SDSU Extension will be hosting private pesticide applicator certification classes in:
- Presho: Hutch’s Café on Friday, February 23, 1:00-4:00 pm (CST)
- Bonesteel: City Hall on Monday, February 26 from 6:00-9:00 pm (CST)
- Platte: Pizza Ranch on Tuesday, February 27 from 9:30-12:30 pm (CST)
- Winner: Winner Regional Extension Center on Tuesday, February 27 from 2:00-5:00 pm (CST)
Participants only need to attend one of the trainings.
Certification is required by law and it gives you the tools to apply pesticides properly, safely and profitably. All participants are required to bring a government issued picture ID when they attend this certification class.
For additional information, please contact the SDSU Regional Extension Center in Winner at 605-842-1267 or Pierre at 605-773-8120.
at Freeman Davis School in Mobridge
the week of Feb.5th-16th
Office is Open from
8am to 4pm
Students turning 5 before Sept. 1st, 2018
Aging in our Community on February 15 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Countryside office, 200 E. Dakota Suite 1.
This will be a discussion about aging in our community with a panel presentation consisting of Dr. Ellen Pinholt, Countryside Memory Center; Cindy Erwin, PA-C; Kara Semmler, May Adam Law Office; and community resource and law enforcement representatives.
Question & answer session will follow the presentations. Topics include medical, legal, financial, safety & health issues.
There is no charge for this event. Please call 945-0827 for more information or to pre-register.
The 14th of every month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. there will be a Central SD Survivors of Suicide Support Group Meeting.
Keep updated via the Facebook group http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/390506904367814/. Monthly locations TBA
For more information, contact Julie Moore at email@example.com.
This class provides important childbirth information.
All expectant moms are welcome to attend this class with their family support person.
Topics covered include: Warning signs and progression of Labor, relaxation techniques, comfort and pain management, newborn care Practices of Avera St. Mary’s Women’s Center Childbirth Class is a 1-session class held on one Saturday each quarter at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital Cafeteria Conference Room from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
The cost is $40.00 Pre-registration is required and scholarships are available to assist with the registration fee.
To register call 224-3189 or on the web at www.growinguptogether.org.
Growing Up Together is a United Way Partner Agency
The National Sunflower Association is accepting nominations for the 2018 NSA Gold Award.
The Gold Award is given to an individual who has contributed extra-ordinarily to the overall sunflower industry, either through their occupation or through the National Sunflower Association.
Nominations must be received by February 23, 2018.
Visit www.sunflowernsa.com/all-about/goldaward/ for eligibility requirements.
February’s list of sobriety checkpoints has been announced by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
A total of 20 checkpoints in 15 counties are planned during the month.
The monthly checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and conducted by the South Dakota Highway Patrol. The checkpoints are designed to discourage people from drinking and then driving.
February checkpoints will be held in the counties of: Brown, Butte, Charles Mix, Codington, Day, Hughes, Lake, Lawrence, Lincoln, Meade, Minnehaha, Pennington, Stanley, Tripp and Union.
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is currently seeking applications for the 2018 Governor’s Office internship program in Pierre. The positions will be paid and run from May through August 2018.
Governor’s Office interns have the opportunity to work at the highest level of state government. Interns’ duties will depend on interests and strengths. Typical duties will include aiding the Governor’s director of constituent services, and communications director; conducting policy research; preparing policy briefings; and staffing the Governor, Lt. Governor, and First Lady.
The positions are open to all undergraduate or graduate-level students. Preference will be given to South Dakota residents attending South Dakota colleges or universities.
Students who are interested in receiving credit should also apply. The Governor’s staff is open to working with individual universities and professors to secure credit for the internship program.
Interested students should submit a resume, cover letter and a letter of recommendation by Monday, Feb. 5, via email, to Grace.Beck@state.sd.us.
For more information on duties or logistics, please contact Grace Beck at Grace.Beck@state.sd.us or 605-773-3661.
Pierre-area senior citizens can kick off the new year by staying active through Pierre Recreation Department’s Seasoned Citizen Program.
Programming includes Zumba, Linedance, Tai Chi and Help with Electronic Devices. The classes run through the end of March, are open to all senior citizens and are free to members of the Pierre Area Senior Center.
People who aren’t members of the Senior Center can also participate for a fee.
For a detailed list of fees and class schedules visit cityofpierre.org or pick up a brochure at the YMCA or the Pierre Area Senior Center.
For additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 605.773.7445 or stop by the City Recreation Office at the Pierre YMCA.
Are you looking for something new to do while in Pierre? How about volunteering to be a Tour Guide for the Capitol during Legislative session.
Senior and Junior students – an hour for a Government class.
