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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 […]

On point

The Potter County Lady Battlers were on point Saturday afternoon when they defeated the Strasburg/Zeeland Clippers from North Dakota 47-36. The game was the first of a double header day of basketball, which also notched a win for the boys with a score of 63-50. Pictured in white are (l to r) Ashlee Kaup (Tami and Colby), Kirstie Lake (John […]

Junior Snow Queen

Potter County had a queen among the winners at the South Dakota Junior Snow Queen Coronation and Talent Contest held at the Aberdeen Civics Center in Aberdeen on Saturday, Jan. 4. Junior Miss Hoven Rylee Kaup was named the fourth runner up at the pageant. The Hoven High School freshman is the daughter of Kay and Jason Kaup, and was […]

Snow piles

The Gettysburg city crew has been moving snow pretty much non-stop since a winter storm swept through the area, dumping over a foot of snow. Piles of snow are everywhere, and when the wind finally died down on Monday, the digging out began for residents. The city plowed streets during the wee hours throughout the storm to stay ahead of […]

Ready or not!

Gettysburg gym teacher Mrs. Christy Saltsman braced herself as third grader Taytin Pope (Allen Pope/Mikelyn Westphal) got ready to give her a whip cream pie in the face while school principal Mrs. Wendy Smith and the rest of the elementary students cheered him on. He earned the honor as the student who raised the most money online for the Heart Challenge […]

And I sold it!

Gettysburg auctioneer Dale Nauman pointed to a lucky bidder who purchased a delicious dessert while at the same time making a contribution to the new hospital in Gettysburg during the Ugly Sweater Soiree at the Legion Building on Friday, Dec. 13. Santa, who got a little help from Bobby Jenner, applauded the bid while helping as Nauman’s ring man during […]

Santa visits library

Little Fallyn Brown (Brooke and Ryan) wasn’t quite as daring as her big brother, Jameson, to sit on Santa’s lap while visiting with him at the Potter County Library in Gettysburg. The Browns, who could have passed for elves in their candy-cane striped outfits, were just a few of the kids who stopped by the library the morning of Saturday, […]

A cut above

Gettysburg’s superintendant and elementary school principal got a very special shave and a haircut on Monday afternoon as part of the No-Shave November challenge. Students used the opportunity to raise funds for the local cancer fighting organization Keep Hope Local, and the class raising the most got to pick a participating staff member along with silly style to shave his […]

That doggy in the window

The elementary fall concert was held at the GHS gym on Friday, Nov. 22, featuring vocal and instrumental selections performed by the students. The kindergarten class pretended to look in the pet store window for the perfect little pet while singing the song How Much is that Doggy in the Window, ending it with the plea, “Please, Mom!” Pictured are […]

Snow Queens

Snow queens were selected from the ladies of the senior and freshman classes at GHS during the annual Snow Queen Pageant and Talent Show sponsored by the GHS Student Council at the school gym on Saturday, Nov. 16. Pictured from left are second runner up Tyler Simon (Sally and Darrin), first runner up Vivian Jost (Jessica and Travis), Junior Miss […]


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