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State Champion…

Osprey Vetter (Jessica Harer and Jason Vetter) gets a nudge from her horse, Tequila, after they won the Senior Division barrels at the State 4-H Horse Show which was held in Huron on Monday, July 22. Vetter, who will be a junior at GHS in the fall, also took second place in senior poles. 

Points of light…

A perfect summer night was made even more lovely when 130 luminaries filled the night sky as part of the Moonlight Golf tournament. The luminaries were lighted in honor of those who have fought cancer and floated over the Gettysburg Country Club on July 26. The annual event raised over $10,000 for Keep Hope Local, Inc. to help people in […]

Fire department holds water fights Saturday at park

In what members of the Gettysburg Volunteer Fire Department are describing as their own style of a “reverse tug of war,” area fire fighters will host water fights on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the city park. Fire departments from around the region have been invited to participate in the water fights, which start at 4 p.m. The way it works […]

96th Potter County Fair starts Saturday

The 96th annual Potter County Fair will run Saturday through Tuesday, Aug. 3-6 at the fairgrounds located on the east side of Gettysburg. The re-organized fair board has been working to put together another big four days of fun, and hope to see folks stop out to take part in the event.  This year there are a number of events, […]

HuntSAFE course for young hunters next week in Gettysburg

A HuntSAFE (Safety And Firearms Education) course will be held in Gettysburg Aug. 7, 8, 9, and 10 for persons age 11 and up. Youngsters under age 11 may participate, but will not be issued a certification card. The three primary objectives for the course are to teach safe handling of firearms; to develop safe, responsible and knowledgeable hunters; and […]

Moonlight Golf Cancer Tournament Friday night

The 13th Moonlight Golf Tournament supporting those affected by cancer will take place on Friday, July 26 at the Gettysburg Country Club.  The funds raised by the tournament will again be donated to Keep Hope Local, Inc., a non-profit that uses the money to support those in the surrounding areas in their battles with cancer. The event will feature a […]

Special commissioner meeting Thursday

The Potter County commissioners have called a special meeting for Thursday morning, July 25, at 8 a.m. on the third floor of the courthouse in Gettysburg. The agenda items include gravel bids, highway, culvert on country club road, discussion on capitol outlay, operating transfer to highway, SDACO membership and SDACC annual dues which both need motion for chairman’s signature, highway […]

Summer Reading Program splash is Friday at Manor

Don’t forget the Potter County Library’s Splash Day is Friday, July 26 at the Avera Oahe Manor with splashing starting at 10:30 a.m.  There will be fun and games, with the focus being on lots of water balloons. Children are encouraged to wear something they aren’t concerned about getting wet.  Everyone is encouraged to come and support those who participated […]

What’s next…

Little Bella gave a look to her best friend, Kea Cronin (Deb and Justin) when she attended the pet vaccination clinic at the Potter County Fairgrounds in Gettysburg on Friday. The sweet tempered dog seemed cautiously suspicious about what was coming next while being examined by veterinarian Dr. Tristan Malmedal from Selby, as his assistant, Arla, was filling a syringe […]

Accident Friday at river supper club

A report from the Potter County Sheriff Department stated that a man who was possibly intoxicated was driving erratically and ran into the Whitlock Bay Supper Club at South Whitlock Resort.  When law enforcement arrived, the vehicle was seized but they were unable to locate the driver, who was not from Potter County area.             […]


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