2014-11-06

Veterans Day Program set for Herreid on Tuesday at 10 a.m.



The Campbell County Veterans Day Program will be held on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Herreid School Gym and Campbell County Veterans Memorial. The program will start at 10 a.m. Ajoint color guard from the Jacob A. Heinrich American Legion Post #170 of Herreid, the Walter West American Legion Post #272 of Pollock and the Sons of the […]

Veterans Day closings; early deadline set for Prairie Pioneer



Tuesday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day. Because of that, all post offices and government offices, including the NRCS Office and Campbell County Courthouse in Mound City, will be closed. Other businesses closed on Tuesday include the Herreid and Pollock branches of the Campbell County Bank, Valley Telco and Kountry Klassic in Herreid and Hanson Agen- cy in Pollock. Most other […]

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Pancake and Sausage Breakfast set for Nov. 9



The Annual Veterans Day Pancake and Sausage meal in Pollock will have a new time and will be served at a new location this year. The Veterans Day Pancake and Sausage Breakfast will be served from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, in the Pollock Community Center Lunchroom. The event will accept freewill donations, and proceeds will benefit the […]

Plans are underway for Second Annual CC Chili Cook-Off

In Pollock on Nov. 29

The Second Annual Traveling Campbell County Chili Cook-Off will be held Saturday, Nov. 29. This year the event will be held in the Pollock Community Center. Next year it will be held in Herreid. All Campbell County businesses, clubs, organizations and individuals are invited to put together their best tasting chili recipe and enter it in the contest. There is […]

SD First Lady to work for literacy



Linda Daugaard, wife of Gov. Dennis Daugaard, has announced two of the initiatives she will work toward during her time as First Lady of South Dakota. Both are aimed at improving literacy among South Dakota’s youth. The First Lady will be promoting the Reach Out and Read program, administered by the Department of Social Services. The program provides age-appropriate books […]

Herreid Halloween fun



Years Ago



100 Years AgoPrairie PicayuneOctober 15, 1914 The first snow fell last Monday. It did not stay on the ground long. W.S. Siegele received the sad information Monday that his father had died. The old gentleman has made several visits to this city and made many friends. The bereaved have the heartfelt sympathy of the community. John Larson, while fishing in […]

Pizza fundraiser will be used to assist with Pollock Fitness Center



A pizza fundraiser to assist with costs associated with the opening of the Pollock Community Fitness Center (PCFC) is currently under way. The PCFC committee is conducting the Pizza Corner fundraiser. The price for large pizzas (13 inch) is $8.25 and small pizzas (10 inch) is $6. Pizza orders need to be placed by Thursday, Nov. 13, at 12 noon. […]

From the Heartland…



After a perfect day on Sunday (no wind and 64 degrees), this week’s weather calls for cooler temperatures and rain showers. Highs will zig-zag between 51 and 37 degrees, and lows will dip down to 17 degrees. Farmers are busy harvesting sunflowers and corn, and some have put away the combine. Here’s hoping for better grain prices soon. The world […]