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February 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Sports

H/SA outlasts Leola/Frederick, 47-43

The Herreid/Selby Area Wolverines hosted the Leola/ Frederick Titans last Friday night in Herreid. The Titans brought in an 11-7 record and had won eight of their last ten, while the Wolverines were 9-7 and trying to win their third straight. More...

YTC Weekly

In action last week Monday (11th), Timber Lake downed Eureka/Bowdle 47-33 in the lone contest that night. More...

Lady Wolverines sail past Potter County, 54-42

The Lady Wolverines remained undefeated in conference play and sealed the Yellowstone Trail Conference Championship by overpowering Potter County 54-42 Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Herreid. More...

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From the Heartland…

Highs between 11 and 24 degrees, lows from 1 to 13 degrees and snow showers are mentioned for this week’s weather. Last week, the weather flirted with spring, and this week we’re back to winter. More...

That’s Life

Failings of Moral Absolutism

Every two years about this time, an odor wafts from Bismarck that smells an awful lot like a feedlot on a hot day. It coincides with the meeting of the North Dakota State Legislature. More...

Community

Small business assistance planned for Feb. 26

Carla Burns from the Small Business Development Center will be in Mobridge on Tuesday, Feb. 26, to offer business management assistance. She will be at the office of Mobridge Economic Development, adjacent to City Hall, beginning at 10 a.m. More...

Good Sam party

King Doug Beck and Queen Ruth Acheson are engaged in a “Marshmallow Spooning Contest” during the party. Martin Ankerson works intently on completing his Valentine’s Day craft project. More...

“Stuck Up” for a good cause

Herreid School teacher Greg Heyne was “stuck” to the wall for about five seconds during an event held between the basketball games on Tuesday, Feb. 19. More...

M- P School Board reviews proposed funding legislation

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board discussed various legislative proposals and approved the 2013-14 School Year calendar at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 11. More...

Herreid Board receives information about emergency alert system

Supt. Ron Jacobson informed the Herreid School Board at their Feb. More...

Royalty crowned

Ruth Acheson, left, and Douglas Beck, right, were crowned Queen and King during the Valentine’s Day Party held Feb. 14 at the Good Samaritan Society-Herreid. More...

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Royalty reigns at Strasburg Care Center on Valentine’s Day

Royalty were crowned on Valentine’s Day in the Strasburg Care Center’s festively decorated dining room that featured red and white hearts. More...

Grandma’s Kuchen fundraiser will benefit Pollock Community Center

AGrandma’s Kuchen Fundraiser will be held during the next two weeks. Proceeds from the event will be used to help cover the operating expenses at the Pollock Community Center so that it can remain open for public use. More...

Registration deadline for 2013 Master Gardener training is March 20

This spring SDSU Extension is offering a new format for Master Gardening training by combining eight weeks of online training and three day-long sessions of hands on-training. More...

Columns

Democratic Caucus Report

Water is an emotional issue and it certainly has many folks from various backgrounds engaged and activated. There are two bills dealing with water which at this point are alive and survived approval in their house of origin- SB 153 and HB 1135 More...

Rep. Cronin Reports

This has been a week full of an extensive variety of bills. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

We are down to the last three weeks of the legislative session. While there are still several major policy issues that need to be resolved, much of the attention is going to start focusing on the state’s budget. More...

Ag News

Don and Joyce Tisdall receive Grassland Conservation Award

Editor’s note. The following story is reprinted with the permission of the Keith County News, Ogallala, Neb. Joyce (Vander Laan) Tisdall was born and raised in the Pollock area and is a 1959 graduate of Pollock High School. More...

Van Beek Ranch has bull listed in national Pathfinder Report

Van Beek Ranch of Pollock has been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association® for having one registered Angus bull included in the Association’s 2013 Pathfinder® Report. More...

Letters

Readers Write

We’ve missed the Prairie Pioneer and are looking forward to getting it again. Minnesota has been cold and snowy but we’re looking forward to better days. Ray Schaefbauer More...

Obituaries

Johnson, 28

Crystal Johnson, 28, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, died Feb. 11, 2013, at her home. A Gathering of Remembrance was held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center. More...