2020-05-14

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Area schools graduation ceremonies will look different amidst the COVID-19 concerns

That special time of the year has arrived for area high school seniors, as they approach their graduation day. However, as has been the case for the last couple of months, their graduation ceremonies will be altered due to COVID-19. The traditional ceremonies have either been altered or postponed, although plans are in place to honor the Class of 2020. […]

Pollock All School Reunion postponed

The Pollock All School Reunion committee met Wednesday, May 6, to discuss the reunion that was planned for this summer. Because of the unknown ongoing issues with COVID 19, a potential peak of the disease in South Dakota in late June as forecasted by the State and questions/ concerns from many Pollock School alumni, the committee decided to postpone the […]

CC. Comm. discusses COVID-19 concerns

Discussion on COVID-19 and a WEB Water easement highlighted action at the Campbell County Commission meeting on Tuesday, May 5. In light of recent action by South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem to ease some of the state restrictions concerning COVID-19, the commissioners met with the courthouse personnel to discuss potential changes in courthouse procedures. Currently the courthouse is locked to […]

Early deadline

The Prairie Pioneer will have an early deadline for the May 28 edition. All advertising and news for the May 28 edition must be received by 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 21. The Pioneer will be completed and sent to the printer on Friday afternoon, May 22. The Pioneer appreciates all of our loyal subscribers and advertisers and ask for […]

Jerome Pool loves to spread joy through the gift of music


Jerome Pool is no stranger to the Strasburg Care Center. The building has been like a second home to him on Sundays, as he has been going to visit residents there nearly every week for the past five years. He can almost tell you the exact location of many of the residents rooms and has come to know nearly every […]

Herreid City Council reorganizes, discusses potential future projects

The Herreid City Council reorganized for the 2020-21 year and discuss potential future projects at their regular monthly meeting Monday, May 4. The oath of office was given to Kim Rossow and Paul Weisbeck, who had each run for reelection and were unopposed. After establishing a quorum, Troy Fuehrer and Bob Rossow were appointed to the council for one year […]

Pollock Town Board discusses various street repair options

Street issues were up for discussion when the Pollock Town Board held their regular meeting Tuesday, May 5. Travis Vetsch reported in his maintenance report that the streets had all been swept once and that he had gotten some omega mix for patching in front of the Community Center. That led to a discussion on street repairs. The board decided […]

Mound City


Dean and Nancy Johnson were last Monday visitors and overnight guests at the Dustin and Barb Undlin home at Lansford. Dean and Nancy met Ken Johnson and daughter Wendy of Rollag, Minn., in Fargo on Thursday for lunch. Thank you for reading our news. An active subscription is required is to view this content. Please Login below or Subscribe today!

Area Happenings

Mobile Food Pantry The Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Herreid Community Center on Thursday, May 21, from 11:30 a.m. until finished. This will be a Drive- Thru distribution- STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE. Or individuals can call Fr. Tom Clement at (605) 437-2614 or Pastor Don Hill at (605) 437-2656 to make delivery arrangements. The Mobile Food Pantry, a […]