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May 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction work set to begin on Highway 10 in Eureka

Beginning Monday, May 6, work will begin on two projects on Highway 10 in Eureka, according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation. More...

Ready for summer fun

New playground equipment was recently assembled in the Pollock Park area just north of the Softball fields. More...

Special Sections

Sports

H-SA Wolverines overcome cold, bring home five firsts

By Wendy Thorstenson More...

Area JH track teams compete at MYO Meet

MYO 7 Boys’ Results Team More...

M-P Tigers endure cold, qualify two

Cold windy weather greeted teams at the Ipswich Invitational Saturday, May 4 but the Tigers still turned in some state qaulifying results. More...

Churches

Church Activities

Herreid Assembly of God The Herreid Assembly of God Church will be having a “Games and Pizza Night”, Sunday, May 12th at 7 p.m. in the church basement. There will be games to play and pizza to eat, you can bring your own games as well. More...

Community

Years Ago

100 Years Ago Prairie Picayune May 1, 1913 Messers, Herbold, and Siegele left last Saturday morning for Fargo, N.D. where they took two Ford cars from the branch house and drove them home arriving here Wednesday evening. More...

Births

Dykema Kamden Lee Dykema, son of Brian and Amanda Dykema of Bismarck, was born April 30, 2013 and weighed 9 lbs. 4 oz. and was 22” long. He joins two brothers, Garin and Layton. More...

Herreid

Leland and Elsie Beck visited Alton Heinrich at the Good Samaritan Society in Herreid on Sunday afternoon. More...

Public notices highlight insurance companies’ financial condition

In this issue of the Prairie Pioneer, readers will find publication of financial summaries of various insurance companies licensed to do business in South Dakota. More...

Senior Meals Program fundraiser will assist Pollock Nutrition Site

The Pollock Senior Meals Program fundraising goal for the upcoming year is $945, an increase of $192 from last year. If successful the money will help maintain meals at the current service level. More...

Spring Fellowship Brunch is Saturday in Pollock

A Spring Fellowship Brunch planned by the Presbyterian and Lutheran ladies will be held on Saturday, May 11, at the Pollock Memorial Presbyterian Church. More...

Area students recognized at annual Academic Excellence Banquet

Gov. Dennis Daugaard joined in celebrating an accomplished group of graduating seniors and encouraged them to grow their own roots in South Dakota during the 23rd Annual Academic Excellence Banquet held in Pierre Monday, April 29. More...

Lucky winners

The Campbell County Bank in Herreid and Pollock held their Customer Appreciation Day on Friday, May 3. Along with hotdogs, pop and cookies for their patrons, several cash prizes were awarded. More...

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Top News

Group looking for good used items for Pollock Rummage Sale

A Rummage Sale and Bake Sale is planned for Saturday, July 13, at the Pollock Community Center in conjunction with the annual Dairy and Ag Days celebration that weekend. More...

New books available at Herreid Library

The following are new books available at the Herreid Library in Herreid. More...

YTC Weekly

Miller was the site of a track meet last week Tuesday (30th) with five of our conference teams in attendance. More...

Columns

Yard & Garden

Yes, it is yard and garden time again, finally! I plan to write a short column every other week this summer. Late Spring! More...

From the Heartland…

Spring is no longer in doubt as evidenced by this week’s forecast— highs ranging from 59 to 76 degrees and lows between 34 and 49 degrees. There is mention of thunderstorms, a first for the year. More...

That’s Life

Karma’s Last Ride More...

Letters

Call completion issues continue

For several months, Valley has fielded telephone calls from many concerned members regarding completion issues when placing and receiving long distance telephone calls. This isn’t a new issue. More...

Obituaries

Douthett, 85

Beth Douthett, 85, of Carlsbad, Calif., died at her home at Carlsbad by the Sea on April 30, 2013, after a brief illness. Beth Brandner was born Jan. 11, 1928, to Leo and Mary Brandner in Herreid. More...

Kiemele, 81

Virginia Kiemele, 81, of Linton died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Sanford Health in Bismarck, N.D. The Funeral Service for Virginia Kiemele was held Tuesday, May 7, at First Baptist Church in Linton with the Rev. Paul Brannen officiating. More...

Jordan, 65

Stephen M. Jordan, 65, of Fargo, N.D., died Monday, April 29, 2013, at Sanford Hospital. A Memorial Service was held Wednesday, May 1, at the Hanson Runsvold Funeral Home in Fargo. More...