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District American Legion meeting held in Gettysburg Friday night

The annual District Three Fall Meeting of the South Dakota American Legion will be held Friday, Sept. 21 in Gettysburg for Legionnaires from Hughes, Hyde, Potter, Stanley, Sully, Gregory, Lyman, Tripp and Hand counties. A social will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a meal at 5:30 with the meeting starting at 7 p.m. State Commander Denny Brenden of Watertown […]

Potter County sign replacement project underway

The stakes posted along Potter County’s roads are part of a county-wide signing project that is getting underway this month.  According to Potter County Highway Superintendent Steve Smith, a federal program, at no cost to the county, will put up signs along all of the county roads and in the towns in every county in the U.S. The project has […]

Doo-Wah Riders concert on Wednesday, Sept. 26

A country music concert event folks won’t want to miss is coming to Gettysburg on Wednesday, Sept. 26.  The band The Doo-Wah Riders will perform at the Legion Community Building to kick off the High Plains Concert Series season. The group came about one night after two of the members stood in a parking lot and talked about country music […]

Concert set for Sept. 26

A concert event is coming to Gettysburg on Wednesday, Sept. 26.  The band The Doo-Wah Riders will perform at the Legion Community Building to kick off the High Plains Concert Series season. The group came about one night after two of the members stood in a parking lot and talked about country music until the wee hours of the morning. […]

District American Legion meeting in Gettysburg next week

The annual District Three Fall Meeting of the South Dakota American Legion will be held Friday, Sept. 21 in Gettysburg for Legionnaires from Hughes, Hyde, Potter, Stanley, Sully, Gregory, Lyman, Tripp and Hand counties. A social will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a meal at 5:30 with the meeting starting at 7 p.m. State Commander Denny Brenden of Watertown […]

In the news…

In what can best be described as a “freak accident,” this driverless vehicle backed into the Potter County News office on Friday morning. The vehicle was left running in front of the bakery downtown and backed across the street, across the vacant lot, and continued to back up until it jumped the curb in front of the PCN and was […]

Stand Up for School Safety program presented Monday

The community is invited to the school on Monday, Sept. 17 to learn more about internet crimes and safety through a program presented by the South Dakota Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI).  A presentation will be given to the middle school and high school students during the day. It will not only cover internet crimes and safety, but also the […]

GHS homecoming parade route changed

Gettysburg High School is celebrating homecoming this week.  This year’s parade is following a theme of “The Battlers Got Game!” which covers everything from game shows to board and video games. Members of the community are invited to join in next Friday’s parade which starts at 1:30 p.m. If you plan to have an entry in the parade, please email […]

Today’s PCN comes alive

In the Harry Potter movie incoming students are given the school newspaper when they arrive at Hogwarts. It’s no ordinary newspaper, as the photos on the page are actually movies that play while the paper is being read. Impossible? Well, not really and today’s Potter County News brings you the future of newspapers with a Harry Potter-like new feature that […]

Homecoming fun at Gettysburg High next week

With just a week into the new school year, Gettysburg High School is getting ready for the annual Battler homecoming celebration that gets underway next week, Sept. 4-7. This year’s parade is following a theme of “The Battlers Got Game!” which covers everything from game shows to board and video games. Members of the community are invited to join in […]


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