December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

M-P School Board discusses relationship between GPA and ACT

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board received information concerning grade point average (GPA) versus ACT test scores in the district and information from a HS Teacher Technology Usage Survey at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Dec. 8. More...

What you don’t know about your insurance coverage can hurt you

Does driving a red car raise your insurance rates? Does your landlord’s insurance cover your apartment and belongings? More...

South Dakota inaugural events set

The 2015 South Dakota inaugural ceremonies and celebration are set for Jan. 10. Tickets for the events went on sale Monday, Dec. 8. The festivities include oaths of office ceremonies for Gov. More...

Regents’ study calls for increased efforts to boost graduate production

The latest South Dakota Board of Regents’ study on placement of its college graduates finds that a “robust majority” of students remain in South Dakota following completion of a public university degree. More...

Pollock Santa Claus Day prize list

The following are winners of prizes at Pollock’s Santa Claus Day held December 13. American Legion Auxiliary 5 ($10.00) Pollock Present: 1)Bunny Fjeldheim; 2)GordonAtkinson; 3)Donna Meyer; 4)Kim Fish; 5)Paige Meyer. More...

Herreid School Board accepts resignation of member Mark Bentz

At the Monday, Dec. 8, Herreid School Board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of board member Mark Bentz is stepping down from his board position, since he has been elected to be a member of the Campbell County Commissioners. More...

Request for grant proposals being accepted by Wellmark Foundation

The Wellmark Foundation is offering two competitive grant programs in 2015. Request for Proposals (RFPs) are being accepted for the Healthy Communities small grant program and the Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) grant program. More...

Come take the “Bethlehem Journey” on Dec. 21 at the Mobridge Edge Event Cenplace

An unforgettable family experience awaits those who go on the “Bethlehem Journey” set for Sunday, Dec. 21, at the Mobridge Edge Event Center. More...

Pending Senate action, Campbell County Wind Farm set to begin

Some preliminary construction work has begun on the Campbell County Wind Farm, although, as of press time Monday, the US Senate still had not acted on a bill extending the renewable energy production tax credits. More...

Senator John Thune pays tribute to retiring Senator Tim Johnson

U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) took to the Senate floor to pay tribute to retiring Senator Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota). Below is the transcript of his remarks on the Senate floor. “Mr. More...