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County commissioners in violation of open meetings law (audio included)

By Potter County News | June 20, 2018

It took just 15 minutes for South Dakota’s Open Meetings Commission (OMC) to find the Potter County Commissioners in violation of the state’s open meetings law. That determination was made by unanimous vote during a public hearing in Pierre on Thursday, June 7. The hearing was the result of a complaint filed by Potter County State’s Attorney Craig Smith on behalf […]

2018-06-21 E-Edition

By Potter County News | June 20, 2018

Sixty years of sunsets…

By Potter County News | June 20, 2018

The Forest City Bridge across the Missouri River west of Gettysburg has served as a beautiful accent to the sunset for the past 60 years. The gateway to Whitlock Bay is being celebrated on Saturday, June 23 with a 60th birthday bash fireworks display as part of the fun. 

Fireworks show Saturday for Forest City Bridge 60th Birthday Bash

By Potter County News | June 20, 2018

A celebration is underway in honor of the 60th birthday of the Forest City Bridge west of Gettysburg. The highlight of the Bridge Bash events will be Saturday night, June 23 when Brown’s Lodge at Whitlock Bay will host a fireworks show in honor of the bridge’s birthday. The Gettysburg Volunteer Firefighters will be on hand to light the fireworks […]

Chip seal and fog seal work next week in Potter County

By Potter County News | June 20, 2018

The South Dakota Department of Transportation reports that chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to highways in Potter County next week. SD Highway 47 – 10 miles, from Highway 212 through Lebanon to east Highway 20 south of Hoven. Approximate time to complete the chip seal on this section is three days. The fog seal will take […]

Dakota Kruzers Summer Run car show set for Saturday, June 30

By Potter County News | June 20, 2018

The 16th annual Dakota Kruzers Summer Run car show is set for Saturday, June 30. The event will be moved back to the city park this year, with classic car fans from across the region coming to town to vie for trophies, while enjoying a fun day with live music, food, and beverages. The car show runs from noon until […]

By Potter County News | June 19, 2018

Lucille Ellenbecker

By Potter County News | June 19, 2018

Lucille Ellenbecker, 99, of Gettysburg, died Friday, June 15, 2018 at the Avera Oahe Manor. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 22 at the United Methodist Church, Gettysburg, with Pastor Jeff Adel presiding. Burial will follow in the Gettysburg Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday, June 21 at Luce Funeral Home, Gettysburg with the family […]

Ralph Tobin

By Potter County News | June 19, 2018

Ralph Tobin, 69, died Friday, June 15, 2018 at his home in Parkston, SD. The funeral service was held Tuesday, June 19 at Salem Lutheran Church in Parkston with burial in Parkston Protestant Cemetery. Ralph Patrick Tobin was born Dec. 18, 1948 in Gettysburg, SD to DeVere and Dorathy (Cooper) Tobin. He grew up in Gettysburg and graduated from Gettysburg […]

Court summons – Johnson vs. Fleming

By Potter County News | June 19, 2018

SUMMONS IN CIRCUIT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 53DIV18-000001 STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA ) :SS COUNTY  OF   POTTER  ) ————————————– ) KEVIN A. JOHNSON,    ) PLAINTIFF, ) v. ) NICOLE N. FLEMING, ) DEFENDANT. ) * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * THE […]