YTC Weekly

Aberdeen Roncalli was the site of a cross country meet last Thursday at Lee Park; with 53 boys and 56 girls competing. Potter County’s girls finished in 2nd place overall with 44 points. Hannah Flatt finished second overall, Sasha Cordell 6th, Delanie Larson 19th and Kalecia Hageman 28th. Herreid/ Selby Area’s Kaylee Walker finished 9th and Edmunds Central’s Guadalupe Ramirez […]

Strasburg Care Center

Harold Ryckman is here on a regular basis to visit with Mary Ryckman. Clinton Dykema had company to include Carol Jean and Ernie Dykema, Betty Vander Vorst, Jim Hollaar, and Frances Nieuwsma. Visiting Lucinda Schneider this past week was Matt Schneider on a regular basis. Stopping by to visit with Martha Heier were Kathy Hoffman, Floyd and Laurella Weninger of […]

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). The National Day of Action is Sept. 30. USDA’s Farm Service Agency has committed to participate in America’s PrepareAthon in September in order to increase preparedness throughout the U.S. The event, now in its tenth year, is a nationwide, month-long effort hosted by the Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps, encouraging households, businesses and communities […]

Medicare Questions & Answers

MAKING Health Insurance MAKE SENSE Answers to Some of the Most Commonly Asked Questions Q: I already have health insurance from the Marketplace. Is there anything I need to do to keep my plan next year? A: This year, Open Enrollment for the Marketplace will begin on November 15, 2014, and continue until February 15, 2015. In general, if you […]

Absentee ballot voting started Sept. 19

South Dakotans have the option of absentee voting by mail or in person. Secretary of State Jason Gant said absentee voting opens Friday, September 19th for the November 4th General Election. “To vote absentee by mail, voters must complete an absentee ballot application, sign it and either have it notarized or provide a copy of their photo identification card before […]


Herreid School Monday, September 29— Jr. High/Jr. Varsity Football at Strasburg/Zeeland, 5:00 p.m.; Jr. High Volleyball at Herreid vs. Linton/HMB (2 games), 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 30— Grades 2-6 Basketball at Herreid vs. Eureka/Bowdle, 5:30 p.m.; Jr. High/C and Varsity Volleyball at Edmunds Central, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 1— Juniors and Seniors Fall Planning Day at Mobridge, 9:00 a.m.; Valley […]

Tigers win Big Dakota; Jensen is top golfer

Mobridge-Pollock Tiger golfers captured the Big Dakota Conference Golf Tournament title when they competed Tuesday, Sept. 16, in Chamberlain. The Tigers, who shot 351, edged Chamberlain by six strokes. Winner was third with 372, St. Francis shot 462 and Todd County 501. This was the second straight conference title for the Tigers M-P’s David Jensen shot an 81 and grabbed […]

New pipeline to benefit Zeeland School

The Zeeland School District, already the envy of other rural districts because of its tax revenue from natural gas facilities, will get a revenue boost if the proposed WBI Energy Wind Ridge natural gas pipeline is built. WBI Energy Wind Ridge Pipeline LLC has proposed the pipeline project to deliver natural gas to a CHS Inc. fertilizer plant at Spiritwood […]

Lady Tigers take second at Big Dakota Tourney

Winner edged the Mobridge Pollock Tigers in the championship match of the Big Dakota Conference volleyball tournament held Saturday, Sept. 20, in Ft. Pierre. Winner defeated M-P 25-17, 23-25 and 25-18. The Lady Tigers had advanced to the championship round by defeating Cheyenne Eagle Butte 25-5 and 25-17. Winner advanced by deeating Todd County 25-5 and 25-14. Todd County took […]

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Fertilizing Winter Wheat this Fall

Using a starter and/or seed-placed fertilizer can be beneficial to early plant growth in any crop. Dr. Ron Gelderman, retired SDSU Soil Fertility Specialist, observed that “when stress conditions exist early; either too wet or too dry, using a starter fertilizer can be beneficial to early plant growth.” A starter fertilizer is a band of fertilizer applied near the seed […]