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.

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.


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Flash flooding in Parkston overruns streets, fills basements

Friday the 13th lived up to its bad reputation this week.
If you drove around the city of Parkston Friday, you could be forgiven for thinking that this time, Friday the 13, was a bad omen for the community. Pony Creek, which runs through the town, was out of it banks in areas and was moving fast.

Local student awarded Kranz scholarship
Two South Dakota journalism students have been selected to receive the David Kranz-Argus Leader Journalism Scholarships for the 2018 to 2019 school year.

grover
Century Club announces oldest living South Dakotan

The South Dakota Health Care Association's Century Club, along with Keloland Television, announces Vivian Grover as the 2018 Centenarian of the Year.

Elephant rebellion in Elkton
Elkton had a rollicking start. In 1893, during a national depression, the local businesses printed their own aluminum money and a federal agent came to town and confiscated $15,000 worth of the coins.

OPINION
Keeping your child cybersafe for a summer sleepover

It's inevitable that your child will ask you if it's okay to have a sleepover at a friend's house.

Tripp Star-Ledger
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Celebrate

A good crowd was on hand to celebrate both the opening of the newly re-constructed Main Street and the awarding of grants from the Tripp Area Community Foundation. A picnic supper of hamburgers and hotdogs was served to those who braved the high temperature and humidity, all the while watching as storm clouds developed in the north.

Medical timeouts considered for high school sports
In the future, the first timeout at a high school sporting event may be a medical timeout.

Tripp blood drive results
The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive sponsored by the Tripp community, July 10, had a fantastic turn-out with 19 donors registered and 17 life-saving units of blood were donated.
The units donated at the blood drive can help save up to 51 lives. There was a milestone donor, Elmer Bietz, Tripp, who reached seven gallons donated.


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