Capital for a Day schedule announced
Governor Dennis Daugaard, First Lady Linda Daugaard and staff
from the State of South Dakota will be in Parkston, Wednesday,
Aug. 27, for Capital for a Day.
The governor will be greeted at the Parkston Municipal Airport
at 8:45 a.m. by Mayor David Hoffman, David Lambert, JD Bormann
and Shayne McIntosh.
At 9 a.m., the governor will be attending a ribbon cutting at
the new addition at M.D.S. Manufactoring, followed by a ground-breaking
ceremony at Noteboom Implement for their planned expansion. The
governor will speak about the 2015 Southewest Sewer Expansion
Project-Governors Office of Economic Development grant
The community will have an opportunity to meet with Daugaard
at a social/coffee time at Pony Creek Steakhouse from 10 a.m.
to 10:45 a.m. The governor will read the proclamation declaring
Parkston as Capital for a Day and have some brief comments.
The governor then will be escorted at 11 a.m. to the Parkston
Area Foundation Park on Main Street by the Parkston High School
Band. From there, Daugaard will visit several Main Street businesses.
A community leader roundtable lunch will be held at Avera Bormann
Manor patio from noon until 1:30 p.m., followed by a meeting
with the State Healthcare Task Force until 2 p.m.
First Lady Linda Daugaard will be reading to children at 1:30
p.m. at the Parkston Public Library.
The governor will travel to Dimock to tour Dimock Dairy and the
housing development project from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Daugaard will depart from the Parkston Muncipal Airport at approximately
A Musical Mission
Music and faith have always been important parts of Parkston
resident Merlyn Tiedes life.
Monson inducted into Beadle Club
Former Parkston elementary principal Rob Monson was inducted
in to the South Dakota Beadle Club at its annual meeting in Sioux
Falls, Aug. 7.
Recruits experience National Guard training
For a day and a half, 15 potential recruits lived alongside Soldiers
of the South Dakota Army National Guards 1st Battalion,
147th Field Artillery, during a recruiting event at Camp Ripley,
Kori Boschee, the daughter of Dr. Chris and Jen Boschee, gets
a cold splash at the dunk tank booth during Parkstons Old
Fashioned Saturday Night held recently. The booth was a fundraiser
for the newly formed gymnastics team at Parkston High School.
21st annual Williams Ten reunion
The 21st annual Williams Ten reunion was held at the Legion
Hall in Menno, July 28 to July 30.
Parties for South Dakota
In 1989, over 300 communities threw big bashes to celebrate South
Home tomato canning tips offered
Home canning tomatoes is a great way to preserve them for later
Railroad commits additional grain trains
Railroad lines serving South Dakota shippers have committed to
providing three additional grain trains per week, Gov. Dennis
New online tools help farmers use climate
Two new online decision-making tools are available to farmers
through the U.S. Department of Agricultures Useful to Usable,
or U2U, research project, State Climatologist and South Dakota
State University associate professor Dennis Todey said.
Preparing the beef calf for weaning
Weaning is the most stressful event in a calfs life. If
calves can weather this stress unscathed, they have cleared a
major hurdle to a productive future in the feedlot or as a replacement
in the breeding herd.
Back to school reminds us of the importance of education
As students go back to school this month, its a great time
to reflect on the vital role schools play in our communities
and in regional economic development.
Cool, clear water
Have you ever faced the barren waste without the taste of water
How would you react to persecution?
Christian persecution all over the world seems to be on the rise
Meet and Greet held
The Tripp Womens Civic Club hosted the third Annual Meet
and Greet Social, Aug. 5, in the Emergency Services Firehall
community room with 73 residents in attendance enjoying ice cream.
Twenty-three of those present represented 13 families or singles
of the nearly 30 households who have moved to Tripp since January,
This event introduces new residents to services, businesses,
clubs, upcoming and ongoing events and opportunities for community
involvement and a cordial welcome to Tripp.
The TWCC appreciates that so many came out to welcome Tripps
new neighbors, as well as all the businesses, clubs and individuals
who donated items for a gift bag for the new households in attendance,
and prizes and gift certificates for drawings that were held
during the evening.
Proposed plan to stock Atlantic Salmon
in Lake Oahe in 2016
In April, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks began collecting
public comment regarding the potential stocking of Atlantic Salmon
in Lake Oahe beginning in 2016.