No school on Monday, Jan. 21

There is no school on Monday, Jan. 21 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. day.  Even though there are no classes, the Lady Battlers will play a basketball game in Hoven against the Mobridge-Pollock Lady Tigers with tip off for the JV at 6:30 p.m.  Enjoy the day off class!

City council starts new year

The first Gettysburg city council meeting of 2019 got underway with the swearing-in of a new council member. Mayor Bill Wuttke administered the oath of office to Philip Nagel on Monday, Jan. 7. Nagel was appointed to represent Ward Two DOT  A representative with the SD Department of Transportation met with the council for questions and considerations in the utilization […]

Miss Congeniality…

Miss Hoven Kayla Sautner was voted Miss Congeniality by the contestants at the 2019 State Snow Queen Pageant held in Aberdeen on Saturday, Jan. 12. There were 30 contestants from around the state who participated in the pageant. She is the daughter of Lori and Chad Sautner and a senior at Hoven High School. 

PC Sportsman’s Club third annual ice fishing tourney set for Saturday

Ice fishermen are getting set to try their luck on the hard water this Saturday during the third annual tournament hosted by the Potter County Sportsman’s Club.  The event is set for Saturday, Jan. 19. The tournament is open to two-person teams and registration begins at 6 a.m. at Forest City Outdoors west of Gettysburg by East Whitlock Bay. Weigh-ins […]

Battler wrestling tourney hosts 20 teams Saturday

In one of the largest tourneys in several years, 20 wrestling teams from across the region will come to Gettysburg to compete Saturday during the annual Battler Wrestling Tournament. The first session begins at 10 a.m. on Jan. 12 in the Gettysburg High School gym, and the plan is to have multiple mats going during the tournament.  The championship session […]

Museum membership meeting

The annual membership meeting for the Dakota Sunset Museum in Gettysburg will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16 starting at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Potter County Library.  Election of Directors will take place, and anyone who is interested in becoming a voting member is welcome to attend and pay dues.  For more information contact the museum […]

Quilt of Valor presentation…

U.S. Air Force Major Ryan Van Bockel was presented a Quilt of Valor by Joane Beringer and Sue Worth of the American Legion Auxiliary. He is the son of Neil and Sue Van Bockel of Eden Prairie, MN, and grandson of Alita Buechler of Gettysburg. He is currently stationed at Wichita Falls, TX where he is training new pilots.  He […]

Drivers license office closed

No drivers licenses will be issued on Jan. 15 and Jan. 24 in Gettysburg. The drivers license office will be closed those days. They are located in the Potter County Extension Office in the museum/library building.  For more information contact the county extension office at 765-9414. -Molly McRoberts

Meeting marks last for longtime county commissioners

While blizzard conditions ramped up across the state, the Potter County commissioners met on Dec. 27 to review year-end business and honor a member retiring after 31 years on the board. Highway department supervisor JD Long was first on the agenda, telling the commissioners that the school bus route would be one of the first cleared as needed during snowy […]

School dismissed for vacation

Students at the Gettysburg School will get several days off for vacation over the Christmas holiday. The second nine weeks of classes officially end on Friday, Dec. 21 when school is dismissed at 12:45 for Christmas vacation. Classes will resume on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. 

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