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COMING EVENTS

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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 Open Meeting will meet Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Ethan Methodist Church basement. For more information, contact Jean at 928-7266 or Donna at 605-770-5410.

April Meals on Wheels drivers
Meals-on-wheels drivers for April are:
Monday: Mary Tiede and Connie Thuringer.
Tuesday: Merlyn Tiede.
Wednesday: Cheryl Bormann.
Thursday: April 2, 16, 23, 30: Sylvia Bialas and First Dakota National Bank
Thursday, April 9: Scott and Ed Ehler.
Friday: LaValle Winter.
Saturday: Jean Ripp.

Hutchinson County courthouse announces closure, availability
At this time, to do our part in helping curb the spread of CoVid 19, the Hutchinson County Courthouse in Olivet is going to be closed to the public.
The staff will be available to do all business through mail, fax, email or by telephone.
A drop box will be located at the North Entrance if anyone feels they need to bring paperwork to the courthouse.
Townships can drop off Annual Meeting paperwork and Equalization Meeting books by the drop box. This will be checked periodically throughout the day.
The box will not be outside after business hours.
All public meetings that were scheduled to be held in the courthouse have been suspended.
The commissioners will reevaluate the situation at their April 7 meeting. They will be assessing this ongoing as the health and safety of everyone is evaluated.

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Welcome to springtime

Spring officially started last Thursday, but area residents had a hard time recognizing it as almost two inches of snow fell from a nearby storm system.

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An exceptional firefighter, teacher, citizen

The 2019 Firefighter of the Year and National Citizenship Education Teacher Post Recognition Awards were presented to Jenna (Reiser) Moege by the Parkston Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3298 at the annual Military Appreciation Night during a double header basketball game.

Athletic directors to consider girls' wrestling
When the athletic directors from the state's high schools have their annual meeting later this month, they'll consider a proposal to add girls' wrestling to the roster of sports already sanctioned by the South Dakota High School Activities Association.

Kaylor 4-H Club reviews projects
The Kaylor 4-H Club met March 1 at the Tripp Fire Hall with the Luikens, Schnabel and Mogck families as the hosts.

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Employee recognition

Employee 2020 Quarterly Recognition AT Avera St. Benedict CelebratED 295 Years of Dedicated Service to Patients and Residents.

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Experts: South Dakota health-care system could be overwhelmed if COVID-19 takes hold

If the COVID-19 pandemic grows rapidly in South Dakota--as it has in other states and nations--the state's hospital systems are likely to be quickly overwhelmed, according to medical experts in South Dakota and elsewhere.

Avera shares COVID-19 updates
As COVID-19 cases have now been reported in this region, Avera reminds the general public of what they need to know concerning this virus.

Commission modifies rules related to chronic wasting disease
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission modified how deer and elk hunting units are classified as a chronic wasting disease endemic area.

Commission rejects 500 non-resident special buck licenses East River
The Game, Fish and Parks Commission rejected a proposal to establish 500 nonresident, special buck licenses for East River at their March meeting.

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Be one of the good guys; Hoarders and helpers have emerged as a result of the COVID crisis

Watching hoarders as they empty the shelves of supermarkets, grocery stores and pharmacies as COVID 19, the coronavirus pandemic, takes its toll on daily life in our communities, it is easy to assume a crisis brings out the worst in people.

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Cold water jumpers raise funds for Special Olympics

Polar Plunges have been held in South Dakota for over 25 years as a fundraiser for Special Olympics.

Commission modifies rules related to chronic wasting disease
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission modified how deer and elk hunting units are classified as a chronic wasting disease endemic area.

Commission rejects 500 non-resident special buck licenses East River
The Game, Fish and Parks Commission rejected a proposal to establish 500 nonresident, special buck licenses for East River at their March meeting.

Results from the Tripp blood drive
The LifeServe Blood Center blood drive sponsored by the Tripp-Delmont High School, March 17, had 11 donors registered and 10 life-saving units of blood donated.






 
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