Spring into action

Blue skies and sunshine were a welcome sign of spring on Sunday, March 29, as the temperatures reached close to 60 with virtually no wind. It felt like summer to kids who had been feeling cooped up with the school closure, so many put on their shorts and took to the streets to ride bikes, go for walks, play some […]

City takes steps to fight Covid-19

The Gettysburg city council held special meetings on Wednesday and Thursday last week, with the purpose to determine how they should address and help limit the impending spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in the community.  While no cases have yet been identified in the community, every effort was being taken to promote the safety and health of the citizens, and […]

First Responder parade Saturday afternoon at 4 o’clock

  Gettysburg’s first responders have planned a fun way to show the community that they are here for them.    At 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, everyone is encouraged to step into their yards or watch through their windows at the Gettysburg volunteer fire department, EMTs, city police officers, and county sheriff’s department will hold a parade through town.  […]

Equalization board to meet April 14, grievances must be filed by Tuesday

The Potter County commissioners will sit as the county board of equalization on Tuesday, April 14 starting at 1 p.m. The BOE meets annual to review corrections and equalize assessments for Potter County.  Anyone who questions their property assessments must submit a written notice to the county auditor, Shawna Shaw, by Tuesday, April 7. Appointments may be made by calling […]

Two arrested Saturday on drug charges

Local law enforcement responded to a call Saturday, March 28, that ended with two women in custody facing drug charges. A report of two women who matched the description of the escapees from the women’s prison in Pierre led the Potter County Sheriff’s Department and the Gettysburg Police Department to a residence on West Commercial in Gettysburg. Around 2:30 that […]

Vehicle totaled in Monday morning accident

An accident Monday morning on the highway west of Gettysburg is under investigation by the Potter County Sheriff. According to Sheriff Curt Hamburger, a 2015 Chrysler 200, driven by Peyton Drew, age 19 of Gettysburg, was southbound on US 83 near the US 212 junction. The accident occurred at approximately 3:45 a.m. on March 23, when it was reported that […]

What a difference a week makes

The purple siding at the new Avera Missouri River Health Center in Gettysburg is now covered with the new siding. As the sun came out and the project continues to change by the day, it brings hope to the community. The building project continues to draw attention as people stop along the road by the Little Angels Park on the […]

Welcome wave

Kids across Gettysburg got outside Tuesday afternoon to enjoy the beautiful weather and wave to teachers and staff from the school as part of an impromptu parade. The school staff drove through all the streets south of the highway, led by a police escort, to wave hello to students and friends. The governor announced on Tuesday that the social distancing […]

County petitions due March 31

  Petitions to run for county commission positions on the republican or democratic tickets are due in the Potter County Auditor’s office by Tuesday, March 31.     The seats in District 2, District  4, and District 5 are up for election. They are held by Jesse Zweber, Ken Iverson, and Pat Everson, respectively. 

Concert series cancelled

  Due to the Coronavirus and Social Distancing, word was received by the High Plains Concert Series that Allied Concert Services has cancelled all concerts through May 7.      Gettysburg, Pierre, Redfield, Huron, and Mobridge are all on the tickets for members, and Allied is working hard to get the remaining 2020 season rescheduled.  

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