2016-09-29

Valley’s 61st Annual Meeting is set for Oct. 5 in Ipswich School



Valley Telecommunications Cooperative will hold its 61st Annual Meeting and Customer-Appreciation Meal on Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Ipswich at the school. The Customer Appreciation Meal, catered by Oahe Sunset Lodging & Steakhouse of Pollock, will be served from 4-7 p.m. in the Ipswich School lunchroom. The meal will include roast pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, dessert salad, coffee and […]

Walths honored with 2016 SDSU Friends of the Beef Industry award



Glenham ranchers Allen and Becky Walth were recognized as the 2016 South Dakota State University Friends of the Beef Industry during the SDSU Beef Bowl football game in Brookings Sept. 17. Both SDSU alumni, the Walths were financial contributors to the new state-of-the-art SDSU Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility that was recently built to better enable research, teaching and extension. […]

South Dakota voters have many issues to decide in 2016 election



General election day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, is about five and a half weeks away. While everyone is probably aware of the presidential election, South Dakota voters have several other races and ballot measures that will be decided. Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democrat Party candidate Hillary Clinton have gotten most of the media attention, but Libertarian Party candidate […]

Early deadline set for Pioneer Oct. 13 edition



Because some newspaper staff members will be gone the week of Oct. 10-14, the Prairie Pioneer will have an early deadline for the Thursday, Oct. 13, edition. All advertising and submitted news articles for the Oct. 13 edition must be at the Pioneer office by 12 noon on Friday, Oct. 7. The only news that will be accepted on Monday […]

Commission approves 2017 budget, discusses weed and pest position



The Campbell County Commission approved the budget for 2017 and discussed the Weed and Pest Supervisor position at a special meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 21. There was very little discussion on the budget, and the motion to adopt the budget as it had previously been published in the Prairie Pioneer (Aug. 18 edition) passed on a unanimous vote. The total […]

Herreid School program will feature unique look at bullying issues



“Who’s the Star – UR; How to Not be Bullied” is coming to Herreid School Monday, Oct. 3, at 2:55 p.m. in the school gym. The program will be presented by Toby KID Klauenberg, who is touring under the management of Dakota Assemblies of Perham, Minn. The public is welcome to attend this entertaining and informative program. Lots of laughter […]

Absentee voting began Sept. 23 in South Dakota for registered voters



Absentee voting began for registered South Dakota voters Friday, Sept. 23, 46 days prior to the general election held on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Secretary of State Shantel Krebs expects a high turnout across South Dakota, “South Dakota always ranks in the top ten in the nation for voter turnout and we expect to have that trend continue in 2016.” Registered […]

Missionaries to speak at Assembly of God Church



Missionaries Ryan and Lisha Brubaker will be the Mission Festival speakers at the Herreid Assembly of God Church Sunday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. with a lunch around 12 noon. Everyone is invited to attend. Ryan and Lisha are Missionaries in Kathmandu, Nepal, with their children, Hudson 3 and Barrett 1 month. They are the founders of […]

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Drivers License



The following are the Drivers License days for Mound City for the month of October—Oct. 6, 13 and 20. The hours are from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Driving tests will be given by appointment only. Other offices Mobridge—Open 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Oct. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26 […]