Weidenbach, Precious Cargo to be inducted into HOF
Parkstons Paul Weidenbach, along with his band, Precious
Cargo, ss being recognized by the South Dakota Rock and Roll
Music Association as inductees into the 2017 Hall of Fame.
Public hearing, comments sought on ballot
Still stinging over the confusion that arose with the passage
of IM22, the Legislature is seeking ways to improve public awareness
about ballot measures. HB1130 will allow for a public comment
period as well as a hearing before the Legislatures Executive
2017 Parkston Elementary Spelling Bee Winners: (left to right)
back row-Breckin Culbert, first place fourth grade, Abby Hohn,
first place sixth grade, Kenna Konfrst-second place sixth grade,
Gracie Oakley, second place fifth grade, Evan Bartelt, first
place fifth grade; front row-Jericho Jones, second place fourth
grade, Finley Bogenreif, first place third grade, Aiden Wermers,
second place third grade, Grady Bowar, second place second grade,
Brycen Bruening, first place second grade.
Culbert volunteers with Catholic Charities of Dallas for annual
winter service project
During the recent winter break, 11 Mount Marty College students
and the Campus Ministry team of Sr. Maribeth Wentzlaff and Jordan
Foos traveled to Texas for a service trip under the auspices
of Catholic Charities of Dallas.
The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
Franks Place More than cuts take place at new shop
Probably the best thing to happen in my hometown during October
1998 was the arrival of Frank Bell. Most folks living in the
Valley at the time probably wouldnt feel this way, but
to teenage boys, Frank was a godsend.
Wegehaupt visits Pierre for CTSO Legislative
February is National Career and Technical Education Month. As
part of the celebration, more than 40 student leaders came to
Pierre February 8 to 9, for the South Dakota Career and Technical
Student Organizations Legislative Shadow Day.
The Great Backyard Bird Count returns Feb.
17 to 20
Millions of novice and accomplished bird watchers can make their
love of nature count for science during the 20th Annual Great
Backyard Bird Count.
Zens seventh at state gymnastics
Two Parkston-Ethan-Hanson gymnasts finished the year with an
appearance at the State Gymnastic Meet, February 11, in Aberdeen.
Parkston downs Chamberlain, Scotland
The Parkston Trojans pushed their winning streak to three with
wins over Chamberlain and Scotland, but saw it snapped with a
loss to Bridgewater/Emery in the DWU Culvers Classic.
Some veterans may get to pay resident rates
for hunting licenses
Veterans who once lived in South Dakota, but now live out of
state, could be eligible to pay resident rates for hunting licenses.
Parkston Trojan Trenton Weber (10) gets off a tough shot while
being defended by Tea Areas Payton Conrad (33) and Jake
Friedrich (44). The visitors took a 21-5 lead by the end of the
first period and never let Parkston get closer in the 75-39 loss,
February 10, in Parkston.
Area farmer David Werning recently won the use of a trailer for
one year at the Sioux Empire Farm Show. The seven foot x 24 foot
aluminum Featherlite trailer was furnished by Iverson, Mitchell.
Werning will have an option to buy the trailer after one year.
PHOTO COURTESY | Alexandria Herald
Importance of keeping records for filing
taxes on the ranch/farm
With the March 3 tax deadline looming for South Dakotas
farmers and ranchers, there is no time to waste in gathering
the important information and documents Uncle Sam requires.
Waste pesticide disposal program hits one
The South Dakota Department of Agricultures waste pesticide
disposal program has topped the one million pound mark since
the program began in 1993.
Roslyn farmer elected Corn Utilization
Directors of the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council have elected
Ryan Wagner of Roslyn to serve as president. Robert Walsh of
Elk Point will serve as vice president and Laron Krause of Clear
Lake is the new secretary-treasurer.
South Dakota specialty producer survey
seeks input from contributors
The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association and South Dakota
State University Extension are seeking input from commercial
producers.Directors of the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council
have elected Ryan Wagner of Roslyn to serve as president. Robert
Walsh of Elk Point will serve as vice president and Laron Krause
of Clear Lake is the new secretary-treasurer.
What is the FFA?
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing
their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career
success through agricultural education.
Army Quartermaster Capt. P. T. Turnley didnt like the cold
winds blowing through his tent at the army post where he was
stationed in the late 1840.
Percentage of South Dakotas kids
overweight, obese unchanged
Almost one-third of South Dakotas kids and teens are overweight
or obese, according to a new state health report.
The history of Valentines Day
February 14 is recognized as a day when you traditionally send
a card, often anonymously, to a person who you are romantically
involved with or whom you are attracted.
National Guard ball honors soldiers, offers
South Dakota National Guard Forward Support Company 153rd held
the annual National Guard Ball at the Parkston American Legion
Hall, February 4.
Fun at the music contest
Students of the Tripp-Delmont high school choir traveled February
8 to Kimball for a small group music contest.
Bill to allow hunting license transfers
shot down in House
South Dakota farmers and ranchers wont be able to offset
the cost of raising wildlife by selling their hunting licenses.
Ballot signature bill defeated
An attempt to ensure that the signatures on ballot measures come
from around the state was defeated in the House State Affairs
Committee on Wednesday.