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September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Area businesses closed Labor Day

Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. More...

Veterans Day at the South Dakota State Fair is Thursday, Sept. 3

At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Thursday, Sept. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Fishing Update

Missouri River in South Dakota

Lake Oahe In the Pollock area fishing is good, but you have to spend time. Anglers are using bottom bouncers with spinners and some using crawlers. More...

Tigers drop Big Dakota Conference FB game to Winner Warriors, 50-0

The Tigers opened their season on the road Friday, Aug. 28, with a long trip and a short game losing to the Winner Warriors 50-0. More...

Jr. High Wolverine volleyball team opens season Thursday, Sept. 10

Twenty girls in sixth through eighth grade will make up the Lady Wolverines junior high volleyball squad this season.Adrienne Dupper is once again the coach for this team. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

After highs pushed 100 degrees for several days, a cooling trend is expected by the forecasters. This week’s highs will work their way down from 97 to 71 degrees by next Monday. More...

Political Cartoon

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On Voting ... And Not

Comments on Congress

The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. More...

Community

Meeting Minutes

Herreid All –School Reunion The Herreid All-School Reunion Committee met on August 17, 2015. President Adie Dupper called the meeting to order at 7:34 P.M. with seventeen people present. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, Sept. 7–Holiday- No meals. Tuesday, Sept. 8–Roast pork, mashed potatoes, gravy, parsley buttered carrots, applesauce, molasses cookie and whole wheat bread. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Meetings

The Herreid American Legion Post #170 and Legion Auxiliary will hold their regular monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Herreid Legion Hall. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. More...

Herreid School District will begin 2015-16 school year on Sept. 8

The longer than normal summer vacation for students in the Herreid School District will soon come to an end. Classes in the district for the 2015-16 school year will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 8. More...

Walth named as 2015 Eminent Farmer/Rancher by SDSU

South Dakota State University Colleges of Agriculture and Biological Sciences and Education and Human Sciences celebrate four individuals for their contributions to South Dakota’s communities and agriculture industry with the Eminent Famer/ Ran More...

Area residents receiving scam phone calls; best to just hang up on them

Recently, many Campbell County and other area residents have been receiving phone calls and messages left on their voice mails that say they have won a monetary prize from a company. These calls are scams. More...

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Top News

Estate planning: How to get started

Daunting is one way to describe estate planning, said Heather Gessner, SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist. More...

S.D. ACT scores steady, beat national average

According to data released recently, South Dakota’s average composite ACT score is above the national average. More...

CRP and grassland fire planning workshops coming in September

Landowners wishing to utilize prescribed fire as a management action in their Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts are required to utilize an USDA approved burn plan. More...

Columns

Made With Love

I will continue to share more canning recipes for the next few weeks. Have a good week! More...

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

2015 Sunflower Field Survey

Beginning in September numerous volunteers will be enlisted to survey sunflower fields across South Dakota. The volunteers will survey one field per each 10,000 acres of sunflowers. Over 50 fields will be surveyed in South Dakota. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneAugust 26, 1915 It is reported that the late crops are most all taken by fog and black rust, while the early wheat will average from 10-15 bushels, barley 30-40, and oats 40-50. More...

Ag News

Consider nutritional value when buying hay, creating rations

Haying season is drawing to a close across South Dakota. With that comes a feed inventory analysis opportunity for each producer, explains Heather Gessner, SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist. More...

America’s Farmers making a positive impact in South Dakota

America’s Farmers Grow Communities will partner again with farmers to award more than $3.3 million to community nonprofits across the country. In South Dakota, 49 organizations will receive donations in 2016. More...

Weather

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Obituaries

Chapman, 85

Yvonne Chapman, 85, of Rochester, N.Y., died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at Rochester Presbyterian Home in Rochester. A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Yvonne will be held Friday, Sept. 11, at Rochester Presbyterian Home. More...