HOSA students attend national convention
The Parkston High School Health Occupational Students of America
program had an outstanding first year.
Bialas tours nations capital
Haley Bialas, daughter of Craig and Stacey Bialas of Dimock,
was the 2016 recipient of the Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.
from Southeastern Electric Cooperative.
The gentleman fur trapper
Jedediah Smith carried a rifle and a Bible.
When a fellow fur trapper died, Smith gave what was recorded
as a powerful prayer.
The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
They are trying to steal my election!
The special edition of Renderings with Raymond took
the Valley by surprise Monday morning. Most folks expected fireworks
on the first show following Juliet Stoughtons huge announcement
on Friday, but even his most loyal followers didnt expect
their champion to begin three hours earlier than usual.
First Dakota Bank employees Cheryl Mogck and Jean Werning are
shown with some of the supplies donated during the summer school
supply drive program named Pack for Back
Konrad reunion held
The 66th annual Konrad Reunion was held at Sherman Park, August
14, with a 12 noon potluck dinner.
2016 open class show a success
Hutchinson County Community and Family Extension Leaders sponsored
the annual Open Class Show held during 4-H Achievement Days in
Tripp, August 3 to 6.
Blood drive has 29 units donated by 26
The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive held in Parkston August
25 had a great turn-out. Twenty-six donors registered and 29
life-saving units were donated. The units donated at the blood
drive can save up to 87 lives.
Parkston Trojan Dawson Semmler (25) denies the Tea Area receiver
a touchdown in the August 26 game in Parkston.
Championship 2016 Swim Team League results
The Parkston Swim Team won the Combined Team Championship for
the 22nd consecutive year, as well as having Noah Mahoney named
the League Male Swimmer of the Year.
State ACT scores remain above national
South Dakotas average composite ACT score remains steady
and above the national average, according to data released earlier
today. The school supplies that were donated will be available
for any students who need them throughout the year.
Plan ahead to effectively manage wheat
A number of diseases can develop in winter wheat and their effective
management involves taking some actions before planting, Emmanuel
Byamukama, Assistant Professor and South Dakota State University
Extension Plant Pathologist, said.
Researchers study agricultures impact
Researchers at the University of South Dakota said a multi-year
project north of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, appears to show a
reduction in plant and animal diversity in wetlands that collect
water runoff from agricultural land.
USDA grant awarded to establish an agriculture
wetland mitigation bank in South Dakota
South Dakota Farm Bureau has been awarded a United States Department
of Agriculture grant of nearly $1 million to establish an agriculture
wetland mitigation bank in South Dakota.
NRCS announces EQUIP program signup deadline
Applications for the popular Environmental Quality Incentives
Program are batched annually for funding consideration. October
21, 2016, is the date by which an operator or landowner must
sign an application at their local Natural Resources Conservation
Service office for Fiscal Year 2017 funding consideration.
Building on Lincolns promise today and in the future
Over 150 years ago, during his second inaugural address in 1865,
President Abraham Lincoln articulated what would become the nations
obligation to veterans: to care for him who shall have
borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan.
Sale of the century
Before the REA electrified Svend Sneves Brookings County
farm, the familys goat powered a treadmill that ran the
Meth Changes Everything campaign kicks
The state of South Dakota is kicking off a campaign to remind
South Dakotans that Meth Changes Everything.
Sampson begins new job
New classrooms, new books, new school supplies, and a new elementary
principal mark the beginning of the new school year for the younger
students at Tripp-Delmont School.
District or grades
I am writing this article prior to the public forum Monday night.
My opinion on the results of the forum will follow in next weeks