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.

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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.

'Dairy ... and a Movie' promotion in Tripp
Join the Kaylor 4-H Club for their 2019 dairy promotion 'Dairy ... and a Movie' Sunday, July 21, at the Tripp Theater on Main Street.
Dairy product samples will be available to all attending. Products have been donated by Dimock Dairy, AMPI of Freeman and Schwans. Games and activities will be provided by the Kaylor 4-H Club, starting at 5 p.m.
Wonder will be the feature movie showing at 6:30 p.m.
This event is made possible through the help of Midwest Dairy and Kaylor 4-H Club.

Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers coming to Hutchinson County
The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are sending a mobile Disaster Recovery Centers to Hutchinson County to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses that suffered losses from the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019.
Representatives from the state, FEMA, United States Small Business Administration, and other organizations will staff the mobile centers to explain available assistance programs and help connect survivors with resources that best match their recovery needs.
The unit will be at the Hutchinson County Courthouse, 140 Euclid Street, Olivet, Monday, July 22 to Thursday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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The gift that keeps giving

On the corner of Main Street and First Street in downtown Parkston is an unassuming small memorial park.

Machinery collection sells
It was the end of an era for the Erck family as they said an emotional farewell to dad's Allis Chalmers tractor and machinery collection. The collection which was amassed over 30 years went on the auction block.

Newton reaches blood donation milestone
The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive, sponsored by the Parkston community, June 27, had a great turn-out with 18 donors registered and 19 life-saving units of blood donated.

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Most improved

Travis Van Duysen (left), a representative from Northwest Veterinary Supply, presented Kalley Vitek the Most Improved Buckle for the 2018 season.

SCC releases names of graduates
Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released the names of students who graduated with degrees, diplomas or certificates following the 2019 Winter and Spring quarters on the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses.

Dimock resident earns degree from WGU
A Parkston High School graduate has earned her post-baccalaureate Teacher Preparation, Elementary Education (K-8) degree from Western Governors University.

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Hiking the land of infinite variety

We’ve always poked about for interesting trails as we travel South Dakota, because we know our readers love to explore new places.

Century Club announces oldest living South Dakotan
The South Dakota Health Care Association's Century Club, along with Keloland Television, has announced Vivian Grover as the 2019 Centenarian of the Year.

Once left for dead
Three decades after legalized gambling, Deadwood keeps looking to tomorrow.

OPINION
Free government grant scams, Facebook Messenger impersonators targeting consumers

I advise all South Dakota consumers to be on the lookout for online messages offering free grants.

Communities fighting fraud
Older people are at a greater risk of fraud and other forms of financial exploitation.

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Celebrating 10 years

The Tripp Area Community Foundation and the Tripp Women's Civic group served up a picnic of hamburgers and hotdogs, July 11, at the Foundation Park on Main Street.

Buying or selling oats for a cover crop?
Be sure to follow the rules

As a challenging row crop planting season finally wraps up for 2019 in South Dakota, many producers are looking to plant cover crops on unplanted acres to provide forage, control weeds, reduce erosion and improve soil health.

Is herbicide carryover a concern in wet weather
For many South Dakota farmers, wet conditions have forced the need to change planting plans.

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