THIS WEEK'S HEADLINES

COMING EVENTS
PARKSTON
Weekly
Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon will meet Friday at 8 p.m. at the Avera St. Benedict Health Center Meeting Room. For more information, call 928-3182.

Thursday, May 16
The Parkston Commercial Club will meet at Boog's at 12 noon.

TRIPP

AREA
Weekly
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.

Tuesday, May 21
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Courthouse in Olivet at 9 a.m.

Tripp-Delmont blood drive May 21
LifeServe Blood Center is seeking blood donors to pump up the blood supply.
We often see a dip in donations during the summer due to vacations, weddings and summer fun. However, hospital patients can't put their need for blood on hold, so we need community members to step up and ensure the lifesaving blood is on the shelves the moment someone needs it.
Donate at the Tripp Community Blood Drive Tuesday, May 21, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Tripp EMS Building on Main Street.

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Class of 2019 to cross the stage Saturday

The Parkston High School Class of 2019 will participate in the annual Commencement program, Saturday, May 18, at the National Guard Armory, starting at 2 p.m.

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More than just a cheese store

The big day had arrived. Dimock Dairy, also known as Dimock Cheese, opened the doors of their new facility May 10.

Meyer inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Tessa Meyer recently was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.

DWU students recognized for scholastic achievement during Honors Banquet
Dakota Wesleyan University students were honored recently at the 2018 to 19 Honors Banquet held on campus.

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Donation

The Parkston Knights of Columbus presented the local Special Olympics a check for $1,030 from their Tootsie Roll sales campaign.

CDA sets June potluck date
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Sacred Heart #280 held its regular meeting May 2.

Tips to help with control dandelion season
Throughout the state, dandelions are running a couple of weeks behind normal, but they are starting to show.

Neglected maintenance can cause vehicle damage, car trouble
Many people don't realize the consequences of putting off needed vehicle maintenance.

Don’t forget about stored grain this spring
As the outdoor temperature rises this spring, stored grains are warming as well.

OPINION
Seven habits to prevent stroke

During May, American Stroke Month, the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, the world's largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and stroke, shares seven habits to help prevent stroke.

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Nine set to graduate Saturday

Nine seniors will cross the stage this Saturday at the Tripp-Delmont commencement at the Tripp gymnasium.

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Music

At the May 3 spring concert, the Tripp-Delmont Band performed the songs Viva La Vida, Apache, I'll Be There and Bad Romance.

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Prom from the students' perspective

This time of year is always fun for students at Tripp-Delmont--from picking a dress to finding a date, lots of prom buzz roams through the halls.

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Performance

Members of the Northeast Community College Jazz Band from Norfolk, Nebraska performed an hour-long concert for the students at Tripp-Delmont School District.

Social Security Combined Trust Funds gain one year
The Social Security Board of Trustees released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds.

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