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Last class picture…

Twenty-five new graduates were handed diplomas from Gettysburg High School on Saturday afternoon at the school gym. Pictured are (back, l to r) Kolten Kirby, Peyton Drew, Shaylee In The Woods, Miriam Knoble, Shad Sharp, Shaelyn Schatz, Dawson Simon, Piper Jost, Preston Worth, Cameron Beetsch, Cody Brooks, Jenny Wheeler, Avery Dutt, Nadyne Eckstrom, Autumn Wieseler, Taylor Frost, Cole Nafziger. Front: […]

Rep. John Lake to speak at Memorial Day program on Monday, May 27

On Monday, May 27, a Memorial Day program sponsored by the Ralph Leui Post 135 American Legion and the Winston Toomey Post 8530 Veterans of Foreign Wars will be held to honor those who have died in service to our country. The program also honors all active duty members of the military and veterans. The Avenue of Flags will be […]

New Office closed Monday

The PCNews will be closed on Monday for Memorial Day. Please have any news or advertising in the office by Friday at noon. The News will be distributed on Wednesday as usual.

BBQ bash signals start of summer

One of the signs that summer is here comes on Saturday, May 25 with the annual BBQ Bash at Brown’s Lodge on Whitlock Bay west of Gettysburg. The outdoor BBQ Bash is in its fourth year, and  has grown with competitors coming from across the midwest to share their grilling skills.  The competition follows Kansas City Barbeque Society rules and […]

Flags placed at cemeteries Friday

Flag placement for Memorial Day this year at the Gettysburg and Catholic cemeteries will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 24 at the Gettysburg Cemetery. There are several hundred veterans’ graves to visit where flags will be placed.  Potter County Americans have served their country well in the history of the United States, and all who wish to join […]

Still searching for council member

The Gettysburg city council is looking for a representative to serve on the council from Ward 1. Ward 1 is located in the North part of the city, starting at the west city limits, North of Commercial Avenue to the point of Mannston Street, North to Blaine Avenue, then East to Harrison Street, South to Logan Avenue, and East to […]

How sweet it is…

Graduation is set for Saturday, May 18 and the GHS seniors were treated to their first taste of it on Friday, May 10 when they visited the Avera Oahe Manor in their caps and gowns. Cousins Calen Decker (Kari and Rick) and Kolten Kirby (Kelly and Renee) grinned as they enjoyed cookies decorated with their 2019 graduation year that were […]

One vehicle rollover results in injury

On Saturday, May 11 at approximately  11 a.m., emergency crews were called to a one vehicle rollover accident southeast of Gettysburg.  The accident resulted in injury to the 14-year-old male driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported to the hospital in Gettysburg before being transferred to Sioux Falls, where he is […]

Road work on Hwy 20 west of Hoven

The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be repairing and replacing culverts on Highway 20 from Hoven to Highway 83.  The culvert work will continue through mid-July. Following the completion of the culvert work the contractor will be milling and overlaying the highway with asphalt concrete.  The roadway will be one lane at times and controlled by stop signs or […]

Volunteers needed for county fair board

With the 96th Potter County Fair set for August, the fair board is working to reorganize in preparation for the annual event.  Mike Jager, vice chairman of the fair board, has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, May 21, in the hopes of recruiting volunteers to help with planning the fair.  The county fair features the 4-H Achievement Days to celebrate […]


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