THIS WEEK'S HEADLINES

COMING EVENTS
PARKSTON
Weekly
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.

TRIPP

AREA
Weekly
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.

ROCS schedule
For rides, call your driver at 605-724-2650. at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your ride.
TRIPP
Thursday, April 6: Delmont to Yankton, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Yankton, 8 a.m.
Thursday, April 20: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell, 8 a.m.


Walker retires after 30 year career with local health care center
From his beginnings on a ranch north of Faulkton, then on to work as a lab tech, then to CEO of ASBHC, it has been quite the journey.

Hold the phone
Bus driver, cell phone bill defeated

A bill that would have prohibited school bus drivers from using cell phones while they drive was defeated in the Senate Judiciary Committee as members cited the need for school bus drivers to be in contact with parents or schools.

Club makes plans to clean its Adopt a Highway
The Kaylor 4-H Club met March 5 at the Scotland Bowling Alley with Dewald and Friman as the host families.


Country Wranglers make hats for pantry

The Country Wranglers 4-H club met January 22 at the Salem Lutheran Church in Parkston, with 16 members present.

Climate update predicts wetter than average April
April is more likely to be wetter than average, according to a climate outlook released March 16 by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center.

Happy gold hunter
We met the miners early on a Sunday morning on Rockerville’s only street.

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
We’ve got trouble Right here in Lennox Valley

A stranger passing through Lennox Valley would naturally think there wasn’t much going on during my growing years.

Local students named to SDSMT Dean’s list
Nearly 500 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2016 fall semester.

Voices
Democracy dies behind closed doors

Those were the words of federal judge Damon Keith about secret deportation hearings after the 9/11 attacks.

Tipperary
A bucking horse named after a town in Ireland is buried in a town named for a Dakota prairie icon.


Tripp Star-Ledger

Corner Grocery closes
Local group working to get store back

Although a sign on Tripp’s Corner Grocery store stated late last week that the store would lock its doors permanently on Saturday evening, officials are not giving up hope on the future of a store—nor even that store—in town.

Thinking about heroes
Who is your hero?
A hero is defined in the dictionary as a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements or noble qualities.

Clements joins BankWest Tripp branch
BankWest has announced the addition of Caleb Clements to its team of experienced bankers in Tripp.

Hold the phone
Bus driver, cell phone bill defeated

A bill that would have prohibited school bus drivers from using cell phones while they drive was defeated in the Senate Judiciary Committee as members cited the need for school bus drivers to be in contact with parents or schools.

Tripp blood drive results
The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive sponsored by Tripp-Delmont High School March 14 had a fantastic turn-out. A total of 26 donors registered, and 27 life-saving units of blood were donated. The units donated at the blood drive can help save up to 81 lives.
There were a few milestone donors, which are listed below. The Tripp-Delmont High School Student Council sponsored and hosted the blood drive.
Milestone donors:
Robert Just, six gallons
Warren Brown, 11 gallons


























 
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