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School budget hearing Thursday

The regular meeting of the Gettysburg school board will get underway at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, in the school conference room. The meeting will start with the budget hearing for the fiscal year 2020 district budget, with the meeting to follow. Discussion items on the agenda include building and grounds update, approve budget supplements, approve contracts, acknowledge home […]

Summer activities

While the July 4th holiday sometimes feels like the half-way mark of summer, there are still lots of fun things happening in Gettysburg both at the park and the pool. Starting on Thursday, July 11, five and six year old kids will have a chance to do some more fun things with the Gettysburg summer rec program. Fun in the […]

World record setting jugglers to perform in Gettysburg on Friday

The Hanson Family Jugglers and Unicyclists from Kanawha, Iowa, will perform a free Library Summer Reading Program on Friday, July 12 at 10 a.m. at the GHS gym. Mark Hanson, a two-time Guinness World Record holder for speed juggling, along with his national unicycle champion daughter, Christa, and the rest of the Hanson Family are bringing their talents to Gettysburg […]

Milling and asphalt overlay on Highway 20 west of Hoven

The South Dakota Department of Transportation reports that a milling and asphalt overlay project on Highway 20 will begin Thursday, July 11 west of Hoven. At times, the roadway will be reduced to one lane, and controlled by flaggers and pilot car during daylight hours. Motorist should expect delays of 15 minutes. Loose gravel will be present after each day’s […]

Pet clinic next week

The city is sponsoring the annual pet vaccination clinic on Friday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 4H Exhibit Building at the Potter County Fairgrounds on the east side of Gettysburg. A veterinarian will be on hand to give rabies and distemper shots for dogs and cats for a fee to pet owners. All dogs will […]

National Gold…

Eight students from the Gettysburg school attended the annual FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA last week and the groups competing all brought home gold awards for their efforts. The students, who range from eighth grade to sophomores in high school, participated in the meeting from June 30-July 4. Pictured from left are Grace Goebel (Dave and Allison), Kirstie […]

Emergency exercise Sunday

Don’t worry when you hear the siren sound on Sunday afternoon. It’s only a drill. Potter County Emergency Manager Cheryl Sautner is working with emergency crews throughout the county to participate in a drill that will be held July 14 west of Hoven on Highway 20 beginning at 1 p.m.  The practice emergency exercise will include the fire departments from […]

Hot cars…

Ron Tanner was presented the Best of Show trophy at the 17th annual Dakota Kruzers summer run car show on Saturday, June 29. The trophy was given to Tanner by Gettysburg Snow Queen Avery Dutt, while car club members Angie Vetter, John Zuber, and John Tanner cheered his win. Although it was pretty cool to have the Snow Queen at […]

Opt out passed by commissioners

The Potter County commissioners passed a resolution to opt out of the tax limitations in the amount of $260,000 per year for the next 10 years. The resolution does not specifically state what the funds are needed for, however, in the February minutes it was reported that the county’s states attorney discussed the Secondary Road Opt Out and that the […]

Gardening author in town July 10

Nurseryman and author Eric Bergeson is touring South Dakota in July to promote good gardening, tree planting and fruit growing practices in the harsh conditions and alkaline soils of the northern prairie.  On Wednesday, July 10, he will speak at the Gettysburg City Park at 10 a.m.  The free program is being promoted locally through the Potter County Library. “There […]


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