24th Annual Match of Champions Bronc Ride will be held June 3rd beginning at 7pm (central time) at the Casey Tibbs Arena at the Stanley County Fairgrounds in Fort Pierre.
A steak fry will begin at 5:30pm, steaks are grilled on site and served with all the trimmings for $15 (all ages).
Tickets available at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center starting May 2nd. Children 10 and under are free for general admission seats. Tickets available at the gate on the day of the event for $20. For those who prefer a reserved and padded seat, Gold Buckle tickets are for $35
Contact the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center for more information and tickets at 494-1094, email: email@example.com or caseytibbs.com
The Dakota Western Heritage Festival announces that advance tickets are now on sale for The Cowboy Concert, which will be at the Expo Center in Fort Pierre on September 16th starting at 7:30pm.
The headliner is Country Music Legend Suzy Bogguss, opening the Cowboy Concert will be Cowboy Musician Susie Knight and R.P. Smith, Cowboy Poet.
Advance tickets are just $25 each and are available at the following locations: Lynn’s Dakotamart (Pierre & Fort Pierre), First Dakota National Bank (Pierre & Blunt), Prairie Pages in downtown Pierre, State Farm Insurance – Gary Heintz, Bad River Furniture in Fort Pierre, Total Beauty in Fort Pierre, Dakota Prairie Bank in Fort Pierre.
Tickets are limited to just 600 seats. If any tickets remain, they will be sold at the door for $35 each.
This musical highlight is just part of the Dakota Western Heritage Festival September 15-17th at the Expo Center in Fort Pierre and also part of the Fort Pierre Bi-Centennial Celebration… a 200 year birthday party you won’t want to miss!
Stanley Post 20 Shotgun Raffle
Beretta Xtreme Unico A400 3 1/2 Mag 28″ Barrel, Synthetic Stock, 3 chokes & Hard case
Tickets: 1 for $10 3 for $25 Contact Post 20 Legion Members or call 220-1288 for tickets.
All Proceeds go to Stanley Post 20 Youth Program, need not be present to win, drawing to be held 1st Wednesday in October.
The SD Discovery Center is looking for volunteers (ages 11 & up) this summer!
Use this great opportunity to learn more about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and the backstage works of a science center. Acquire valuable teaching and leadership skills, and help us inspire kids to explore nature and science!
We have three different types of volunteer jobs:
- Exhibit Hall — helping guests with exhibits & keeping the exhibits clean and ready for guests
- Gardens — helping guests interact with the garden, plant/weed/water/pick as needed, learn the workings of the greenhouse (training is provided)
- Camps and Classes — assist our instructors run the classes and camps
Pick one to three days a week, just one or two time slots per day. If you can pick the same time each week, that’s great. If you just want to fill in as needed that works, too. Get a friend to sign up with you, if you like.
To check volunteer opportunities and sign up click here.
The program is designed to assist individuals who are not able to obtain legal representation because of their inability to pay a private attorney. Only civil cases and tribal court criminal cases are accepted. No state court, criminal, or fee generating cases will be considered. Dakota Plains Legal Services provides an attorney who interviews potential clients at the Pierre Area Referral Office on Fridays from 10:30 am to Noon and from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm. Individuals can make appointments, walk-in or call Dakota Plains Legal Services Office at 605-245-2341. Dakota Plains Legal Services does not handle bankruptcies, personal injury cases, Workmen’s Compensation, malpractice or any case where a private attorney can provide representation without cost to the client. If Dakota Plains’ attorney cannot take the case, clients may apply to Access to Justice, Inc. (1- 855-287-3510) which provides pro bono volunteer attorneys and reduced fee attorneys in certain areas of the law.
Residents of Hughes and Stanley County will be eligible to access the Dakota Plains Legal Services Attorney, for service or advice. To make an appointment to interview with the attorney on Friday’s, clients can call PARS at 224-8731 or they may call the DPLS office directly.
The City of Fort Pierre asks that residents please maintain your property by trimming trees and mowing your yard on a regular basis.
