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.

Huge crowd finds eggs, prizes at annual Easter Egg Hunt

A large crowd gathered last Saturday at the East Park for the annual Parkston Commercial Club Easter Egg Hunt.

Best in the state
It takes a great deal of work, practice, dedication and talent to be chosen to play in the South Dakota All-State Band.

$1.3 billion spent on outdoor recreation in South Dakota
Outdoor and wildlife-associated recreation contributes $1.3 billion annually to the South Dakota economy, according to a recent report from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks.

PHS presents Aunt Maggity’s Dark and Stormy Night

The Parkston High School Drama Department presented the Edith Weiss play Aunt Maggity’s Dark and Stormy Night, directed by Eunice Schmidt, March 31 and April 1.

Kaylor 4-H Club reviews upcoming activities
The Kaylor 4-H Club met April 2 on Highway 18 north of Kaylor to walk the Adopt-A-Highway, followed by the monthly meeting at the Kaylor Community Center, with the Fuerst family as host.

Piano students perform at contest
Eunice Schmidt, Parkston, had nine of her piano students participate in the South Dakota Band Masters Piano Contest April 8.

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
Marvin and Raymond are up to something at Sunday services

More often than not, Sunday was the most anticipated day of the week in the Valley.

Parkston/Ethan pitchers record two shut out wins
Jesse Grossdidier didn’t allow a single run as Parkston/Ethan defeated Elk Point-Jefferson, 10-0, April 15.

If it fits, it ships to Cuba

A few odds and ends from my trip to Cuba last month.

South Dakota Guard volunteers organizing community food drive
Volunteer members of the South Dakota National Guard are organizing a food drive for the fourth consecutive year to benefit people in the communities in which they serve.

Time to revisit drought plans for the ranch
In light of the dry range conditions forecast for much of central and western South Dakota, cattle producers are encouraged to review their drought management plans.

Mediation services available for farmers and ranchers
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Mediation Program is available for farmers and ranchers in financial distress.

Funds available for specialty crop advancement
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture announces that funds are available for Specialty Crop Block Grants.

Program helps finance beginning farmers
Bond purchasers can potentially save thousands of dollars in federal taxes by investing in a beginning farmer.

Remembering South Dakota’s ace

“South Dakota draws an ace.” That was one headline following the gubernatorial election of Joe Foss.

Americans’ least favorite season
Let’s be honest, no one enjoys paying taxes. While that might be the understatement of the century, it’s worth pointing out now that tax season is coming to a close.

Tripp Star-Ledger

Weisser brings 47 year career to a close

At a senior living community, people have the same basic needs as at any age, the need to laugh and have fun, to discover and learn, and to live life to its fullest.

T-D School Board: Opt-out is Plan A
A community meeting in Delmont regarding a potential school opt-out focused on teamwork and local control.

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