The Parkston Rural Fire Department celebrated Fire Prevention
Week with their annual open, October 13. Children and their parents
were invited to come to the fire hall and visit with the firefighters,
while the children explored all the equipment. (Above) Kalista
Henke, daughter of Brad and Britney Henke, tries on her fathers
School shows marked improvement in test
The test results are in, and the scores show the Parkston School
District is improving.
Voters to decide candidate petitions, legislative
Voters this fall will review some changes state lawmakers made
to election petition procedures and decide how best to determine
legislative district boundaries.
Kaylor 4-H Club discusses future projects,
elects new officers
The Kaylor 4-H Club held its regular meeting October 2 at the
Tripp Firehall. The host families were Schmidt, Dewald and Friman.
A new autumn tradition
We love traditions here at the magazine, and autumn is full of
them--holidays with family, visits to the pumpkin patch, hikes
and drives to see the colors change.
The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
Fair transforms hostile atmosphere to Heaven on Earth
The mayoral election seemed a million miles away Friday night
at the Spring County Fair.
Absentee ballots requested as of October
South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs has announced as
October 11, there have been 27,906 absentee ballots requested
from South Dakota voters.
Write-in vote not counted
Secretary of State Shantel Krebs clarified that South Dakota
does not count write-in votes on the ballot.
Redeemer hosts LWML Fall Rally
The 63rd annual Mitchell Zone Fall Lutheran Womens Missionary
League rally was held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Armour, October
Ethan/Parkston send three boys, three girls
to state meet
Six Ethan/Parkston cross country runners qualified for the State
A Meet October 24 in Huron.
Parkston Trojan Paige Semmler (10) goes up high for the ball
during the October 13 loss to Parker in Parkston.
The Parkston Middle School Fastpitch Softball Team finished competing
in a fall league in Sioux Falls with a record of six wins, one
loss and one tie.
GFP removes left-over licenses and offers
refunds due to deer disease
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has received nearly 1,200 reports
of dead white-tailed deer likely due to epizootic hemorrhagic
Bake sale for the 153rd
Home of the Free, Bakes for the Brave is the motto that inspired
the seventh grade Family and Consumer Science Class to raise
money for the 153rd Unit.
Agronomy team completes training focused on improving grower
Agland Coop has announce seven members of their agronomy team
have completed an intensive two-day training with Land O
Lakes, Inc.s SUSTAIN®platform, furthering their commitment
to help farmers succeed now and in the future.
What to do with the 2016 calf crop?
It is no secret, that compared to recent years, the 2016 calf
market will be disappointing for sellers.
Weed control and soil health goes hand-in-hand
Although many landowners may not give much thought to weed control
as a soil health measure, Gared Shaffer, South Dakota State University
Extension Weeds Field Specialist, said the two go hand-in-hand.
Election signs not allowed in right of
The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds the public
that political campaign and ballot-issue signs cannot be placed
on state highway rights of way.
A rewarding time of year
Along with the changing of the colors, bawling calves and matured
crops mean harvest is here.
The last great stronghold for pheasant
Pheasant hunting comes as naturally as the changing colors of
autumn here in South Dakota. Our hunters look forward to opening
day like kids looking forward to Christmas.
At one time, before elastic and rubber, socks and undergarments
were either tied in place with string, or were connected by a
fastener of some sort.
Everyone has a right to express their opinions
of Tripp-Delmont school discussion
In the October 5 issue of the Tripp Star-Ledger, Christen Hildebrandt
wrote A disturbing trend I have noticed is the abundance
of ignorance regarding the current problems facing
the Tripp-Delmont School District.
Early detection encouraged
Avera St. Benedict CEO Gale Walker tells the crowd about his
experience with Planet Heart, a screening for heart disease.
While Walker felt fine and didnt know of any problems,
the screening revealed a problem with one of his heart valves.
He was successfully treated with surgery. Its all
about prevention, he said. Its all about taking
better care of ourselves.
Pretty in Pink
Shopping, with some health care education thrown in, what could
be more fun?
Elections, campaign funding part of 10
issues on ballot
South Dakota voters will have the opportunity to completely overhaul
the states election system, potentially doing away with
the current primary system and infusing public funding into campaigns.
Tripp-Delmont students fall right into...fall
Imagine youre walking out of your front door in the morning,
and once your nose hits that crisp air, it turns bright red.