Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon will meet Friday at 8 p.m. at
the Avera St. Benedict Health Center Meeting Room. For more information,
Monday, March 9
The Parkston School Board will meet in the Elementary Conference
Room at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 10
The City of Parkston will meet in City Hall at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 10
The Tripp-Delmont School Board will meet at 7 p.m.
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.
Parkston School Board to meet
The Parkston School Board will meet Monday, March 9, at 6:30
p.m. in the Elementary Conference room.
Agenda items include: call to order; establish a quorum; Pledge
of Allegiance; approve agenda; approve consent agenda-approve
minutes, accept financial reports, approve claims; visitors and
correspondence; Superintendents report; Principals
and Athletic Director reports; old business-discuss elementary
road and student drop off, MCTEA update; new business-declare
books surplus, athletic cooperative discussion, amend 2014-15
school calendar, consider 2015-16 school calendar; executive
session-negotiations, personnel and adjournment.
The Parkston School Board wants to foster community feedback
and input. Anyone who wishes to talk to the board about any topic
is encouraged to do so. A place on the agenda is reserved for
such conversations under visitor and correspondence.
The Board asks that you contact the superintendent in advance
so that necessary arrangements, if required, can be made.
For rides, call your driver at 605-724-2650. at least 24 hours
in advance to schedule your ride.
Thursday, March 5: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Mitchell,
Thursday, March 12: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to
Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Thursday, March 19: Delmont to Mitchell, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to
Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Thursday, March 26: Delmont to Yankton, 7:45 a.m.; Tripp to Yankton,
Monday, March 9: Armour to Mitchell, 7:30 a.m.; Parkston to Mitchell,
Monday, March 16: Armour to Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Monday, March 23: Armour to Mitchell, 7:30 a.m.; Parkston to
Mitchell, 8 a.m.
Meals on Wheels drivers
Meals-on-wheels drivers for March are:
Monday: Mary Tiede
Tuesday, March 3, 10, 24, 31: Merlyn Tiede
Tuesday, March 17: First Dakota Bank and Ed Ehler
Wednesday: Carolyn Larson and Ginny Mitchell
Thursday: First Dakota National Bank and Floyd Bialas
Friday: Terry and Judy Boddicker
Saturday: Tom and Becky Hafner
Trojans, Bietz, Dvorak win titles
The Parkston Trojans had two individual champions, in addition
to placing nine out of 10 wrestlers, to win its third straight
championship, Feb. 27 and Feb. 28, at the Rapid City Civic Center.
Avera St. Benedict continues participation
in FARM Program
Avera St. Benedict Health Center is participating in a new educational
program through USD Medical School.
Beloved teachers memory lives on through gift
A bequest to the Parkston school district of $50,0000 was given
by Delilia Weber, a beloved teacher who had been with the Parkston
School District for nearly 40 years.
Family Camps for native youth and visitors
Nine years ago, Marla Bullbear did a vision quest, something
traditionally done by young men to seek life guidance.
Birthday Bags Filled
Several members of the Young Riders 4-H Club are pictured with
birthday items that they donated to the Scotland and Parkston
Country Wranglers 4-H meets
The Jan. 11 meeting of the Country Wranglers 4-H club was opened
with 17 members answering the roll call question: What
is a personal goal you have for yourself for 4-H this year?
Questions non-operator landowners need
to ask their farmers about soil health
More farmers, ranchers and others who rely on the land are taking
action to improve the health of their soil. Many farmers are
actually building the soil.
USDA offers renewal option for expiring
CSP contracts, extends deadline for general sign-up applications
Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Jason Weller has
announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering
a renewal option through Tuesday, March 31, for eligible agricultural
producers and forest landowners with expiring Conservation Stewardship
Deadline for Century, 125-Year Farms and
Ranches Recognition Aug. 13
Farm families that have enjoyed 100 or 125 years of life on the
farm or ranch have the opportunity to be honored during the South
Dakota State Fair Thursday, Sept. 3.
Increased trade means increased opportunity for South Dakota
In 2013, South Dakota exported almost $1.6 billion worth of goods
to countries around the world.
TV violence and rabbit hunts
Getting the big television know-it-alls to tone down the sex
and violence is like trying to nail jelly to the barn door.
In the silence
Protestants find themselves in the midst of the strange season
Hutchinson County 4-H Clubs learn painting
Members of local 4-H Clubs became artists last Saturday afternoon.
Lets talk about movies
Everyone watches the Oscars, right?
American Sniper a favorite movie at TDHS
Chief Chris Kyle was one of the bravest and most helpful men
in the war in Iraq.
NorthWestern reminds customers to check
natural gas vents in snowy conditions
A significant wave of snow and cold weather is affecting a large
swath of Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska and NorthWestern
Energy is reminding customers of important safety measures.