Homecoming next week

Gettysburg High School is getting ready for the annual Battler homecoming celebration next week, Sept. 3-6. This year’s parade is following a holiday theme of “Tis the Season for a Battler Victory!” Members of the community are invited to join in next Friday’s parade which starts at 1:30 p.m. If you plan to have an entry in the parade, email […]

Man killed in climbing accident

A former Gettysburg man died Saturday in a climbing accident in Colorado.  According to reports, Matthew Hagny, age 50,  fell after completing a climbing route in Boulder Canyon. While at the edge of a cliff to search for a way to descend, the rock he was standing on gave way. Hagny currently made his home in Kansas. He is a […]

Grand opening next week

  A new business in downtown Gettysburg is celebrating its grand opening next week.    Kaylei’s Liquor Store and More, is hosting a grand opening next Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 4-7, with giveaways, specials, and fun throughout the four day event. Proprietor Kaylei Clark, along with her staff, will be on hand to meet and greet visitors throughout the grand […]

Closed for Labor Day

  The Potter County News office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2 for the Labor Day holiday.     News and advertising copy for the Sept. 5 edition should be submitted by Friday at noon. The paper will be in the news office by Wednesday at noon.     See inside for other business and offices planning to be closed for […]


There were over 30 future cheerleaders from kindergarten through sixth grade who practiced their routine for Friday night’s football game at the school gym this week. The cheer clinic was held as a fundraiser for the Battler cheerleaders, who worked with the youngsters on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The three girls in front are (l to r) Henley Joachim (Beth […]

City council welcomes new member at meeting

The first order of business during the August meeting of the Gettysburg city council was to give the oath of office to the new alderman representing Ward 1, Brad Frost. He was sworn in by Mayor Bill Wuttke on Wednesday, Aug. 7 during the meeting which was rescheduled from Monday due to activities at the Potter County Fair. Hospital project […]

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 […]

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 […]

Congressman at Coffee Bean

U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson will visit Gettysburg next week to host the “Inside Scoop with Dusty” at the 212 Mini Mall and Coffee Bean.  Rep. Johnson will take questions from constituents in an open forum setting on Thursday, Aug. 29 at 1:15-2 p.m. Constituents are encouraged to attend.

Venture Coop meeting

  Venture Communications Cooperative, a Highmore based communications company that covers the Gettysburg area, will hold its 62nd annual meeting of the membership on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Hyde County Memorial Auditorium in Highmore, SD.  A complimentary meal will be served beginning at 11:30 a.m.  Entertainment will be provided by the Company Cowboys.  The meeting will […]

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