April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

MP School Board receives update on Smarter Balanced assessments

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board received an update on the Smarter Balanced testing and updated attendance figures for the school year at their regular board meeting held Monday, April 14. More...

Pollock Auxiliary Salad Luncheon is Saturday

The Pollock American Legion Auxiliary will sponsor theirAnnual Spring Salad Luncheon on Saturday, April 26, at 12 noon in the Pollock Community Center Gym. The event begins at 12 noon. The cost is $6 per person. More...

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Sports

YTC Weekly

Action for track and golf was very light last week. The only event held was a track meet in Groton last week Tuesday; as the golf meet in Faulkton last Thursday was cancelled, as was the track meet in Mobridge that same day. More...

Borah named MVP runner at 2014 Rob Luecke Invite in Groton

The Mobridge-Pollock boys captured first place in four out of five relays at the Rob Luecke Meet which was run in Groton on Tuesday, April 15. Individually,Austin Borah was first in the 400 M Dash and was named the Jay Swisher Running Events MVP. More...

H-SA breaks records at Groton Invite

The Wolverine track team persevered through low 40 degree temperatures with 15 mph wind to break two Wolverine records and qualify for state in another event at the Rob Luecke Invitational in Groton on Tuesday, April 15. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

Scattered thunderstorms are mentioned in the forecast for the first time this year, so it must be spring. This week’s highs are pegged between a chilly 46 and a pleasant 66 degrees, and lows will zigzag between 29 and 39 degrees. More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

Lying in politics

I don’t know if you heard the news, but it looks like the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to an Ohio law that bars false statements about political candidates during a campaign. More...

Community

Herreid Elem. Concert set for Monday, April 28

The Herreid Elementary concert will be held on Monday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. More...

CC Bank winner

Stacy Pudwill of Herreid, left, guessed the correct temperature at 12 noon on March 27 as part of the Ag Day promotion by the Campbell County Bank. More...

Meetings

Herreid Senior Citizens The Herreid Senior Citizens’ Potluck meal will take place on Sunday, April 27, at the Herreid Senior Citizen Center at 12:30 p.m. It is open for all Senior Citizens in the area. More...

Annual Hobby/Craft, Farm- Home Show set for Sunday

The 2014 Mound City Hobby/Craft, Farm-Home Show is set for Sunday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mound City Community Center. The theme is “Goodbye winter, Hello Spring.” More...

Herreid Community Foundation to honor donors with free meal

Bingo begins at 7 p.m.

In appreciation for the donations received from the many contributors who have been so generous over the years, the Herreid Community Foundation will be sponsoring a free meal prior to its Spring Bingo Party on Sunday, May 4. More...

Herreid School Board agrees to continue DC Senior Class trip

Supt. Jeff Kosters and the Herreid School Board held a brief discussion at Wednesday evening’s school board meeting regarding the upcoming Senior Class trip in 2015. More...

Open house for veterans and their families will be held in Mound City

The Campbell County Veterans Service Office and the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting an open house for veterans and their families on Wednesday,April 30, from 12 noon-5 p.m. at the Mound City Community Center. More...

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Top News

Receive 10 free shade trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation

National Arbor Day is Friday, April 25, this year, and the Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for anyone to celebrate the annual tree-planting holiday. Join the Foundation in April and receive 10 free shade trees. More...

Absentee voting in SD is now open

South Dakotans have the option of absentee voting by mail or in person. Secretary of State Jason Gant said that absentee voting opened Friday, April 18, for the June 3 Primary Election. More...

‘Always Be Careful’ is promoted at schools by Emmons Co. Farm Bureau

Every year in the United States, 100 kids die as a result of farm accidents. Over 23,000 kids are injured each year. That is 65 kids each day of the year. “A farm is a nice play to live, and fun, too,” Elaine Ryckman said. More...

Columns

Midweek Message

Why we value all human life: A Christian explanation

God says all human life has inherent value because we all bear his own image (Gen 1:27). God does not qualify this statement by saying only certain humans bear his image and not others. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneApril 23, 1914 The weather man has tried several times during the past week to give us a little rain, but so far did not succeed. We want to thank him for his good will. More...

Made With Love

With Spring, comes one of our family’s favorite veggies, asparagus, so will be sharing recipes made with asparagus this week. Have a great week! More...

Ag News

NRCS advises patience now to avoid soil problems at a later date

“It’s tough to be patient when spring finally comes and farmers have short windows for getting their crops in the soil,” says Soil Quality Specialist Jeff Hemenway of Huron. More...

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Obituaries

Wittmeier, 75

Wilma P. Wittmeier, 75, of Pollock died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Mobridge, after a long battle with cancer. More...

Berreth, 92

Alfred Berreth, 92, of Fruitland, Idaho, died March 28, 2014. A graveside service was held Friday, April 4, at Park View Cemetery in New Plymouth, Idaho, with Shaffer- Jensen Memory Chapel of Fruitland in charge of the arrangements. More...