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Switch to electronic federal payments before March 1

Individuals who still receive a paper check for their Social Security or other federal benefit payments will need to make a change in the near future. By law, they are required to switch to an electronic payment option by March 1, 2013. More...

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Sports

Aberdeen Christian defeats Herreid/ Selby Area for second straight year

The Herreid/Selby Area Wolverines traveled to Aberdeen on Saturday, December 29th, to once again take on Aberdeen Christian in the NSU Classic over the holidays. More...

Dupree defeats Herreid/Selby Area in Mobridge Rotary Classic

The Herreid/Selby Area Wolverines traveled to Mobridge last week Thursday to face Dupree in the annual Mobridge Rotary at Mobridge/Pollock High School. More...

H-SA Lady Wolverines sail past Mobridge-Pollock Lady Tigers, 74-20

Herreid-Selby Area improved to 6-0 for the season after trouncing Mobridge- Pollock 74-20 at the Mobridge Rotary Classic on Thursday, Dec. 27. Mobridge-Pollock’s record dropped to 0-6 with the loss. More...

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From the Heartland…

The week will start out in the 30s and end in the teens with lows decreasing from 25 degrees down to -6 degrees. Snow showers are mentioned for the weekend. More...

That’s Life

Food and mood

Recent studies show some foods and beverages can make you cranky. “What foods?” you may ask. Well, out here in the Sauerkraut Belt, just about everything. More...

Community

Meetings

Jacob A Heinrich Legion Auxiliary The regular meeting of the Jacob A Heinrich Legion Auxiliary Unit #170 was called to order at 7:30pm on December 13, 2012 by President Marian Goehring. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, Jan. 14—Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, cauliflower, apricots and whole wheat bread. Tuesday, Jan. 15—Oven fried chicken, sweet potatoes, green beans, glorified rice and whole wheat bread. More...

Made With Love

Beings the weather has gotten somewhat colder, thought I would share some light calorie soup recipes this week. Enjoy your week, everyone! More...

Valley supports cancer efforts

Valley staff again spearheaded the 2012 “Think Pink” Campaign. More...

Blood drive planned at Herreid Community Center on Jan. 17

A blood drive will be held in Herreid on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 1-6 p.m. The blood drive will be held at the Herreid Community Center. More...

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“Ask A CPA” call-in program scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 17

The South Dakota CPA Society is once again sponsoring “ASK A CPA,” a call-in program to give the public an opportunity to ask a certified public accountant (CPA) about business and personal tax matters, planning for yearend, general busin More...

NSU’s next Northern Bound Day is Jan. 18

Northern State University invites students to visit campus on the first Northern Bound Day of 2013. More...

Attorney General warns businesses and consumers about scams

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota businesses and consumers to be aware of fraudulent telemarketers claiming to be representatives of state or federal governmental agencies. More...

Columns

Sen. Brown Reports

2013 Legislative Session As we all begin to replace our previous year’s calendars, the next session of the South Dakota legislature is ready to commence. More...

Rep. Hoffman Reports

LEGISLATIVE QUESTIONAIRE: 1. What do you think needs to happen at the legislature this year? More...

Artas

Phyllis and Rhienie Staebner had their family Christmas gathering on Saturday, Dec. 22. More...

Ag News

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

2012: A Year of Firsts More...

Churches

Midweek Message

The Kingdom of God to Come in Grace

What is the most desolate place on earth? Kerguelen Island, also know as “Desolation Island”, has no airstrips and no population of people. In order to get there the trip requires a six-day boat trip. More...

Church Activities

Herreid Assembly of God Church The Herreid Assembly of God Church will be having a service at the Herreid Apartments, Sunday, January 13th at 7 pm. There will be singing and a short devotional. The public is invited to attend. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

It is illegal for a private citizen in the US to possess an automatic firearm. There is a reason our “founder fathers” adopted the 2nd amendment. More...

When the Telephone doesn’t work

In 21st centuryAmerica we have many ways to communicate: landline telephone, cell phone, email, text, Facebook, Skype, Twitter and whatever today’s technology explosion invents as the next communication medium. More...

Obituaries

Starkey, 56

Al Starkey, 56, Herreid, S.D., died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at his home. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at First Reformed Church in Herreid with the Rev. Jimmy Hall officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery. More...

Van Boven, 92

Lloyd E. Van Boven, 92, of Lynden, Wash., was taken to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden. Memorial Funeral Services were conducted on Friday, Jan. 4, at 2 p.m. More...

Moser, 79

Rienhold “Eddie” Moser, 79, of Pollock, S.D., died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. More...