2018-06-21

Gale/Hillside



Delores Kluckman hosted Friendly Neighbors Club on Monday. Darlene Binfet was up from Mobridge and the others from Herreid and Gale. Delores Kluckman took lunch to Darlene and Virgil Binfet on Wednesday for them and their house guests, Lynn and Vern Kempf of Chardon, OH. On Thursday, Delores went to Darlene and Virgil’s for brunch and spent the day with […]

Pollock Men’s Club Fishing Tourney celebrates 40th year



Fishermen in the 40th Annual Pollock Men’s Club Walleye Fishing Tournament, which was held Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17, in Pollock, were greeted by cool, cloudy and sometimes rainy weather both days. 95 teams participated in the tourney. The teams pulled in 747.21 lbs. on Saturday and 687.61 lbs. on Sunday. For the first time three man teams […]

Wildlife Week poster winners at State Contest



The State Wildlife Week poster contest was held recently in Pierre. The Lake Campbell Wildlife Club sponsored a local contest at the Herreid School and sent the local winners from grades 1-6 to the State Contest. The results from the State Contest are: Grade One: Jenna Weisbeck, 1st Place; Grade Two: Harmony Eberhart, Honorable Mention; Grade Three: Katie Allbee, 3rd […]

Herreid



Gordon Klaudt of Mesa, AZ spent several days visiting relatives and friends around Herreid. Gordon is the brother-in-law to the Vern Ochsner’s. Myrna Weber of Pollock stopped on Thursday afternoon for a visit at the Vern Ochsner’s. Christi VanWinsen of Pierre and Brad Beck of Bismarck visited Elsie Beck on Sunday.

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Campbell/Walworth Co. Extension sponsor Farm Safety Camp



May 31, 2018 was the date for Campbell/Walworth County Extension’s Farm Safety Camp in Herreid, SD. The Farm Safety Camp was sponsored by Agtegra, Campbell County Ambulance/ EMT’s, Campbell County Bank, Campbell County Sheriff’s Department, Cam- Wal Rural Cooperative, Farm Credit Services of America, Herreid Fire Department, National Weather Service, Sanford, SDSU Extension & 4-H, and the SD Ag Foundation. […]

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Watch for Sunflower Rust This Year

South Dakota producers may want to start scouting sunflowers earlier than usual this year. The Panhandle Research and Extension Center in western Nebraska has noted the early occurrence of sunflower rust on volunteer sunflower plants this spring. Many years’ low levels of sunflower rust can be found on confection and oilseed sunflowers in South Dakota late in the season. This […]

Shopping for yard equipment: things to know for purchases



Summer is almost here, and you are ready to get outside and make your yard both beautiful and functional. Maybe you’re aiming to have the best yard on the block, want to install an outdoor family room, or want to expand your space for entertaining. Perhaps your kids or pets could use a better space for play. Regardless of need, […]

Letter to Pruitt asks EPA to stop efforts to block ethanol blends



Doug Sombke, President of the South Dakota Farmers Union, was joined by National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson on June 11 in calling for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to abandon plans to finalize an Obama era rule that would cap ethanol blends at 15 percent. In a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, Sombke and […]

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