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Business destroyed in Tuesday morning fire

A Gettysburg business was destroyed Tuesday morning when fire ripped through R and K Mechanical on the west side of town. Clouds of smoke blew across the community as firefighters from Gettysburg and Hoven were called to the scene around 3:15 on the morning of March 5 to a blaze that consumed the building located on US 212. The Gettysburg […]

Everson appointed to county commission board

During the regular meeting on March 5, the Potter County commissioners appointed a representative for District Five. Pat Everson of Gettysburg was appointed by the board to serve the four year term. He currently serves on the Gettysburg City Council.

Fight the chill with chili Saturday night to help Keep Hope Local

The community is invited to come out Saturday evening, March 9, to the Legion Building for the fourth annual chili and soup cook-off and bean bag tourney to help fight cancer. Keep Hope Local is hosting a chili and soup cook-off with serving and voting for the best food starting at 5 p.m. The traveling trophy for the cook-off competition […]

Clinic to transition from Rural Health Care to Avera by 2020

Avera and Rural Health Care, Inc. (RHCI) have a strong, long-standing partnership in many South Dakota communities. Discussions between both health care organizations have begun to transition operation of the Community Care Clinic over to Avera. For the past 20 years, the clinic has been operated by RHCI as a Federally Qualified Health Center with the objective of responding to […]

Simon to ‘Brave the Shave’ at St. Baldrick’s event to fight kids’ cancer

Colleen Simon of Gettysburg is going to be “Braving the Shave” on March 14 at a St. Baldrick’s Foundation event held in Sioux Falls. This is the 13th annual event to help raise funds for childhood cancer research.   The Simon family has had personal experience with the battle against childhood cancer. Alison Simon, who is now a junior at  […]

Tuesday morning fire destroys business

A Gettysburg business was destroyed Tuesday morning when fire ripped through R&K Mechanical on the west side of town. Clouds of smoke blew across the community as firefighters from Gettysburg and Hoven were called to the scene around 3:15 on the morning of March 5, along with the Gettysburg EMTs, to a blaze that consumed the building located on US […]

Oath of Office given to new Potter County Deputy…

Judge Mark Barnett congratulated Potter County Deputy Sheriff Matt Risetter after giving him the oath of office following court in Potter County on Monday, Feb. 25. The first official act for Deputy Risetter was the last in Potter County for Judge Barnett, who is retiring from the bench in March. The new deputy lives in Hoven and serves with Sheriff […]

Avera Launches $3 Million Fundraising Campaign to Build New Health Center in Gettysburg

Over 300 people were at the Legion Community Building to celebrate the good news Thursday night, Feb. 21, when Avera announced plans to raise funds for a new health center in Gettysburg to serve the north-central portion of South Dakota. The proposed building will include an inpatient unit, a modern emergency services facility, radiology and imaging services including 3D mammography, […]

Battlers to State…

GHS senior Preston Worth (center) brought home the championship medal from the Region 1B wrestling tournament in Redfield on Saturday, Feb. 16, to help lead the way for the Potter County wrestlers fifth place team rank and a trip to the State B tournament in Rapid City this weekend. The Battlers placed fifth as a team and qualified five wrestlers […]

Representative needed for county commission seat

The Potter County commission is looking for a representative to serve on the board from District 5. District 5 is located in the central part of the county including some of Gettysburg, and covers area north of town and west to the river. Those interested and willing to serve on the board must reside within that district.  The seat on […]


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