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In District 5B last week Monday, Sunshine Bible Academy defeated Faulkton Area 47-43; and in semifinal action last Tuesday, Sully Buttes drilled Sunshine Bible Academy 56-21 and Highmore/ Harrold downed Lower Brule 51-48. More...

H/SA wins regular season finale – defeats Ed.Cen. to win fourth straight

The Herreid/Selby Area Wolverines hosted the Edmunds Central Mustangs in Herreid last Friday night in both teams’ final regular season contests. More...

2013 State B Wrestling Tournament/Mobridge-Pollock Tigers

Brady Spiry, second from left, placed Fifth at the State Tournament. Other winners in the 220 pound weight class were: 1. Brady Reiff - Parkston; 2. Logan Tonak - Clark/Willow Lake; 3. More...

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From the Heartland…

Last week’s balmy weather is expected to continue for the next seven days with highs ranging from 24 to 33 degrees and lows that sound more like February highs—13 to 20 degrees. There is no mention of snow or rain. More...

That’s Life

Our elected Mommies, Daddies and Ministers

When will our North Dakota Legislature catch on? We did not elect them to be our Mommies, Daddies or Ministers. And yes, I do believe in God. I fall to my knees and thank him daily that the legislature only meets every two years. More...

Churches

Church Activities

Dow and Cindee Warner Missionaries to China will be ministering at the Herreid Assembly of God Church Sunday, March 3rd at 11 am. More...

Midweek Message

In the Book of James chapter 2:24-26 we see that faith and actions are important for Christians. We can not just have faith without works neither can we have works without faith, the mixture of the two is important. More...

Letters

Readers Write

Dad (Woodrow) and I used to share the paper. I guess I would miss it if I didn’t get it, dad always knew a lot of the people if I didn’t. Keep up the good work. Ann (Reierson) Wiedrich More...

Obituaries

Wessel, 83

Hollas (Holly) E. Wessel, 83, of Mound City died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Selby Good Samaritan Center. More...

Diedtrich, 85

Elmer Diedtrich, 85, of Williston, N.D., and formerly ofAberdeen, S.D., died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. The funeral service for Elmer Diedtrich was held Saturday, Feb. More...

PADC members question some findings from Housing Study

Members of the Pollock Area Development Corporation (PADC) disputed several aspects of the recently completed Campbell County Housing Study that pertain to the Town of Pollock. The discussion took place during the PADC meeting held Tuesday, Feb. 19. More...

Sweepstakes scam warning given

SD Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning consumers to be cautious of sweepstakes solicitations that continue to plague the state. Here are a few warning signs of the typical sweepstakes scam: More...

Mound City PIC facility supplies hogs for new PIC farm in China

PIC APEX Genetic Nucleus, located near Mound City, supplies breeding stock to customers around the globe. Recently,APEX shipped pigs to PIC China to help stock a new farm in China. More...

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Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March, receive 10 free trees

TheArbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees. Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2013 and receive 10 free white pine trees. More...

Campbell County Bank offers incentive for kids to start saving

America Saves Week, which is celebrated nationally from Feb. 25-March 2, is a campaign that seeks to motivate households to save, reduce debt and build wealth. America Saves Week was started in 2007. More...

State Historical Society notes Black History Month

February is celebrated nationally as Black History Month, and the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre is noting items in its collections that document the involvement and achievements of African Americans i More...

Columns

Rep. Cronin Reports

This week on Wednesday was Cross-Over Day. This is the deadline for House Bills to be debated and passed before being transferred to the Senate. The legislators wear black on Cross-Over Day to mourn the bills that have been killed. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

Cross over day has come and gone in the South Dakota Legislature. Both the House and the Senate were able to meet the deadlines and do the people of South Dakota’s work. More...

Democratic Caucus Report

Education Works! Good education leads to good paying jobs, the key ingredient in sustained economic development in our state. This has been said so often it may be an empty echo throughout the hallways at our Capitol in Pierre. More...

Ag News

USDA sets women farmers and ranchers claims resolution process

The USDA has recently identified areas of discrimination in its past processing and servicing of loans. More...

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

On Farm Yield Comparisons More...

Beef demand key factor in setting cattle and beef prices in 2013

The outlook for cattle and beef prices in 2013 and 2014 is decidedly bullish when examining the supply side factors, says Darrell R. Mark, Ph.D., in his Feb. 18, iGrow.org Cattle and Corn Comments. More...

Community

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Friday, Mar. 1—Salmon loaf, baked potato, carrots, Swedish apple pie square and whole wheat bread. Monday, Mar. 4—Sloppy Joe on wheat bun, oven roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables and crunchy cranberry salad. More...

Meetings

Pollock American Legion Auxiliary The Pollock American Legion Auxiliary will have a potluck meal on Tuesday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Pollock Senior Citizens Center. Everyone is invited. The regular monthly meeting will follow the supper. More...

College Notes

Ryckman The Office of Enrollment Services at Valley City State University is pleased to announce that Travis Ryckman, son of Merlin and Cindy Ryckman, Pollock, SD, has been awarded a VCSU V-500 Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. More...