2020-02-13 E-Edition

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All alone

What could be better than spending a night all alone on Lake Oahe in an insulated ice house with a full moon shining above and relatively mild weather conditions for Feb. 7. The photo was taken by Ryan Lynch as he was pre fishing for the 4th Annual Pollock Men’s Club Ice Fishing Tourney. See more pictures and information on […]

Campbell County temporary zoning ordinances extended for one year

The Campbell County Planning and Zoning Board held a public hearing at their meeting Tuesday, Feb. 4, on a proposed one year extension of the temporary county zoning ordinances that were adopted last year. DOE Jill Hoogeveen and commissioners Lynn Deibert and Bryan Fjeldheim had met recently with Eric Senger from Northeast Council of Governments (NECOG) to review the current […]

Pollock Town Board discusses electrical issues, use of lunch room

The Pollock Town Board learned at their regular meeting Monday, Feb. 3, that the fire whistle is not working. Maintenance man Travis Vetsch reported that he has been working with an electrician to correct the problem. Vetsch also brought up the idea of separating the former maintenance shop and water tower electrical service, as it is all tied together. The […]

Cracker Barrel set for Saturday at Mobridge

10 a.m. at Pizza Ranch

A legislative Cracker Barrel Session will be held at the Pizza Ranch in Mobridge on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m.-12 noon. All three legislators from District 23 plan to be in attendance. They include Sen. John Lake of Gettysburg, Rep. Spencer Gosch of Glenham and Rep. James Wangsness of Miller. Discussion topics will include concerns about revenue issues, industrial […]

Health insurance options heard by Campbell County Commission

The Campbell County Commission discussed health insurance and jail issues at their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Josh Gilkerson with Fisher, Rounds & Associates of Pierre and Tom Mitzel and Arnie Hanson with Campbell County Insurance Agency met with the commissioners to discuss options concerning the county’s health insurance. At their January meeting the commission had approved renewing […]

‘Sweetheart Bingo’ set for Feb. 13

The Herreid Improvement Committee will be hosting a special “Sweetheart Bingo” on Thursday, Feb. 13, at The Water Hole in Herreid. The first 25 female bingo players will receive a free Valentine’s Day flower and there will be special drawings for other Valentine’s gifts. This will be the first Thursday night bingo with the new enhanced Blackout Bingo Jackpot. The […]

Presidents’ Day closings

In observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 17, several area businesses will be closed. All government offices are closed for the day, including the NRCS office and the Campbell County Courthouse in Mound City, and all area post offices. Other businesses closed for the day include both the Herreid and Pollock branches of the Campbell County Bank and Valley […]

Prairie Doc

Sunscreen…Don’t Leave Home Without It

By Kelly Evans-Hullinger, M.D. It’s the dead of winter, and who among us isn’t craving the feeling of warm sunshine on our skin? I, for one, am dreaming of summer days spent outdoors, not a care in the world, basking in that delicious ultraviolet light. But alas, I must be my own physician buzzkill (maybe in this case, sun-kill), and […]

Randall, II among recruits who have signed to play football at NSU

Northern State University head coach Mike Schmidt has announced the addition of 28 student-athletes for the fall 2020 season. The 2020 class hails from five states, with nine position groups in the mix. Clayton Randall II of Herreid School and the HSA Wolverines was one of the new recruits. “I am very excited to welcome a very talented group to […]