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    Pheasants punch ticket to state ‘B’

    After cruising through their district tournament, the Parker volleyball team headed to Alcester last Tuesday night to face off against a familiar foe in Alcester-Hudson, the district 10B winner.

    Muriel Rae Koller

    Muriel Rae Koller 85 Monday, Nov. 7 Sioux Falls Muriel was born on Feb. 20, 1931 in Lincoln, Neb.

    Phyllis Hagen,

    Phyllis Hagen, 80 Monday, Nov. 7 Marion Phyllis Ardell Hagen was born on Feb. 14, 1936 at Parker to Clarence and Lulu (Rogers) Hagen.

  • Serving up long-term solutions for people in need

    December 7th, 2016
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    Christmas is a time to help families in need, especially the ones with children who will not receive a gift this Christmas.

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    Parker School District reviews options for new football complex

    November 30th, 2016
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    A $750,000 price tag for upgrades to the football complex was the topic of discussion at a recent school board meeting.
    After much discussion, the school board tabled their decision until they receive further information from Fisher Tracks.

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    Railroad issues cause for concern

    November 16th, 2016
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    Problems with the railroad crossing on the east side of town were up for discussion at last week’s city council meeting. The rough crossing has caused some concern to both city officials and the townspeople.

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    Losing a piece of history

    November 9th, 2016
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    An empty lot and precious memories are all that remains where the First National Bank building was plotted over 100 years ago.

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    Breaking barriers

    October 19th, 2016
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    Standing in a field of unharvested corn on a cool October morning, injured veterans prepare to cock their guns and aim fire at the first pheasant they notice.

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  • Increase approved for Turner County courthouse employees

    October 19th, 2016
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    Sheriff Byron Nogelmeier discussed with the commissioners during last week’s meeting about the quarterly raise for deputies.

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    Keeping kids safe

    October 19th, 2016
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    A sign stating “Children at Play” will be placed on Sixth Street the Parker City Council decided.

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    Exploring the $2.5 million technology business

    October 19th, 2016
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    Last year, Marci Leberman, Parker’s Technology Coordinator, introduced to the students the importance of the STEAM Team and coding careers. She explained how in the next 20 years that technology would influence a $2.5 million business.

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    Five-year transportation plan approved

    October 12th, 2016
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    Dan Johnson, of Johnson Engineering, has been working with Highway Superintendent Kent Austin. The duo has been working for the past several months to update five-year transportation plan.

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    Don’t wait, check the date

    October 12th, 2016
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    Sunday, Oct. 9 through Saturday, Oct. 15 is South Dakota’s annual Fire Prevention Week, a chance for families to practice fire safety. The theme for this year’s fire prevention week is “Don’t wait. Check the date!”

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