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, July 2: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Thursday, July 9: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Thursday, July 16: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Thursday, July 23: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Thursday, July 30: Delmont to Yankton, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Yankton, 8 a.m.
Parkston
Tuesday, July 7: Armour to Mitchell, 7:30 a.m.; Parkston to Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Monday, July 20: Armour to Mitchell, 7:30 a.m.; Parkston to Mitchell, 8 a.m.


Running for a cause

John Ehrisman works up a sweat as he crosses the finish line at the annual Hutchinson County Relay for Life 5K run/walk, June 6, near Rose Bormann Memorial Park. Ehresman, wearing a shirt that said ‘I Wear Pink for My Wife’, and many other runners raised over $8,700 for cancer research. Pat Leischner was the featured speaker, telling the crowd about her battle with cancer.

Local woman brings home trophies from African safari
For Theresa Mann, it was the trip of a lifetime, one she will never forget.


Tripp Foundation awards grants

Several groups recently were awarded grants from the Tripp Area Foundation.

Winners announced at End of School Year Goat Blowout Show
The End of School Year Blowout Show was held in Tripp at the Fairgrounds May 16.


Farmers Union District Camp Held at Swan Lake
Youth came together from across Southeast South Dakota to attend District I & II Farmers Union camp held May 27-29 at Swan Lake Christian Camp near Viborg.

Safety preperations for seniors during severe weather season
With severe weather season upon us in the United States, older adults may be among the most vulnerable victims when disasters strike.

Parkston takes 10-0 win over Wagner
The Parkston Teeners used a big third inning to beat Wagner, 10-0, June 17.

Parkston Teeners crush Corsica 14-1
The Parkston Teeners beat Corsica, 14-1, June 15 in Corsica.

VOICES
Skin Cancer Foundation shares summer sun protection tips

Summer is here, and families will spend more time outdoors.

A lonely old rock
It probably took thousands of years for gigantic, house-sized boulders to come to rest east of what is today Flandreau.

The myth behind school consolidation
At the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education meeting lately, one thing has jumped out at me that made me realize that many people do not fully understand how the school funding formula works.

Tripp Star-Ledger
Future high schoolers look ahead

Becoming a high schooler can be a scary thing. No one is ever exactly sure what to expect.


Survivor

Cancer survivor Pat Leischner addresses the runners at the beginning of the annual Hutchinson County Relay for Life, June 6. The runners completed either a 5K walk/run or 1K walk/run, raising over $8,700 for cancer research.

High deductibles may mean lower premiums but a costly trade-off
A few weeks ago I got an e mail from Judy, a reader who wanted to tell me about trouble she’s had paying her medical bills, particularly those for prescription drugs.

SDHSAA seeks to revamp statewide transgender policy
The South Dakota High School Activities Association’s transgender policy is going through more changes than Bruce Jenner.

Most school districts want statewide transgender policy
A survey of member schools shows that the majority of them want the South Dakota Activities High School Association to develop a policy that they can all use when considering the eligibility of transgender students to play high school sports.




























 
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