Coming events
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.






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.

Wagon Train to pass by Parkston Sept. 7

The route has been set for the 125th anniversary wagon train. The wagon train will start in Yankton, home of the Dakota Territory Capital, Sept. 3 and end at the State Capitol in Pierre, Sept. 20.

WALKER: The life you save may be your own
Timely screenings save lives, including the life of Avera St. Benedict Health Center’s President and CEO Gale Walker.

Post 194 advances to state tournament

The Parkston American Legion Post 194 won the Region 4B championship and advances on to the state tournament. They will play Friday, July 25, in first round action at Tabor.

Teener champions

The Parkston 13-14 Teeners won the Region 6A Championship, July 19, and will advance to the State Tournament in Winner, starting Friday, July 25.

League Champions

14 and under Little Missouri League champions. The girls finished with a 22 and 6 record, and went two and two at the State Tournament in Sioux Falls, July 11 to 13.

Parkston Pee Wees win league tournament. Parkston defeated Avon, 10-4, in the first round, followed by a win over Wagner, 7-4, in the semi-finals. Parkston beat Tabor, 10-1, in the championship

Meet South Dakota’s oldest resident

South Dakota Health Care Association, in conjunction with KELOLAND Television, is honored to announce that Dagmar ‘Dolly’ Keehn has been named the 2014 Centenarian of the Year.

University of Wyoming spring semester graduate
The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following student from South Dakota at the completion of the 2014 spring semester.

Hutchinson County 4-H Horse Show results

The Hutchinson County 4-H Horse Show was held June 26 at the Scotland Rodeo Grounds. The judges were Eric Kobernusz and Joe Rowe.

Farewell held for Fr. Christensen
St Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Dimock said farewell to Father Dana Christensen June 29 with a luncheon, games and Red Neck Swimming Pool Party.

Kaylor 4-H Club to help with Appreciation Night
The Kaylor 4-H Club will be sponsoring games and activities during Kaylor Appreciation Night, July 25, on Main Street Kaylor, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Farmers Union announces St. Johns Local Farmers Union camp
From electricity and internet access, to banking and farm inputs, rural residents throughout South Dakota depend upon cooperative businesses for access to many essential products and services.

Teacher availability challenges in South Dakota
Over 80 percent of the public school districts in South Dakota reported alarming results in a survey on open teaching positions conducted by the School Administrators of South Dakota this spring.

Avera named among health care’s most wired in 2014
Once again, Avera has been named to the list of Health Care’s Most Wired.

New law makes online renewal of driver license more convenient
Online renewal of South Dakota driver licenses will be more convenient when a new law easing vision-test requirements took effect July 1.

An open letter to United States Postmaster General Donahoe

Dear Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe:
I do hope this letter arrives at your office in reasonable time.

Class reunion
Nothing like a school reunion to expose the hob-nailed boots that step on your face as time marches by.

State Treasurer warns of scams and fees
I am warning the public to check with this office before replying to anyone claiming they can assist in returning unclaimed property.

Tripp Star-Ledger

NFL tackle helps local kids learn to play football

The Parkston boy’s football players had a real treat at their football clinic this year, with NFL Football’s Riley Reiff of the Detroit Lions as one of their coaches.

Cross country bikers make stop
Whomever said something is as easy as riding a bike, never rode one in the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure.

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