Supreme Court Justice touts saving lives; benefits of rural attorney
Criminal justice reform and the rural attorney recruitment program
both completed their first full year in 2014, and Chief Justice
David Gilbertson reported their success to the South Dakota Legislature,
Jan. 14, during his State of the Judiciary message.
Governor calls for highway funding
Our roads are underfunded, Gov. Dennis Daugaard said
in his State of the State Address to the Joint S.D. Legislature
Jan. 13 in Pierre.
CDA holds January meeting
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Sacred Heart #280
held its regular meeting Jan. 15. Regent Norma Sommer called
the meeting to order.
A New Year for South Dakota
Our magazine readers are a varied group, but united by the belief
that South Dakota is a unique place to live. Our beautiful landscapes,
independent citizens, and wholesome values make us just a little
bit different than other states--and that makes us proud.
Parkston Trojan Dillan Thuringer (center) eyes the basket as
Bon Homme defenders Cole Uecker (left) and Hunter Young (right)
attempt to block the attempt at the Jan. 22 game in Parkston.
The Trojans eventually broke away from the visitors and won the
game 60-50. Later in the week on Saturday, Parkston (7-3) fell
to St. Thomas More, 55-39, at the Hanson Classic in Mitchell.
Five win championships at Little B
The Parkston Trojans had five individual champions and a second
place finish at the annual Litlle B Tournament in Parkston, Jan.
Activities association rules on classification
appeals, cooperative agreements
A variety of South Dakota high schools will see changes in the
way they approach sports after action Wednesday by the board
of directors of the South Dakota High School Activities Association.
SMSU Deans List released
Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minn., students
have been honored for achievement during the fall 2014 semester
LATI Presidents List released
Michael Cartney, Lake Area Technical Institute President, has
announced the current Presidents List.
DSU fall Honors List released
A total of 397 full-time and 143 part-time students qualified
for the Presidents Academic Honors list for the 2014 Fall
Semester at Dakota State University, Madison.
Hohn receives Martha Johnson Book Scholarship
Megan Hohn, elementary education major from Ethan, was awarded
the Martha Johnson Book Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic
year at Black Hills State University.
Using corn wisely for replacement heifers
Current corn prices have many livestock producers moving to include
as much corn as possible in their feed rations.
Environmental training session for operators
of CAFOs Feb. 25
An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated
Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs, is set for Feb. 25, 2015
South Dakota is top sunflower producing
state for 2014
For the second year in a row, South Dakota has been named the
leading sunflower-producing state in the nation. Thats
according to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics released
Bull buying decisions in good times
Genetic decisions have always been important, but the stakes
have never been higher than they are now.
Paying it forward
In a 1784 letter authored by Benjamin Franklin to Benjamin Webb,
he states, I do not pretend to give such a deed; I only
lend it to you. When you meet with another honest man in similar
distress, you must pay me by lending this sum to him; enjoining
him to discharge the debt by a like operation, when he shall
be able, and shall meet with another opportunity. I hope it may
thus go thro many hands, before it meets with a Knave that
will stop its Progress. This is a trick of mine for doing a deal
of good with a little money.
Oleo and the color yellow
In quest of Swiss Army knives, which my grandson Nick collects,
we plied the passageways of local antique shops.
4th down and long
This coming Sunday, it is expected that over 100 million U.S.
citizens will be watching the Super Bowl on T.V. Maybe you will
be one of them.
District 19 Representatives are working together
Rep. Kyle Schoenfish finds himself in a position to help newcomer
Rep. Kent Peterson learn the ropes during the first
days of the 2015 South Dakota Legislative session in Pierre.
Barz attends SDRVMOC training
The annual training session of the South Dakota Reserve Veterinary
Medical Officer Corps was held Jan. 5 in Pierre. Attending was
local veterinarian Dr. David Barz.
Kaylor 4-H club hosts demonstration by
Maggie the Arson Dog
Kaylor 4-H held its meeting Jan. 4 at the Tripp Fire Hall.
T-D one-act play in Mitchell
This year, the Tripp-Delmont students went to the One-Act Play
competition in Mitchell. They performed the play Booby Trap.
They had Mrs. Hopkins as their teacher director and Patricia
Fischer as their student director.
Gayville-Volin slips by TDA Nighthawks
After taking a half-time lead of 24-18 against Gayville-Volin,
the Tripp-Delmont/Armour Nighthawks suffered through a third
quarter cold spell in the 42-40 loss, Jan. 24.
Double victory over Mitchell Christian
The Nighthawk basketball teams took two wins home Thursday, Jan.
Washing your hands one way to help prevent
the spread of the flu
Now that the holidays are over, everybody is starting to remember
what winter really is: flu season.
Quiz Bowl team takes third place
Every year, Mitchell radio station Q107.3 holds a Quiz Bowl tournament.
Throughout the fall semester, 24 teams in the surrounding areas
compete for a cash prize of $1,000.