January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Herreid School plans Preschool Screening, Kindergarten registration

The Herreid School District, in cooperation with the Oahe Special Education Cooperative, will conduct its Preschool Screening on Friday, March 1, starting at 8:30 a.m. The screening will take place in the school gym. More...

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Bob Billotto of Eureka finalist for NHSACA Coach of the Year

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association has named the 2013 NHSACA Coach of the Year Finalists from South Dakota. More...

Grade 3-6 Girls BB tourney set for Feb. 17

There will be a youth, one day, girls basketball tournament on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen on Sunday, Feb. 17. The tournament will be open to students in Grades 3-6. The entry fee is $115 and teams are guaranteed three games. More...

Chamberlain Cubs demolish Lady Tigers

Chamberlain had no trouble handling the Lady Tigers Friday night, Jan. 25. They defeated the Tigers on the Tigers home court, 70-30. More...

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From the Heartland…

The weather will provide quite a contrast this week with highs between -7 and 31 degrees and lows ranging from -21 to 20 degrees. As of the Sunday night 10-day forecast, snow was not mentioned. More...

That’s Life

Remembering a friend

There he was in the Dakota section in the Bismarck Tribune, looking thinner than he was when we first met him some 25 years ago. More...

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Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, Feb. 4—Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, parsley buttered carrots, banana cake with icing and whole wheat bread. Tuesday, Feb. More...

College Notes

Fish Jonathon Fish of Pollock SD was named to the Lake Area Technical Institute at Watertown President’s List for the Fall 2012 semester. More...

What the beginning gardener needs to know about garden catalogs

Most gardeners’ favorite time of year is probably the spring, when new life springs up in our gardens or yards. More...

Hazard mitigation workshop scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 7

The Campbell County Emergency Management will be hosting a local community hazard mitigation workshop on Thursday, Feb. 7, in Mound City at the Commissioners Room in the Campbell County Courthouse. The meeting will start at 12 noon. More...

Farmers/ ranchers are reminded of several FSA programs/ deadlines

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) wants to remind farmers and ranchers that there are several programs and deadlines that they need to be aware of. More...

Electronic payments are a must to receive federal benefits after March 1

Chances are, if you receive Social Security benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or any federal payment, you receive it electronically. More...

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Healthcare in Partnership with Education (HIPE) Week is Feb. 4-8

Promoting health careers to South Dakota students is the focus of the upcoming Healthcare in Partnership with Education (HIPE) Week Feb. 4-8. More...

Enjoy ‘Eagles and Bagels’ at Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Visitors of the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area near Fort Pierre will learn all about the park’s winter residents and enjoy a snack on the Eagles and Bagels Walk in the Park on Saturday, Feb. 2. More...

Property Transfers

Property transfers are collected by the Prairie Pioneer from public records in the Register of Deeds Office. The following are for the month of December, 2012. More...

Columns

Rep. Cronin Reports

This week’s session saw some intense discussion as thirty-three bills were passed on the House Floor January 22-25. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

As we enter the fourth week of the legislative session, this week is the final deadline for legislators to introduce bills. More...

Rep. Hoffman Reports

Greetings from the land of common sense and fiscal soundness. More...

Ag News

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Dakota Lakes Research Farm Corporation Holds Annual Meeting- February 12, 2013 More...

Beginning producers Ag CEO’s set for Aberdeen starting on Feb.13

SDSU Extension’s Growing Ag CEO’s program begins Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Aberdeen. More...

Double inoculant encouraged when planting soybeans into CRP or other grassland

Commodity markets have many farmers converting Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and other grassland acres back into production. More...

Obituaries

Sieler, 89

Leon R. Sieler, 89, of Aberdeen died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen. More...

Engelhard, 84

Garold “Blackie” Engelhard, 84, of Tucson, Ariz., died at home on Dec. 29, 2012. Memorial Mass for Garold Engelhard was held on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Tuscon, Ariz. More...

Sjomeling, 77

Leslie N. Sjomeling, 77, of Pollock died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at the Linton Hospital in Linton, N.D. More...