Elementary students (3rd through 6th grade) – 30 to 45 minutes tour;
Most tours consist of showing the first and second floor of the Capitol.
*For all Government class and other request from teachers and students, they should be escorted to the 4th floor so that there is no disruption with legislators in the hallway.
This would be a great opportunity for you to help provide tours from your community or various towns and cities and to able to share the knowledge of South Dakota’s rich history and our State’s Capitol to various schools. And perhaps there is a student that may become our South Dakota’s future Senator or Representative or maybe a future Governor.
For those who wish to help provide a guided tour of the Capitol, there will be a short training by one of our experienced Tour Guide staff, along with easy to follow material to aide you.
How tours are set up:
A school/group will make the contact with Tammi Florentz, the Capitol Tour Coordinator to set up a tour of the Capitol.
Tammi Florentz, the Capitol Tour Coordinator will contact the tour guide group by email to see if they would be available for that date and time to provide a tour.
Once approved by the Tour Guide to help provide a tour for that school, a letter of confirmation will go to the teacher of the school and to the tour guide.
The group number should not exceed more than 30 students. If you need assistance from our more experienced Tour Guides that can easily be arranged. It may happen that the group number may exceed 30 students and the Tour Guide Coordinator will make sure there are two of our Tour Guides to accommodate.
U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) announced that he is currently accepting internship applications for summer 2018. The deadline to apply for internships in his Washington, D.C., Pierre, Rapid City and Sioux Falls offices is Feb. 15, 2018. College credit is available.
Duties in the Washington, D.C., office may include tracking legislation, researching bills, attending committee hearings and briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, handling constituent phone calls, sorting mail and providing legislative support. Duties in the South Dakota offices include researching constituent inquiries and requests, participation in outreach activities, assisting staff on special projects, handling phone calls and constituent requests and sorting mail. In all offices, students will work closely with constituents and staff, polish their research and writing skills and gain an in-depth understanding of a Senate office.
Interested college students should complete the online internship application and submit a resume no later than Feb. 15, 2018. Resumes should be submitted to intern coordinator Rebecca Herman at email@example.com. Information about the internship program, along with the application, can be found online at www.rounds.senate.gov/internships.
Additional questions can be directed to Rebecca Herman at (605) 224-1450.
The first Tuesday of every month at 5:30-7:30pm your help is needed to pack senior boxes. These are food commodities distributed to low income seniors throughout central SD. They are in need of 20-30 volunteers for this project.
Assembly takes place at Feeding South Dakota at 20562 Grace Avenue Pierre SD
Contact: Russ or Andrew at 494-3663
The Mobridge Pollock National Honor Society is hosting a soup supper fundraiser at the
Tiger and Lady Tiger vs. Winner Double Header
Friday, Feb. 16th
Serving starts at 5pm
A variety of 10 different soups will be served for a free will offering
All proceeds will go toward prizes and supplies for the student fun day on March 10th.
For girls age 10 and up:
Do you like exciting experiments? Awesome adventures? Fantastic fun? Become a part of CuriosiTeens in Pierre SD
Explore cool hands-on activities, go on adventures, design your own research project, and meet special guests. Start your STEM* (*Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) journey with us.
Last Thursday every month, 6:30 – 8 pm December 28th & January 25th
per class: members: $10, non-members: $12 per year: members: $80, non-members: $100 (get a SD Discovery Center family membership for only $40, with your CuriosiTeens yearly dues!)
Contact Rhea Waldman Education Director at the SD Discovery Center 605-224-8295 for more info
This class enhances parenting skills for parents or caregivers of children 3 years of age and up.
Learn how to reduce family stress, diminish yelling and fighting, reduce problem behavior and enrich your relationship with your child.
The class is held on six Tuesdays at Oahe Child Development Center (Head Start building) 2307 E Capitol Avenue, Pierre: February 6, 13, 2018 6:00 pm-8:00 pm.
Pre-registration is requested . The class and reference book are free.
To register call 224-3189 or on the internet at www.growinguptogether.org . Growing Up Together is a United Way Partner Agency.
Hunter Saftey Course
will be held at the CRST Game, Fish & Parks Conference Room
Saturday, Feb. 17th
starting at 8am until 5pm MT
Lunch will be served
The Ladies of the Moose and Short Grass Arts Council are combining efforts for a fundraiser. Prices will be posted at the door
Soup luncheon/ fundraiser Saturday, February 17, 2018 11:00 am – 4:00 pm in
Fort Pierre at the Moose Lodge Soup sales start at 11:00 and run through the afternoon. Bingo begins at 1:00 and concludes at 3pm
SD The Moose ladies support several youth oriented programs including a scholarship fund. Short Grass Arts Council is raising funds for our support of World Fest and this years first ensemble, Ondekoza from Japan.
