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Mark calendar for Gumbo Gopher 5

  This year marks 10 years for the Gumbo Gopher 5K in Lowry, set for Saturday, Sept. 14. This year a Gettysburg native will be the recipient of the funds raised.  Chuck Nold, an Onaka area farmer and his wife Katie are past sponsors of the Gumbo Gopher 5K and Katie has participated in the race every year. Tanna Huber, […]

Heart screening for athletes

For those who didn’t make it to the fall sports meetings, Coach Vern Smith said there are still some times available for the Sudden Cardiac Death prevention Screening. The Screening America program is set for Thursday, Sept. 26 at GHS, and is open for people ages 12-34. The screening provides a specific group of tests to help in detection of […]

Awana kick-off carnival

Games, prizes, food, and fun are all in the plans for the annual Awana kick-off carnival at the Grace Bible Church on Saturday, Aug. 24.  The free fun day takes place from 3-6 p.m. and children from preschool through sixth grade are invited to attend. Children are welcome to take part in the carnival even if they don’t participate in […]

School gets underway next week

It’s happening next week. It’s time to head back to school for students in Gettysburg. Classes start Thursday, Aug. 22, but an open house will be held on Monday, Aug. 19 to get folks ready for the new school year. This week students from seventh grade through  high school students are registering for classes.  Students in sixth grade will register […]

School board meets Monday

The regular meeting of the Gettysburg school board will be held on Monday, Aug. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the school conference room. New business on the agenda includes approve emergency bus pact, approve extra-curricular contracts, approve residency requests, recognize home school, approve handbooks, policy approval, review 2019-20 preliminary budget, and administrative reports. The meeting is open to the public […]

Field fire burns around 20 acres

Fire sirens blew around 6 o’clock on Monday night, calling fire fighters eight miles west of town for the first big field fire of the harvest season.  The weather has been humid enough to slow down the winter wheat harvest, so combines have been running hard whenever they can. Monday they were lined up and going in full force all […]

School Supply backpack drive set for Wednesday, Aug. 14

Families with children attending school in Gettysburg who are not able to afford school supplies have some help thanks to the Oahe Area Youth Center.  The sixth annual “Supplies for Success” event will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 3-6 p.m. at the city auditorium in Gettysburg.  The program was created to help provide children in need with a […]

SBDC in Gettysburg Aug. 20

Carla Burns, business consultant with the Small Business Development Center will have office hours in Gettysburg on Tuesday, Aug. 20 starting at 10 a.m.  The SBDC offers confidential business management consulting services free of charge to support potential and existing businesses in South Dakota.  The Center assists clients in developing their business plans, preparing financial projections, or addressing any other […]

School registration and open house set for next week

It’s time to think about heading back to school in Gettysburg, which starts Thursday, Aug. 22. An open house will be held on Monday, Aug. 19.  Before that, though, registration begins on Tuesday, Aug. 13 with grades 7 through 12 from 8:30 a.m. to noon and again from 1-3:30 p.m. It gets underway again on Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 8:30 […]

Children’s musical coming to town

The Potter County Library is winding down the summer reading program with a fun musical production on Friday, Aug. 9 at the Gettysburg School commons starting at 10 a.m. “Ivy + Bean the Musical” is coming to town that day, which is a show produced by Aberdeen’s Storybook Land Theatre. The touring production will be especially fun for the local […]


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