Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon will meet Friday at 8 p.m. at
the Avera St. Benedict Health Center Meeting Room. For more information,
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, August 1
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Courthouse
in Olivet at 9 a.m.
Hutchinson County Open Class Show to be
held at Achievement Days
The Hutchinson County CFEL, formerly Extension, sponsors the
Open Class Show, but anyone can enter an item. There are many
categories with Junior and Senior divisions from which to choose.
Every entry receives a ribbon and Best of Show ribbons also are
given. No cash prizes are given.
There are a lot of very creative people in Hutchinson County,
so come join the fun in Tripp at Achievement Days, August 2 to
Items are to be entered Wednesday, August 2, between 5 p.m. and
7 p.m. Categories include pillows, afghans, crochet, knitted
articles, stitchery, open work, thread art/needle, wall hangings,
country crafts, wood articles, recycled items, photography, baking,
sewing and miscellaneous. All items will be available for viewing.
Items will be released Saturday, August 5, at 5 p.m.
For an exhibit list or more information, call Wilma Herr at 605-935-6788.
Sign up now for local HuntSAFE course
The local HuntSAFE course is scheduled for August 3, 4 and 5
in the back room of the Parkston Public Library.
Classes will start at 7 p.m.
For more information, contact Dave Luikens at 605-928-7572 or
Larry Thuringer at 605-505-0311.
HuntSAFE courses are classes designed to teach students the importance
of firearm safety. Students will participate in multiple in-person
sessions that will provide the students with the knowledge and
skills relative to hunting and hunter safety.
To be eligible for certification, students must be present and
participate in all required sessions. Courses are for youth age
12 and older. If a students 12th birthday falls on or between
September 1 and December 31, he/she may be issued a card and
is eligible to obtain a license and hunt beginning September
1 of that year.
Adults are welcome and invited to attend with a student or take
the course on their own.
For rides, call your driver at 605-724-2650. at least 24 hours
in advance to schedule your ride.
Thursday, August 10: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to
Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Thursday, August 24: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to
Mitchell, 8 a.m
Monday, August 7: Armour to Mitchell, 7:30 a.m.; Parkston to
Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Monday, August 21: Armour to Mitchell, 7:30 a.m.; Parkston to
Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Of love, life and family
A petite, happy woman with a big laugh and a sparkle in her eyes,
it was hard to believe Katherine Boddicker was 100 years old.
Tripp pastor says goodbye
The congregations of Zion Lutheran Church in Delmont and Emmaus
Lutheran Church in Tripp have looked to the front of their churches
as sermon after sermon was delivered by a pastor who helped lead
them for the past six years.
Schools get scheduling option so football
games wont interfere with rodeo
The South Dakota High School Activities Association may have
found a way to keep the first football games of the year from
interfering with the 4-H Rodeo finals.
Century Club announces oldest living South Dakotan
The South Dakota Health Care Associations Century Club,
along with Kelo-Land Television, has announced Virginia Mills
as the 2017 Centenarian of the Year. She is 107 years old, and
the oldest member of the Century Club.
The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
Breakfast with A.J.
Circumstances overshadow annual event
If you were to ask just about anyone in my hometown in early
1998 to describe the annual Mens Breakfast and Turkey Shoot
at First Baptist Church, you would have heard words such as exciting,
fun or loud.
CDA awarded in State Education Contest
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Sacred Heart 280
held its regular meeting, June 1, following Mass and a potluck.
The meeting was called to order by Regent Diane Baumiller with
all officers present.
BHSU students named to spring 2017 Deans
The Office of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University
in Spearfish has released the Deans List for the spring
Trip rewards youth leadership, packs in
co-op education and fun
In this day of social media and the digital world, a lot can
happen in a day.
Mining for knowledge
For decades, the Homestake Mine in Lead was used for mining gold.
But today, we are mining the site for something much more valuable:
a new understanding of how the natural world works.
Neutrino project to fuel particle physics
South Dakota State University researchers are doing preliminary
work on an international physics research project that will push
the limits of engineering and could lead to new discoveries in
Show your blood drive pride
Help local student earn a scholarship
We think our LifeServers are pretty mighty, and we want everyone
to know about it.
Time is almost out for LifeServe Blood Center blood donors to
visit our online store and redeem their blood donation reward
points for a Mighty Blood Donor superhero t-shirt.
With every lifesaving blood donation a LifeServer makes, they
not only save three local hospital patients lives, but
also earn online store reward points. Those points can purchase
a variety of items in the online store, including this summers
Thor-inspired superhero shirt. The Mighty Donor shirt costs 200
points and will be available until August 31 or while supplies
Be a superhero and save lives by giving blood at an upcoming
blood drive in your community.
Payton Schafers Scholarship Blood Drive, Wednesday, August
2, from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the EMS Building, 403 S. Main
The dance hall with the dancing floor
The South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association inducted Vics
Place, formerly of Dimock, into the associations Hall of
Fame. Each year, the association has an induction ceremony and
concert to honor the states most iconic bands, DJs,
artists, music supporters and music venues.
Ballot Explanation released for Constitutional
establishing open primary elections
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has announced an
Attorney General Explanation for a proposed constitutional amendment
has been filed with the Secretary of State.