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
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
Avera St. Benedict Health Center presented six scholarships to
Parkston High School Students who are pursuing careers in health
The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
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 Presidents Academic Honors list for the 2016 Spring
Semester at Dakota State University in Madison.
NSU releases spring 2016 Deans List
Northern State University in Aberdeen, has released the Deans
List for the spring 2016 semester.
Large concern over poor quality livestock
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
Because of dry conditions in parts of the state, the South Dakota
Department of Agricultures 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
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
Life jacket loaner program available this
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.
Sports Day kicks off week of activities
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 cant reach
consensus on Class B tourney format
Without a consensus from member schools, the South Dakota High
School Activities Association board didnt take action on
a change in the postseason format for Class B basketball and
volleyball at its June meeting.