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There was no church service on Sunday, mostly because of the cold. The Rev. Richert of Brookings was to be the speaker as well as installing the newly re-elected officers. Those attending the … more
I'm sorry, folks, that there was no column in last week’s paper. At 7:09 a.m. that morning, we received word that Larry, my son who had been in the motorcycle accident over two months ago, had just … more
Ted Houge was the speaker Jan. 17 at the Presbyterian Church. One of the regular speakers is in the hospital in Huron. We wish him well quickly. I saw a sign the other day that said “If you … more
Billie Sargant of Huron gave a very interesting explanation of “Epiphany” at the Presbyterian Church on Jan 10. On Jan. 8, Linda Perry drove to Madison to share her sister Joanne Jensen's … more
Brad Magness was the speaker Jan. 3 at the Presbyterian church. Linda Perry had all of her family, except for one grandson, with her on Sunday for a Christmas and New Years' celebration. They had … more
The Bancroft Presbyterian Church held their Christmas program on Sunday morning, in lieu of a speaker. Janice White of Brookings spent Christmas with her mother, Rose Grothe. Rose Grothe’s … more
Mark Knight was the speaker at the Presbyterian Church this on 12-20. This week will be our Christmas program at 11 a.m. There will be no speaker. Larry Martens was discharged from the hospital in … more
We have been having some spectacular sunrises and sunsets along with some beautiful days, which really makes the winter shorter. The trees were so beautiful in their coating of frost yesterday as … more
Ted Houge of Huron was the speaker at the church on Dec. 6. We were given an incorrect address for Larry Martens to put in last week’s Kingsbury Journal. This is the correct one: Larry Martens c/o … more
Mark Knight was the speaker at the Presbyterian Church on Nov. 29. The church is getting a new "coat" of steel siding. It's going to look nice. Rose Grothe had Thanksgiving dinner with her daughter … more
Billie Sergant of Huron was the speaker at the church on Nov. 22. Dennis Ranschau and daughter, Donna Johnson of Huron, went to Sturgis to visit Dennis’s brother, Dean, who had a heart attack which … more
Brad Magness of Huron was the speaker Nov. 15 at the Presbyterian Church in Bancroft. BANCROFT HISTORY It was in 1914-15 when shares were sold to all persons interested in making another dream come … more
With the terribly high wind on Sunday, the air was filled with dust from the plowed fields. At times, it was so bad you could hardly see the road. Very reminiscent of the “Dirty … more
Mike Knight of Huron was the speaker Oct. 25 for church. Rose Grothe, accompanied by her daughter Janice of Brookings, made a trip to Sioux Falls on Wednesday of last week for doctor … more
Brad Magness was the speaker at our church on Sunday. It is so beautiful to see all the bountiful crop that has been harvested already. The large bin is full, as well as the smaller ones, and … more
A bountiful bean harvest has filled the “big bin” at the elevator, as I understand it, and some had already been put on the ground. As I drove out to church Sunday morning, I was … more
I’m wondering how many watched the sunset on Tuesday night. If you didn't, you missed a spectacular sight. It was so beautiful, with a couple shades of pink, dark and light gray, a greenish … more
Billie Sargent of Huron was the speaker Sept. 27 at the Presbyterian church. Our sympathy goes out to Julie (Halverson) Montagne and other relatives as her son, Justin, was killed in a car … more
Brad Magness of Huron was the speaker Sept. 20 at the Presbyterian Church. Adah and Micah Perry, children of the Alan Perrys, visited their grandmother, Linda Perry, on Saturday and Sunday. Thanks to … more
Mark Knight was the speaker Sept. 13 at the Presbyterian Church. He has been a science teacher at James Valley Christian School for 30 years. Bancroft received some rain over the past few days, … more
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