The Fort Pierre City Ordinance L-2-3 REMOVAL states, in pertinent part… “The owner of every lot or tract of land in the City of Fort Pierre shall remove all weeds and overgrowth on said lot or tract of land. L-2-4 NEGLECT TO REMOVE WEEDS If any owner of any lot or tract of land within the City of Fort Pierre shall neglect or fail to destroy such weeds and maintain all weeds less than 10 inches in height for the growing season, the weeds will be cut and destroyed by the authorities of the City and the cost thereof shall be charged to the lot or parcel of ground.” The property owner is responsible for the property and all abutting public right-of-way areas
The South Dakota State Fair and entertainer Sherwin Linton are looking for South Dakota entertainers of all genres and styles to be included in the 2017 State Fair AARP Centennial Stage Shows. People of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to submit information.
Materials can be sent to:
South Dakota State Fair
1060 3rd Street SW
Huron, SD 57350
The 2017 South Dakota State Fair will run from Thursday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 4. Channel Seeds preview night will be Wednesday, Aug. 30. This year’s theme is “Seriously Twisted Fun.” For more information on State Fair events, contact the Fair office at 800.529.0900, visit www.sdstatefair.com or find them on Facebook or Twitter.
TLC (Teen Leadership Camp)
TLC is June 5th-9th on the SDSU Campus in Brookings, SD. TLC is for ages 13-18, 4-H & non-4-H youth. It is a week filled with fun learning skills, leadership and teamwork activities.
Early Bird Registration through May 20th. Final Deadline May 25th.
Join Us for a 4 Day Appreciation Celebration for our EMS at MRH!!
Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics is PROUD of our local and skilled Emergency Medical Services Team
Day 1 Monday, May 22nd
- Ice Cream Social & Root Beer Floats
- 3-6:30pm in Ambulance Bay
Day 2 Wednesday, May 24th
- Kid/Parent Day at Mobridge Regional Hospital
- 9 & under 10am-Noon
- Lunch Noon-1pm
- 10 & Older 1pm-3pm
- Tour Ambulance
- Learn Proper Seatbelt Use
- When to call 911
Day 3 Thursday, May 25th
- Fight of First Responders Dodgeball Tournament
- 7pm at the Edge Event Center
Day 4 Saturday, May 27th
- Walk for EMS Super Hero Theme
- Registration 8am
- Walking starts at 9am
Junior Achievement Masters Scramble is on May 25th at Hillsview Golf Course, Pierre. $260 for team of 4 golfers, green fees, cart, and lunch. $75 to sponsor a hole. Lunch & Registration 12-1pm, shotgun start at 1pm.
Hole prizes & Pierre Pride Dollars! Hole-in-one Hot Tub Challenge, win a Hot Tub & $5,000 cash.
To register contact Macy at 336-7318 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
A public forum for the candidates running for mayor and for a spot on the Pierre School Board is scheduled for May 25th. The forum will be held at the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce Community Room. Will feature the candidates running for school board at 6pm followed by the two candidates running in the mayoral race at 7pm.
No charge to attend, everyone is welcome. If you are unable to make it, you can tune into 1060 KGFX to listen to the forum there.
Cemetery Public Service Announcement
The City of Mobridge will allow Memorial flowers/wreaths to be placed on the cemeteries starting Friday, May 26th at 2:00 PM.
Please do not bring items prior to that time to allow care of the cemetery.
Items need to be removed by Thursday, June 1st so the cemeteries can be mowed.
5th Annual Wishard Memorial Disc Golf Tournament
This tournament will consist of four rounds of 20 holes over 2 days at the Oahe downstream campground. We will be utilizing 2 sets of tee pads and about 7 or 8 alternate pin locations along with 2 temporary holes. Rec/youth divisions will only play Saturday.
