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P.O. Box J
205 West Main Street
Parkston, SD 57366



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.

Tuesday, December 8
The City of Parkston will meet at 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 3
The Tripp-Delmont Elementary will present their Christmas concert at 7 p.m.

Monday, December 7
The City of Tripp will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the City Hall.

Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting 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.


Foley looks at retirement after 55 years

Fifty-five years, then one day of retirement, then back to work. As for retirement, "Maybe, by the end of the year," she said with a laugh.

Starting to look like Christmas

It's starting to look like Christmas, at least by the decorations replacing Thanksgiving displays.

Improving indoor ventilation can reduce spread of COVID-19
Businesses can learn how to be proactive in reducing the spread of COVID-19 by improving indoor ventilation and mitigation strategies through South Dakota State University’s Economic Development Administration Center.

Kaylor 4-H Club welcomes new members, plans holiday meeting
The Kaylor 4-H Club met November 1 at the Tripp Fire Hall with the Schnabel and Luikens families as hosts.

Young Riders 4-H Club hears two talks
The Hutchinson County Young Riders 4-H group held their first meeting of the 2020 to 2021 year in Parkston, November 1, with 20 members present.

Sixth ever discovered T. rex fossil getting facelift at SDSM&T

Some 65 million years ago, he stalked what is now northwestern South Dakota, no doubt earning his nickname the Tyrant King.

Shop locally this holiday season

This year, we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the first Small Business Saturday, the annual event encouraging customers to shop at local businesses during the holiday season.

Shop safe, locally
Thanksgiving marked the official start of the holiday season--although I think we all put our Christmas trees up a little earlier this year.


Essay winner
Tripp-Delmont student Gracey Schatz reads her winning Voice of Democracy essay on “Is this country what the founding fathers envisioned?”

Honoring those who answered the call

While some things were different at Veterans Day programs, and attendance was down due to Covid-19, what didn’t change was the community’s appreciation for those who served.

Tripp blood drive results
The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive, sponsored by Tripp Community, November 17, had a fantastic turn-out with 14 donors registered and 17 life-saving units of blood donated.

Activities board settles on football classifications
After creating a subcommittee to offer plans that decrease football from seven classifications to five or six, the South Dakota High School Activities Association board of directors approved the first reading of a plan that keeps a seven-classification system.

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