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.


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, November 21
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Courthouse in Olivet at 9 a.m.

Business expansion in Parkston

Mid-Continental Restoration, Inc., Ft. Scott, Kansas, working with the Parkston Area Development Corporation, completed plans to expand and begin renovations in the Parkston Industrial Park.

Tripp woman honored for 40 years of daycare
A host of family and friends gathered at the Tripp American Legion Hall Sunday afternoon to celebrate Hattie Magera’s long career of caring for children in her home

The first vote for woman suffrage in South Dakota

“‘Under God the People Rule’ Motto of South Dakota. Are women people?”
This was the question asked in a column under the heading “Womans Realm” that appeared in the December 6, 1889, Wessington Springs Herald.

Country Wranglers meet
The Country Wranglers 4-H Club held their first meeting of the new 4-H year October 22 at Faith Lutheran Church, Parkston.

McGovern Hunger Ambassador Award given to Lehmann during annual hunger summit at DWU

The South Dakota Hunger Summit awarded the Rev. Erika Lehmann with this year’s McGovern Hunger Ambassador Award during the annual conference at Dakota Wesleyan University November 8.

Schools notice hotel price gouging at state tournaments
The board of directors of the South Dakota High School Activities Association heard about exorbitant rates for hotel rooms in communities holding state tournaments.

List of ballot questions submitted to Secretary of State by filing deadline
Secretary of State Shantel Krebs has received petitions for seven ballot questions, bringing the total submitted for review to eight. The deadline to turn petitions into the Secretary of State’s office was 5 p.m. November 6.

For many South Dakota families, every day is Veterans Day

For South Dakota families that have a loved one who is either currently serving in the military, has already hung up his or her uniform or whose beloved sevicemember is no longer with us, every day is Veterans Day.

Soldier who stands alone
Sixty-nine years ago, a young man named Philip left his home in South Dakota to serve his country.

High number of motor vehicle fatalities prompts DPS safety message
After 29 vehicle fatalities in the last two months, South Dakota Department of Public Safety officials are again stressing the need for driver and passenger safety.

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A Veteran’s Day salute

A celebration honoring and remembering those who keep our country safe was held November 10 in the Tripp-Delmont school gymnasium.

New hope for better quality of life for Parkinson’s patients
Avera St. Benedict Health Center is introducing a new program that offers hope to patients with Parkinson’s Disease for better quality of life.

Tripp-Delmont blood drive results
The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive sponsored by Tripp-Delmont High School November 9 had a great turn-out with 18 donors registered and 19 life-saving units of blood donated.

Planning starts for Washington, D.C. trip
Fifteen students from seventh to 12th grade at Tripp-Delmont school will get the privilege to go on a trip to Washington, D.C., and Mt. Vernon, Virginia, July 8 to July 11, 2019.

What’s Poppin’ Tripp-Delmont?
There has been a lot going on at Tripp-Delmont school.

The “simple” life

The Tripp-Delmont juniors in English class recently have been learning about transcendentalism..

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