February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission accepts resignation, purchases Caterpillar road grader

The Campbell County Commission accepted a resignation and agreed to purchase a slightly used road grader in action at their meeting on Feb. 5. More...

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Sports

YTC Weekly

In action last week Monday (4th), Northwestern Area took care of Edmunds Central 65-30, while last Tuesday saw Potter County get by Eureka/Bowdle in a conference game 51-46. More...

H-SA demolishes McIntosh Lady Tigers

Five players hit double digits as Herreid-Selby Area crushed McIntosh, 81-36, at Selby on Saturday, Feb. 9. More...

M-P Tigers stage big second half comeback to defeat Crow Creek

Mobridge-Pollock stormed back from a 12 point first half deficit to defeat the Crow Creek Chieftains, 63-51, Friday night on the Chieftains’ court. More...

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From the Heartland…

One day of snow flurries, highs of 16 to 36 degrees and lows between 8 and 20 degrees are weather topics for this week. More...

That’s Life

RIP, Charlie

Long Lake, S.D., population 31, has just lost the greatest ambassador it will ever have. Every town needs one, few have them, and none will ever have one as good as Charlie Fischer. More...

Community

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, Feb. 18—Holiday President’s Day. Tuesday, Feb. 19—Ranch chicken, boiled potato, green beans, cake with strawberries and whole wheat bread. Wednesday, Feb. More...

Menus

Herreid School Monday, Feb. 18—No School-Presidents’ Day. Tuesday, Feb. 19—Chicken alfredo, noodles or rice, milk and salad bar. Wednesday, Feb. 20— Chili, cinnamon rolls, milk and salad bar. Thursday, Feb. More...

Meetings

Herreid Senior Citizens The Herreid Senior Citizens’ Potluck meal will take place on Sunday, Feb. 17 at the Herreid Sr. Citizen Center at 12:30 p.m. Pollock Area Development Corp. More...

Obituaries

Schuetzle, 90

The memorial service for Albert A. Schuetzle of 6213 Seminole Place, College Park, MD was held on January 18, 2013 at the Borgwardt Funeral Home in Beltsville Maryland with the Reverend Renee Mackey officiating. He died on January 9, 2013. More...

Meidinger, 86

Arthur J. Meidinger, 86, Wishek, formerly of Zeeland, died Feb. 9, 2013, at his home in Wishek, under the care of Prairieview Hospice. Services were held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, at United Church of Christ in Wishek. More...

Fischer, 79

Charles “ Charlie” J. Fischer, age 79, of Long Lake, SD, passed away February 7, 2013 at St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck, ND. More...

Pollock Town Board reviews costs associated with Community Center

Public input meeting is March 7

The Pollock Town Board reviewed the income and expense totals for the Community Center at their regular meeting held Monday evening, Feb. 4. Expenses for 2012 showed expenditures of $37,431.15. More...

Presidents’ Day closings

In observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 18, several area businesses, as well as the Herreid School, will be closed. More...

Herreid Council discusses options for revised city water ordinance

The Herreid City Council agreed to have City Attorney Mark Kroontje work on options for revising the current Water Ordinance during action at their Feb. 4 meeting. More...

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Several new books are available at the Herreid City Library

The following new books are now available at the Herreid City Library. More...

February is American Heart Month

Each year, the month of February is filled with images celebrating Valentine’s Day. The heart-focused theme doesn’t have to end on the holiday, however. More...

Northern Plains Co-op patrons share in CHS cash distribution

Nearly 1,600 eligible patrons of Northern Plains Cooperative will share in the distribution of $3.4 million in cash patronage and equity during 2013 based on business they’ve conducted with the company. More...

Columns

Rep. Cronin Reports

There have been a number of bills over the last week brought up in Senate and House committees and some which have reached the floor, but I feel that it’s most important to write about House Joint Resolution 1001 and House Concurrent Resolution More...

Sen. Brown Reports

We have officially crossed the halfway point of the legislative session. That also means that we are quickly approaching “cross-over day”. This is the point at which a bill must leave its house of origin. More...

Rep. Hoffman Reports

I am going to write about a bill coming up on the House floor this week which ultimately could affect every landowner in District 23. More...

Ag News

SD Ag in the Classroom and SD Farm Families host essay contest

South Dakota Ag in the Classroom (SDAC) and South Dakota Farm Families (SDFF) are hosting an essay contest for third and fourth grade students across South Dakota. More...

Churches

Eureka Reformed Church to sponsor conference March 1-2

A conference, “Heaven Is For Real…So Is Hell,” will be held at the Eureka Reformed Church on Friday and Saturday, March 1-2. Participants will explore this subject in the context of God’s grace. More...

Midweek Message

I John 4:18, Picture this with me. A father comes home from work, he takes off his shoes and coat making himself comfortable on the couch. More...

Letters

World history important core subject

The recent defeat of SB2155, which would have restored world history as a required course for ND high school graduation, was a major disappointment. More...

When the good guys have guns

I wish to relate an incident that happened in the Herreid School when I was a student there two generations ago. It was a high school class play matinee of which I was a student spectator. I believe the play had the theme of a murder mystery. More...

Readers Write

It’s always great to read the Prairie Pioneer each week! It brings back memories of my wonderful childhood–growing up on the plains of South Dakota! I was so fortunate! Keep the paper coming. Bill Jahraus Grafton, ND More...