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Presho City Library closes for remodelling

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With help of the Lyman Raider Football team and the lifeguards from the Presho City Pool boxes and boxes of books along with shelving, tables, computers and other furnishings have been packed up and moved out of the Presho City Library in preparation for the upcoming building project that will add nearly 1,500 square feet to the current building for a total library space of 3,410 square feet. Left: Members of the Lyman Football team helped moved items into storage at the city shop building. Shilo Mowry (white shirt) and Tyson Floyd hoist a rack of books onto a trailer.

DSS’ 605 Strong program off to solid start

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PIERRE – More than 1,875 South Dakotans have found COVID-19 support and resources since the launch of the 605 Strong program, the South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) announced today. “The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every one of us in South Dakota and it is important to remember there is help available when you don’t know where else to turn,” said Laurie Gill, DSS cabinet secretary.

News Briefs

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Join the SD Discovery Center for a night of fun In a fundraiser for the South Dakota Discovery Center, on August 8, 2020, from 8:30pm-11:00pm, the Dueling Duo takes to the Drifters outdoor patio for a night of all-request dueling pianos! Tickets are available at sd-discovery.org, and, in addition to the musical entertainment, there will be a live dessert auction. The event is a part of the Center’s endowment campaign, with the goal of raising money for a $20,000 matching grant from the South Dakota Community Foundation.

Meet the Minors Baseball Team

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The Minors Baseball team are back row l-r: Coach Mike Kieffer, Cole Kieffer, Wes Comp, Royal Lulf, Jesse Bowar, and Coach Mike Uthe. Front row l-r: Chevi Diehm, Maverick Johnson, Jack Bacon, MJ Diehm, Conor Samco and Redrick Sazue. The team was able to practice together this summer and were taught baseball skills. They played two games against Clearfield, one away and one at home.

Community Clipboard

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Sunday, Aug. 2 • Parents & Athlete Fall Sports Meeting @ Lyman Football Field, 6 pm Monday, Aug.

First human West Nile Virus of 2020

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PIERRE, S.D. – A McCook County resident is South Dakota’s first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of the season, the state Health Department reported today.

Civic Group Reports

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Thrift Store News Thrift Store pays for swimming lessons Presho Thrift Store & More met on July 13, 2020. Old Business: The minutes of the last meeting were approved as presented as well as the Treasurers report.

Throwback Thursday

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Do you know anyone in this picture, or what year this was taken? See next week’s issue for the names..

Pierre team takes first place

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A Pierre team won the annual Presho Men’s Softball Tournament held Saturday and Sunday at the Presho City Park. The team Venom met the Hawkeye’s from Lower Brule for the second time during the tournament in the champion round on Sunday. After losing the first match up, they came back defeating the Hawkeye’s 23-21 to win the double elimination tournament. Twelve teams participated in the tournament. Venom team members include seated in front Selwyn Jones; members kneeling, l-r; Gage Curtis, Kyle Sarringar, Charlie Fire Cloud, Seth Deal and Drew Leif. Standing in back, l-r; RJ Estes, Jeremy Sazue, Marcus Howe, Ryan Sheffield, and Junior Fallis.