Arrow Dynamic

SUBMITTED PHOTO Gettysburg fifth graders brought home the second place trophy from the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament. Due to the pandemic, the tournament was done by shooting during PE classes with scores submitted to the state. Nearly 500 students participated statewide from AA, A, and B schools. Pictured with their trophy are (back row, l […]


PHOTO BY MOLLY McROBERTS Nearly 100 youngsters lined up to take part in the Gettysburg In Action Easter Egg Hunt. The event was held at the swimming pool park in Gettysburg on Saturday, April 3. The kids had a hard time waiting, as they saw over 1,300 eggs spread across the park, loaded with treats and ready to be picked. […]

A new look

PHOTO BY HARRY McROBERTS The CHS feed mill in Gettysburg is undergoing some updates, and it started last week look with big bins being removed by Logan Electric Construction. Under the original CC Bar brand, the CHS mill will be changing out the big structures over the next few months that have been a longtime part of Gettysburg’s city skyline.

Group of Young Battlers heading to State Wrestling

Heading to State

PHOTO BY ERIKA RAUSCH Gettysburg had a lot of young athletes who qualified for the 2021 State AAU wrestling tournament this season. The wrestlers will head to Rapid City on Friday for the competition. They are coached by Chad Rausch, Luke Vogel, and Casey Lehman. The state-bound wrestlers are (back row, l to r) Ayden Forgey (Kraig), Ethan Amick (Brian […]

Is it time?

PHOTO BY ERIKA RAUSCH Second grader Cashton Rausch (Chad and Erika) kept an eye on the side of the mats, and looked like he was checking to see if it was time to get up to celebrate his win. He placed third in the Bantam 50 division at the Region 2 tournament on Saturday, which drew a big crowd to […]

Close call

The sunrise on Monday morning showed just how close a fire came to homes on Sunday afternoon when a burn barrel fire jumped to the grass and burned the area west of the Forest City Bridge. It was around 1:15 on March 7 when the fire siren blew in Gettysburg, calling the volunteer fire fighters across the bridge to the […]

Tourney time

It’s tournament time for basketball fans, and the Potter County Battlers are in the midst of Region 2B tourney play this week. Although the paper was on the press before the end of the game on Tuesday night against North Central, here’s the potential lineup for the week. If the Battlers went on to win that game on Tuesday, they […]

Goodbye to GMH

It was bitter sweet to watch the old Gettysburg Memorial Hospital building come down this week. The planning started in 1946, when the first meeting was held to see if it was feasibile to have a hospital in Gettysburg. By July of 1952, the building was completed. In December of last year, the newly constructed Avera Missouri River Health Center, […]

Knowledge team wins

  PHOTO BY FCCLA ADVISER ALIESHA McCARTHY  The Junior Knowledge Team from the Gettysburg School is preparing for the state FCCLA competition after winning first place at Regions last month. Team members (l to r) Neva Mikkelsen (Amber and Andy), Ava Larson (Katie and Tony), Tanner Eide (Gerri and Shon), Braden Bieber (Crissy and Brooke), and Olivia Mikkelsen (Amber and […]

Shooting star

All eyes were on GHS junior Grant Luikens (Mandy Luikens/Joel Luikens) when he flew to the basket, all alone, to score for the Battlers against the Redfield Pheasants on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at the school gym in Gettysburg. The boys won by a score of 73-52 during the Groundhog Day doubleheader. Read Warren LeBeau’s full report from the games on […]

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