Police searching for fugitive

The Gettysburg Police Department and the Potter County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help from the public to locate Tyler Alan Goodgion. It was reported on May 10 that Goodgion was in the Gettysburg region and was seen in the Whitlock Bay area. He is described as mid 20s, 5’10”, 185 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes.  He has a warrant […]

Prairie Quilters…

The Prairie Quilters (l to r) Lillian DeKnikker, Judy Miller, Joane Beringer, Maralee Shoup, Shar Eliason, and Jean Schmidtgall have nine Quilts of Valor to be presented to military veterans at the Memorial Day program in Gettysburg. The quilts are on display at Great Western Bank. Not pictured is Melissa Wilkinson. 


Students in the second and third grades presented the musical “Hats” that celebrates what’s underneath during the elementary school spring music concert at the GHS gym on Friday, May 3. Some of the cast included the characters of Daniel Boone, Queen Elizabeth, and the Statue of Liberty. In this photo, Lady Liberty is portrayed by Kylee Phillips (Cyle and Vanessa). […]

Year end school events

As the school year comes to an end, students are busy finishing up activities during the next two weeks.   The middle school and high school Awards Program and senior scholarship night will be held at the school gym on Thursday, May 9 beginning at 7 p.m. The spring sports awards ceremony will be held on Friday, May 10 beginning at […]

Saturday has 17 rummage sales and many store specials

Saturday is set for the Gettysburg city rummage sale starting at 9 a.m. with 17 places registered on this year’s Chamber of Commerce map, along with several area businesses offering great deals in their stores. Be sure to check the back page of this week’s issue to find out where to go to get great deals.Also, on the flip side […]

Council position filled

After deliberation in executive session during the Monday night meeting, the Gettysburg city council appointed a representative to serve on the council from Ward 1. Seth Warner was appointed to serve on the council as the alderman from Ward 1.  He will be sworn in during the next month’s meeting.  -MMcR

Taylor honored…

GHS senior class valedictorian Taylor Frost (Cindy and Don) was honored as one of South Dakota’s top high school students by the Associated School Boards of South Dakota on April 29. He is pictured with Gov. Kristi Noem during the 29th Annual Academic Excellence Banquet in Pierre. The event honors the top one percent of the 2019 graduating class. Nearly […]

Last call to register for town-wide rummage sale

The Chamber of Commerce town-wide rummage sale is gearing up to be another fun day in Gettysburg! Folks have until noon on Monday, May 6 to register for a place  on the map for the 13th annual event. The rummage sale will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 11.  The sale is steadily growing and is advertised in surrounding […]

Load limits off county roads

According to Potter County Commissioner Bill Frost, spring load limits are off the county roads.  The 40 mph speed limit remains in place on the roads for trucks. Anyone having questions about the county’s roads should contact county highway superintendent JD Long at 769-1011 or a county commissioner.

City clean-up next week

May 6-10 has be set as city clean-up week.  Items left on the boulevard will be picked up by the city crew. They will haul tree branches away at no charge, provided they are properly placed on the boulevards and cut into six foot lengths. Small tree twigs must be boxed and left on the curb. The fees will be […]

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