2022-01-13 E-Edition

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CC Commission reorganizes for 2022

The Campbell County Commission reorganized for the 2022 year and received a year end report from the county treasurer at their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 4. Commissioner Scott Rau was reelected as chairman of the commission and Commissioner Bob Shadwell was reelected as vice chairman. The commissioners reviewed the list of appointments on various boards and committees and […]

Monday closings set for Martin Luther King Day

Due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 17, all post offices and government offices, including the Campbell County Courthouse and the NRCS office in Mound City, will be closed. Both the Herreid and Pollock branches of the Campbell County Bank and Valley Telco in Herreid will be closed that day. The Herreid School District and the […]

Benefit held

A Spaghetti Supper and live and silent auction benefit for Perry Mickelson was held Saturday, Jan. 8 at Oahe Sunset Lodge and Steakhouse. Perry and Lona Mickelson posed for a picture at the benefit supper. There were over six tables of donated items at the silent auction held during the meal. Darlene Hanson checks out the contents in one of […]

Herreid City Council sets wages, discusses new city pool project

The Herreid City Council set wages and salaries for the year and discussed progress on the city cool project at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 3. Newly hired City Finance Officer Chessie Dodds had her first experience at a regular monthly city council meeting. Dodds was hired Dec. 6 and has been working with former finance officer Melinda […]

The Prairie Doc

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Imagine a condition with symptoms that present differently in each person who has it and no currently approved lab test can definitively confirm the diagnosis. Imagine that the symptoms can flare up and then mysteriously disappear, including fatigue, low grade fevers, joint pain, and mouth sores. All these symptoms overlap with multiple other conditions further complicating a diagnosis. Imagine that […]

Pollock Town Board sets wages, discusses new lighting options

Lighting in the Pollock Community Center and employee wages were the major items of business at the Pollock Town Board meeting held Jan. 3. The board reviewed a quote from Larson Electric with two different options for LED lights in the Community Center hallway. Option 1 was for 14 2×4 flush grid fixture panel lights for $2,112.50. Option 2 was […]

Mental Health Memo

New Year: Skills for the job of living

When we want to improve our daily lives, we may not look to Occupational Therapy (OT) as a source for solutions. OT is often thought of as relating only to employment. However, the term “occupation” actually includes any tasks that we do during the day or in other words “skills for the job of living.” OT helps people to do […]

A Second Helping

A collection of recipes from 25 years ago in ‘Irene’s Kitchen Korner’

The cook’s column and Years Ago will return next week. Our writer was unable to retype those articles this week. Thank you for reading our news. An active subscription is required is to view this content. Please Login below or Subscribe today!

Herreid Bingo winners

Blackout Bingo Jackpot is at a record $2,180 and the Herreid Queen of Diamonds (QOD) Jackpot is $5,000. There was no Bingo or QOD this last week due to extreme cold weather conditions. Bingo will resume on Jan. 13. You can purchase your QOD chances now at The Water Hole, as you need not be present to win. You can […]