March 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Herreid School Board approves contract for new superintendent

At the March Herreid School Board meeting, the Board approved the contract for $56,000 with Jeff Kosters of Selby, who will serve as Superintendent beginning with the next school year. More...

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Sports

YTC Weekly

The winter sports season officially came to a close in the three different sites for the boys’ state tournaments this past weekend. More...

Yellowstone Trail Girls All-Conference team announced

By Wendy Thorstenson Herreid-SelbyArea led the conference teams in players named to the Yellowstone Trail Girls All-Conference Team for 2012-13. More...

Youth wrestling

Several area youth brought home medals from the Wishek Wrestling Meet which was held March 12. More...

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From the Heartland…

After a blustery weekend, this week’s weather should be fitting for the first week of spring, which starts today (Wednesday) with the spring equinox. More...

That’s Life

My bad glasses

First of all, I’d like to attribute to genetics my predisposition for frugality— regardless of risk to dignity and reputation. More...

Community

Meetings

Jacob A. Heinrich Legion Auxiliary The regular meeting of the Jacob A. Heinrich Legion Auxiliary Unit 170 was called to order on February 14, 2013 at 7:45 p.m. by President Marion Goehring. More...

Menus

Pollock Nutrition Site Monday, March 25—Beef stroganoff, noodles, mixed vegetables, cake with strawberries and whole wheat bread. More...

Births

Matthew Renner and Sarah Tschider of Mandan announce the birth of their daughter, Scarlett Lillian. Scarlett was born March 4 (on her daddy’s birthday) at 4:19 p.m., weighing in at 7 lbs. 5 oz. and 21 inches long. More...

Valley announces re-launch of Valley Wireless service

Valley Telecommunications is pleased to announce the re-launch of Valley Wireless. More...

CC Wind Farm means tax benefits for county and school districts

Once the Campbell County Wind Farm is completed and begins operation, it will provide tax revenue for Campbell County, both the Herreid and Mobridge- Pollock School Districts and the State of South Dakota. More...

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Top News

Correction

The Campbell County Commission story last week stated that livestock producers could get a special overweight permit for hauling cattle leaving the county. More...

M-P School Board asks for extension of $350,000 opt out

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board approved a resolution to extend the current tax opt out for another five years during action at their regular monthly meeting held Monday, March 11. More...

Eureka Head Start plans Open House for Monday, March 25

The Northeast South Dakota Head Start will host an Open House for Campbell- McPherson counties in Eureka from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on March 25. The Open House is open to the public, and parents with preschool age children are encouraged to attend. 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

Some have commented that this past legislative session was unusual. I would have to agree and I have struggled to figure out exactly what made it so different. After further thought, I think I have reached some tentative answers. More...

Pollock

Guests of Elsie Ryckman on Saturday afternoon were Lyndee Odde and Aubrey of Brookings, Arlene Odde of Manhattan, KS and Bea Odde. More...

Churches

Church Activities

Herreid Assembly of God Church Sunday evening, March 24, at 7 p.m., the Herreid Assembly of God Church will be having a Contemporary Praise Service. Come join us as we worship the Lord together in song. More...

Midweek Message

What does the cross mean to you? Many people wear it as jewelry, some as sincere Christians desiring to show their loyalties, while others do so with no thought as to its meaning. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

The United States Senate has declared March 30 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.” The date of March 30 is significant because on that day all U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam under the terms of the Treaty of Paris. Sen. More...

Readers Write

It’s my letter from home. Keep up the good work. Still having trouble with my paper at times. Donna & Eddie Heckelsmiller We always enjoy reading the Pioneer and keeping up with folks back in the home town areas. More...

Obituaries

Jackson, 94

Lillie Florence Jackson, 94, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, in Ridgewood, N.J. More...

Bentz, 64

Dale D. Bentz, 64, of Pierre, took his Father’s hand and walked home on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Maryhouse Nursing Care Facility. More...