Salem Lutheran Church celebrates 125 years
From church services in a hardware store with about 30 congregants,
to a congregation of over 300 hundred members and a beautiful
brick church, the last 125 years have been years of service and
growth for Salem Lutheran Church.
Zion Lutheran hosts dedication of new building
After two years of uncertainty, planning, praying and building,
Zion Lutheran Churchs new building was dedicated August
Fields of gold
Ideally, wed be driving past thriving fields of healthy,
ripening corn as we explore South Dakota roads in August, but
this year drought has descended on our farms.
Lee wins championship at first golf meet
Parkston Trojan Jacob Lee started the new golf season with a
first place in the West Central Early Bird Invitational in Hartford,
Activities association plugs hole in budget
Corporate sponsors will continue to help the South Dakota High
School Activities Association pay its ongoing expenses in the
coming year rather than directing their contributions to the
GFP launches new interactive online tool
about South Dakota birds
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks launched a new interactive
online tool featuring the results of a five-year field project
about breeding birds.
The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
Raymond Cooper knows shifty editor is Up to something
Like many small towns, Lennox Valley marked seasons of the year
with special events. The county fair marked the end of summer
in my hometown, while the annual turkey shoot served as a reminder
that winter chills would soon fill the air.
Local men elected Angus delegates to annual
David C. Mogck, Tripp, and Charles Mogck, Olivet, have been elected
as delegates to the 134rd Annual American Angus Association Convention
of Delegates, November 6, at the Fort Worth Convention Center
in Fort Worth, Texas.
Help for grassland drought planning
With the drought hitting much of South Dakota hard this summer,
having a plan in place will help producers feel better while
making management decisions.
Protect drought damaged crop fields with
South Dakota agricultural producers in the trenches of a difficult
drought may next be facing some issues with soil erosion.
Theres time yet for cover crops to
help feed livestock
Livestock producers looking for alternative feed options during
North and South Dakotas ongoing drought might want to consider
planting cover crops.
R.E.D. Shirt Friday event to recognize deployed service members
South Dakota employers, schools and residents are encouraged
to continue showing their support for all service members deployed
overseas by participating in R.E.D. (Remember Everyone Deployed)
Tax pros warned of new scam to steal their
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax
industry are warning tax professionals to be alert to a new phishing
email scam impersonating tax software providers and attempting
to steal usernames and passwords.
Connecting with our veterans
This summer we have had hot temperatures, wind and very few rain
showers; leaving our soil as hard as rocks.
Looking it over
Rebecca Hauser shows off some of her crafts during the Old Fashion
Saturday in the park recently in Parkston. Exhibitors like Hauser
are kept busy during the summer with all of the special events
held throughout the area.
Mehlhaff elected as a director of Southeastern
Southeastern Electric Cooperatives annual membership meeting
was held at the Lennox High School with election of directors.
Larson new teacher at colony
Each year, school districts invariably have to hire new faculty
and staff members.
And this year is no exception for the Tripp-Delmont School District
as students were welcomed back by five new staff members when
the morning bell rang to begin the new school year August 16.
New intersection warning system south of
South Dakota Department of Transportation officials say drivers
will see a new intersection warning system at the intersection
of Highways 46 and 37 south of Tripp.
2017 Sturgis Rally vehicle counts
Traffic counts from the South Dakota Department of Transportation
show an average number of vehicles entering Sturgis for the 77th
annual Sturgis motorcycle rally, August 4 to 13.