Sat-Sun, May 27-28, 2017 at Oahe Downstream in Ft. Pierre
Josh Wishard wanted to run a tournament to bring about awareness to drunk driving and how it can affect people. He decided to host a tournament to honor his brother, Cameron, who passed away from such instant. He always wanted to sanction it. A week after he hosted the Second Annual Wishard Memorial, Josh Wishard, passed away. And Sharpe Shooters Disc Golf Club wants to honor his wish and host and sanction this event. We have had very good success and excellent turnouts.
Josh Thompson at 280-4508 to get registered, or for more information
The Kimball Cemetery Board requests that decorations for Memorial Day not be placed until May 27 due to cemetery upkeep. They also request that decorations be removed byJune 3, 2017 Thank you.
Monday, May 29th is Memorial Day, a state and federal holiday.
All government offices, including post offices, will be closed as well as banks and most businesses
Jacob A. Heinrich Legion Post #170 Memorial Day Activities
Monday, May 29th
Graveside Serivices: Beginning at 6:50am
- 6:50am Spring Creek Cemetery
- 7:00am Congregational Cemetery
- 7:20am Friedens Heinz Cemetery
- 7:50am Zion Lutheran Cemetery (Zeeland)
- 8:05am St. Andrew’s Catholic Cemetery (Zeeland)
- 8:25am Greenway Cemetery
- 8:45am Artas Cemetery
- 9:00am Hoffnungstal Lutheran Cemetery
- 9:25am Mound City Cemetery
*Graveside Servces at Herreid Fairview Cemetery and Herreid St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery will be held following the program
- 10:30am Herreid School Gym
- Pork BBQ
- Potato Salad
Serving begins at 11:30am at the Herreid Community Center
Honor graves will be Dale Kott at St. Margaret’s and Bruce Duba at Kimball Community Cemetery.
The South Dakota Fallen Heroes Banners will be on display on Memorial Day May 29 from 9am to 3pm at the Capitol Lake Visitor Center.
The banners are a mobile display honoring South Dakota’s Sons and Daughters that died since 9/11 in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.
There are 36 banners, the most recent is SSG Peter Taub, USAF, who was killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan December 21, 2015, a reminder that we still have service members in harm’s way. The banners will be accompanied by Fallen Heroes Banners Committee members and members of Pierre Military Service Clubs. More information on the history of the banners may be found at http://vetaffairs.sd.gov/resources/fallen%20heroes%20banners.aspx
It is open to the public at no charge.
Memorial Day Program
Monday, May 29th 10:00am
Timber Lake Middle School Theater
Guest Speaker: Karla (Mowrer) Hackett
Video presentation by the Timber Lake High School National Honor Society
Ceremony at the Cemetery
Lunch in Middle School Commons (Free will donation)
Sponsored by: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 83
The American Legion Pierre Post 8 will be hosting this years’ Memorial Day program at T.F. Riggs theater on Monday morning May 29 starting at 10:30am with processional music by the City Band under the direction of Larry Johnson. The program will begin shortly after the music ends or around 11:00am.
This years’ guest speaker is John Fette, a Vietnam war wounded Marine veteran. His speech is entitled “The Human Cost of Liberty.” An open invitation to the general public is offered to attend the program as well as a light luncheon following the program. The luncheon will be served by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 8 at the American Legion Hall at the bottom of Pierre Street .
Memorial Day Lunch at the Opera House
Following the Memorial Day Program
Starting at Noon at the Senior Citizen Center (Selby Main Street)
- BBQ Sandwiches
- Macaroni Salad
FREE WILL OFFERING
Proceeds go towards Sr. Citizens building flooring project
Hosted by: Sr. Citizens Center and Royal Neighbors of America
Career Fair at the Mobridge Care & Rehabilitation Center
Tuesday, May 30th
9am to 11am
New Leadership, Looking for new Faces!
New Positions, New Culture, New Wage Package & Benefits!
1100 4th Ave E Mobridge
LPN, RN, CNA, Housekeeping, Dietary, Laundry, CNA Classes, Nursing Leadership….just to name a few
Pierre Players Open Auditions May 30th at 7pm, Grand Opera House. Parts for 3 males and 1 female to perform in “The 39 Steps”. Performance dates will be July 21-23 and July 27-29.
