THIS WEEK'S HEADLINES

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
Tuesday, October 4
The City of Tripp will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the City Hall.

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.

Tuesday, October 4
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Courthouse in Olivet at 9 a.m.

Mitchell Zone LWML Fall Rally to be held
The 63rd Annual Fall rally of the Mitchell Zone Lutheran Women’s Missionary League has been set for October 9 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Armour. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m., with opening devotions at 1:50 p.m..
A special program on the Lutheran Church K-9 Ministries will begin at 2 p.m. K-9 Ministries, also known as comfort dogs, are dogs which are trained to simply sit, stay and let people quietly interact with them. Often, these dogs work in nursing homes and hospitals or locations where a disaster has taken place helping to relieve stress and anxious moments for people.
Everyone is welcome to attend.


Olympic homecoming

(Above-center) Junior Chloe Wegehaupt sprays the crowd with water, while fellow classmates foreign exchange student Felzitas Helmsteadt (left) and Jayden Bormann (right) enjoy the ride during the warm September 23 Homecoming parade. The temperatures reached almost 90 degrees on the late fall day. (Below-left) King candidates Alex Scott, Jordan McKean, Kellan Culbert and Blake Bietz, along with queen candidates (below-right) Brooklyn Van Zee, Nicole Weber, McKenzie McKean and Haley Bialas wait for the announcement of the king and queen winners. Named as the 2016 Homecoming Royalty were Jordan McKean and McKenzie Mc-Kean. The football team finished the week with a commanding 54-0 win over Wagner in a game that ended in the third quarter due to the 50 point ‘mercy rule’.

General election ballot to test voters with 10 questions
South Dakota voters will face a broad menu of potential law changes on this year’s general election ballot.

Former resident receives Korean War medals
In October of 1950, young men who had just graduated from high school either went on to college or they enlisted or were drafted into military service.

Social Security announces new online service for replacement cards
The Social Security Administration introduced the expansion of online services for residents of South Dakota available through its mySocialSecurity portal at www.socialsecurity.gov/myac count.


The general at South Dakota State College

Gen. Omar Bradley led millions of United States soldiers in World War II, but first he led the Jackrabbits.

THE GOOD FOLKS OF LENNOX VALLEY
Who will it be?
It’s now or never for Raymond Cooper

The morning of “The Great Valley Runoff,” I listened at the breakfast table as my parents discussed their options while considering how they would cast their votes.


Pischel receives outstanding service award

Jenise Pischel received the Outstanding Service Award at the Fall South Dakota Corrections Association Conference held in Sturgis.

Zolnowsky awarded SDSU scholarship
South Dakota State University, Brookings, has announced Nickolas Zolnowsky will receive the Merlyn and Faye Isaak Scholarship in Civil Engineering this academic year.

Leischner graduates from MMC
Kalsey Leischner, Parkston, recently earned a degree from Mount Marty College in Yankton.

CDA views 100th year banner
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Sacred Heart #280 held its regular meeting on September 1, led by Carol Gilman.


Trojans crush Wagner on Homecoming

The Parkston Trojans completed a successful Homecoming week with a dominating 54-0 win over the visiting Wagner Red Raiders (1-3), September 23.


Trojans suffer two losses

The Parkston Trojans fell to both Tea Area and McCook Central/Montrose during Homecoming Week activities.

Absentee voting now available in South Dakota
Absentee voting began for registered South Dakota voters September 23, 46 days prior to the general election to be held Tuesday, November 8. Secretary of State Shantel Krebs expects a high turnout across South Dakota.

FSAfarm+, FSA’s new customer self-service portal
The United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has launched a new tool to provide farmers and ranchers with remote access to their personal farm information using their home computers.

Voices
Obesity rates fall in a few states but are still far higher than in 1990

Is the message that the nation is getting too fat beginning to sink in?

Chicken wings
A local chiropractor talked about Hunter’s Thumb on the radio one day.

Gold coin scam
As the value of gold rises, gold coin scams are on the rise as well. A tried and true way gold coin con artists find their victims is through cold calling.

Tripp Star-Ledger

Rio Olympics brought to TDHS

Tripp-Delmont’s Homecoming Week was celebrated September 12 to 16, and the theme for this year was Olympics.

Kramer disputes writer’s conclusions
OPINION BY
Dr. TERRI KRAMER | Tripp
I am writing in regards to several comments in the past written by free-lance reporter Bob Miller. I, quite frankly, am exhausted with his personal attempt to discredit my husband, the efforts of our school board and our administration.

TDA volleyball team gets ready to “dig” deeper
The Tripp-Delmont-Armour volleyball team is ecstatic about this year’s season.

Nighthawks split with AC/DC, MC
The Tripp-Delmont/Armour Nighthawks split a pair of games this past week, starting with a 3-1 loss to Andes Central/Dakota Christian, September 29.























 
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