2019-06-20

2019-06-20 E-Edition

Summerfest donation

Dick Werner, of the Herreid Improvement Committee, presents David Schumacher of the Herreid Summerfest committee a $250 donation at this past week’s Thursday Night Bingo. The proceeds will be used to help support the activities of the 2nd annual Summerfest on July 6 in Herreid. Other Herreid Summerfest committee members pictured are Arnie Hanson, Holly Randall and Billy Mills.

Off they go

The Pollock Men’s Club’s annual Walleye Fishing Tournament began Saturday, with the first flight of fishermen going out at 7 a.m. Whether or not they were successful was determined later in the afternoon, when they weighed in at the Pollock Community Center. Helping with the weigh in are members Carl Gjefle, Myron Daiker and Tim Vander Vorst. The tournament concluded […]

Retirement celebrated

At a recent meeting, the Campbell County Ambulance crew celebrated Gary and Sandy Weismantel’s retirement from the ambulance crew. They have provided 23 years of service with the crew and to the residents of Campbell County.

Cam Wal Annual Meeting set for Tuesday, June 25, in Selby

The Cam Wal Electric Cooperative, Inc., Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday, June 25, in Selby. Election of three members to the board of directors will highlight the meeting. Events begin at 5:30 p.m. with a free meal at the Selby Opera House. The meal is sponsored by Cam Wal. There are inflatables for the kids to enjoy from 5:30-7 […]

Mobridge-Pollock Board accepts resignation, purchases activity bus

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board accepted a resignation and agreed to purchase a new activity bus at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 10. Upper elementary and middle school principal Erin Dale had submitted her resignation to Supt. Tim Frederick during the last week of school. The board moved to accept her resignation at their meeting Monday. “I would like […]

Early deadline set for July 4 edition

Because of staff vacations and the July 4th holiday, the Prairie Pioneer will have an early deadline for the Thursday, July 4, edition. The deadline for all advertising and news articles is Friday, June 28, at 12 noon. The Pioneer will be put together and sent to the printer on Saturday afternoon, June 29. The Pioneer publisher and staff appreciate […]

New business in Pollock

Finishing touches are underway on Jeff Christman’s “Toychest Storage” in Pollock. There will be seven 12′ x 30′ units available and five mini 6’x 12′ units for smaller items. The building is located on the east edge of Pollock.

The Prairie Doc


A Prayer for Aging from the Ancient Medicine Wheel By Richard P. Holm, MD Nothing has touched my soul and spoken to aging with grace quite like the ancient Indian medicine wheel and the traditions that have evolved from it. From the National Library of Medicine, I learned that in the Americas, Indian tribes have multiple interpretations of the four […]

Area Happenings

Medora Car Show The 42nd Medora Car Show will be held June 22, 2019 in Medora, ND. Exhibition for the public, no admission charge, is Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MDT. Anyone wishing to show a vehicle in any of the 21 different classes through 1994 (including custom cars and trucks) or a modern collectible class […]