be graduating from high school so thought I would share some graduation recipes for people who are planning graduation receptions. Have a great week! More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneMay 6, 1915 We had a fine rain last Sunday. Mother Nature surely must be weeping over the war in Europe. More...

Spring flowering shrubs to try in your landscaping schemes

Early spring flowering shrubs have a special place in our landscapes, as they are the heralds of the warm weather yet to come. More...

Ag News

Weather

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Consider sorghum, a drought tolerant crop option for 2015

Even in the drought conditions facing many South Dakota farmers this spring, there are crops which can survive, explained Ruth Beck, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist. More...

2015 corn planting issues, concerns

Corn planters are running earlier than normal in parts of South Dakota due to the dry weather conditions which have persisted since fall. More...

Community

State History Day winners

Students from Herreid High School participated in the South Dakota State History Day contest in Brookings on the SDSU campus on April 22. More...

Herreid Tour of Tables

The Herreid Community Foundation Tour of Tables was held Sunday, May 3, at the Herreid Community Center. About 60 women attended the event. More...

Herreid School Pops Concert, Awards Program set for May 7

The Herreid School Pops Concert will be held on Thursday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. The Academic Awards Program will follow the concert. More...