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July 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Van Beek receives award

John Van Beek of Pollock received an engraved clock from Don Heeren, President of the South Dakota Rural Electric Association, on June 27 at Pierre. More...

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Columns

Dealing with stress takes time

Unexpected changes,such as job loss or financial uncertainty, can turn life upside down. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneJuly 15, 1915 The first of the week was surely scorching hot. More...

Yard & Garden

Garden Pests

It’s been a great year for garden pests. Cottontail rabbits seem to be more numerous this year than ever. They ate off and destroyed a half row of lettuce for us, but we still have plenty. More...

Ag News

Weather

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SDFU to propose Amendment

The S.D. Attorney General’s Office has provided South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) Board of Directors with the title and explanation language for a proposed Constitutional Amendment addressing Legislative Redistricting. More...

Letters

Readers Write

Good job. Keep up the good work. Marian HoltyAberdeen SD More...

Obituaries

Huizenga, 88

Evelyn Mae (Vander Laan) Huizenga, 88, a lifelong resident of Westfield, died Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Vibra Hospital in Mandan. The Funeral Service for Evelyn was held Friday, July 17, at Hope Reformed Church in Westfield, with the Rev. More...

Brandner, 88

Leona Brandner, 88, died while surrounded by her loving family at Rapid City Regional Hospital on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. The Funeral Service for Leona was held Saturday, July 18, at St. More...

Giving Tree Open House held at Pollock Visitor/Interpretive Center

The Pollock Community Foundation “Giving Tree,” recently placed on a wall in the Pollock Visitor and Interpretive Center, was the focus of an Open House held Friday, July 10. More...

The late Lester Van Beek inducted into 2015 NDAA Hall of Fame

It was a proud moment in February of 2015 for the family of Lester (Les) Van Beek of Westfield. Many of his family flew in or drove a long distance to honor their father, grandfather and greatgrandfather. More...

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Top News

State returns $15.7 million in unclaimed property

State Treasurer Rich Sattgast returned nearly $16 million in unclaimed funds this fiscal year. That figure is up $5.6 million from 2014 when the state returned $10.1 million in unclaimed property. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

This week’s forecast is “steady as she goes” with only a seven-degree spread in both the lows and highs. Highs will vary from 85 to 92 degrees while lows will bounce around between 58 and 65 degrees. More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

Candidates

If you’re trying to keep up with Donald Trump, good luck. More...

Community

PHS Class of 1985

The PHS Class of 1985 gathered for their 30 year class reunion during the Pollock All School Reunion held July 10-12. More...

Mound City

Jerry and Ivy Bossert of Eureka had dinner in Mobridge on Sunday to celebrate Ivy’s birthday. More...

Meetings

Die Deutsche Freheit More...