Letters to the Editor
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Vote YES for schoolThis June 21st, I urge all eligible voters of the De Smet School District to vote ‘yes’ and invest in education. Let’s realize what an excellent opportunity we have before … more
My Support for Steve Strande I am writing this letter to show my support for the re-election of Steve Strande, Kingsbury County Sheriff. He is a lifelong resident of Kingsbury County and has been in … more
Over the course of the last two weekends, I’ve been able to attend community events in Ramona and Arlington to support the fire department and the American Legion. Both events had huge crowds in … more
In many ways, the pioneers led a simple life. The Ingalls family lived in tiny, homemade homes, cooked the same, simple meals over and over. Space was limited in their covered wagon, where they … more
A pipeline running northwest through South Dakota, proposed by Summit Carbon, will cross farmland adjacent to homes and acreages. Summit will connect with feeder lines … more
Do not miss local opportunity! There was an incredibly good concert at the De Smet Event Center this last week. It was Shaun Johnson who sings with the nation-wide touring group Tonic Sol Fa. Seven … more
Reprinted from the October edition of the Prairie Tracks. Dear High School Athletes, If you are able to play a sport in high school, you are blessed. Class “AA,” Class “A” or Class “B,” … more
Cannabis as I see it The people of South Dakota have spoken. On Nov. 3, 2020, the voters passed Measure 26 with 70% of the votes in favor of legalizing marijuana for medical use. The SD Department of … more
Thank you for including the weekly column, “Nooks and Crannies,” by author Deann Kruempel. While I don’t believe we can live in the past, I believe the exercise … more
During the pandemic, many of us are finding time to go through storage areas. If anyone finds scrapbooks, photos or stories about the one-room rural schools in this area that they will part with or … more
Most of our area students are back in school. The De Smet Knights of Columbus once again provided a very generous donation so we could purchase back packs and school supplies for Kingsbury … more
Last week, I returned to my apartment at The Village Assisted Living after 14 days in the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls and six days in the Avera De Smet Hospital. I had gone to Sioux Falls … more
God walked beside you yesterday, today you’re in His care,Don’t worry about tomorrow, because God is already there.And the best thing about the future is it comes one day at a time.So, if … more
On Thursday, July 16, we took a day trip to De Smet, being unable to travel as we did before the onset of COVID-19. We liked your town very much. We always check out the school buildings, churches … more
As a healthcare leader in the community, I am concerned that information about our county’s COVID cases is not transparent. After hearing concerning rumors about another positive case, a … more
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