Symens hired as new General Manager/CEO for Valley Telco

“It sort of feels like I am going back home,” commented Jeff Symens, about his recent move to Herreid. Symens was hired recently as the new General Manager/ CEO for Valley Telecommunications Cooperative. His first day on the job was Wednesday, April 6. Symens was born and raised on a farm near Amherst, in northeastern South Dakota. He graduated from […]

Open House held

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Herreid council meets with Van Kuren, discusses city clean up

The Herreid City Council visited with the new County Economic Development Coordinator and discussed the City Wide Cleanup during their meeting on Monday, May 2. “I just wanted to stop in and introduce myself,” said Andrew Van Kuren, Campbell County Economic Development Coordinator. “In general, I’m asking you to help me stay on top of economic development issues.” Van Kuren […]

Commissioners discuss wind farm road work, get GROW SD update

The Campbell County Commission discussed remaining work on roads related to the Campbell County Wind Farm and received an update from GROW SD at their regular monthly meeting held Tuesday, May 3. Ben Kahli, ConEd Development, and Brad Bormann, Fagan Engineering, along with two other representatives of ConEd Development, met with the commission to discuss remaining road work and other […]

Pollock Town Board seats new member, reorganizes for year

The Pollock Town Board dealt with many routine reorganization items when they held their regular meeting Monday, May 2. Following old business the board swore in new board member James Loesch, who replaced Tim Hayes on the board. Jennifer Van Beek was again elected to be the President of the board. Loesch was elected to be Vice President. The Prairie […]

Poppies available from Legion Auxiliary

The familiar red poppies are again available in Pollock, thanks to the American Legion Auxiliary. The familiar red, handcrafted poppies pay tribute to America’s war dead. The poppies may be purchased from any Legion Auxiliary member beginning Friday, May 15. The Poppy Program is the oldest and most widely recognized American Legion Auxiliary program. The poppy also reminds the community […]

Street light project

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Pollock Area Development Corp. The Pollock Area Development Corporation will meet on May, 17th at 12:00 Noon at Grumpy’s Bar and Grill. The agenda will include: • Update on Progress by County Economic Development Coordinator-Andrew Van Kuren • Update on Dairy–Orland Geigle/Andrew Van Kuren • Discuss Business Opportunities • Update on Visitor/Interpretive Center – Delores Kluckman • Update on Housing […]

Meeting Minutes

Pollock American Legion/ Auxiliary Post #272 The American Legion/ Auxiliary Post #272 met at the Senior Center on May 3, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The president called the meeting to order. Kathryn Lovo read the prayer from the Legionette. There was a moment of silence remembering the honored dead, the pledge was given to the flag, the anthem was sung […]

Area Happenings

Herreid Senior Citizens The Herreid Senior Citizens’ Potluck meal will take place on Sunday, May 15, at the Herreid Senior Citizen Center at 12:30 p.m. It is open for all Senior Citizens in the area. Everyone, please join us for a nice meal and visiting. Thank you for reading our news. An active subscription is required is to view this […]