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Educational sessions on longterm care options scheduled

The South Dakota Department of Social Services is hosting numerous educational sessions across the state this spring on long-term care and the Long-Term Care Partnership Program. More...

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Sports

Minnesota State Champion

Tucker Sjomeling, wrestling at 106 pounds, won the Minnesota State High School AA Wrestling Tournament held March 1 and 2 at the Excel Center in St. Paul, Minn. More...

YTC Grade Tourney Champs

The Herreid Yellowjackets won 1st Place during the YTC Grade Tourney which was held in Bowdle on Oct. 22. The Selby Area Lions finished with 2nd place. More...

Grade basketball awards

Winners of this year’s basketball awards for 4th-6th boys were, left to right, Clayton Randall, MVP & Mr. Offense; Dalton Schick, Mr. More...

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From the Heartland…

Normal March weather is in the forecast with highs ranging from 31 to 40 degrees and lows from 19 to 28 degrees. We had a snowy start this week, but no precipitation is mentioned for the coming week. Avalanche insurance More...

That’s Life

The other shoe drops

The Bismarck Tribune ran a story recently I couldn’t help but notice. Burleigh County commissioner and former KFYR radio personality Mark Armstrong had been stopped for expired plates in a vehicle registered to a family member. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

The Prairie Pioneer is a superb paper, worthy of sharing with family members at a distance. The staff does a great job week after week. Regretfully, I write to complain about the last issue. The weekly Bender column on your editorial page was nasty. More...

Campbell County Wind Farm environmental assessment to begin

Meeting set for March 12 in Pollock

Work will soon begin on developing an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Campbell County Wind Farm (CCWF). This is one more sign that the project is continuing to move forward. More...

Pollock community meeting to discuss future of school building

Apublic meeting to discuss the future of the Pollock Community Center will be held on Thursday, March 7, in the Community Center Lunchroom. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. More...

Legislation would give options for schools under 100 students

The signature of SD Gov. Dennis Daugaard is all that is needed to finalize a proposed bill that would give school districts an option to remain open when they fall below 100 students. More...

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Simply delicious

The Town ‘n’ Country Gals hosted a Hotdish Fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Herreid Skateland. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, Mar. 11—Porcupine meatballs, mashed potatoes, cabbage, French bread and pumpkin blachinda. Tuesday, Mar. 12— Meatloaf, baked potato, sour cream, creamed peas, fruited Jello and whole wheat bread. More...

Births

Boldrin Dr. Emily and Mr. Derek Boldrin of Evergreen, Colorado, are the parents of Ezra John Boldrin, born on February 21, 2013, in Golden, Colorado. He weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 21 inches long. More...

Columns

Rep. Cronin Reports

We are heading into our final week Monday March 4th, and I cannot believe how quickly time has flown. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

As our time in session starts to come to a close, many major issues are still being discussed and decided on in committees and on the floor. This past week, there were a couple of major issues being debated in the legislature. More...

Democratic Caucus Report

By Sen. Jason Frerichs and Rep. Bernie Hunhoff

Democrats joined Republican legislative leaders on Feb. 28 to announce a sweeping new community development package. It puts greater focus on education as economic development, as well as housing, small business development and renewable energy. More...

Churches

Church Activities

Sunday March 10th the Herreid Assembly of God Church will be having a service at the Good Samaritan in Herreid at 7:00 p.m. Come join us as we worship the Lord together. More...

Midweek Message

About the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?”– which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46 NIV). More...

Obituaries

Cross, 30

Sara Elizabeth Cross, 30, of Riverton, Wyo., died on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. Funeral services for Sara Cross were held Thursday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. at St. More...

Anderson, 79

Gordon L. “Andy” Anderson, 79, of Tewksbury, Mass., died unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the Lowell General Hospital from an apparent heart related condition. More...