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, June 1
The City of Tripp will meet in City Hall at 7:30 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, June 2
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Courthouse
in Olivet at 9 a.m.
Goodwill truck in Parkston June 3
The Goodwill truck will be in Parkston, June 3, to accept donations.
The truck will be available through June 10 at the Parkston lot
of Dakota Horizinn, 205 North South Dakota Highway 37.
Items accepted for resale include good, clean, usable clothing,
shoes, house wears and small furniture; books, CDs and videos;
collectables; usable toys; electronics in working condition;
and computer accessories.
Items included for recycling include dry clothing in any condition,
computers and accessories, cell phone in need of repair, all
used ink cartridges, books, shoes, purses, belts (in any condition),
kitchen utensils, soft toys (any condition), paper (newspapers,
magazines) and cardboard.
Items not accepted are large appliances, paint, chemicals, used
oil, air conditioners, wet clothing, large furniture or furniture
needing repair, TVs, tires, box springs, mattresses and encyclopedias.
Please carry all items as far to the front of the trailer as
possible. Leave room at the back of the trailer for the stairs
to be loaded. Do not leave items outside the trailer. They will
not be picked up.
For rides, call your driver at 605-724-2650. at least 24 hours
in advance to schedule your ride.
Thursday, June 4: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell,
Thursday, June 11: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell,
Thursday, June 18: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell,
Thursday, June 25: Delmont to Yankton, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Yankton,
Monday, June 1: Armour to Mitchell, 7:30 a.m.; Parkston to Mitchell,
Monday, June 15: Armour to Mitchell, 7:30 a.m.; Parkston to Mitchell,
June Meals on Wheels drivers
Meals on Wheels drivers for June are:
Monday: Rob and JoAnne VanLaecken
Tuesday, June 2, 9, 23, 30: Merlyn Tiede
Tuesday, June 16: First Dakota Bank and Ed Ehler
Wednesday: Mary Lindeman and Alma Lindeman
Thursday: First Dakota National Bank and Berneice Bialas
Friday: Roland and LaValle Winter
Saturday: Kathy Bormann
Make it four
2015 State A Girls Golf champions Kenzie Lee, Sydney Bormann,
Sierra Stands, Sydney Weber, Jayden Bormann and coach Tyler Hockett
pose with another trophy to add to their legacy. The girls took
first place for the fourth straight time and fifth in seven years.
It also was the second consecutive individual championship for
junior Sydney Bormann. PHOTO
Lucas selected for statewide Healthy Living
Katie Lucas, daughter of Todd and Danita Lucas of Parkston, has
been selected to be a member of the Statewide Healthy Living
Tripp boys help rescue woman
On a recent spring day after school was out, Colby Brown and
Preston McFayden were walking home from the ball park to Prestons
grandparents, Owen and Reita Goehring.
Mount Marty College nurse pinning held
The Mount Marty College nursing program held a Pinning Ceremony
for May graduating nursing students May 8 in the Colleges
Officials warn of potential unscrupulous
contractors in wake of Delmont disaster
Attorney General Marty Jackley and the South Dakota Department
of Public Safety urge Delmont tornado victims to proceed with
caution when moving into the recovery phase of this disaster.
Every morning during this past school year, the Parkston first
through sixth grade walked laps in the gym before school while
participating in the Parkston Elementary Walking Program.
Locals graduate from LATI
The 48th annual Lake Area Technical Institute, Watertown, graduation
ceremony was held May 8 with 719 graduates receiving their diplomas.
The destructive power of prairie fires
On the prairie, it was a monster of destruction without pity,
consuming everything before it.
Ethan/Parkston, Tripp-Delmont/Armour prepare
for state track meet
Athletes from Ethan/Parkston and Tripp-Delomont/Armour getting
ready for the 2015 State Track and Field Meet to be held in the
Black Hills, Friday, May 29, through Saturday, May 30.
Scott throws no-hitter in 11-0 win
Twelve batters couldnt locate Alex Scott as he threw a
no-hitter, May 22, in Parkstons 11-0 victory over Parker/Freeman/Hurley/Viborg.
Kinneberg leads Parkston to 6-3 victory
A superb effort by Ty Kinneberg spurred the Parkston Trojans
to a 6-3 win in seven innings over Parker/Freeman/Hurley/Viborg,
May 22, in Parkston.
Odd El Nino partially responsible for extra
Since the beginning of May, precipitation conditions across South
Dakota have changed generally for the better, becoming quite
wet in certain areas of state, Dennis Todey, South Dakota State
Univeristy Extension Climate Specialist and South Dakota Climatologist,
USDA reminds farmers to certify conservation
compliance by June 1 deadline
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds farmers to file a
Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification
form (AD-1026) with their local USDA Service Center by June 1.
Be aware of stroke risk and warning signs
Because the brain is the bodys control center
for every major function, stroke is like a power outage that
might leave permanent damage or even cause death.
The Sunshine Train
It wasnt uncommon in the 1920s and 1930s for South Dakota
cities to rent a train and send delegates out on a tour of the
state extolling their citys positive aspects.
GFP encourages boaters to wear life jackets
As warm weather finally sets in, the South Dakota Game, Fish
and Parks would like to remind boaters of important safety procedures
when spending time on the water.
Fire Departments train with donated
grain rescue equipment
The Delmont Fire Department recently received lifesaving grain
bin rescue equipment through a donation from Farm Credit Services
CDC honors Parkston nurse with award
Kerri Lutjens, a registered nurse with Avera St. Benedict Health
Center, has been awarded the prestigious Childhood Immunization
Champion Award from the federal Centers for Disease Control and
Stamp Design contest winner
The United States Postal Service 573 Stamp Design Contest was
held in Mitchell April 11, with Vickie Linke, Ellen Speck and
Elaine Thuringer as judges.
Buche Foods announces scholarship winner
Buche Foods announces that Nyssa Fechner of Tripp-Delmont High
School is the winner of the $1,000 Underdog Scholarship Winner