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No school Friday or Monday, but make-up days set for May

Students at the Gettysburg School will not be in classes Friday and Monday to celebrate the Easter holiday, but will add hours to their class time in May. The hours are being added to make up for time missed due to winter weather. According to Superintendent Chip Sundberg, the school has been closed eight days due to weather, and the […]

Splash of spring…

After several days of winter weather, the spring luau preschool party was a welcomed event on Saturday, April 13 at the American Legion Community Building. Two year old Wren Joachim (Beth and Justin) was dressed for spring as she was escorted through the grand march by her date, Michael Hagny, who was also decked out in his spring suit that […]

Seven weeks remain for fundraising – Third of goal reached for Regional Health Center

It was just seven weeks ago that Avera announced plans to raise funds for a new regional health center in Gettysburg through the Avera Missouri River Health Center. With that many weeks remaining until the June 1 deadline, the project has just over one third of the total committed, amounting to pledges and payments of more than a million dollars.  […]

Easter egg hunt Saturday

The Easter Bunny is coming to town on Saturday! The annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by Gettysburg In Action, will be held at the city pool park beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. The event is held for children ages eight and under. Kids can register for prizes in addition to finding treats in the Easter eggs that […]

Headed to FCCLA Nationals…

Students from the Gettysburg FCCLA organization earned Gold Top Superior awards for their projects at the state meeting in Sioux Falls from March 31 through April 2. Eight will be heading to Anaheim, CA for the National Leadership Conference June 30 through July 4. Pictured are (standing, l to r) Tanner Eide (Gerri and Shon), Makaivry Schatz (Sheila Schatz/Mark Schatz), […]

Little Luau prom raises funds for preschool

The Gettysburg Preschool has organized a “Little Luau” spring dance as a fundraiser.  Set for Saturday, April 13 at the Legion Community Building, the event will be a type of “mini prom” for children ages birth to third grade.  Members of the Gettysburg Preschool board came up with the event last year as a way to help generate  funds to […]

Just ducky…

Two Canada geese had lots of water to enjoy after the spring runoff filled the low spots along US Highways 83 and 212 west of Gettysburg. This picture, taken from a drone on March 29, is facing north on US 83 at the six mile corner.  More snow this week will keep the area wet for awhile longer.  While it […]

Representative needed on city council

The Gettysburg city council is looking for a representative to serve on the council from Ward 1. Ward 1 is located in the North part of the city, starting at the west city limits, North of Commercial Avenue to the point of Mannston Street, North to Blaine Avenue, then East to Harrison Street, South to Logan Avenue, and East to […]

PCNews under new ownership

At 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, Potter County News staff met online with the general manager’s office in Mobridge. It was an unexpected meeting made at the request of the owner. The paper had sold. J. Louis Mullen, of Buffalo, Wyoming, purchased the operations of the Potter County News of Gettysburg, along with the Mobridge Tribune, the Monday Reminder, […]

Sign of spring…

The water broke loose to gush down Mannston Street in Gettysburg last week, signaling one of the first signs of spring. The heavy snow from the storm a couple weeks before that gave the runoff a few more chunks of snow and ice. Although it has subsided considerably, the runoff is expected to continue as the snow melts, but reports […]


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