Parkston Fire Department hosts certification training
Parkston firefighters Ryan Murtha, Kasey Jons and Frank Stands
received certification during classes recently held in Parkston
and Armour. They are certified for Firefighter 1 and Firefighter
2, which is structural firefighting.
Thury to retire after 19 years with MDS
After 19 years, Parkston resident Leo Thury retired Feb. 28 from
MDS Manufacturing, Inc., of Parkston.
Local student helps with production of
Little Shop of Horrors
Mount Marty College Theatre will present the musical comedy Little
Shop of Horrors by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, Thursday through
Sunday, March 26 to 29, in Marian Auditorium on the Yankton campus.
DWU announces Scholarship Day award-winners
Three local students were among the more than 120 high school
students awarded the highest academic scholarships that Dakota
Wesleyan University, Mitchell, has to offer during Scholarship
Day earlier this month.
Harley Neugebauer, daughter of Tracy and Charlene Neugebauer,
looks through an assortment of books at last Saturdays
Spring Vendor Event and Craft Fair, sponsored by the Parkston
American Legion Auxiliary Post 194. Sellers ranged from Avon
products to custom-built wood projects that were available for
the good-sized crowd to purchase.
Parkston man involved in crash
A Montana man died March 10 following a two-vehicle crash on
S.D. Highway 44, 13 miles west of Freeman.
MMC Scholarship Day event held
Mount Marty College hosted high school seniors for Prestigious
Scholarship Day Jan. 29.
Youth learn legislative process during
3-day trip to Pierre
When youre 15, politics can be confusing. South Dakotas
Legislature now is more understandable for the teens who earned
their way to attend the Farmers Union Two Year Legislative Award
Trip, Feb 3 to 5.
Physical activity as a vital sign
Think back to your last healthcare visit. Were you asked about
your current physical activity habits or counseled on how to
start or maintain a physically active lifestyle?
Grass tetany: When to prepare grazing
Although it is still early spring, the temperatures in South
Dakota have been relatively warm, and a few of the cool season
grasses are beginning to green-up sooner than we expected.
Expanding drought likely in eastern South
The outlook for drought conditions this spring is not very optimistic,
according to a seasonal drought outlook released this week by
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations Climate
Planting oats in South Dakota
South Dakota is a leading oats producer in the United States.
In 2014, 9.3 million bushels of grain were harvested from 100,000
acres according to the USDA-National Agricultural Statistics
Service.With that green-up and cows lactating heavily comes the
concern of grass tetany, Adele Harty, South Dakota State University
Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, said.
National Work Zone Awareness Week March 23-27
National Work Zone Awareness Week is March 23-27, and motorists
are reminded to drive safely not only for the sake of South Dakotas
highway workers, but also for the drivers themselves, their passengers
and other travelers on the highways.
Its nearly spring house cleaning time.
Once, the entire family pitched in for this annual chore.
Ponder This: Jesus is led away to the cross
And as they led him away, they seized one Simon of Cyrene, who
was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to
carry it behind Jesus. Luke 23:26-56
Ponder this text you just read. Those first few words of verse
26 are stunning.
Foundation, library raise funds for community
Enriching and promoting prosperity for a brighter future.
Thats the mission statement of the Tripp Area Foundation.
Its short, to the point and well-thought out.
Recently, the bloodmobile was back in town. Every now and then,
the Life-Serve blood donation busses come into town, allowing
people to donate their blood.
Students think up dinner dates
The students at Tripp-Delmont High-School were asked a fun hypothetical
question: Out of everyone in the world, who would you take
to lunch, where, and why them?
T-D students imagine field trips
Now that the fourth quarter has officially began in the Tripp-Delmont
school district, and spring is hopefully here, students are getting
anxious to be outside and are starting to think about vacations.
What do you do after school?
Have you ever wondered what kids do after school? Well, looking
at the kids at Tripp-Delmont, they apparently do all kinds of
things, though what they do also depends on the season.
Austin Emanuel Bitterman
Austin Emanuel Bitterman was born Nov. 12, 1996, to Darold and
Sara Bitterman in Mitchell. He lived in Delmont for 11 years
and then moved to Tripp, where he has lived ever since. Austin
attends Tripp-Delmont High School and will graduate May 16.
Rebecca Ann Brown
Rebecca Ann Brown is the daughter of Dale and Amy Brown. She
is the oldest of three siblings: Laura, Nic and Colby. She has
gone to Tripp-Delmont High School for her entire high school