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Weismantel named Hometown Hero by Modern Woodmen

Brian Weismantel of Herreid has been chosen as a Hometown Hero by Modern Woodmen. A meal was held Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Herreid Super Stop in Brian’s honor. Brian was to have received his recognition at this time, but he was unable to attend because one of his services to the community pulled him away.

Posted 2/25/13 (Mon) read more »

PADC members question some findings from Housing Study

Members of the Pollock Area Development Corporation (PADC) disputed several aspects of the recently completed Campbell County Housing Study that pertain to the Town of Pollock. The discussion took place during the PADC meeting held Tuesday, Feb. 19. Two of the main items of disagreement with the study pertained to the population projections and housing available for rent or sale.

Posted 2/25/13 (Mon) read more »

Sweepstakes scam warning given

SD Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning consumers to be cautious of sweepstakes solicitations that continue to plague the state.

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Mound City PIC facility supplies hogs for new PIC farm in China

PIC APEX Genetic Nucleus, located near Mound City, supplies breeding stock to customers around the globe. Recently, APEX shipped pigs to PIC China to help stock a new farm in China.

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Herreid Board receives information about emergency alert system

Supt. Ron Jacobson informed the Herreid School Board at their Feb. 11 meeting about the South Dakota Health Alert Network (SDHAN), a web-based and highly reliable persistent messaging and alerting system that utilizes e-mail, fax, phone (land lines and cell), pages and text messaging systems to provide timely alert messages to their registered users. In the event of a disaster or a terrorist attack that would threaten the health and welfare of South Dakota citizens, including students, a fast, efficient and reliable communication is very essential to get the word out to the people in the state. Information that is provided in a quick and timely manner will assist in keeping all the people safe.

Posted 2/18/13 (Mon) read more »

M-P School Board reviews proposed funding legislation

The Mobridge-Pollock School Board discussed various legislative proposals and approved the 2013-14 School Year calendar at their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 11. Supt. Tim Frederick told the board that Gov. Dennis Daugaard is proposing a three percent increase in the per student allocation. If approved, the three percent increase would bring the per student allocation to $4,626.25.

Posted 2/18/13 (Mon) read more »

Commission accepts resignation, purchases Caterpillar road grader

The Campbell County Commission accepted a resignation and agreed to purchase a slightly used road grader in action at their meeting on Feb. 5. Ashley Klaudt submitted her resignation to the commission effective Feb. 16. She had served as a part time assistant in the highway department and 4-H/extension office. She worked 20 hours per week and divided her time between the two departments as necessary. The commissioners accepted her resignation and thanked her for her service to the county.

Posted 2/11/13 (Mon) read more »

Housing study analyzes data and presents various recommendations

The results and recommendations from a housing study commissioned by the Campbell County Economic Development Corporation were presented at a series of meetings throughout the county on Tuesday, Feb. 5

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Herreid Council discusses options for revised city water ordinance

The Herreid City Council agreed to have City Attorney Mark Kroontje work on options for revising the current Water Ordinance during action at their Feb. 4 meeting.

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Pollock Town Board reviews costs associated with Community Center

The Pollock Town Board reviewed the income and expense totals for the Community Center at their regular meeting held Monday evening, Feb. 4.

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