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Bump, set, spike…

When Jenna Robbennolt (Rena and Brian) goes to the net for the Lady Battler volleyball team, it often results in a point for Potter County. As of Tuesday afternoon, the team held a 9-6 win/loss record on the season with nine matches and the Battler Tourney left to play before going into the region tournaments. 

On your mark, get set…

The thick fog and misty weather made it a little hard to see the long distance runners at the Potter County Invitational cross country meet held Saturday morning, Sept. 15 at the Gettysburg Country Club. Teams from Ipswich, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte, Dupree, Sully Buttes, Leola, Wolsey-Wessington, Hitchcock-Tulare, Eureka-Bowdle, Wakpala, Sunshine Bible, Herreid-Selby Area, and Faulkton Area came to town for the […]

Time for a tune…

The GHS marching band, under the direction of Mr. Walker Rose, marched through the Gettysburg homecoming parade on Friday, Sept. 7. The band played the pop song “Feel It Still” by Portugal the Man. If you’d like to hear them play it, just scan the picture with the Potter County News app on your smartphone. 

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GHS royalty…

As homecoming week gets underway at Gettysburg High School, students and staff voted on seniors to represent GHS as the homecoming royalty. Coronation will take place on Tuesday evening at 7:30 in the school gym. Homecoming candidates for queen are (back row, l to r) Autumn Wieseler (Ben Wieseler, Deb and Justin Cronin), Miya McCloud (Makenzie Hall), Paige Worth (Carmen […]

Out on a limb…

The city crew took advantage of the nice day on Tuesday by getting ready for snow removal season. They cut some of the low hanging branches on trees throughout the downtown area in Gettysburg so there will be plenty of room for the snow plows to run without doing any damage to trees or windshields. This old cottonwood in front […]

Belle of the (meat?) ball…

Little Zaidee Gunderson (Lindsay and Joe) gave a smile to the audience as she danced with Briggs Tople from the cast of “Curious George and the Golden Meatball” which was presented at the Gettysburg School on Friday, Aug. 10. The touring musical show from Storybook Land Theatre in Aberdeen was brought to town as part of the Potter County Library’s […]

Tractor pull…

Folks gathered at the Potter County Fair on Saturday afternoon to take in the annual tractor pull competition.  Bobbie Potts of Gettysburg was in on the action with his pretty red tractor, while Ron Dahlquist of Lebanon is pictured at left while getting in line to take his turn testing his tractor’s tugging ability. The hot, hazy day kicked off […]

Sign of the times…

The school playground along King Avenue was dressed up on Saturday, July 28 when volunteers put up a new sign in the fence letting everyone know they are at the Home of the Battlers. The junior high student council and the GHS Class of 1970 financed the new sign which was bought through a company called PutInCups. The cups that […]

A spin on summer…

Kids of all ages came to the school gym on Friday, July 20 to catch the show put on by the Hanson Family Jugglers and Unicyclists. The show was brought to town as part of the Potter County Library summer reading program with around 120 in attendance who saw performances by a world record holder for speed juggling, a national […]


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