Herreid Council discusses issues related to snow removal and the recent power outage

The Herreid City Council discussed issues related to the cold and snowy winter and approved wages and salaries for 2017 at their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 4. A variety of issues related to the difficult winter conditions were discussed, including the icy conditions at intersections. Maintenance Man Dale Weisbeck said that the temperature needs to reach at least […]

M-P School Board reviews policy, discusses issue with HVAC in MS gym

The following story is reprinted with the permission of Katie Zerr and the Mobridge Tribune. Review and revision of Indian Policies and Procedures was discussed at length at the Monday, Jan. 9, meeting of the Mobridge-Pollock School District. Superintendent Tim Frederick told the board changes made to the policy are necessary to meet new government requirements. This needs to be […]

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Herreid Sch. Bd. talks about bus shed damage and food loss

At the Tuesday, Jan. 10, school board meeting, Superintendent Jeff Kosters reported to the Herreid School Board members on the damage the school bus shed received over the past weekend due to the amount of heavy snow on the roof. Kosters was notified over the weekend that the roof of the bus shed had collapsed, and as of Tuesday evening, […]

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Small business DDN conference is Feb. 10

SDSU Extension will host the Small Business is Everybody’s Business: Community Support for Young Entrepreneurs DDN (Dakota Digital Network) Conference at 15 locations across South Dakota Friday, Feb. 10 The conference will run from 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CST). “South Dakota has been named one of the top locations to start a business by many organizations over the past […]

SDSU issues report on status of South Dakota Native Grasslands

SDSU Extension recently released its new land use report, Quantifying Undisturbed (Native) Lands in Eastern South Dakota: 2013, which takes a comprehnsive look at all historic and current land use in eastern South Dakota in regard to native or virgin sod that potentially remains. “This project was initiated in response to the continued conversion of grasslands for cropping and other […]

M-P High School play is Sunday, Jan. 22

Mobridge-Pollock High School will present the “Imperfect Proposal,” a play by Lisa Parry. Ben has planned the perfect romantic afternoon for his proposal to his girlfriend, Kate. But when the couple is rudely interrupted by a nosy elderly couple, a group of intimidating softball players and an overzealous puppy, the couple may not get the happy ending they always wished […]

Managing chronic disease, better choices, health program saves money

Taking an active role in managing your health can save you and your insurance provider money. According to a recent study, individuals living with chronic disease saved more than $700 annually after participating in a self-management program. “Self-management programs empower individuals and give them the confidence and skillset necessary to do more to manage their chronic disease(s) outside of a […]

Made With Love

I will continue with lighter recipes. Have a good week to all! Crockpot BakedApple Slices3 1/2 cups cooking apple,cored, peeled and thicklysliced1/4 cup seedless raisin1/4 cup granular Splendasugar substitute1 1/2 tsps. apple pie spices2 tblsps. unsweetenedapple juice1 tblsp. reduced-caloriemargarine Spray a slow cooker container with butter-flavored cooking spray. Combine apples and raisins in crock pot. Add Splenda, apple pie spice, […]