THIS WEEK'S HEADLINES

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.

TRIPP
Wednesday, June 12
The Tripp-Delmont School Board will meet at the Tripp Attendance Center at 6:30 p.m.

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 Joe at 227-4303.

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

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New home

The Parkston Rural Fire Department have finally moved into their new headquarters located on East Main Street.

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Helping elderly stay in their homes

As baby boomers are aging, their children and family members are facing what is called the 'gap years', in which they are raising their own family and also taking care of their elderly family members.

Local student named to USF Dean's List
The University of Sioux Falls has released its Dean's List for spring semester 2019, and over 550 students made the list.

Augustana University announces Dean's List
Augustana University in Sioux Falls has announced the students named to the Dean's List for the spring semester of the 2018-19 academic year.

DSU releases Spring 2019 Honors List
A total of 509 full-time and 177 part-time students qualified for the President's Academic Honors list for the 2019 spring semester at Dakota State University in Madison.

Parkston to host health professions students in 2019
For the ninth consecutive year Parkston is welcoming health professions students for a four-week rural health experience.

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Fifth place

The Parkston girls golf team took fifth place at the 2019 State A Golf Meet.

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Maxwell named assistant coach for the USF Cougars

Former University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball standout and Parkston High School alumni David Maxwell has been named assistant men’s basketball coach at the University of Sioux Falls.

Parkston teeners open season
The Parkston 16 and under Teeners played an exciting back-and-forth game against Emery that saw Parkston come away with a 17-16 victory.

Schools advised on Rapid City motel rates
There are ways for school districts to cut their motel costs according to information provided to the South Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors.

Searching for current oldest living South Dakotan
Who is the oldest person you know in South Dakota?

Farmers play a vital role in economic development for rural communities
The results are in for the 2018 Annual Report which provides a summary of financial data from 77 farms enrolled in the South Dakota Farm/Ranch Management program.

OPINION
Trump approves South Dakota disaster request

President Donald Trump has approved the state's request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration.

A resting place for heroes
It's a few years into the future, and a I drive past a grand entry that reads South Dakota Veterans Cemetery.

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TDA 800 meter relay places at state meet

The Tripp-Delmont/Armour 800 meter relay team, consisting of Hannah Whitney, Ally Bertram, Alyssa Whitney and Kianna Payer placed seventh at the 2019 State Track and Field Meet in Sioux Falls, May 24 and 25.

School board election June 18
Two spots on the Tripp-Delmont School board will be decided next Tuesday. Three people are vying for the two spots for three year terms--Jane Mehlhaff, Ronda Nuss and Bob Miller.

Late planted corn and cattle feeding
With the challenges of getting crops planted this year, many farmers are likely weighing their options and re-considering their planting intentions.

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