Achievement Days set for August 6-7-8

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Achievement Days is next week for 4-Hers and Open Class exhibitors of Mellette and Jones counties. It will be held in Murdo August 6-8. 

The activities begin Wednesday afternoon with the small animal show. Rabbits, poultry, cats, dogs and more are expected at the event. The judging there begins at 3:30. Check-in of large animals (cattle, sheep, goats, pigs) begins at 4:30. Also as part of the large animal show is an open class Pen of Three show which is open to all producers in the area. Small animal events are at the Jones County

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All-School Reunion to be held August 9 for Wood High School alumni

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The community of Wood is gearing up for their 2014 All-School Reunion. The reunion is set for Saturday, August 9, and a variety of activities are planned for all to enjoy.

A Mellette County Historical Society sponsored bus tour will leave from the Community Hall at 10 a.m. Saturday morning. Various points of interest, including old school

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Mellette County Livestock Show nears

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In just a few weeks, the Mellette County Livestock Improvement Association will host the 20th annual Pen of 3 Heifer and Livestock Show in White River, S.D. Many changes and updates to the show have been made in the past 19 years, and this year, the 20th anniversary of the show, is expected to be the best.

The divisions will be as follows:

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RASDak bikers pass through area

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By Kristan Krogman

If you were around Mellette County Wednesday or Thursday of last week, it is likely you noticed the influx of bikers that were passing through. The riders were part of the Ride Across South Dakota (RASDak) bike ride organized by Kasey Abbott and Jodi Erickson and in its second year.

The ride began near Hill City on June 8 and

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Lions Club hosts rabies clinic

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By Kristan Krogman

There were dogs in crates and cats in boxes, dogs on leashes and cats held tightly by their owners, big dogs, little dogs, scaredy cats and brave cats. Such was the scene at the Lion’s Club’s annual Rabies Clinic held last week at the old Fire Hall in White River.

The clinic has been an ongoing project since at least 2004 and

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Primary Election 2014

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The Primary Election, held last week June 3, has thinned the field in six races that were on the ballot. 

Results of the race for U.S. Senator, Governor, District 26A Representative, and Sheriff, and voter turnout are listed.

New sign welcomes visitors to Wood

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A new sign has been erected along the highway near Wood, welcoming passers-by and visitors. “Welcome to Wood” is printed across one side and “Ya’ll come back again” reads the other side. A photograph depicting Wood with the grain elevator highlighting the landscape provides the backdrop for the piece.

The project has been in the works for four

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Acalympics continue to grow

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White River Middle School’s fourth annual Acalympics program was held in the Community Events Center Wednesday, March 26 at 12:45 p.m. Twelve teams competed in this year’s Acalympics quiz bowl style program.  This year’s teams attending included Timber Lake, Miller, Pierre, Stanley County, Cheyenne School (Stanley County), Kadoka, Murdo, Todd

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