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
Wednesday, August 15
The Tripp-Delmont School Board will meet at the Tripp Attendance Center at 6:30 p.m.

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.

Thursday, August 16
The Hutchinson County Farmers Union will meet at 7 p.m. at the Dugout in Tripp.

Monday, August 20
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Courthouse in Olivet at 9 a.m.

Mission Festival at Immanuel Lutheran
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 40201 270th St. , Dimock, 40201 270th Street, Dimock, is celebrating its annual Mission Festival August 19. Guest preacher for the 10 a.m. service will be the Rev. Jacob Gaugert, missionary to Togo, and guest preacher for the 1:30 p.m. service will be the Rev. David Preus of the Dominican Republic.
A potluck meal will be served following the first service. The LYF will be having a stand for root beer floats after both services.



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Parkston V.F.W. Post 3298 elects first woman commander

A strong but humble woman, she didn't see herself as a trailblazer for her gender, but rather as a veteran hoping to serve her fellow veterans and community.

First football game moved
The first two home football games will be moved to August 17, at Tyndall, 7 p.m. and August 31, Kimball/White Lake, at Joe Quintal Field, Mitchell, 7 p.m.

Summer 2018 is an active year for carpenter ants
Throughout summer 2018, South Dakota State University Extension staff have received numerous reports of carpenter ant activity.

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My favorite time of year

I know one South Dakotan who lives all year in anticipation of the Turner County Fair. Others yearn for the first Forestburg melon stand to open, or for the leaves in Spearfish Canyon to turn color, or the state capitol to be decked out in its Christmas glory.

MTI announces spring 2018 President's List
A total of 348 students at Mitchell Technical Institute have been placed on the spring semester 2018 President’s List.

Weisser reunion held July 28
The Gottlieb and Rosina Hauck Weisser reunion was held July 28 at The Dugout in Tripp.

OPINION
Remember who we are

As I see the new field almost completed, I am reminded again that we are the Parkston Trojans.

Efforts to boost school safety through texting program
United States Attorney Ronald A. Parsons, Jr., Associated School Boards of South Dakota, School Administrators of South Dakota, South Dakota Sheriff’s Association, South Dakota Police Chiefs’ Association, the South Dakota Department of Public Safety and myself announce the rollout of the new component of Project Stand Up-Safe Schools.

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Students return for new year at Tripp-Delmont
Classes began Wednesday, August 15, for Tripp-Delmont School.

Guidelines for 2018 to 19 free or reduced school meal programs
Child and Adult Nutrition Services in the South Dakota Department of Education has announced the policy for free milk or free and reduced price meals.


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