October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Poultry ban ordinance vetoed; motion to reconsider issue dies

The Herreid City Council discussed the veto by Mayor David Vander Vliet of the poultry ordinance that was passed at the September council meeting and reviewed options for funding of the proposed street repairs at their regular monthly meeting held Mo More...

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Sports

Potter County Lady Battlers sweep past Herreid-Selby Area Lady Wolverines

Herreid-Selby Area put up a good fight, but lost the battle when Potter County came to Selby on Tuesday, Oct. 7, as the varsity Lady Wolverines lost in three sets, 13-25, 21- 25, 20-25. More...

YTC Weekly

The YTC Cross Country Meet was held last week Wednesday in Gettysburg. There were 21 girls and 16 boys competing. More...

Tigers run at Timber Lake Invite, CSD Conf. Meet

The Tiger boys’cross country team finished in fifth at the Central South Dakota Conference Meet held Wednesday, Oct. 8, in Gettysburg. The meet was won by Miller, who placed six runners in the top ten. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

The forecast calls for pleasant fall weather with highs between 54 and 70 degrees, lows between 31 and 46 degrees, a little wind as usual and no precipitation. Farmers are busy harvesting row crops, and hunters are trying to scare up some pheasants. More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

Election Primer

I feel loved. It happens every two years when I am once again embraced by politicians who so desperately care about me. They really do. I feel like Sally Field. More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Herreid Senior Citizens The Herreid Senior Citizens’ Potluck meal will take place on Sunday, October 19, at the Herreid Senior Citizen Center at 12:30 p.m. It is open for all Senior Citizens in the area. More...

Community

Gale/Hillside

Casey, Kinlee and Todd Rossow were Thursday visitors of Howard and Katherine Sjomeling. Miranda Rossow and friend, Bradson Chartwell of Minnesota, and Kinlee Rossow were visitors of Howard and Katherine Sjomeling on Saturday. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, October 20— Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, parsley buttered carrots, banana cake with icing and whole wheat bread. More...

Meetings

Herreid Economic Development Corp. More...

Obituaries

Gabriel, 53

David Gabriel, 53, of Hague, N.D., died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, due to a motor vehicle accident near his home. Mass of Christian Burial for David was held on Friday, Oct. 10, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hague with the Rev. More...

Brandner, 84

Mary Brandner, 84, of Herreid died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at the Avera Eureka Healthcare Center. Mass of Christian Burial for Mary was held Tuesday, Oct. 14, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Herreid with Fr. Thomas Clement, Celebrant. More...

Goehring, 58

Wilma Goehring, 58, of Mobridge died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Mobridge Regional Hospital. The Funeral Service for Wilma was held Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Family Worship Center in Mobridge with Pastor Paul Hathaway officiating. More...

Oct. 20 is voter registration deadline for the upcoming General Election

The deadline for South Dakota residents to register to vote in the upcoming General Election is Monday, Oct. 20. As of Oct. 1, 517,849 South Dakotans are registered to vote in the general election. More...

Pollock Town Board discusses lots and a water rate increase

The Pollock Town Board discussed developing lots on the playground area north of the Community Center at their regular meeting held Monday, Oct. 6. The board decided to have the entire area surveyed. More...

Commissioners receive information on ‘Justice’ recordkeeping system

The Campbell County Commission met with Al Bohle of the Mobridge Police Department to discuss a criminal justice reporting system and also discussed internet connection problems in the courthouse at their regular monthly meeting held Tuesday, Oct. 7. More...

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Top News

Completing the Walk

Participants on the “Herreid” Fighters! Team were back row, from left, Kirk Cristy, Josh Cristy,Lilly Cristy, Dennis Bates and Al Hurley. More...

Local assistance available for help in choosing a Medicare Part D Plan

Doing a Medicare Part D review is just as important as a yearly check-up with your doctor. Plans can change from year to year, so do not assume the plan you are happy with this year will necessarily be the best one for you in 2015. More...

WEB Water Annual Meeting set for Dec. 6 at Ramkota in Aberdeen

WEB Water will hold its Annual Members Meeting on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Ramkota Convention Center in Aberdeen. The meeting is open to all members. Three director positions are up for election. The deadline for filing petitions is 4:30 p.m. More...

Columns

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Harvesting, Drying, and Storing Late Maturing and High Moisture Corn

By Kenneth Hellevang, Ph.D., P.E. Extension More...

Years Ago

100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneSeptember 24, 1914 The stork visited the Philip Berreth home last Saturday and left there a big boy. More...

Made With Love

Since the temperatures have cooled down, I figured it was a good time to share some soup recipes. Have a good week! More...

Ag News

Row crop harvest has begun in area; early reports show good yields for soybeans

The soybean harvest had a good start last week, and near Herreid, John and Caleb Wiest said they were about half done with their soybeans. “Harvest was just a little later than our average year,” John Wiest said. More...

Summary of grasslands’ presentation on iGrow.org

In September, SDSU Extension and the South Dakota Grassland Coalition hosted Allan Savory, a globally recognized advocate for improving systems health through grassland conservation and biodiversity enhancement through the use of livestock, to visit More...

USDA announces farm program dates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has formally announced dates associated with the new farm programs authorized in the 2014 Farm Bill. More...

Letters

Readers Write

Recently I had the unique privilege of making two trips to Pollock. More...

Readers Write

Thank you for printing information about naming the creek north of Pollock. I was responsible for some incorrect information about who homesteaded on the land the creek runs through. Here is my understanding of who actually did the homesteading. More...