2020-03-19 E-Edition

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Herreid School Board accepts resignation of Supt. Schroeder

The Herreid School Board accepted a resignation and discussed repairs and/or improvements to the school gym at their regular monthly meeting Monday, March 9. Supt. Lenny Schroeder submitted his letter of resignation to the board, effective at the end of the current school year (June 30). He has been hired as the new superintendent for the Selby Area School District. […]

Area schools closed in response to coronavirus, COVID-19 concerns

Along with the other precautions that are being taken in response to the coronavirus and associated COVID-19 disease, schools in the area are closed for this week. On March 13, SD Gov. Kristi Noem recommended that all schools in South Dakota should be closed the week of March 16-20. ND Gov. Doug Burgum had made a similar recommendation on March […]

M-P School Board approves 2020- 2021 calendar, discusses state aid

The Mobridge-Pollock School District’s school calendar will have a little different look next year as a result of action the board took at their regular meeting Monday, March 9. Supt. Tim Frederick explained a couple of different options that the calendar committees had proposed. Discussion centered around the advantage of evening out the number of days in each semester, when […]

CC County Commissioners hear from public on water concerns

The Campbell County Commission discussed water concerns and open positions on the commission at their March 10 meeting. Several individuals along the Salt Lake to Sand Lake watershed area in southern Campbell County and northern Walworth County were present to discuss concerns about flooding, and especially flooded hay land. Other individuals from the area south and southwest of Herreid addressed […]

Campaign to celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in South Dakota

With the start of March comes the celebration of Women’s History Month, which aims to bring forward and celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of women to the greater good. In celebration of Women’s History Month, a delegation of women appointed by Gov. Kristi Noem is kicking off a celebratory campaign, called “Her Vote. Her Voice.” which aims to celebrate and […]

Board approves zoning variance

The CC Commission, meeting as the Campbell County Zoning Adjustment Board, agreed to grant a variance from the county’s temporary zoning ordinances at their meeting on Tuesday, March 10. The board had received a variance request from Quentin Larson of rural Pollock at their February board meeting. He wanted to put a drying bin and propane tank at the end […]

Meeting Minutes

Jacob A. Heinrich LegionAuxiliary Post #170Thursday, March 12, 2020 The regular meeting of the Jacob A. Heinrich Legion Auxiliary Post #170 was called to order on Thursday, March 12 by President Darlene Bates. Roll was called with 11 members present. A moment of silence was held in memory of our dead. The group recited the Pledge of Allegiance. The Secretary […]

College Notes

South Dakota State University The following students have been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence after the fall 2019 semester at South Dakota State University. To earn dean’s list distinctions in SDSU’s colleges, students must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and must have earned at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Students with an […]


Herreid Nutrition Site Monday, March 23—Spanish rice/hamburger, green beans, mandarin oranges, chocolate pudding, whole wheat bread. Tuesday, March 24— Baked chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, lemon tart bar, whole wheat bread. Wednesday, March 25— Meatloaf, baked potato and sour cream, squash, fruited jello, whole wheat bread. Thursday, March 26—Hot turkey sandwich, macaroni salad, mandarin orange dessert, cookie. […]