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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.

Thursday, February 13
Hutchinson County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3298 will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. at Parkston Armory. For more information, or if you want to be added to VFW Post 3298 email list, please call the Post Commander at 630-0771.

TRIPP
Monday, February 17
The Tripp-Delmont School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Tripp Attendance Center.

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 Donna at 605-770-5410.

Tuesday, February 18
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Courthouse in Olivet at 9 a.m.

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Twin Rivers Old Iron club celebrates

The members of the Twin Rivers Old Iron Association met at the Black Sheep Bar and Grill, January 25, for their annual holiday party.

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Republican, Democratic leadership talks to media

Republican and Democratic leadership made their remarks to more than 30 editors and publishers who were in Pierre for Newspaper Day at the Legislature, sponsored by the South Dakota Newspaper Association.

Bill lengthens time rape kits are kept
A bill designed to lengthen the time that anonymous rape kits are kept by law enforcement is breezing through the Legislature with committee approval Monday and unanimous endorsement by the House.

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P-E-H-MV takes top honors at Region 2A meet in Chamberlain

The Parkston-Ethan-Hanson-Mt. Vernon gymnastics team won their third straight region championship this past weekend in Chamberlain.

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Personal best

Parkston Trojan Nate Doering (white) led his team to a victory in the high scoring, 89-82, win over the visiting Gregory Gorillas, February 7.

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Concerns arise that new electronic bill monitoring system makes state government less transparent

A new online system for drafting, co-sponsoring and tracking bills through the South Dakota Legislature has some people concerned that the modernized system has made the legislative process less transparent and has removed some of the human element from lawmaking.

DSU student-athletes earn 2019 NSAA fall sports Scholar-Athlete honor
The North Star Athletic Association has announced its Academic Scholar-Athletes for the 2019 Fall academic season.

Local student visits Pierre for CTSO Legislative Shadow Day
February is National Career and Technical Education Month.

U of M announces Dean's List
A local student was among 843 students named to the fall semester Dean's List at the

Augustana announces fall 2019 Dean's List
Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has announced the students named to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2019 to 2020 academic year.

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Our favorite South Dakota trees

When I was a kid, my dad planted four spruce trees in our backyard.

A business owner's guide to prepare for spring flooding
Floods are one of the most common and widespread of all disasters and continue to grow in frequency and severity.

South Dakota 4-H launches Teens for Jeans service project
South Dakota 4-H has launched Teens for Jeans, the 2019 to 2020 statewide community service project.

OPINION
It's not too late to take precautions against the flu

The flu can be uncomfortable, at best, but it can also be deadly.

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Republican, Democratic leadership talks to media

Republican and Democratic leadership made their remarks to more than 30 editors and publishers who were in Pierre for Newspaper Day at the Legislature, sponsored by the South Dakota Newspaper Association.

House split on using rules rather than laws to govern Legislature
Almost one third of House members weren't in favor of a bill that would replace statutes with rules when it comes to how the Legislature is run.

Bill lengthens time rape kits are kept
A bill designed to lengthen the time that anonymous rape kits are kept by law enforcement is breezing through the Legislature with committee approval Monday and unanimous endorsement by the House.

Regents to seek tuition waiver for Native American students
The leader of the South Dakota Board of Regents pledged to work on legislation creating a college tuition waiver for Native American students.






 
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