For more information visit pierreplayers.com or contact Director Hannah at 222-7723.
Kids in grades K-12 interested in fishing the South Dakota Kids Fishing Weekend need to register by June 1st. The 6th annual South Dakota Kids Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Saturday, June 10th on Lake Sharpe in Pierre. The event pairs kids with experienced anglers and gets them on Lake Sharpe for a three hour fishing trip. The event is completely free – rods, reels, tackle and bait will be provided.
There will be two 3 hour fishing sessions, one from 9-12 and another from 1-4. The event will be based out of Downs Marina in Pierre. There will also be a free outdoor activity session from 10-1 in Griffin Park as part of the event.
Parents can register their kids on line at: https://gfp.sd.gov/fishing-boating/kids-fishing-weekend/ or you can call Tami at Game, Fish and Parks at 223-7700. The event is limited to the first 125 kids that register by June 1st. Besides spending time on the water, kids can win some great prizes. The kids that register by June 1st are invited to come out to Runnings on Friday, June 9th to meet some of the anglers involved and get ready to fish on June 10th.
For more information on the South Dakota Kids Fishing Weekend contact:
Doug Iverson 402-740-1014 or Ken Steiner 605-280-8104
Join Us for an evening of Wine Tasting at Bridge City Marina and Resort
South Dakota made wines will be served, along with hors d’oruvres
June 2nd from 6-8pm
Bridge City Marina & Resort
(Inside Indian Creek State Rec Area) *entrance to Indain Creek covered with purchase of ticket
Ticket proceeds to be donated to
Mobridge Regional Hospital Foundation
Tickets are available at Mobridge Regional Hospital & Clinic Front Desk
Single $20 Couple $35
For more information contact:
Holly at 605.845.8128
Make your plans NOW for Mobridge’s City-Wide Rummage Sale
Saturday, June 3rd
Fort Pierre Fire Department Fundraiser on June 3rd at the Fort Pierre Fire Station.
Pancake feed will be held 7am-11am, and a car wash will be held 1pm-5pm. Support our volunteer firefighters.
LaFramboise Island Mountain Bike Race, Pierre on Saturday June 3rd. 8:30-10am Registration, 10:15am race meeting, 10:30 race begins. Entry fee is $20. Helmets are mandatory and prizes will be awarded.
There will be four classes of riders – beginner, recreation/sport, advanced and expert. Each class will have a division for men and women.
For more information contact John Simpson at 224-7054, 222-0338, or at email@example.com
The Bay at Grand River Casino & Resort
just west of Mobridge presents
Walleye Fishing League
Every Saturday from June 3rd to July 8th, 2017
$150.00 entry fee (must be paid by 12pm on June 3rd at The Bay C-Store)
Three-person teams (team name must be provided)
One person from each team must check in every Saturday to remain in the league
All fish must be weighed by 6pm each Saturday
Total fish weight will be tallied at the end of the six week league
- $1,00o- first place prize
- $500- second place prize
- $200- third place prize
Join Us for the 6th Annual SAL (Sons of American Legion) Poker Run
Supporting Disabled American Veterans & The HALO Freedom Warrior Foundation
Saturday, June 3rd
Registration: 9:45am-10:45am at the Water Hole in Herreid
Registration Fee: $20.00
- The Safehouse (Mound City)
- The Wolff Den (Eureka)
- The 3 Mile Inn (Zeeland)
- The Quencher ( Hague)
- Time Out Tavern (Strasburg)
- Oahe Sunset (Pollock)
- Grumpy’s (Pollock)
- The Water Hole (Herreid)
Paylouts for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Last Place
PLUS Door Prizes
Free Will Donation: Food & Snacks at the Water Hole following the Poker Run
- Jacob Feist 605.848.1481
- Lance VanderVorst 605.848.1742
**Sponsored by the Herreid Sons of hte American Legion Squadron #170
Mobridge-Pollock students planning to take a trip to Costa Rica will be holding a fundraiser for the event on
Sunday, June 4th at the Great Plains Family Restaurant
The group of students and chaperones are planning a 10 day trip to the Central American country to tour villages and national parks and schools. It will be both a tourist and educational trip
There will be a pancake feed, basket and gun raffle at the June 4 fundraiser, which will be held from 8am until 2pm
The Mound City Volunteer Fire Dept.
