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Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon will meet Friday at 8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Please use the north entrance. For more information, call 605-505-0310.

Thursday, August 11
The Hutchinson County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3298 will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. at Guard Classroom in Parkston School. Elections will be held. For more information, or if you want to be added to V.F.W. Post 3298 email list, please call the Post Commander at 630-0771.


Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting will meet Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Ethan Methodist Church basement. For more information, call 605-770-5410.

Meals on Wheels drivers for August
Parkston Meals on Wheels drivers for August are:
Monday: Tom and Becky Hafner.
Tuesday: Mike Boyle and Merlyn Tiede.
Wednesday: Jim and Cathy Tiede.
Thursday: Marie Waldo.
Friday: Alice Weisz and LaValle Winter
Saturday: JoAnn Heck and Berdie Polreis.



Parkston 14 and under claims 2022 V.F.W. State B Championship

The Parkston 14 and under Blue baseball team, winner of the South Dakota Veterans of Foreign Wars Region 4, participated in the SDVFW 14U-B State Tournament in Bryant, July 22 through July 24.

South Dakota churches suffering decline in affiliation and attendance

Anyone who attends church in South Dakota is probably already aware of a troubling trend afflicting religious organizations and churches across the state and nation: the slow but steady decline in church membership and attendance.

College-bound students, protect your property and set a car care plan
The transition from high school graduate to new college student is an exciting milestone, and moving away from home is part of the process for many.

Increased sportsmanship among SDHSAA board goals for school year
After discussing the need for better sportsmanship in high school athletics at its past meetings, the South Dakota High School Activities Association board of directors made increased sportsmanship one of its goals for the coming school year.

Experts question cost and viability of proposed CO2 pipeline projects
So far, most of the discussion about two proposed multibillion-dollar carbon dioxide pipelines that would cross hundreds of miles of eastern South Dakota has centered on opposition by landowners whose properties would be affected by the digging and laying of underground pipes carrying a potentially dangerous chemical.

Letter to the Editor
Impressed with Celebration

We came back to Parkston to see the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall over the July 4 holiday.

Prairie Doc
The student doctor A complement to patient care

As a clinical professor at my state’s medical school, I frequently have medical students seeing patients with me in clinic. While the majority of patients are happy to allow student involvement, some decline.


Cleanup continues

Even though it has been almost three months since the last major storm to hit the area, cleanup and repairs continue around the area.

Fair fun

Another successful Hutchinson County Fair has been completed, as all the ribbons have been given out and the exhibits cleared out last Saturday.
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