GHS Jr. Snow Queen crowned

The Gettysburg High School Student Council held the annual Snow Queen Pageant at the GHS gym on Saturday night, where freshman ladies were chosen to represent the community. Crowned as Junior Miss Gettysburg from the freshman class was Emma Schlachter, right, daughter of Julene and Michael Schlachter. First runner up was Peyton Stevens, daughter of Tracy and Shane Stevens. The […]

Updated military addresses needed

The Gettysburg American Legion Auxiliary and Gettysburg VFW Auxiliary are updating the addresses for area men and women serving in the United States military. If you are serving our country or have loved ones serving, please send addresses to: Aleta Goebel 207 West King Ave. Gettysburg, SD 57442 or call/text 605-769-1135, or email aletagoebel@yahoo.com. The local veteran service auxiliaries have […]

Unofficial county election results

Except for the county voting against the Medicaid Expansion, voters in Potter County pretty much reflected the results of votes cast across the state during the General Election on Nov. 8. Statewide voter turnout for the midterm election was at 59.4%, but Potter County drew 69.89% of the 1,709 active voters to the polls. Complete results are online at the […]

Peek at the Past


It was November 1979 when the PCNews covered the Great American Smokeout. The event created some activity downtown for the afternoon to encourage smokers to take a day off from smoking in the hopes that would lead to quitting. It also encouraged young people never to start the habit. The Great American Smokeout also drew some pretty big celebrities to […]

Deputy honored for life-saving efforts

The Potter County Commissioners received a note from the family of the late Jerry Houck regarding the service provided to the family by Potter County Deputy Sheriff Levi Broker. As a result of his actions, Deputy Broker was presented with a Life- Saving Award for going above and beyond his duties. He transported Houck to the Avera Missouri River Health […]

The glow of democracy

Members of the GHS senior class watched as their government teacher, Mr. Keith Scott, showed them how the voting machine worked at the polls in Gettysburg on Tuesday morning. Each year Mr. Scott encourages his students to vote by taking them to the county courthouse to register to vote, and during election years the students are brought to the polls […]

Jr. Snow Queen contestants

The annual Snow Queen and Talent Contest will look a little different this year. This year there were no contestants from the senior class, so the program will feature Junior Snow Queen candidates from the freshman class at GHS. There will also be a talent contest, with the winners advancing to the State Junior Snow Queen Pageant in Aberdeen early […]

Veterans Day Program Friday

On Friday, Nov. 11, the annual Veterans Day program will be held at the Gettysburg School Gymnasium beginning at 9:45 a.m. The program is sponsored by the Gettysburg VFW Post 8530 and the American Legion Post 135 and will be followed by a potluck at the CC Bar Annex at 11:30 a.m. The Avenue of Flags will be raised at […]

Winter weather reminders

  While the weather around Gettysburg has seen a dip in temperatures and an increase in wind, Potter County Emergency Manager Cheryl Sautner reminds residents that the winter weather is on its way. It’s important to know the difference between a storm watch and a warning. A storm watch means hazardous conditions are expected in the next 12 to 36 […]

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