Soup & Sandwich Fundraiser
Sunday, June 4th from 5-7pm
Mound City COmmunity Center
Proceeds from the event will be used to help put a new metal roof on the Mound City Fire Hall.
Matching funds will be provided by Royal Neighbors of America, Camp 8778 of Selby
Everyone is welcome to attend!!
United Blood Services Pierre Blood Drive is Monday, June 5th 12-6:30pm and Tuesday, June 6th 8am-2pm at the United Methodist Church (kitty corner from Zesto)
Call Abbie at 800-996-3688 to schedule or go to unitedbloodservices.org
Anuual Shrine Circus is coming to the
Sitting Bull Rodeo Grounds in Mobridge
Friday, June 9th with shows at 3pm and 7pm
Riggs High School Class of 1967 50 year Reunion June 9th, 10th and 11th.
2nd Annual Eureka/Bowdle 2 day Golf Tourney Fundrasier
- June 10th in Bowdle
- June 11th in Eureka
Hole in one wins a free 2 year lease on a ’17 Ford F-150
- 4 person flighted scramble, 18 holes per day
- $400/team, 18 teams MAX
- Cash payouts to flight winners
Entry fee includes
- 36 holes of golf
- lunch & dinner each day
Side games and door prizes given away each day
Pre Register by contacting
- Josh Mitzel 605.281.0660
- Ryan Grenz 605.216.7391
- Steve Hilgemann 605.230.0147
**These events are a fundraier for BOTH Golf Courses
5th Annual Selby City Wide Rummage Sale
Donate your items to the Selby Senior Meals Program at the Senior Citizen Center
Drop off items anytime!
(Anything not sold will be donated to the Thrift Store)
Saturday and Sunday, June 10th and 11th
Rent a table for $10 and sell your own OR
we’ll advertise your at-home rummage sale for FREE
For more information call
- Barb 649-7955
- Kathy 649-7357
6th Annual Denny Palmer Memorial Walleye Classic
- June 10-11, Mobridge, SD
- 2 or 3 Person Team/Boat
- $150 per Team/Boat …….$175 per team after May 31st
(Tournament capped at 150 teams)
For more information you can also call Mobridge Area Chamber of Commerce 605.845.2500
Historic St. Charles Lounge Evening of Music on June 16th from 7-10pm
Cory Niles, vocal and Ron Smith, Piano they will be doing many styles of music with lots of improv. The public is welcome to attend and any tips/donations received will go to support the Southeast Community Banquet and Sack Lunches.
Looking for Craft/Vendors
June 17th from 10am to 2pm
Lebanon Auditorium for the Lebanon Reunion
if interested email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or text 605.460.0158
Hughes & Stanley County Relay for Life 2017 is June 17th 6pm-12am at Steamboat Park (Pierre) Survivor Reception at 5pm at the Steamboat Amphitheater
If you have questions or would like more info.
Contact info: www.relayforlife.org email@example.com or call Melissa 280-8087 Jen 280-3482
U.S Sen. John Thune is currently seeking college students to serve as fall interns in his office in Washington, D.C., as well as his offices in Aberdeen, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls.
Interns in Thune’s state offices will participate in constituent service and state outreach activities, while students in the Washington, D.C., office will have the opportunity to witness the legislative process, give Capitol building tours, and attend Senate votes and hearings. Both in-state and Washington, D.C., internships will allow students to work closely with constituents, hone their research and writing skills, and learn a multitude of valuable office skills.
Thune is chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; and a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; and the Senate Committee on Finance.
