Start of the holiday season
With Thanksgiving over, the decorations to celebrate the Christmas
holiday are popping up all over town, like this display at the
Dan and Jessica Wolf home on Glynn Drive. While the snow that
fell already has melted, Parkston residents have been busy putting
up holiday displays and Christmas trees.
Good, clean fun
Rub a dub dub, why not have some fun while you scrub?
Would you like to have a beer and play some video lottery or
watch the game while you come clean?
SHIINE volunteer helps navigate through insurance choices
As we get older, a lot of things change.
We begin to find silver in our hair, we may retire, looking to
enjoy the good life.
What you need to know about choosing health
Even though the election is over, and Republicans are in a position
to repeal and replace Obamacare as theyve been vowing to
do for several years, that doesnt mean you should avoid
signing up for 2017 insurance coverage.
Social Security and supporting our wounded
Every Veterans Day, the nation honors the brave men and women
who risk their lives to protect our country and the freedoms
The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
A.J.s disappeance feeds Marvin and Maxines Rumor
As was usually the case in late September, leaves and temperatures
were falling as the Good Folks of Lennox Valley woke on Wednesday
4-H club reiews projects, plans Christmas
The Kaylor 4-H Club meeting was held November 6 at the Tripp
Fire Hall. Hosts were the Herrboldt, Fuerst and Jonas families.
Tighty whities demonstration provides insight
into soil health
For most soil health advocates, the importance of soil microbiology
is recognized, although difficult to demonstrate.
Integrating crops, grazing may improve
soil, livestock health
Adding a cover crop that livestock can graze to the rotation
plan can improve soil health and help protect the environment.
Is a fungicide necessary to manage winter
wheat diseases this fall?
A few cases of stripe rust, powdery mildew and tan spot have
been reported in winter wheat this fall.
Thanking our firefighters
The weather this fall across much of South Dakota had been unseasonably
warm and dry. The mild weather, though, had caused an extended
fire season in the state.
Trundling a thresher
A while ago, I helped trundle a 70-year-old Belle City threshing
machine nine miles over oil and gravel roads to its new home
at the Brookings County Museum in Volga.
Christmas at the Capitol
When she was in the third grade, Linda Krutzfeldt received a
Colorado blue spruce seedling. It was 1986 and a South Dakota
Department of Agriculture forester was giving an Arbor Day presentation
at Lindas school in Huron.
These turkeys probably survived another Thanksgiving, but Mother
Nature did not make it easy. The Friday before the holiday saw
the seasons first significant snowfall with around two
to three inches. The snow was not the problem, it was the wind
that blew 30 to 35 miles per hour, with gusts up to 50 miles
A new face at T-D high school
Tripp-Delmont High School welcomes a new secondary special education
teacher, Lee Irvine. He describes himself as somebody who
likes to stay positive and focus on what he has and not what
VFW Post 3298 adopts local FSC 153
Veterans Day was November 11. It was a day to honor and
remember our veterans.
Schoenfelder among SDHCA Dakota MasterWorks
Art Show winners
The SDHCA Dakota MasterWorks Art Show held its 20th annual exhibition
November 3 to 4 at the Good Samaritan Society national campus
in Sioux Falls.
Donors reach milestones at Tripp-Delmont
The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive, hosted by Tripp-Delmont
High School November 15, had a great turn-out with 24 donors
registered and 23 life-saving units donated.
Gobble until you wobble
For nearly 400 years, people have been celebrating Thanksgiving.
At the first Thanksgiving, the feast lasted for three days.
Basketball on the horizon
As winter brings snow flurries and colder weather, it also brings