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.


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.


Bueber inducted into South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame

Local muscian Maurice Bueber was inducted into the South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame during the 2018 South Dakota State Fair.

Lawmakers clear the way for sales tax collection on Internet sales

Lawmakers put in place the mechanics for collecting sales taxes on Internet purchases at a special session last Wednesday.

Our 100th pheasant party
Just imagine that we all dress alike for one autumn weekend in South Dakota. We cook big pots of chili and make ham sandwiches and taverns (or sloppy joes, if you prefer).

Gukeisen reunion held
The Gukeisen Family reunion was held August 26 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Parish Hall in Parkston. The reunion has been held annually for over 70 years.

CDA meets September 6
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Sacred Heart #280 held its regular meeting September 6.

Build Dakota scholarship recipients announced
The Build Dakota Scholarship Board has selected 356 students as recipients of the Build Dakota Scholarship for the 2018-19 school year.

Hafner graduates from Harvard University
Steven Paul Hafner graduated with his Doctor of Science degree in social and behavioral sciences from the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 24.

Reminder to remove hay bales from the right of way
The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds land owners hay remaining in highway ditches after October 1 is deemed illegal.

Trojans win Winner Invitational

The Parkston Trojans boys golf team placed all five members in the top five on the way to winning the Winner Invitational, September 11, in Winner.


Parkston Trojan Nate Doering (left) pitches the ball to teammate Rylan Leischner during the September 5 game against Platte-Geddes (1-3).


Parkston Trojan Maggie Baumgart returns the ball during the September 11 match against Corsica-Stickney. Parkston fell in three straight sets, 20-25, 23-25 and 21-25

Election signs not allowed in right of way
The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds the public that political campaign and ballot-issue signs cannot be placed on state highway rights of way.

Upgrading wastewater systems in South Dakota a $160 million task

Fixing the aging, often overworked systems that treat municipal wastewater in South Dakota would cost nearly $160 million, a cost borne mostly by state residents whose drinking water could be at stake.

Finally attaining tax uniformity for our state and nation

This past week, legislators returned to Pierre for a special legislative session. I don’t call a special session lightly.

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TDHS crowns Homecoming royalty at unique Saturday program

In a non-traditional arrangement, Tripp-Delmont/Armour crowned their Homecoming king and queen, Matti Reiner and Cade Gemar, Saturday night, September 15.

Making a splash at VBS

Vacation Bible School is always a fun time for both the kids and adults of our community, but this year was especially wild; some would even say it was “splash-tastic”.

Tax collections increase at the 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
Tax collections at the 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally increased by three percent compared to 2017.

Tripp blood drive results
The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive sponsored by Tripp Community, September 11, had a fantastic turn-out with 15 donors registered and 15 life-saving units of blood donated. The units donated at the blood drive can help save up to 45 lives.
Vicki Wren, Tripp, attained a milestone after reaching eight gallons of blood donated.

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