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Checkpoints on Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reservation border

By Potter County News | April 02, 2020

In an effort to protect people during the Covid-19 pandemic, checkpoints are being set up on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reservation border on US 212. According to a story by Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle, editor of the West River Eagle in Eagle Butte, the borders are not closed, but checkpoints will help to monitor motorists as part of the […]

2020-04-02 E-Edition

By Potter County News | April 01, 2020

Spring into action

By Potter County News | April 01, 2020

Blue skies and sunshine were a welcome sign of spring on Sunday, March 29, as the temperatures reached close to 60 with virtually no wind. It felt like summer to kids who had been feeling cooped up with the school closure, so many put on their shorts and took to the streets to ride bikes, go for walks, play some […]

City takes steps to fight Covid-19

By Potter County News | April 01, 2020

The Gettysburg city council held special meetings on Wednesday and Thursday last week, with the purpose to determine how they should address and help limit the impending spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in the community.  While no cases have yet been identified in the community, every effort was being taken to promote the safety and health of the citizens, and […]

Board of Education held special meeting March 26

By Potter County News | April 01, 2020

March 26, 2020 The Gettysburg Board of Education held a special meeting on the above date in the commons area and the meeting was also cast on Zoom. Present were the following: Brian Robbennolt, Paul Kellogg, Andy Mikkelsen, Chad Rausch, Daryn Zeigler and Kyle Kusser via Zoom and then phone, Absent: Mark Schatz. Also present were Chip Sundberg, Barb Everson, […]

Gettysburg City Council held special meeting March 25

By Potter County News | April 01, 2020

Unapproved Minutes Gettysburg, South Dakota March 25, 2020 Pursuant to the due call and notice thereof, the City Council met in special session on March 25, 2020, at 8:00 PM (via Zoom).  Those present were Mayor Bill Wuttke, Philip Nagel, Brad Frost, Fran VanBockel, Dawn Nagel, Kelly Archer, and Adam Roseland.  Also present were Dave Mogard, Chief of Police, Sheila […]

Terry Klocker

By Potter County News | April 01, 2020

Terry Klocker, 71,  Gettysburg, died Sunday, March 15, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Omaha, NE. Mass of Christian Burial will be arranged at a later date at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Hoven, with Father Darin Schmidt, Celebrant. Interment of ashes will follow at the Church Cemetery. Terrance Lee Klocker, son of Dorothy (Schaefer) and Jerome Klocker, was born on […]

First Responder parade Saturday afternoon at 4 o’clock

By Potter County News | April 01, 2020

  Gettysburg’s first responders have planned a fun way to show the community that they are here for them.    At 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, everyone is encouraged to step into their yards or watch through their windows at the Gettysburg volunteer fire department, EMTs, city police officers, and county sheriff’s department will hold a parade through town.  […]

Equalization board to meet April 14, grievances must be filed by Tuesday

By Potter County News | April 01, 2020

The Potter County commissioners will sit as the county board of equalization on Tuesday, April 14 starting at 1 p.m. The BOE meets annual to review corrections and equalize assessments for Potter County.  Anyone who questions their property assessments must submit a written notice to the county auditor, Shawna Shaw, by Tuesday, April 7. Appointments may be made by calling […]

Notice to creditors – Hanson estate

By Potter County News | April 01, 2020

NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN CIRCUIT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT File Number PRO-20-05 STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA ) :ss. COUNTY OF POTTER ) ESTATE OF DERALD DEAN HANSON, ) also known as DEAN HANSON, Deceased. ) Notice is given that on March 30, 2020, Jacqueline M. Hanson, whose address is 30248 Dodge Draw Road, Gettysburg, SD 57442, was appointed as personal representative of […]