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May 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

SS students honored at annual Academic Excellence Banquet

The best and brightest from the Class of 2016 were honored for their academic achievements at the 26th AnnualAcademic Excellence Banquet in Pierre on Monday. More...

Special Sections

Sports

M-P Tiger track results from MYO Jr. High Meet

The Mobridge Youth Organization hosted a junior high track meet on Friday, April 29. The following Mobridge- Pollock athletes placed at the meet. More...

JH Wolverines pick up five firsts at MYO meet

Although both varsity meets last week were cancelled because of weather, the junior high athletes were able to compete in the MYO Meet in Mobridge on Friday, April 29. Herreid-Selby Area athletes brought home five wins and five second places. More...

M-P Lady Tigers bring home top golf finishes

The Lady Tigers have been hitting the links and coming up with some top finishes. On April 21 at the Big Dakota Conference Meet in Pierre, they placed two in the top five. Lily Miner placed fourth and Callie Weisbeck placed fifth. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

The heartland will be back into sunny, warm spring weather this week with highs between 70 and 86 degrees and lows all above freezing—between 38 and 50 degrees. Showers are mentioned for the weekend. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

That’s Life

Talkin’ baseball

The topic was baseball. India isn’t sure whether she wants to watch an Atlanta Braves game this summer, when she and some schoolmates travel south for a Future Business Leaders of America conference. More...

Community

Donation received

Sheriff Lacey Perman, right, presented a check for $100 to the Town ‘n’ Country Gals to be used for the Herreid All Night Graduation Party. More...

Hull

The Good News Club of Strasburg Public School held their final and closing program on Wednesday afternoon at the Strasburg Care Center. Their enrollment was 27. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, May 9—Meatloaf, baked potato, sour cream, creamed peas, fruited Jello and whole wheat bread. Tuesday, May 10—Tater tot hot dish, green beans, grape juice, sour cream apple pie square and whole wheat bread. More...

Supt. Kosters explains how new funding affects Herreid District

Editor’s note. The 2016 session of the SD legislature passed three bills that changed the K-12 education funding formula in South Dakota. Now that the details are becoming clearer, Herreid Supt. More...

National Military Appreciation Month

At the encouragement of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. More...

New part time deputy

Layne Perman was sworn in by Judge Scott Myren as a Deputy Sheriff on Friday April 22. Perman will be employed part-time with the Campbell County Sheriff's Office effective June 1. More...

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Top News

Herreid Pops Concert, Academic Awards program is set for May 5

The Herreid School Pops concert, “The Hits,” will be presented Thursday, May 5, at 8 p.m. The Academic Awards program will begin immediately following the concert. More...

WIC Program announces new income guidelines effective May 1

The South Dakota Department of Health has released new income guidelines for the WIC Program effective May 1, 2016. More...

Research shows importance of balanced protein from eating meat

Research shows that when pigs are fed a typical human diet that lacks balanced protein they do poorly. More...

Columns

Made With Love

This week I will share some fruit recipes for the spring. Have a good week! More...

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Scouting Basics

The increasing occurrence of resistant pests has made it more important than ever to use pesticides in a judicious manner. Scouting is an important component of pest management. More...

“Thinking About Health”

Women in Small Town America Aren’t Living As Long As They Used To By Trudy Lieberman, Rural Health News Service

Those of us who grew up in small rural communities in the 1950’s and 60’s, expected to have longer life spans than our parents. The trends were in our favor. More...

Ag News

2015 SDCFRM analysis: livestock enterprise profitability takes a hit

“This was a year that will go down in the record books for the cattle producers. The very drastic fall in cattle prices has never been seen before, but we still need to remember we are at the second or third highest prices received for cattle. More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Mobile Food Pantry The Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Herreid Community Center on Thursday,May 5, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The pantry is available for needy individuals/families in Campbell and McPherson Counties. More...

Letters

Golden hair

Do the documented scented cinnamon golden hair of General George Armstrong Custer and the dyed golden hair of Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trumph, create a parallel of fate? More...

Obituaries

Fast, 85

Delma Joy Fast, 85, of Minot died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at a Minot nursing home. The Funeral Service for Joy will be held Thursday, May 5, at 10 a.m. at Trinity Nursing Home Chapel in Minot. Visitation is one hour prior to the service. More...