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September 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pollock team is top fundraiser at recent Relay For Life event

Pollock’s Relay For Life Team called the Tumornator’s (formerly called Ty’s Team) was the top fundraising team at the Walworth County American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life which was held Friday, Aug. 1, in Mobridge. More...

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Sports

H-SA Wolverines take third in 2014 YTC Tourney

The Lady Wolverines kicked off the 2014 volleyball season with a third place finish in the YTC Tournament in Onida on Saturday, Aug. 30. More...

Mobridge-Pollock Tigers host cross country meet

The Tiger Cross Country team hosted their annual meet on Saturday, Aug. 20. Fifteen schools and about 150 runners participated in the meet. The boys varsity 5,000 meter race was won by Daniel Buckhalter of Bison in 16:16.4. More...

Herreid-Selby Area Wolverines win gridiron opener – defeat Timber Lake, 56-20

The Herreid/Selby Area Wolverines opened up the 2014 football season last Friday night in Selby with Timber Lake. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

The first week of September is predicted to be mild with highs in the 70s and lows in the 50s. There could be a thunderstorm or two. Small grain harvest has been delayed by the damp climate, so here’s hoping farmers can catch up. More...

Political Cartoon

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Comments on Congress

Why Government Openness Matters

One of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Great Plains Christian Women Sowing and Reaping is the theme for the Great Plains Christian Women September luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 12 noon at the Clover Leaf Café in Selby. Donna Bratland fromAberdeen is the speaker and will also sing. More...

Community

Locks of Love donation

In July, six and a half-year-old Rachel Rueb of Herreid donated eight inches of her hair to Locks of Love. She had her hair cut at Family Haircare in Mobridge. More...

Pollock

Travis and Melanie Vetsch and Lila went to Mobridge Tuesday, Aug. 26, to attend Lila’s preschool open house at Edge Christian Preschool. Afterwards they had supper at The Pizza Ranch with Joel Reierson and family. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, September 8— Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, parsley buttered carrots, banana cake with icing and whole wheat bread. More...

Good Sam-Herreid to celebrate National Assisted Living Week

The Good Samaritan Society Herreid will celebrate “National Assisted Living Week” from Sept. 7-14. There will be fun events and programs for the residents all week. More...

Each South Dakota county set to receive ‘Grow: 66/125’ tree

Trees growing in soil collected from all 66 South Dakota counties are being delivered to historic sites in each county of the state over the next two weeks. More...

Pheasant population is up, but habitat remains long term concern

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has completed the annual pheasant brood survey, and the results show a 76 percent increase in the statewide pheasants-per-mile index as compared to 2013. More...

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Top News

SDPB continues media partnership with SDHSAA through 2019-20 year

South Dakota Public Broadcasting (SDPB) will be the television and internet broadcaster for South Dakota high school championships and top achievement events through the 2019-20 school year. More...

Basin Electric is considering Emmons County for power plant

News broke Friday in the daily media that Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bismarck, is considering the construction of a 650-800 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in Emmons County and that Basin rightof way staff are contacting land owners to More...

40th Annual Threshing Bee & Show is set for Sept. 6-7 in Braddock

The 40th annual South Central Threshing Association, Inc. Threshing Bee & Antique Show will be held at Braddock, N.D., Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 and 7. More...

Columns

Made With Love

We are back into the football season and I will share some snack food recipes for this week. Enjoy your week! Flavored Oyster Crackers 2 packages (10 oz. More...

Midweek Message

I have found that turning on the world news this past month, or so, kind of difficult to do. Hearing of the bloodshed in the different parts of the world, including the renewed fighting in the Holy Land, has been a great sorrow. More...

125th Anniversary of South Dakota’s Statehood

Cherry Creek: The Oldest Inhabited S.D. More...

Ag News

Soil health bus tours set for September

Two soil health field tours will be held in South Dakota in September. These events are follow ups to the soil health workshops held last winter across the state. More...

Improve silage with these tips

Most dairy herds throughout the United States depend upon corn silage which is a major ingredient in most dairy rations. More...

SD Farmers Union donates $25,000 for new 4-H building on State Fairgrounds

South Dakota Farmers Union has affirmed its commitment to youth and agriculture through a $25,000 donation to the South Dakota State Fair Foundation for the construction of the new 4-H complex on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron. More...

Obituaries

Winterberg, 61

John L. Winterberg, 61, of Aberdeen, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Aberdeen Health and Rehab. The Memorial Service for John was held Saturday, Aug. 30, at Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary & Crematory in Aberdeen with Pastor D.T. More...

Brandner, 61

Allan M. Brandner, 61, of Herreid died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at the Eureka Community Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial for Allan will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at St. More...

Hanson, 88

Betty Jane Hanson, 88, of Appleton, Minn., died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Appleton Nursing Home. The Funeral Service for Betty was held Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Louisburg Lutheran Church in Louisburg, Minn., with Pastor Elan Hacker officiating. More...