Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon will meet Friday at 8 p.m. at
the Avera St. Benedict Health Center Meeting Room. For more information,
Monday, August 4
The City of Tripp will meet in the Council Chambers at 7 p.m.
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 5
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Commissioners
Room in Olivet, starting at 9 a.m.
Meals on Wheels drivers for August
Meals-on-wheels drivers for August are:
Monday: Alida Haag and Linda Mulder
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 12, 26: Merlyn Tiede and Chuck Stainbrook
Tuesday, Aug. 19: First Dakota National Bank and Ed Ehler
Wednesday: Norman and Leona Meyer
Thursday: First Dakota National Bank and Joe Weber
Friday: Gladys Billars, Julie Krueger, Jen Murtha and Linda Schoenfish
Saturday: Roberta Polreis and Carol Gilman
Call your driver at 605-724-2650, 605-654-2552 or 605-830-5777,
or the ROCS office at 1-800-545-5329 at least 24 hours in advance
to schedule your ride.
Monday, Aug. 4: Armour-Villa, 8:30 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 11: Armour to Mitchell, 7:30 a.m.; Parkston to Mitchell,
Monday, Aug. 25: Armour to Mitchell, 7:30 a.m.; Parkston to Mitchell,
Thursday, Aug. 7: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell,
Thursday, Aug. 14: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell,
Thursday, Aug. 21: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell,
Thursday, Aug. 28: Delmont to Yankton, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Yankton,
Hail wipes out some area crops
A storm early Saturday morning caused some extensive damage to
area crops and farms.
Joe Reiser (left) and Billy Maxwell compete on The Meltdown,
a new attaction at this years Old Fashioned Saturday Night
this past weekend. Participants had to dodge two moving bars,
while trying to stay within a designated area. The event featured
the annual pork sandwich supper, as well as other inflatables
and games for the children. One popular spot was the dunk tank
booth, sponsored by the Parkston Gymnastics Club.
Painting a house becomes a labor of love
Each year the South Dakota Housing Development Authority sponsors
the Paint-South Dakota Program.
12 Guard units receive national award
Twelve out of 42 South Dakota Army National Guard units received
the National Guard Bureaus Superior Unit Award in recognition
of outstanding achievement during training year 2013.
TEENERS PLACE FIFTH: The Parkston 13-14 Teeners placed fifth
at the State Tournament in Winner this past weekend. Parkston
(22-10) fell, 9-3, against Harrsiburg in the first round, but
came back to defeat Spearfish, 7-3, and Milbank, 7-2, for fifth
place. (Left to right) Back row-coach Beau Behrend, coach Jason
Semmler, Brayden Leischner, Dawson Semmler, Trenton Weber, Luke
Bietz, Brady Albrecht, Blake Moke and coach Dave Doering; front
row-Grant Nuebel, Riley Weber, Gavin Zomer, Nate Doering, Brady
Schoenfelder and Ryan Ripp. Not pictured Flynn Aldecoa.
The twin banners of the twin states
Banners have been rallying points throughout history.
South Dakota GFP encourages registration
for HuntSAFE and Bowhunter Education classes
Hunting seasons will soon be here and now is the time to register
for a local HuntSAFE or bowhunter education class.
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.
Managing feedlot cattle during a heat wave
The state experienced the hottest temperatures so far this summer,
accompanied by intense humidity.
August and early fall climate outlook
Cooler than average temperatures are expected to persist through
August in northern South Dakota, according to the latest climate
outlook from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations
Climate Prediction Center.
USDA survey show corn acres planted this
growing season down
According to a recent survey conducted by the United State Department
of Agricultures National Agricultural Statistics Service,
actual corn acres planted in 2014 are down, while soybean acres
planted are up.
You can help with advertising your community
August is the month when families take their final summer vacations,
schools schedule festive reunions and people get together to
celebrate summer at lakes and campgrounds.
Watching for Vayland
I watched for Vayland, but I missed it.
Its no longer there.
CASA volunteers needed
An organization that helps neglected and abused desperately needs
School seeks comments on federal funds
Each year, we seek feedback from the public in regard to our
use of Federal Title Program funds.
Saturday morning storm leaves much cleanup
for residents, damages crops
A hail storm last Satuday morning kept Tripp residents busy with
cleanup of downed trees and branches.
The life you save may be your own
Timely screenings save lives, including the life of Avera St.
Benedict Health Centers President and CEO Gale Walker.