4th Annual Mobridge Rodeo Association Grandstand Gala
Sat. Feb 17th
Moose Lodge in Mobridge
Social Hour and Games 5-7pm
Jim Houck Prime Rib Meal 7pm
Live Auction to Follow Meal
Dustin Evans to preform his solo music act following the Live Auction
A lot of raffle and Live Auction Items will be available
All proceeds to benefit the Mobridge Rodeo Grounds Grandstand Fund.
Hoven PTA Father/Daughter Dance
will be held at the school on February 17th
with Grand March starting at 7pm
Trinity Lutheran Sr. LYO Youth Group
Help the youth get to Houston this summer for the National Youth CELCA Convention
Valentine’s Dinner and Entertainment by Youth Musicians
3 Course Meal: Chicken Alfredo OR Spaghetti & Meatballs
Tickets: $20 per person, kids 2-6, $6
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18th
Serving starts at 5:30
Trinity Lutheran Church, Mobridge
Get your tickets at Homespun or from one of hte youth members
**Tickets need to be purchased by Feb. 13th
The driver license exam station in Chamberlain will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 20, due to employee illness. The station will reopen again at 8:30 a.m. next Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Brule County Courthouse. If your license will expire before Feb. 27 and you aren’t able to renew online, please call the DL’s central office at 605-773-6883 for an extension.
The Warner Mother’s Club will hold a spaghetti and bingo event Sun. Feb. 25 at the Warner Community Center. Spaghetti will be served from 5:30-6:30 p.m. followed by family BINGO from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is a free will donation with all proceeds benefiting scholarships for Warner Graduating Seniors. Sponsored by
The Canvasback Art Club will meet at the Rawlins Library
1000 E. Church in Pierre on the first Monday of every month 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST unless a holiday falls on the first Monday. The meeting will then be postponed to a later date.
Contact Bev Letellier for more info at 605-224-7993
Eureka Rural Fire District Annual Meeting
and Election of directors
Tuesday, Feb. 20th at 7pm
at the Eureka Fire Hall
Everyone is encouraged to attend
KidsROCk is Kids Reaching Out for Christ! First Baptist Church
2310 East Capitol Avenue Pierre, SD
They start each week with a FREE dinner from 5:3–6:00pm, then have an Elementary school age Bible teaching time from 6:00-6:30, and end with KidsROCk music lessons-Lori Hall music teacher teaches music vocally, with Boom Whackers, Ukeles, and any other instrument she can get her hands on! The kids will have a blast!
KidsROCk Youth Group meets from 6:00-7:00pm with Desiree and Pat Quinn leading the middle school and high school age youth.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Pierre Players Preview Performance “The Three Musketeers” Wednesday, February 21, 2018 , 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm at the Grand Opera House 109 S. Pierre Street in Pierre, SD Price: $5.00
Friday, Feb. 23rd
Bowdle High School
Serving starts at 5pm
(in the Home Ec Room)
basketball Games Start at 5:15
This feed is sponsored by the Bowdle High School Class of 2019
Pierre Players Presents “The Three Musketeers”
Friday, February 23, 2018 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday, February 24, 2018 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunday, February 25, 2018 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday, March 01, 2018 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday, March 02, 2018 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
At the Grand Opera House 109 S. Pierre Street Pierre, SD
Stanley Post 20 American Legion will meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Moose Lodge in Fort Pierre, SD at 910 N Deadwood St
There will be a potluck dinner at 6:00 p.m. and a membership meeting starting at 7:00 p.m.
All veterans are invited to attend and enjoy a meal on Post 20 and have fun.
You are invited to meet Pete the Cat!
Saturday, Feb. 24th at 10AM
Zion Lutheran Preschool 620 9th St W in Mobridge
This is a free event!
There will be Stories, Crafts and Picture opportunities with Pete the Cat!
Zion Prescool is also enrolling for the 2018-19 school year
Contact them for more information
Tuesday, February 27 starting at 5:30 PM at the Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pierre.
Tickets Available: Online at www.feedingsouthdakota.org, at Feeding South Dakota (20562 Grace Ave., Pierre) or at Pottery Plus (111 E Capital St., Pierre).
Tickets in Advance Adults $10 * Children $5 * Under 5 Free
Tickets at the door Adults $12 * Children $7 * Under 5 Free
Proceeds help support the Mobile Food Pantry which distributes nutritious food on a six-week rotating schedule throughout Central South Dakota supplementing the work of partner food pantries, shelters and on-site feeding programs.
