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Some of you may remember the picture book "No Roses for Harry." Harry (a dog) receives a sweater from Grandmother. Poor Harry. The sweater is green and covered with yellow roses. "Little Owl's Orange Scarf," by Tatyana Feeney, has a similar premise. Little Owl's happy life of eating ice cream and riding his scooter is disrupted when his mommy makes him a scarf. It's itchy. It's long. It's orange. Very orange. "It will keep you nice and warm," says his mommy. And she insists that he wear it on his class visit to the zoo.
A Mitchell man was arrested Sunday for drunken driving after he flipped his vehicle. Chad Fox, 22, was driving his 2000 Isuzu VCS in the 800 block of East First Avenue when it struck a parked car around 2 a.m. Fox's vehicle flipped onto its top, said Sgt. Dave Bientema. Medics checked over Fox and a juvenile passenger for minor injuries. Neither were wearing seat belts and suffered scrapes and scratches. Fox was arrested after the investigation for DUI, careless driving and expired license plates.
Methodist State Hospital circa 1930.The Methodist State Hospital was built in 1917 and opened for patients in February 1918. "The State Hospital" title did not indicate it was a South...
PIERRE -- When Senate Republican leader Russ Olson officially steps down Sept. 30, he becomes the fourth member of the South Dakota Legislature to resign this year. Not only is the number somewhat high, but the reasons for three of the departures from elected office are professional advancement. Olson, 43, of Wentworth, accepted a promotion to chief executive officer for Heartland Consumers Power in Madison effective Oct. 1. Their moves are part of a larger pattern in the past three years.
If farm and ranch women want their husband's help with a daunting project, the quickest and easiest way to get them involved is to creatively incorporate into the project his tractor, and a tractor attachment, if possible. I'm just guessing here, but I'm betting that nagging hasn't worked for other wives either.
Terry Fator performs at the Corn Palace.
DELMONT -- Agnes Williams, Delmont, will celebrate her 100th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Delmont Steakhouse and Lounge, Delmont. Her birthday is Sept. 8. She requests no gifts. Greetings may be sent to 300 N. Dobson St., Tripp, S.D., 57376.
HURON -- Dacotah Bank will again present the Dacotah Star Talent Competition at this year's South Dakota State Fair. The deadline for entering the talent competition was Aug.19. Preliminary competition for the 11th annual event begins on Aug. 30 and ends on Sept. 1. Dacotah Star finals will be held on Sept. 2. The talent competition is held daily on the NorthWestern Energy Freedom Stage at 5:30 p.m. More than $2,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to Dacotah Star division winners.
PARKSTON -- Fran and Celine Fergen, Parkston, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 31. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 308 W. Elm St., Parkston, S.D., 57366.
ARTESIAN -- Harry and Joyce Everhart, Artesian, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary at an open house from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, at James Valley Community Center, Mitchell. Music will be provided by Bud Baumiller from 6 to 8 p.m. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 212, Artesian S.D. 57314.