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Council position filled

During the regular meeting held Monday, July 1, the Gettysburg city council appointed a representative to serve on the council from Ward 1. Brad Frost was appointed to serve on the council as the alderman 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 […]

Fireworks display at river

The Gettysburg Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Independence Day fireworks show on Thursday, July 4 at East Whitlock west of town. The Gettysburg Volunteer Fire Department will light the fireworks at the bay beginning at dusk.  The show is funded through donations made to the Chamber of Commerce by Gettysburg businesses and individuals.  -MMcR

School board meets Thursday

A special meeting of the Gettysburg School Board will be held on Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the school conference room. The meeting is to conclude their year end business. Discussion items on the agenda include construction and approve the Thrive contract. The meetings are open to the public and all those interested are encouraged to attend.  -MMcR

Hats off…

Potter County 4-H members Jaela Vetter (Jessica Harer, Jason Vetter), Abbie Larson (Doug and Jessica), Brooklyn Beringer (Thad and Michelle), and Osprey Vetter (Jessica Harer, Jason Vetter) showed their enthusiasm for the horse program by tossing their hats into the air in the show ring. On June 10, they competed in a horse show in Highmore in a variety of […]

Kids needed for Science Takes Flight

The SD Discovery Center and Civil Air Patrol are teaming up to bring the science of flight to Gettysburg on Friday, July 19. The event is a half-day camp for kids to learn what it takes to be a search and rescue pilot. It is sponsored by GIA and PC Extension. Kids grades 3-8 are welcome to register. See page […]

Editor named to International Golden Dozen

The International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors (ISWNE), comprised of 300 members from English speaking countries around the world, met in Atlanta, Georgia last week for their annual conference on the campus of Emory University. It was during their awards ceremony on June 20 that the Potter County News was recognized for editorial contributions. Molly McRoberts, managing editor of the […]

Gardening and juggling programs

Summer programs are coming to town with the support of the Potter County Library. On Wednesday, July 10, author of Successful Gardening on the Northern Prairie, Eric Bergeson, will give a presentation at the Gettysburg City Park picnic shelter starting at 10 a.m. In the event of bad weather, the program will be moved to the library. On Friday of […]

Dakota Kruzers car show Saturday

It’s the 17th summer that fun, sun, and classic cars are on the agenda for the last Saturday in June in Gettysburg. Saturday marks the annual Dakota Kruzers Summer Run car show, where classic vehicles from every era and all around the region will be on display. The event will be held in the city park this year, with car […]

Final approval given Tuesday – New Avera hospital project is happening!

On Tuesday afternoon, June 18, Avera announced the approved plans to build the Avera Missouri River Health Care Center in Gettysburg, thanks to funds raised and committed by residents in Gettysburg and surrounding communities. Residents can expect to see work begin later this summer.  Avera Health committed $9 million to the $12 million project, launching a capital campaign in February […]

For the dogs…

Corbin Lehman (Aime and Casey), left, looked closely at the stuffed puppy that Iditarod musher Karen Land used to explain how she traveled with her dogs during the more than 1,000 mile sled race across Alaska. He was among the 130 people who came to GHS on Friday, June 14 to hear about Land’s adventures with her sled dog, Noggin, […]


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