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January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Monday closings set for Martin Luther King Day

Due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 21, all post offices and government offices, including the Campbell County Courthouse and the NRCS office in Mound City, will be closed. More...

Special Sections

Sports

YTC Weekly

In action last week Monday (7th), Strasburg/Zeeland got by Eureka/Bowdle 35-32 and Potter County downed Stanley County 55-45. More...

H-S Area Lady Wolverines win 62-51; outscore Centerville 20 to 10 in 2nd quarter

Herreid- Selby Area’s Lady Wolverines outscored Centerville 20 to 10 in the second quarter to overcome a first quarter deficit for a 62-51 victory at the Hanson Classic in Mitchell on Saturday, Jan. 12. More...

Junior High Lady Wolverines pick up win, 21-13

The Junior High Lady Wolverines have been hitting the basketball court since Christmas break picking up some wins along the way. The team won 21-13 at Faulkton on Jan. 4 and split a pair of games against Potter County on Tuesday, Jan. More...

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Political Cartoon

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From the Heartland…

After some snow last week, this week should be snow-free. Highs are pegged between 11 and 32 degrees, and lows are supposed to range from -4 to 16 degrees. The heartland escaped the freezing rain that plagued counties to the east. Sick Bay revisited More...

That’s Life

Don’t drink the water If you come to Ashley and drink the water you will die. More...

Churches

Midweek Message

Thy Will Be Done Matthew 16:24 More...

Community

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, Jan. 21—Goulash, peas, apple crisp and whole wheat bread. Tuesday, Jan. 22—Baked pork chop, squash, macaroni salad, pineapple strawberry ambrosia and whole wheat bread. Wednesday, Jan. More...

College Notes

The following students have been named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence during the Fall, 2012 semester at South Dakota State University. More...

Veterans remembered

Lance Vander Vorst of the Sons of the Legion, Herreid, left, delivered holiday fruit baskets to veterans at the Strasburg Care Center. Above, Ed Turner holds his basket. More...

Herreid Council sets 2013 wages, salaries

The Herreid City Council set salaries and wages for the 2013 year during their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 7. Following a brief executive session, the council moved to leave all salaries at the same rate as last year. More...

Fuehrer elected chairman of Campbell County Commission for 2013 year

The Campbell County Commission seated a new member and reorganized for the 2013 year at their regular monthly meeting held Tuesday, Jan. 8. More...

Pollock Town Board discusses position in maintenance department

The Pollock Town Board dealt with the issue of the vacancy in the maintenance department at their regular meeting held Monday, Jan. 7. Two interested individuals, Travis Vetsch and Bryan Smith, were present to discuss the position. More...

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Top News

Everyone is urged to help reduce spread of flu

(Editor’s Note: Some of the information in this story came from news releases and other news reports.) North Dakota has experienced an early spike in influenza cases for the 2012-13 season. There have been 625 cases statewide since Sept. More...

Governor Coordinated Livestock Development Initiative

A cornerstone of Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s economic development plan for South Dakota includes building on South Dakota’s competitive advantage – agriculture. More...

Meetings

Herreid Senior Citizens Potluck at Herreid Senior Citizens Center on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. More...

Columns

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Written Land Lease Agreements More...

Rep. Cronin Reports

Happy New Year to you all! It is once again my great pleasure to serve District 23 as your State Representative for this my third term. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

The legislature completed its first week of session. We began the week with updates from both the Governor and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Both reflected a relatively positive outlook for the state this next year. More...

Ag News

How likely is cow herd expansion in 2013?

USDAestimated that there were 29.833 million beef cows in the country on Jan. 1, 2012. The USDA’s annual cattle inventory report, to be released on Feb. More...

Research shows cow temperament affects reproduction

Sometimes we wonder if that cow rattling the chute is worth keeping. Recent research suggests maybe not, said Elaine Grings, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Management & Production Specialist. More...

Corps anticipates continued dry conditions through spring

With no relief in sight from the ongoing drought, the Corps is predicting runoff into the mainstem reservoir system will remain below normal, at least through spring. More...

Letters

Readers Write

Abelated Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year to all who keep the news coming to the patrons!! Many many Thanks!! Shelly Rossow Enjoy the paper, but to many sports. Also like the colored pictures. Alva Payne More...

Obituaries

Albrecht, 86

Elmer Albrecht passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at home lovingly surrounded by family. A memorial service was held on Saturday, Jan. 12 at East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, with interment of his urn at Hills of Rest Memorial Park. More...

Hanson, 98

Harry B. Hanson, 98, of Gordon, Neb., died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Countryside Care in Gordon, Neb. AFuneral Service was held on Thursday, Dec. 27, at the United Methodist Church in Gordon with The Rev. Fred Andersen and the Rev. More...

Wilmes, 87

Donald M. Wilmes, 87, of Bismarck, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013 at the Baptist Home in Bismarck, ND. More...