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By Potter County News | January 22, 2020

2020-01-23 E-Edition

By Potter County News | January 22, 2020

AAU mat men

By Potter County News | January 22, 2020

Second grader Declan Morin (Tember Johnson) put his hand in the air as he was declared the winner of his wrestling match by referee GHS junior and Battler wrestler Brayden Schlachter (Mike and Julene). Morin was one of the nearly 180 youngsters to participate in the AAU youth wrestling tournament in Gettysburg on Sunday at the school. Morin ended the […]

Local offices up for election in county, city, school

By Potter County News | January 22, 2020

Residents interested in serving on local boards have options this election season, with openings on the Gettysburg city council, Gettysburg school board, and Potter County commission. On the city council, there are four council seats in addition to the mayor up for election. The mayor is a four year term and currently held by Bill Wuttke, along with four year […]

Board of County Commissioners held regular meeting Jan. 8

By Potter County News | January 22, 2020

POTTER COUNTY BOARD  OF COMMISSIONERS MINUTES JANUARY 8, 2020 CALL TO ORDER Auditor Shaw called the regular meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse. Commissioners present: Frost, Iverson, Zweber, Everson.  Phone: Hagny. Auditor Shaw asked for nominations for Chairman of the Board for the ensuing year.   Hagny nominated Jesse Zweber for County Chairman, […]

Weather forces games to change dates

By Potter County News | January 22, 2020

Crazy cold weather last week prompted some Battler games to be cancelled or postponed.  According the GHS athletic director Vern Smith, here are some of the Potter County sporting events that were changed due to weather. The boys basketball game with Aberdeen Christian in Aberdeen has been moved to Feb. 10 with a 5:30 start time for the JV.   […]

Richard Klein

By Potter County News | January 22, 2020

Richard Lewis Klein, 88, of Sheboygan Falls, WI died Jan. 9, 2020. Richard was born on May 22, 1931, in Gettysburg, SD, to V. L. (Pete) and Naomi (Spain) Klein. He was a 1948 graduate of Gettysburg High School. He served his country in the US Navy during the Korean War. He graduated in 1958 from Northern University in Aberdeen, […]

Chick Days are coming to Gettysburg in April

By Potter County News | January 22, 2020

April 20 is set aside as Chick Day at Schlachter Lumber in Gettysburg, where folks can meet the birds and make plans to set up their chicken coops. An assortment of bird breeds featuring both egg layers and meat producers will be showcased, along with chickens that can be special ordered. A new Gettysburg city ordinance now allows chickens in […]

Board of County Commissioners held special meeting Jan. 16

By Potter County News | January 22, 2020

POTTER COUNTY  COMMISSIONERS SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES JANUARY 16, 2020  A special meeting was called to order by Chairman Zweber at 1:00 P.M. in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse.  Commissioners present:  Iverson, Frost, and Hagny.  Absent: Everson. States Attorney Smith and Cindi Forgey presented a Consulting Agreement to the commissioners. Moved by Frost, seconded by Hagny to sign Consulting Agreement […]

Gettysburg Board of Education held regular meeting Jan. 13

By Potter County News | January 22, 2020

January 13, 2020 The Gettysburg Board of Education held their regular meeting on the above date in the conference room. Present were the following: Brian Robbennolt; Mark Schatz; Paul Kellogg; Andy Mikkelsen; Chad Rausch; and Daryn Zeigler. Absent: Kenny Goebel. Also present were: Chip Sundberg, Wendy Smith, Barb Everson, Julie Williams and Tricia Heien. Board President Robbennolt called the meeting […]