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Last class picture…

Twenty-five new graduates were handed diplomas from Gettysburg High School on Saturday afternoon at the school gym. Pictured are (back, l to r) Kolten Kirby, Peyton Drew, Shaylee In The Woods, Miriam Knoble, Shad Sharp, Shaelyn Schatz, Dawson Simon, Piper Jost, Preston Worth, Cameron Beetsch, Cody Brooks, Jenny Wheeler, Avery Dutt, Nadyne Eckstrom, Autumn Wieseler, Taylor Frost, Cole Nafziger. Front: […]

How sweet it is…

Graduation is set for Saturday, May 18 and the GHS seniors were treated to their first taste of it on Friday, May 10 when they visited the Avera Oahe Manor in their caps and gowns. Cousins Calen Decker (Kari and Rick) and Kolten Kirby (Kelly and Renee) grinned as they enjoyed cookies decorated with their 2019 graduation year that were […]

Hats…

Students in the second and third grades presented the musical “Hats” that celebrates what’s underneath during the elementary school spring music concert at the GHS gym on Friday, May 3. Some of the cast included the characters of Daniel Boone, Queen Elizabeth, and the Statue of Liberty. In this photo, Lady Liberty is portrayed by Kylee Phillips (Cyle and Vanessa). […]

Arbor Day…

Johanna Nadgwick (Tom and Cheryl) and Bobby Hamburger (Curt and Rachel) were among the group of fourth graders who learned about the importance of water cycle and soil health from Thomas Nadgwick, District Conservationist for the USDA Department of Natural Resources in Potter County. The presentation was given as part of the annual Arbor Day presentation to Mrs. Jamie Cronin’s […]

Eggs-periment by students…

Students in the Gettysburg middle school competed in the annual egg drop as part of a student council project.  Landon Larson (Dave and Jenny), Leo Aesoph (Amanda Aesoph/Clint Aesoph), and Jhett Simon (Sally and Darrin) cheered on their egg as it was dropped from the third floor window of the Potter County courthouse on Wednesday, April 17. The eggs were […]

Splash of spring…

After several days of winter weather, the spring luau preschool party was a welcomed event on Saturday, April 13 at the American Legion Community Building. Two year old Wren Joachim (Beth and Justin) was dressed for spring as she was escorted through the grand march by her date, Michael Hagny, who was also decked out in his spring suit that […]

Just ducky…

Two Canada geese had lots of water to enjoy after the spring runoff filled the low spots along US Highways 83 and 212 west of Gettysburg. This picture, taken from a drone on March 29, is facing north on US 83 at the six mile corner.  More snow this week will keep the area wet for awhile longer.  While it […]

Sign of spring…

The water broke loose to gush down Mannston Street in Gettysburg last week, signaling one of the first signs of spring. The heavy snow from the storm a couple weeks before that gave the runoff a few more chunks of snow and ice. Although it has subsided considerably, the runoff is expected to continue as the snow melts, but reports […]

Senior trip…

The GHS senior class spent last weekend in Chicago as one last group activity before graduation. One of the highlights of the trip was a visit to the Shedd Aquarium. Pictured are (boys in the back, l to r) Preston Worth (Carmen and Bart), Calen Decker (Rick and Kari), Dawson Simon (Pat and Diane), Cole Nafziger (Deb and Kris), Taylor […]

Welcome…

Piles of snow are welcoming folks to Gettysburg this week after a major storm swept across the state last week. It is guessed that around a foot of snow was dumped on the county, with wind gusts over 50 mph adding to the drifts. With some of the roads blocked, snowmobile tracks were criss-crossing the area as a popular means […]


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