AAU mat men

Second grader Declan Morin (Tember Johnson) put his hand in the air as he was declared the winner of his wrestling match by referee GHS junior and Battler wrestler Brayden Schlachter (Mike and Julene). Morin was one of the nearly 180 youngsters to participate in the AAU youth wrestling tournament in Gettysburg on Sunday at the school. Morin ended the […]

Local offices up for election in county, city, school

Residents interested in serving on local boards have options this election season, with openings on the Gettysburg city council, Gettysburg school board, and Potter County commission. On the city council, there are four council seats in addition to the mayor up for election. The mayor is a four year term and currently held by Bill Wuttke, along with four year […]

Weather forces games to change dates

Crazy cold weather last week prompted some Battler games to be cancelled or postponed.  According the GHS athletic director Vern Smith, here are some of the Potter County sporting events that were changed due to weather. The boys basketball game with Aberdeen Christian in Aberdeen has been moved to Feb. 10 with a 5:30 start time for the JV.   […]

Chick Days are coming to Gettysburg in April

April 20 is set aside as Chick Day at Schlachter Lumber in Gettysburg, where folks can meet the birds and make plans to set up their chicken coops. An assortment of bird breeds featuring both egg layers and meat producers will be showcased, along with chickens that can be special ordered. A new Gettysburg city ordinance now allows chickens in […]

Ice fishing tournament moved to Saturday, Feb. 1

The bitter cold weather on Saturday, Jan. 18 made it too cold even for fishing. As a result, the Potter County Sportsman’s Club rescheduled their fourth annual ice fishing tourney to Feb. 1.  The tournament is open to two-person teams. There is no limit to the number of teams who may compete in the tournament. There are two divisions; an […]

On point

The Potter County Lady Battlers were on point Saturday afternoon when they defeated the Strasburg/Zeeland Clippers from North Dakota 47-36. The game was the first of a double header day of basketball, which also notched a win for the boys with a score of 63-50. Pictured in white are (l to r) Ashlee Kaup (Tami and Colby), Kirstie Lake (John […]

Battler Tourney draws 22 teams to Gettysburg Saturday

There are 22 teams lined up from across the region to participate in the annual Battler Wrestling Tournament on Saturday. This is the biggest tournament in several years, adding two more teams from last year’s event.  The first session begins at 10 a.m. on Jan. 18 in the Gettysburg High School gym, and the plan is to have multiple mats […]

Fishing tourney Saturday at Bay

Saturday, Jan. 18 is the fourth annual ice fishing tournament hosted by the Potter County Sportsman’s Club. 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 run Saturday evening from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There is no limit to the number of teams who may compete […]

Parking and snow removal reminder

Gettysburg residents are reminded that there is no parking allowed on city streets when two inches or more of snow has fallen. This is done in order for the city crew to clear snow from the streets.  Please make an effort to park off the streets during snowy weather to assist the city crew in their work. Snow storms are […]

Soup and pie lunch

The Sacred Heart Altar Society is getting ready for the annual soup and pie lunch on Sunday, Jan. 19. The event is open to everyone, with a free will offering taken in exchange for a variety of soups and pies. It takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the parish hall. 

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