Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon will meet Friday at 8 p.m. at the Avera St. Benedict Health Center Meeting Room. For more information, call 928-3182.


Alcoholics Anonymous will meet Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Ethan Methodist Church basement. For more information, contact Jean at 928-7266 or Joe at 227-4303.

Tuesday, July 5
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Court House in Olivet at 9 a.m.

Catholic Daughters of the Americas celebrate century of service

The Parkston Chapter of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas-Court Sacred Heart 280, held their 100 year anniversary celebration, June 12, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Parkston with a luncheon and recognition of members.

Yoga new offering at wellness center
Does the word Yoga bring to mind the Far East? Chanting and people in orange gowns?

Mount Marty college students participate in ‘Startup Weekend’ business event

From April 1 to 3, seven Mount Marty College, Yankton, students participated in Startup Weekend, a collaborative, 54-hour event that brings together Yankton designers, developers, entrepreneurs and experts from various domains to work on projects and business ideas together.

Medical scholarships

Avera St. Benedict Health Center presented six scholarships to Parkston High School Students who are pursuing careers in health care.

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
Wasted votes!
Votes for woman called ‘stupid’ by Puckett

On Wednesday, the day before the “Election of the Century,” Lennox Valley was captivated by the series of events that had transpired the previous night.

Local Guard unit wins Superior Unit Award for the third straight year
The Forward Support Company, 153rd Engineer Battalion, Huron and Parkston, received the Superior Unit Award for the third straight year and joined the other 14 SDARNG units in continuing a third straight year of training excellence---with three units receiving the SUA award for the second time in a row and five units for a third straight year.

Graduation list announced for DWU
Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, graduated its largest class in its 131-year history this spring.

DSU 2016 spring Honors List released
A total of 478 full-time and 209 part-time students qualified for the President’s Academic Honors list for the 2016 Spring Semester at Dakota State University in Madison.

NSU releases spring 2016 Dean’s List
Northern State University in Aberdeen, has released the Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester.

Large concern over poor quality livestock water
Livestock producers are encouraged to test their water sources as poor quality water is leading to blindness in some herds.

Preventing wildfires while baling in dry conditions
Because of dry conditions in parts of the state, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture’s Wildland Fire Division has seen an increase in fires that have been started while producers are baling hay. SDWF urges farmers and ranchers to be prepared in case a wildfire starts while they are baling.

Saline/sodic soil workshop at Mitchell
A group of soil specialists will share their findings and recommendations on how to deal with high salt content in soils during a July 7 workshop at Mitchell.

How to control earwigs in your home, garden
The wet conditions in the southeast portion of the state this spring resulted in a large number of earwigs showing up in homes and gardens.

South Dakotans reminded to practice safety with fireworks

I encourage those who want to celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks to do so, but in a safe manner.

Sweet clover special
Politicians had been campaigning from the caboose of trains for years.

Life jacket loaner program available this summer
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks wants to remind anglers and boaters that the life jacket loaner program offers life jackets available for infants to adults.

Tripp Star-Ledger

Sports Day kicks off week of activities in Tripp
All School reunion begins Friday

Months of planning will be completed this weekend as Tripp welcomes the Tripp/Tripp-Delmont School Reunion.

Hutchinson County flood risk awareness kick-off meeting held in Parkston
The South Dakota Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region VIII held a Strategic Advanced Kick-Off meeting at the Parkston City Hall, June 15.

School officials, board can’t reach consensus on Class B tourney format
Without a consensus from member schools, the South Dakota High School Activities Association board didn’t take action on a change in the postseason format for Class B basketball and volleyball at its June meeting.

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