David Schmitz, Bruce Buxton and Scott Buxton sign in with Betsy Brodrecht at the gut hut before hunting started Saturday morning in Presho. Hunters were able to start hunting by 10 am this year instead of noon in previous years.
Realtors in South Dakota have seen a steady influx of people seeking more affordable housing and more personal freedoms by moving to South Dakota amid the pandemic, even as the state has seen a sharp rise in the number of active COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Many new home buyers…
At last Tuesday’s Lyman school board meeting, Superintendent Philip Schonebaum informed the board that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) was extending the free meal lunch program through the end of the year. According to Schonebaum starting Monday, October 19, breakfast and lunch will be…
The South Dakota Department of Transportation has issued a statement saying Highway 248 near Brakke Dam will be closed to through traffic for approximately three weeks with the possibility of opening earlier, starting Monday, October 26. Travelers will need to use I-90 Presho exit 226 to Kennebec,…
Two drains are being installed in the alley west of Main Street, behind West River Flowers and Henriksen Auto Body, that will allow water to drain north into the storm water system on 3 rd Street. This project is funded through the Presho City street and sewer project recently completed. Northern…
Understanding how your future retirement might affect your spouse is important. Here are a few things to remember when you’re planning for your retirement. Your spouse’s benefit amount could be up to 50 percent of your full retirement age benefit amount. If you qualify for a benefit from your own…
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced today.The 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million…
PIERRE, S.D. – The first nine recruits of the South Dakota Highway Patrol’s new Fast Track Academy graduate Friday at the state Capitol in Pierre. The academy, held for the first time this year, is for those recruits who are already certified law enforcement officers. Because the fast track…
PIERRE, S.D. – The state minimum wage will increase from $9.30/hour to $9.45/ hour effective Jan. 1, 2021. The minimum wage is annually adjusted by any increase in the cost of living, as measured in the Consumer Price Index published by the U.S. Department of Labor. This year’s increase was 1.3%…
We have finally heard the good news from The South Dakota Humanities Council. They have allocated $6,000 in CARES Act funds to the Kennebec Public Library. We look forward to updating the library to the integrated library system, Atrium. Do you prefer to carve your pumpkin or paint it? Maybe you…
As a primary care physician, I commonly encounter patients who smoke cigarettes. Most people, including those who smoke, are aware of the long term health risks posed by smoking. Of course, as a physician who cares about their current and future health, I want these patients to embrace the goal of…
Realtors in South Dakota have seen a steady influx of people seeking more affordable housing and…
David Schmitz, Bruce Buxton and Scott Buxton sign in with Betsy Brodrecht at the gut hut before…
A group of hunters from Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin enjoyed a day of hunting even…
A group of hunters from Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin enjoyed a day of hunting even thought the weather was not very cooperative Saturday. The day started out as a sunny day, but turned cloudy, windy and chilly as the hunters headed to the fields to harvest pheasants. The group was guided by Buckshot Pheasant Hunting LLC and were satisfied with the birds they were able to take home.
As a primary care physician, I commonly encounter patients who smoke cigarettes. Most people, including those who smoke, are aware of the long term health…
We have finally heard the good news from The South Dakota Humanities Council. They have allocated $6,000 in CARES Act funds to the Kennebec Public Library. We…
PIERRE, S.D. – The state minimum wage will increase from $9.30/hour to $9.45/ hour effective Jan. 1, 2021. The minimum wage is annually adjusted by any…
This fall may provide some opportunities to accomplish tasks that there is not always time for other years. For instance the dry conditions this fall could…
It’s been a long year filled with a heavy dose of uncertainty and unpredictability. As we continue to face this unprecedented challenge head on, public health…
In the long winter nights preceding my daughter’s birth, I would often lay awake, too uncomfortable and restless to sleep, and listen to the voice of an owl…
I always knew that South Dakota could be an example to the nation; I never expected that such an example would be set in the midst of a global pandemic. But…