College students who are interested in interning in Senator Thune’s Washington, D.C., office should submit a resume and cover letter by July 1, 2017, to:
Senator John Thune
Attn: Angela Merkle
511 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
By email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by fax to: 202-228-5429
College students who are interested in interning in Senator Thune’s Sioux Falls, Rapid City, or Aberdeen offices should submit a resume and cover letter by July 1, 2017, to:
Senator John Thune
Attn: Robin Long
5015 South Bur Oak
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
By email to: email@example.com
For more information, please call 202-224-2321.
During the Ft. Pierre Rodeo, a BBQ Competition will take place all day before the Barn Dance on July 3rd in the Expo Center. This is open to any and all BBQ enthusiasts to bring down their grills and compete! After the contest, we will open to the public to come try all the food. Ticket proceeds to benefit the renovation of the Ft. Pierre Verendrye Museum.
Entry fee is $20 at the start of cooking, all entry fees will be paid back in prizes. Cooking may begin at 9am Judging will be at 4pm. The public is invited to come at 5pm sharp, the cost will be $15 per person, kids under 10 are free. Beer will be available for purchase on site in the Expo building.
Complete BBQ Competition rules here: BBQ Competition
Concession Stand Help Wanted at the Mobridge Sitting Bull Stampede Rodeo
Night of the July 4th Rodeo
Each year the Mobridge Rodeo Concessions offers the opportunity to local group to raise extra money for their charity, organization or school group by working the concessions at the
Sitting Bull Stampede Rodeo
We are looking for workers for the Night of July 4th
If your group is looking for that extra donation and wants to be part of our rodeo tradition, please contact Rose at 605.230.1441 for more information
The Potter County Sportman’s Club will host the Whitlock Bay Walleye Fishing Tournament on July 8th and 9th on Lake Oahe west of Gettysburg.
An extra $1,000 has been donated to the award’s payout for the anglers this year. This is the first year the Sportsman’s Club will host the tournament alone and look to carry-on the tournament success previously attained by the Gettysburg American Legion. Registration, rules meeting and calcutta will take place Friday July 7th at Brown’s Hunting Ranch on Highway 212. The tournament is open to two-person and three-person teams, and teams can register at pcsc.formstack.com/forms/whitl
Giggles for Gabe!
receive a GIGGLES for Gabe Braclet
With a FREE-WILL DONATION
Donations will help Randy and Angie offset prior & future medical expenses
Make a Donations and Pick up your Bracelet in Mobridge at:
- Homespun & the Big Muddy
- Family Pharmacy (Mobridge Regional Hospital Location)
- Bridge City Florist and Coffee
A Carnival FUNraiser is being organized for
- Sunday, July 9th from 4-7pm
- at the Edge Event Center
Gabe was born 5 weeks early and is doctoring for Infanitle Spasms (Seizures)
Rep. Kristi Noem is accepting applications for fall internships in her Washington, D.C.; Sioux Falls; Rapid City; and Watertown offices.
Student interns will work with staff on various constituent service and communications projects, as well as assist with legislative research. Both South Dakota and Washington, D.C., internships provide students with first-hand knowledge of the legislative process and the countless other functions of a congressional office.
College students who are interested in interning in any of Representative Noem’s offices should submit a cover letter and resume to Michael.Maloof@mail.house.gov by Friday, July 14, 2017. For more information, contact Michael Maloof at 202-225-2801.
Badlands Cowboys for Christ Rodeo Bible Camp in Kadoka, SD July 31st-August 3rd, camping fee $100
Rodeo Bible Camp for teenagers, ages 13-19 consists of two days of rodeo instruction, two days of rodeo competition, daily chapel services, games and fellowship with friends, with encouragement of building a personal relationship with Christ.
SD 4H Finals Rodeo held in Ft. Pierre at Stanley County Fair Grounds on August 18, 19, 20th.
Performances will be Friday the 18th at 5 pm
Saturday the 19th at 9 am and 5 pm
Sunday the 20th at 10:00 am.
Also there will be a Special Needs Rodeo Saturday at 2 pm.
More details will be available as it gets closer.