Jeff Smithey and Halli Heisinger enter the grand march at the
2015 Parkston High School Prom last Saturday night in the National
Guard Armory. Attendees were entertained with a meal and music,
followed by events during the After Prom party.
More wind towers to dot horizon?
A new wind farm is in the planning stages for the Avon area.
Prevailing Winds, LLC, is in the development stages for a wind
farm in the Choteau Creek Ridge area.
Thuringers help Delmont Fire Department get grant
Douglas county corn and soybean farmers Rick and Tammy Thuringer
were selected as winners of $2,500 through Americas Farmers
Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
Auxiliary contest winners announced
The American Legion Auxiliary Post 194 of Parkston conducted
their annual American Poem and Essay contests earlier this year
for the fifth and sixth grade students.
Brain training: Science weighs in
Brain training has become a very hot topic in recent decades.
Parkston takes Dell Rapids Invite title
Sydney Bormann led Parkston with a first place finish at the
Dell Rapids Invitational, April 14, and helping the team claim
Trojans fall 7-4 to Bon Homme
Wes Dvorak did all he could to give Parkston Trojans baseball
team a boost, but it wasnt enough to get past Bon Homme,
as they lost 7-4 in seven innings, April 16.
A pioneer railroad builder
Charles Prior put many towns in South Dakota on the map.
Limited improvement in the climate outlooks
Dry conditions are likely to stay with us in the near term. Some
hope exists in the long-term outlook released by the National
Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center
April 16 which shows potential improvement this summer.
H5N2 avian influenza confirmed in Kingsbury
The United States Department of Agricultures Animal and
Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed the presence of
highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial
turkey flock in Kingsbury County.
The second half of the battle: Getting
Although calving season management is the primary concern for
most spring-calving herds, that is only half the battle, Warren
Rusche, South Dakota State Univesity Extension Cow/Calf Field
State continues to reach out to veterans
South Dakota is fortunate to have a team working together, shoulder
to shoulder, to enhance the lives of our veterans.
Hard working cows
Have you noticed that our summertime parades and celebrations
never feature cows?
DPS officials urge seat belt use
South Dakota Department of Public Safety officials say so far
in 2015, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of
motor vehicle fatality victims who were not wearing seat belts.
National American Legion Commander Mike Helms (center) visits
with Tripp American Legion members Vern Just and Willmer Herr
at an open house April 20 in the Legion Hall. Helms made Tripp
one of his stops as he spoke at other American Legion posts throughout
eastern South Dakota on his two-day visit. See next weeks
newspaper for more on his visit
TRIPP: Past, present, future
Travelers on Highways 37 and 18 may see the signs along the road.
The lights are on
When you turn on your lights in the evening, you may be surprised
to know that the energy powering them may be local wind energy.
Golfers hit the course
Golf just started these past couple weeks.
Students keep turning left
On April 14, the Tripp-Delmont tracksters attended a meet in
Dress code: Good or bad? You decide
Spring is coming, and with that, a debate has arisen among the
students and faculty at Tripp-Delmont High School as to whats
appropriate for clothing and whats not.
Patricia Fischer, who mostly is known as Trisha at Tripp-Delmont,
is getting excited for graduation.
Michelle Nuss, born Nov. 11, 1996, is the daughter of Wayne and