Soup, Pies and Pong will be held
Sat, March 3 at the Bowdle Legion Hall
The serving will start at 5:30
Cost is $5/Adults $3/kids 6 and under
Pies will be auctions off at 6:30 with Pong tourney starting at 8:30
$20 entry fee for Pong Tourney, with prizes going to top 3 teams
All proceeds from this event will be used to provide free games and entertainment at the 2018 Tower Days
Edgewood in Pierre is celebrating their 3rd Birthday! Stop by on Monday, March 5th at 3 pm for birthday cake and coffee! Edgewood in Pierre 1950 East Fourth Street
Contact Info firstname.lastname@example.org (605) 494-3400
Stately Stitchers meet the 2nd Monday of each month. Social time 6:45, meeting starts at 7pm in the Lutheran Memorial Church Basement, 320 E Prospect Avenue, Pierre, SD
No fee to attend as a guest. When you join the guild, dues are $12.00 a year.
Stately Stitchers meeting id where quilters of all ages, and levels of experience come together for friendship and just the sheer enjoyment this long standing art provides everyone.
Boy Scout Troop 27 is having a Chili Feed fundraiser Tuesday, March 13, from 4–7pm at First United Methodist Church in Pierre.
(In past years this fundraiser has been at Resurrection Lutheran Church, but this year it will be held at First United Methodist Church.)
The Pierre’s Chamber’s Hospitality Committee meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Chamber’s Boardroom at 4:00pm. The purpose of the Hospitality Committee is to service the tourism industry, recruit conventions and meetings and plan events to bring visitors to Pierre.
For more information contact the Pierre Chamber at 224.7361.
Second year of Family Fun Saturdays at the Cultural Heritage Center. The 2018 schedule is as follows; all times are central:
· March 17, 10-11:30 a.m.: Making Bunnies!
· April 21, 10-11:30 a.m.: April Showers
· May 19, 10-11:30 a.m.: May Flowers
· June 16, 10-11:30 a.m.: Fun with Flags
· July 14, 10-11:30 a.m.: Groovy 70s Spirograph
· Aug. 18, 10-11:30 a.m.: Quick Quilts
· Sept. 8, 10-11:30 a.m.: Beautiful Beads
· Oct. 20, 10-11:30 a.m.: Fabulous Pheasants
· Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Make-and-Take Holiday Ornament
The museum is open from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CST Monday through Saturday, and 1-4:30 p.m. on Sundays and most holidays. Call 605-773-3458 for more information.
Alias Brass: Tuesday March 20th 2018 – 7:30pm Riggs High Theater
5 uniquely talented artists from across the nation perform original compositions with a high level of entertainment and music for every taste.
David Osborne Trio: Monday April 9th 2018 – 7:30pm Riggs High Theater
Known as the “Pianist to the Presidents” and currently performs in Vegas, you will not want to miss this show.
Cahal Dunne: Saturday May 5th 2018 – 7:30pm Riggs High Theatre
“Ireland’s Happy Man” Pianist and composer who’s style is rich and deep, has performed with Bob Hope and Tony Orlando just to name a few. Irish to Broadway to Country…you will enjoy this great show.
Countryside Turkey’n Biscuit Supper on April 5 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Trinity Room Pierre
All-you-can-eat turkey ‘n biscuits, salads & desserts. $8 Adults, $4 children 12 & under
Art Show 2018 Press Release
The 43rd Annual Mobridge Art Show is scheduled for April 7 – 8, 2018. Peg Wunder, spokesperson, stated that Sam Coleman, professional artist from Bismarck, North Dakota, and Nydia Preszler, photography professor at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota will be judging all amateur work that is entered in the show. Both are well qaualified and have judged the show in the past.
Applications are available at A. H Brown Library, Leonard Studio, and Sitting Bull College or by going online to Mobridge.org and then to the Chamber of Commerce and clicking on 2018 Art Show. The deadline for entries is March 17, 2018.
To continue to expand the arts in Mobridge the City Administrator, Christine Goldsmith, has instituted a program, Art Bridge, giving artists and photographers the change to display work at City Hall for a limited period of time. This year the application will contain a line where entrants can check if they would like to participate in this program. Goldsmith will contact those who are interested in participating.
Anyone with questions can contact Peg Wunder 845 2060 or Shirley Masteller 762 3411.
SAVE THE DATE!
Surf ‘N Turf
Friday, April 13th at hte Oahe Hills Golf Course in Mobridge
Contact the Mobridge Chamber at 845-2500
Wild Game available at the Chamber office for cooks to use on a first come, first serve basis.
The 3rd Annual Patrick K. Duffy Memorial Basketball Tournament will be held April 28-29 at Parkview Auditorium in Fort Pierre. $1000 and jackets will be awarded to the first place team. $500 goes to the runner-up. Jackets will also be awarded to an All-Tournament Team. Admission is free.
If you are interested in entering a team, please contact Padraic Duffy at (605) 786-3740 or John Duffy at (605) 280-2559.