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City council discusses redistricting of wards

By Rachel Masteller | October 20, 2021

Unapproved Minutes Gettysburg, South Dakota October 4, 2021 Pursuant to the due call and notice thereof, the City Council met in regular session on October 4, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Finance Office in Gettysburg, SD and via ZOOM.  Those, present, were Mayor Bill Wuttke, Philip Nagel, Michael Fischer, Fran VanBockel, Eric Ellwanger, Kelly Archer, and Seth Warner.  […]

School board earns Bronze Level Board Award

By Rachel Masteller | October 20, 2021

October 12, 2021 The Gettysburg Board of Education held their regular meeting on the above date in the chorus room.  Present were the following: Chad Rausch, Daryn Zeigler, Kelsey Fischer, Andrea Goebel, Paul Kellogg, Kyle Kusser and Andy Mikkelsen.  Also present were Chip Sundberg, Barb Everson, Caylee Sorum and Jamie Dupris. Board President Chad Rausch called the meeting to order […]

County road and bridge meeting held

By Rachel Masteller | October 20, 2021

Chairman Zweber call the October 15, 2021 meeting to order.  Present: Everson, Frost, Hagny and Tanner.  PUBLIC MEETING BROSZ ENGINEERING DEREK MCTIGHE –  FIVE YEAR ROAD & BRIDGE PLAN Brosz Engineering, Derek McTighe went over the 5-year road and bridge plan. Duane Siebrasse discussed the Forest City bridge replacement.  It was explained that this is a State and Federal project. […]

Notice to creditors: Isabelle Beckler estate

By Rachel Masteller | October 20, 2021

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA) ss. COUNTY OF POTTER) IN CIRCUIT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT File 53PR021-8I In the Matter of the Estate of ISABELLE BECKLER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is given that on October 12,  2021, Cynthia Jager, whose address is Post Office Box 7, Tolstoy, South Dakota 57475, was appointed by the clerk as personal representative of the […]

Melvin Heck

By Rachel Masteller | October 20, 2021

Melvin William Heck, 92, of Kerrville, TX died Oct, 10, 2021 following a short illness. A funeral Mass will be held Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Notre Dame Catholic Church in Kerrville.  Melvin (Mel) was born Nov. 3, 1928, in Harold, South Dakota, to Pauline (Kursave) and William Heck. Melvin’s formal education began in a one-room country school-house […]

State Bound

By Rachel Masteller | October 20, 2021

PHOTO BY MIKE SCHLACHTER Coach Jessica Larson cheers on her runners during the region cross country meet held in Gettysburg on Thursday, Oct. 14. The runners head to the state meet in Sioux Falls this weekend. Read their times on page 11.

October 21, 2021

By Rachel Masteller | October 20, 2021

Doris Weischedel

By Rachel Masteller | October 13, 2021

Doris Jean Kennedy Weischedel, 93, of Gettys- burg, died Oct. 6, 2021 at the Avera Oahe Manor after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Funeral services were held Oct. 11 at the United Meth- odist Church, Onida, with Pastor Jeff Adel presiding. Burial followed in the Onida Cemetery Doris Jean Kennedy was born on May 7, 1928 in Sully County to […]

Isabelle Beckler

By Rachel Masteller | October 13, 2021

Isabelle Beckler, 87, of Seneca, died Sept. 21, 2021, at Faulkton Senior Living. A funeral Mass was held Sept. 25 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Faulkton, with Father Randy Phillips presiding. Burial followed in St. Boniface Cemetery, Seneca. Isabelle Keller was born March 10, 1934 near Linton, ND to Bernard and Margaret (Feist) Keller. Her family moved to a […]

Gloria Woitte

By Rachel Masteller | October 13, 2021

Gloria Alvina (Hetterle) Woitte, 96, of New Ulm, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, at her home at the Wood- stone Senior Living Com- munity in New Ulm. Her funeral service was held Monday, Oct. 11, at the Cambria Presbyterian Church in Cambria with Pastor Penny Johnson offi- ciating, and burial followed in the Cambria Cemetery. Gloria was born March 28, […]