October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Halloween parties set for Oct. 31

Halloween parties will be held in Pollock and Herreid this Friday evening. Pollock A Halloween Carnival will be held in the Pollock Community Center Gym from 5:30-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31. More...

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Sports

Lady Wolverines get comeback win over Leola-FrederickTitans

Herreid-SelbyArea fought back for a win over the Lady Titans after dropping the first two sets in Leola on Monday, Oct. 20. The Lady Wolverines won the match with scores of 21-25, 22-25, 26-24, 25-9, 15-12. More...

Lady Lions defeat M-P Lady Tigers

Linton-HMB picked up a 3-0 sweep over Mobridge- Pollock on Parents’ Night in Linton on Oct. 21. More...

H-SA JH teams compete in MYO Tourney

Herreid-Selby Area junior high squads saw lots of action at the MYO Volleyball tournament Saturday, Oct. 18, in Mobridge. The eighth grade team won three games in pool play before losing a one-game playoff, 25-21, to Faith in the championship game. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

For this week, at least, our balmy fall weather has vanished. Daytime highs will be 15-20 degrees cooler than last week, and nightly lows will be frosty. Highs will range between 46 and 58 degrees and lows between 23 and 39 degrees. More...

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That’s Life

Free-floating anxiety

I’m gravely concerned. About something. I’m not exactly sure what, because I’m too exhausted to sort it all out. It has been an extremely busy week. If I ever have to work an eight-hour day again, it will be too soon. More...

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Area Happenings

Mobile Food Pantry The Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Herreid Community Center on Thursday, November 6, from 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. The pantry is available for needy individuals/ families in Campbell and McPherson Counties. More...

Community

Celebrating Home Open House

Shopping and a good visit are always in store at Virginia Mitzel’s Celebrating Home Fall Open House held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25. More...

Westfield

On Sunday, October 19, Ron and Kathee Van Beek went to Fargo and were house guests of Aaron and Kristy Van Beek and Eddie. Ron and Kathee returned home on Monday. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, November 3— Scalloped potatoes and ham, peas, whole wheat bread and dessert. Tuesday, November 4— Soup, sandwiches and dessert. More...

Obituaries

Hoffman, 68

Kathryn (Kathy) Hoffman, 68, of Herreid died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Bismarck, N.D. The Funeral Service for Kathy was held Thursday, Oct. 23, at St. More...

Schaffer, 95

Henry Schaffer, 95, of Mound City died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at the Selby Good Samaritan Center. The Funeral Service for Henry was held Tuesday, Oct. 28, at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in Mound City, with the Rev. Jeremy Wosje officiating. More...

Ryckman, 66

Kenneth Ralph Ryckman, 66, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Wednesday, May 14, 2014. A Graveside Service for Kenneth was held Thursday, May 22, in the Jacksonville National Cemetery, with military honors. More...

General election is Nov. 4; voters to weigh in on several decisions

The General Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Registered voters will have a number of choices to make when they go into the voting booth. More...

Donations accepted

The Lake Campbell Wildlife Club voted to make a charitable donation of $1,000 to the Community Centers in Mound City, Pollock and Herreid in thanks for their continual support of community events in More...

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Top News

Lake Campbell Wildlife Club prize winners

The following are the door prizes and winners that were presented at the annual Lake Campbell Wildlife Club which was held on opening weekend of pheasant season. Mound City Door Prizes: More...

Friends host 50th wedding celebration for Don and Arlene Davis in Hazelton

Approximately 200 friends and relatives, including many from all the various state and local organizations the Davises are involved in, attended the 50th Anniversary celebration for Don and Arlene Davis held Sun., Oct. More...

SD Well Drillers Association scholarships available

The South Dakota Well Drillers Association is pleased to announce it is offering scholarships totaling $ 9,000.00. More...

Columns

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Aphids in Winter Wheat

This fall has provided excellent harvest weather for the area. However the long warm fall has also provided an opportunity for aphid numbers to increase in winter wheat stands. Many winter wheat fields have been in the ground for a month or longer. More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneOctober 8, 1914 Rather cool weather these days. Miss Otillia Schaap is slowly improving. Tuesday she was able to sit up in bed for a while. The severe attack of Typhoid Fever has left her very weak. More...

125th Anniversary of South Dakota’s Statehood

First Governor Arthur Mellette Sacrificed His Health And Wealth For South Dakota

As South Dakotans celebrated statehood in late 1889, their joy was tempered by several serious problems. More...

Ag News

Informational meetings for new Farm Bill scheduled by FSA

The Farm Service Agency is hosting informational meetings to discuss the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014. More...

Weather

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Checking for weed control at harvest

With harvest now in full swing Paul O. Johnson, SDSU Extension Weed Science Coordinator reminds farmers not to forget their fall weed control. More...

Letters

Writer supports Mittleider

In reference to last week’s Letter to the Editor, I had some thoughts come to mind I wanted to share. I noticed the past experiences of Lorraine Anderson all resided in Walworth County. More...

Readers Write

We always look forward to receiving our newspaper from our hometown. Great job of putting out an excellent newspaper each week. Dale WagnerWatford City, N.D. More...

Readers Write

Would appreciate more Herreid news. Robert BoninGlendale, Ariz. More...