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November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Love Lights a Tree’ ceremonies are Dec. 1

Three special Christmas trees will soon light up the night in Campbell County. The 24th Annual “Love Lights A Tree” lighting ceremonies will be held Monday, Dec. 1. The ceremony in Mound City starts at 6:50 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Pudwill honored for 51 years of coaching football

Coach Kenny Pudwill received special recognition for his 51 years of coaching football during the wolverine’s fall sports banquet held Tuesday, Nov. 18. More...

YTC Weekly

The three State Volleyball Tournaments wrapped up last weekend at three different sites; thus bringing a formal close to the fall sports season. More...

Wolverines award honors at annual fall sports banquet in Akaska

Football, cross country and volleyball award winners were recognized during the Herreid-Selby Area fall sports banquet in Akaska on Tuesday, Nov. 18. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

The daytime highs won’t get above freezing this week with the high expected to be 31 and the low, 14 degrees. Nightly lows will range from 0 to 14 degrees. Snow showers are possible on Saturday. More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

New career?

Hi folks, after a week off recuperating from a Motley Crue concert, I’m back. This was billed as their farewell concert, which means my timing was perfect. More...

Community

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, Dec. 1- Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Parsley Buttered Carrots, Banana Cake with Icing, Whole Wheat Bread Tuesday, Dec. More...

MPMS winter concert planned

Hark! The Middle School Angels Sing! And Play! The students of Mobridge- Pollock Middle School wish to bring you glad tidings of great joy and invite you to attend their upcoming winter concert. More...

Drivers License

The following are the Drivers License days for Mound City for the month of December—Dec. 9; Dec. 16 and Dec.23. The hours are from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Driving tests will be given by appointment only. Other offices More...

Thanksgiving services set for area churches

A Herreid Community Thanksgiving Eve Service will be held at the Peace Lutheran Church at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26. Pastor Ramona Hayes will deliver the sermon. More...

Ramp will benefit Herreid resident

Editor’s note. The following story was written by Gloria Aleff, who works for Independent Living Choices. Glass angels and butterflies fill the tall curio cabinet in Kathy Vietor’s living room. More...

Thanksgiving holiday closings are planned

Due to Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, Nov. 27, government offices and other businesses will be closed that day and/or other days throughout the holiday weekend. More...

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Top News

Tips on reducing winter heating bills

Everyone knows that summer temperatures are cooler in the shade, but trees can help cut winter energy costs, too. The most common approach is to plant evergreen trees and shrubs on the north and northwest sides of your property. More...

WEB Water Annual Meeting set for Saturday, Dec. 6, in Aberdeen

Two WEB Water Board of Director positions will be filled this year without contest, and one WEB Water Director position will be appointed by the Board at a later date, WEB Water Board Chairman Mike Neuharth of Eureka stated. More...

Snow blower safety tips

According to weather forecasters, the winter of 2014–15 will see below-normal temperatures for about threequarters of the nation. That means snow blowers could be getting a workout this winter. More...

Columns

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Some Thoughts on Legume Inoculants

Last May a producer called asking if there was any way to successfully apply nitrogen to field peas that were about 6-8 weeks along. It was only half of the field that appeared to be N deficient. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneOctober 29, 1914 Miss Otillia Schapp is able to be up and about the house at this writing. More...

Made With Love

Well, it’s the last week of sharing Thanksgiving recipes. I want to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. More...

Ag News

Commercial Pesticide Applicator testing now available electronically

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) announces Commercial Pesticide Applicator testing is now available on electronic tablets at Regional South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension Centers across the state. More...

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Area Happenings

Herreid Assembly of God The Herreid Assembly of God Church will be having a service at the Herreid Apartments, Sunday November 30th at 7 p.m. We will do some singing and a short devotional will be shared. Come and join us. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: As a result of the oil boom in our northern sister state, U.S. goals for energy independence seem far more attainable than they did ten years ago. More...

Obituaries

Kusler, 97

V. Frieda Kusler, 97, of Aberdeen died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Bethesda Home of Aberdeen. The Funeral Service for Frieda was held Tuesday, Nov. 25, at First Baptist Church in Aberdeen. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Aberdeen. More...

Edwards, 86

Antonette “Toni” Edwards, 86, of Oroville, Calif., died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. Her Funeral Service was held at the Evangelical Free Church in Oroville on Saturday, Nov. 22. More...

Fuhrer, 93

Dorothy Fuhrer, 93, of Strasburg died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at the Strasburg Care Center in Strasburg. The Funeral Service for Dorothy was held Monday, Nov. 24, at Hope Reformed Church in Westfield with the Rev. Floyd Haan and the Rev. More...