2021-05-27 E-Edition

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Tiger mascot sculpture

The Mobridge-Pollock School district has a new sculpture of their “Tiger” mascot. The sculpture was created by renown Lemmon, S.D., artist John Lopez. A number of area businesses, individuals and former Mobridge or Mobridge-Pollock graduating classes donated funds to help make the sculpture a reality. The new sculpture, located on the southeastern corner of the high school, was unveiled following […]

Area dairy history on display at Pollock Visitor’s Center

The Pollock Visitor Center has a new display for the months of May and June. Residents of the Pollock area have brought in items from dairies of the past and items used in their homes to make butter and store milk. A large display shows the history of the cheese plant in Pollock from its early days to the present. […]

Memorial Day program is planned for Monday, May 31

A Memorial Day program will be held in Herreid on Monday, May 31. Area residents are encouraged to attend the program to honor all those who have served their country. The Jacob A. Heinrich American Legion Post #170 and the Sons of the American Legion Squadron #170 are hosting the Memorial Day program in the Herreid School Gymnasium beginning at […]

Closings set for Memorial Day

Due to the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 31, there will be no mail service, and most area offices and businesses will be closed for the day. All federal offices (FSA and NRCS), post offices, the Campbell County Courthouse and the Campbell County Bank in Herreid and Pollock will be closed. Herreid businesses that will be closed include Campbell […]

Leaders in business, ag industries explain how immigrants support So. Dakota’s workforce and economy

On Wednesday, May 19, business owners, leaders from some of the state’s largest industry groups, and an immigrant essential worker came together in a virtual roundtable to share their unique perspectives on immigration and workforce challenges in South Dakota. The panel discussed the impact immigrants make across the state and the workforce they need to survive. The panel was moderated […]

Ebel, McNeil win first place honors in Legion Auxiliary contest

Entries submitted by two Herreid school students won first place honors at the American Legion Auxiliary District Level competition. Ninth grader Maya Ebel took first place for Essays and 6th Grader Max McNeil took first place in the Poems division. Their entries will be submitted to the State American Legion Auxiliary for further competition. Those results will be listed later. […]

The Prairie Doc

Did you Get the Message?

We all know the feeling. You ate too much, and now your stomach is letting you know about it. Or maybe you ate some junk food, and now you don’t feel well. How is it that another slice of pizza one moment seems like exactly what we want, but later we realize it was not what we needed? In the […]

South Dakota Boys State will begin Monday, May 31, in Aberdeen

High school boys from across the state of South Dakota will be arriving in Aberdeen on Monday, May 31, as the 78th annual session of the South Dakota American Legion Boys State will convene on the campus of Northern State University. The program will conclude Friday, June 4. Over 250 high school students who have just completed their junior (or […]

Herreid Bingo winners

Haley Lutz of Herreid won the $36,700 Herreid Queen of Diamonds Jackpot with her selection of envelope #26. Next Thursday, (May 27) we will do the cash presentation to Haley live after bingo on the Herreid Queen of Diamonds Facebook page. We will find out a bit about Haley and her family, and maybe she will share some of her […]