2019-08-08 E-Edition

Jerry and Violet Deibert’s restored 1931 Chrysler is a classic show piece

As Americans we have been enthralled with the automobile since its inception. It was no less so for me growing up, and I seem to have inherited a great appreciation of chrome, steel and paint from my father. It is always a bittersweet event when I attend car shows as I get to admire row after row of classic beauty, […]

Herreid tour highlights infrastructure improvements in the community

On Friday, July 26, USDA Rural Development State Director Julie Gross, along with several of her USDARD staff members and representatives of other partner organizations from across the state, toured several business, housing and public infrastructure developments in Herreid. The first stop on the tour was the Fresh Start Market. On April 5, Daniel Martin was awarded a USDA Rural […]

Pollock road work

Construction has begun on a portion of Summit Street in Pollock and the county paved road going east out of Pollock. The Town of Pollock and the county are each paying for their portion of cost for the approximately half mile project. A Community Access Grant is paying the bulk of the construction costs. The old street was being ground […]

Registration now available for SDSU Extension Feedlot Shortcourse

Cattle feeders and industry professionals still have time to register for the Feedlot Shortcourse and BQA Transportation Certification to be held Aug. 13–14 at the SDSU Cow/Calf Education and Research Facility (2901 Western Ave) in Brookings. This event is sponsored by SDSU Extension. “The course offers an opportunity for cattle feeders to learn strategies and management tips to improve their […]

The Prairie Doc

What do you say?

Before my junior year in high school, I returned from a Boy Scout canoeing trip to discover my sister had been killed in a car crash. I will never forget the sadness of the moment when I walked into the house that was filled with what seemed like half the caring and wonderful town of De Smet to find my […]

Made With Love

I will continue with more canning recipes this week. Have a good week! Sweet Pickle Recipe 2 Cups sliced cucumbers, approximately 1/4-inch thick 1/2 Cup sweet onion thinly sliced 1 Cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 Cup water 1/2 Cup white sugar 1 tsp. Celery seed 1 tsp. Mustard seed 1 tsp. Non-iodized salt In a heat safe, medium bowl add […]

Pork Butt Battle returns to the SD State Fair on Friday, Aug. 30

The South Dakota State Fair will host the Pork Butt Battle presented by the SD Pork Producers and Jack’s Campers on Friday, Aug. 30, in Horticulture Park. Fairgoers are encouraged to come by the contest for the free people’s choice tasting. First place in the contest will take home $500, second place $225 and third place $125, and the people’s […]

Herreid Bingo winners

The Blackout “Jackpot” grows to $530 for this week’s Thursday night bingo at The Water Hole in Herreid as no one achieved getting a blackout in 58 numbers or less. The Queen of Diamonds drawing grows to $1,890. Last week’s winners of the 50-50 pot bingo were Mary Peterson (twice) and Lee Oster and regular bingo game winners were Lorretta […]


Herreid Nutrition Site Monday, August 12— Ranch chicken breast, boiled potato, squash, fruit and whole wheat bread. Tuesday, August 13— Borscht, ham sandwich and fruit. Wednesday, August 14— Baked ham, sweet potatoes, seasoned cauliflower, pumpkin bar and whole wheat bread. Thursday, August 15— Roast beef, potatoes, carrots, onions, gravy, fruit and dinner roll. Friday, August 16—BBQ, macaroni salad and fruit.