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March 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Easter Cantata planned

The Emmons County Community Choir has scheduled two performances of their Easter Cantata, “Love So Amazing,” by Lani Smith and Roger Summers. The first performance will be held Sunday, March 17, at the Hope Reformed Church in Westfield. More...

Special Sections

Sports

YTC Weekly

Girls’state tournament play wrapped up this past weekend at the three perspective sites and the boys’ state tournaments will get underway beginning Thursday. More...

Youth wrestling winners

Following the Napoleon Wrestling Tournament held March 5, Coach Jr. Nolz, center, stands between Clayton Randall, back left, and Brayden Goehring, back right, who both placed 1st. More...

SDPB to cover all three classes of Boys Basketball Tournaments

South Dakota Public Broadcasting will be airing all three classes of the Boys Basketball Tournaments on the Web and via SDPB Television. SDPB covers a variety of high school achievement activities ranging from sports to debate to music. More...

Editor's Page

Political Cartoon

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From the Heartland…

There will be a hint of spring in the air this week with highs between 41 and 48 degrees and lows between 27 and 33 degrees. Rain and snow showers are also on the agenda. The heartland remains in a below normal precipitation situation. More...

That’s Life

Bearded wonders

As I traveled to wrestling and basketball tournaments recently, it was easy to pick out people from Ashley. We were the ones who looked like invading Visigoths. Let me explain. More...

Churches

Midweek Message

Do you ever consider where you will go when you depart this life? Some people think that when you die, that’s it. More...

Community

Grade Music Contest set

There will be a Grade 5-8 Music Contest held in the Herreid School Music Room on Tuesday, March 19, starting at 5 p.m. and continuing until approximately 7:30 p.m. More...

Activities

Herreid School Thursday, March 14— BBB State Tourney at Aberdeen. Friday, March 15—No School; Boys Basketball Tourney at Aberdeen. Saturday, March 16— Boys Basketball Tourney at Aberdeen. More...

Menus

Herreid School Monday, March 18—Lasagna, milk and salad bar. Tuesday, March 19— Macaroni and cheese, fish nuggets, milk and salad bar. Wednesday, March 20— Chili, cinnamon rolls, milk and salad bar. More...

Herreid Council purchases new warning siren for community

The Herreid City Council agreed to purchase a new warning siren and discussed options for funding a new heating and air conditioning system at the Community Center during action at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 4. More...

Special overweight hauling permit for livestock approved

The Campbell County Commission discussed allowing an overweight permit for trucks hauling cattle and the 4-H program during their regular monthly meeting held Tuesday, March 5. More...

Pollock Town Board reconsiders, decides not to do broadband study

The Pollock Town Board reconsidered their decision to have a broadband assessment done when they met in regular session Monday, March 4. More...

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Top News

Herreid Reading Challenge winners

The Herreid School District had several students enter the South Dakota Reading Council Reading Challenge contest. Students needed to record the number of pages they read between Sept. 1, 2012, and Feb. 28. More...

‘Take Heart’ screening is March 20 in Eureka

The “Take Heart” cholesterol and glucose screening will be held at the Eureka Community Hospital Wednesday, March 20, from 7-11 a.m. More...

Seek interns for summer

The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association is currently accepting applications for a ten-week, paid summer internship. This internship opportunity is available to any high-school graduate pursuing a university or technical degree. More...

Columns

Democratic Caucus Report

The 2013 Legislative Session has a two week break where we will recess until March 25 and then return for what is known as “Veto Day”. More...

Sen. Brown Reports

Due to the late finish on Friday Sen. Brown will not have a legislative column this week. He will prepare a “wrap-up” column for next week’s edition. More...

Westfield

On Friday, Greg Hollaar of Hartford, SD was a supper and overnight guest of Eldon and Twylah Hollaar. He was on his way to deliver a machine to Ken’s Auto in Strasburg. More...

Ag News

SD Department of Agriculture has served producers for 110 years

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) is celebrating 110 years On Feb. 22, Reps. Gary Cammack of Union Center, Dennis Feickert of Aberdeen and Charlie Hoffman of Eureka and Sen. More...

Valley now offers video monitoring system for calving assistance

As all ranchers know, calving season brings cold, windy nights and the constant checking in the middle of the night to make sure that all is going well with the herd. More...

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

2013 Winter Wheat Crop? There are a lot of questions and concerns surrounding the potential of this year’s winter wheat crop. Has it germinated? Has it vernalized? Will it head? More...

Obituaries

Feeney, 88

Marcella Adelina Huber Feeney, 88, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in Lynnwood, Wash. More...