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, December 14
The Parkston Commercial Club will meet at 12 noon at Boog’s.

The Parkston V.F.W. will meet at 7 p.m. at the National Guard Armory.


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, December 19
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Courthouse in Olivet at 9 a.m.

Santa and Mrs. Claus visit children in Parkston

A beautiful Saturday brought out a lot of children who wanted to let Santa know that they had been good, and good they were.

State budget a lean one
Despite the need to fill a shortfall in the current budget and the projection for another lean budget in FY 2019, South Dakota’s finances aren’t in bad shape.

Livestock producers urged to participate in a net wrap needs assessment
When it comes to binding forages, livestock producers have two choices; net wrap or twine.

Kaylor 4-H club picks Veterans as Pen Pals
The Kaylor 4-H Club met November 5 at the Tripp Fire Hall, with host families Herrboldt and Maruska.

South Dakota 4-Hers donate 19,474 pieces of clothing to those in need
South Dakota 4-Hers donated more than 19,000 pieces of clothing to neighbors in need as part of the Head-to-Toe statewide service project launched in 2016.

Eat healthy even on the go with batch cooking freezer meals
With a little planning and some batch cooking, South Dakotans can have some healthful meals on hand for time crunches and drop in guests.

Local woman graduates from Minnesota State University
Minnesota State University, Mankato, awarded 1,817 degrees at the end of the fall semester, with commencement ceremonies December 9 Taylor Center’s Bresnan Arena on the campus.

Hutchinson County farmers named winners in 2017 South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest

Soybean growers from across South Dakota were recognized for winning yields during the 2017 South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest awards ceremony, December 6, during the annual Soybean Recognition Banquet in Sioux Falls.

Grandparent scam continues to target South Dakota seniors

I am warning South Dakota seniors that the grandparent scam has resurfaced, targeting all parts of the state.

Christmas past, present and future
As the holiday season approaches, let us not forget we have thousands of United States service members that are still in harm’s way and deployed away from friends and family.

Remember: Use your seat belt, do not drink and drive
The holiday season is right around the corner. If you happen to be one of the thousands of people traveling to visit family and friends this busy holiday season, law enforcement is reminding drivers to click-it when you get behind the wheel and don’t drink and drive.

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Crowd gathers to celebrate Hometown Christmas

Fall-like temperatures greeted the crowds during the first Tripp Hometown Christmas event last Sunday.

What’s poppin’? Tripp-Delmont December edition

It’s December here at Tripp-Delmont, and that means two things: Christmas and concerts.

Here comes some trouble
There’s just something about the flashing lights behind you when you’re driving that always gives you a bad feeling.

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