A three-hour shift on July 31, 2020, marked the end of LaVerne Olson’s 24 years as Librarian of Presho Public Library. That achievement becomes more impressive when it is placed into the context that this stretch followed a 46-year span as an educator and Librarian at Presho/Lyman Schools. Olson…
LEGION NEWS Kennebec-Reliance American Legion Happenings Welcome to August 2020, where has this messed up year gone? The whole year seems like a blur and not much happening except virus and politics and neither are very good. The next meeting will be 13 August 2020 at the Legion Hall in Reliance…
While most sectors of our economy were thriving before the coronavirus pandemic hit, farmers and ranchers were struggling. Low prices, extended trade disputes, and natural disasters had meant a tough few years for agriculture producers even before the arrival of the coronavirus. So the pandemic has…
Virgil Clark Johnson passed away peacefully with family by his side Saturday August 8th, 2020 at the age of 95. A memorial service will be held at a later date to allow friends and family to celebrate Virgil’s life. Virgil was born in Spencer, NE on November 19, 1924 to Elmer Johnson and Martha (…
send or email old photos to news@lcherald.com or PO Box 518 Presho, SD 57568 Do you know anyone in this picture, or what year this was taken? See next week’s issue for the names.
Gene was born March 4, 1929, to Harry and Ruby (Critser) Gerard . Following graduation from Kennebec High School in 1947 he joined his parents in farming south of Kennebec. On July 8, 1949, he married his only sweetheart Esther Venekamp, youngest daughter of John and Ethel Venekamp, at Presho…
The Lyman County Historical Society Museum is now open for the summer season! Museum hours: Monday thru Friday, 8 am to 1 pm and Sunday and Monday evening 5 to 8 pm. After hours contact information is posted on the front door. 10 years ago Lyman County Herald Wed., Aug. 11, 2010 Members of the…
The wet growing season of 2019 resulted in some serious disease issues in sunflowers in some areas of South Dakota. Diseases caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, include Sclerotinia wilt/basal stalk rot; mid-stem rot; and head rot. This fungus is already known to cause “white mold” in…
The Sheriff’s report is printed as received from the Lyman Co. Sheriff’s office. It may or may not contain every call received or answered by the department. 07-31 Deputy Bottjen responded to a driving complaint I-90 mm 212 eastbound; vehicle was stopped I-90 mm 237 eastbound; everything was fine…
This past week once again featured heavy thunderstorms. Two were hard rain, high winds, and near constant thunder and lightning. A third brought heavy hail that flattened some of the hearty stems still standing after the last hail storm swept through, reminding me how lucky we are not to be…
Brian “Koz” Joseph Konzem, 62, of Pierre, SD died Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Ft. Meade VA Medical Center in Sturgis, SD. Koz was born August 7, 1957 to Charles and Patricia (Sweeney) Konzem in Murdo, SD. He was raised in Presho, SD and graduated from Lyman High School. He enlisted in the United…
PIERRE, S.D. - With school back in session soon, the South Dakota Department of Education wants…
The Kennebec Public Library is excited to introduce the Book Barn. It is a little free library…
PIERRE – More than 1,875 South Dakotans have found COVID-19 support and resources since the launch…
A three-hour shift on July 31, 2020, marked the end of LaVerne Olson’s 24 years as Librarian of Presho Public Library. That achievement becomes more impressive when it is placed into the context that this stretch followed a 46-year span as an educator and Librarian at Presho/Lyman Schools. Olson consistently dedicated herself to maximizing available resources while seeking to implement technology for use in the library and by its patrons.
The wet growing season of 2019 resulted in some serious disease issues in sunflowers in some areas of South Dakota. Diseases caused by the fungus Sclerotinia…
The Sheriff’s report is printed as received from the Lyman Co. Sheriff’s office. It may or may not contain every call received or answered by the department.…
send or email old photos to news@lcherald.com or PO Box 518 Presho, SD 57568 Do you know anyone in this picture, or what year this was taken? See next week’s…
While most sectors of our economy were thriving before the coronavirus pandemic hit, farmers and ranchers were struggling. Low prices, extended trade disputes…
This past week once again featured heavy thunderstorms. Two were hard rain, high winds, and near constant thunder and lightning. A third brought heavy hail…
As the calendar turns to August, we are getting closer to that time of year when kids go back to school. In South Dakota, our kids will be in classrooms this…
PIERRE, S.D. – At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Kristi Noem has proclaimed Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, as “Purple Heart…