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Storm sewer project I have to apologize for not having exact numbers but the timing of the 1 ½ hour “open house” prevents accessing detailed information in time to get this letter into the Ipswich Tribune in time for publication before the City...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    August 10, 2022 

Fiddlin' Around

We attended a few Ipswich rummage sales, but not all. I know at least one person who quite likely did exactly that. There were 26 sales on the map, and possibly a few not on the list. We were hoping to have a little sale of our own, but had too much... Full story

 
 By -deg    Opinion    August 3, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

Believe it or not — August is indeed Back-to-School Month. But there are lot of other things this month starting with 4-H Achievement Days and the Ipswich Commercial Club’s City-Wide Rummage Sales on Saturday. All you bargain hunters out there...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    July 27, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

Did the July 24th weather live up to its advance billing of being the nicest day of the year? As I recall, it wasn’t too bad at all, except for that constant wind. But it was a fairly cool breeze, not hot like a blast furnace. August is...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    July 20, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

As you possibly suspect, our climate is comprised of a lot of extremes to make the final averages. And apparently what you might not know, our best most perfect average day of the entire year will be July 24. Yes, that data would be correct...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    July 13, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

The new spillway at Mina Lake couldn’t have been finished at a more opportune time. Just think how many cubic feet of water have already gone over the dam since then. Mr. Parmley would have certainly been impressed! The Dedication of the New...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    July 6, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink as the old saying goes. We have really gotten a lot of 2022 precipitation in Ipswich in only two or three weather systems. The rest of the time we've been happy for any precip. we could get. Especially...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    June 29, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

I really don't know what to say here today, other than the usual be careful with fireworks. Also keep yourself cool when you are outside or away from your air conditioners for very long. Our next paper will be on July 6 well after the Fourth of July...

 

FSA News & Views

Dates to Remember June 15 — COC nomination period began for LAA #3. July 4 — Office closed in observance of Independence Day. July 15 — Deadline to report yields for 2021 ARC-IC Farms. July 15 — Acreage reporting deadline. Please call the...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    June 22, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

June is passing by rather quickly again this year, as it always seems to do. And that's despite a fact that we had already mentioned regarding the weekly newspaper business. If you look at a June calendar, you will indeed notice that this month has...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    June 15, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

Wow! Have we been having some storms around the area lately. For instance early Tuesday morning a thunderstorm moved through the area, causing a limited outage in the north side of Ipswich after having caused some tree and structural damage in the...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    June 8, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

Two recent “special” events were Donut Day and 605 Day. The latter on June 5 was unique to our state because it is our telephone system Area Code and one of the few states that have the same area code all across the entire state. I don't know...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    June 1, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

This was one State B track and field meet that probably didn't require the 4x400 results in either the girls or boys outcomes last weekend in Sioux Falls. And how about the LRC, the girls from Northwestern were second only to Colman-Egan 99 to 48...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

t's starting to dry up just a little around the edges and I don't think anybody will complain if and when it does exactly that. But the most recent weather systems have maybe combined for less than an inch and again, I won't complain. Track fans...

 

Letters

To the citizens of Edmunds County, Jonathan Waldner is currently employed by the Sturgis Police Department as a “Special Officer” during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Jonathan has worked the Rally for the last seven years and has been an i...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    May 18, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

It definitely is that time of the year. The Ipswich graduation was last Saturday and the Edmunds Central graduation will be this Saturday afternoon. But it’s also nearly time for the post-season high school spring sports play-offs and the last one...

 

FSA New & Views

Edmunds County FSA is Hiring The Edmunds County Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Ipswich is hiring a full time Program Technician (PT). The opening date was Tuesday, May 3, 2022 and the closing date is Monday, May 16, 2022. If you are interested or know...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

It's the merry month of May and really can't believe that the school year is almost over, as well. But May is one of our busiest months if not the very busiest, rivaling December for sure! Those dandelions should be more than happy, unless they...

 

Letters

To the Citizens of Edmunds County: It has been my good fortune to have known Jonathan Waldner for over 15 years. During that time I have known him to be a honest and moral person who takes pride in his work and cares about those he serves. He is...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    April 27, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

Remember it’s South Dakota when the climate or weather can change almost overnight. And it did exactly that last weekend. We went from being too dry to seeing the creeks running. Amazing! And let’s hope it doesn’t take that long for the next...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    April 20, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

It’s that time of the year — time for outdoor sports events and two of them are planned for Saturday in Ipswich. That’s right, both high school golf at Split Rock and track and field events on the new track surface. It’s a fast track, so I...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    April 13, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

Our April showers in whatever form they happen to occur will hopefully lead to some May dandelions if nothing else. (You know the old saying that April showers lead to May flowers.) I'm not sure if that is exactly right but paraphrased. And in the...

 

Letters

Hello! My name is Bruce Sahli. I am a candidate for Edmunds County Sheriff. I have lived in Roscoe for most of my life. I am married and have three grown children. I have been in law enforcement for 23 years. My career started as Chief of Police in...

 

FSA New & Views

April 1 - We are able to start working on Continuous Re-Enrollments of CRP Contracts that expire on 9/30/2022. April 4 - 2022 Grasslands CRP Signup Period Opens April 4 - ELRP (Emergency Livestock Relief Program) payments were made. April 14 -...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    April 6, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

Well the college basketball drama is finally over for another year. And what a year it has been! We need to congratulate one more area team. That’s right, the SDSU women for winning the NIT. And that accomplishment will hopefully lead to even more...

 

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