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 By -deg    Opinion    September 22, 2021 

Fiddlin' Around

Everybody is Irish on three days and that one of them would obviously be March 17 on your calendars. The other two days? That would have been September 18th and 19th during the annual Northeast South Dakota Celtic Faire held at the Richmond Lake's...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    September 15, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

TWINS WIN! Baseball news? No Homecoming! It’s homecoming week in both schools — Ipswich and Edmunds Central. And both had twins in their royalty candidates. Claire and Emma Beyers, Edmunds Central seniors, and Holly and Kirsten Anderson, Ipswich...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    September 1, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

When it rains it finally pours and worse with some areas of wind and damaging hail. This has been true lately especially in South Dakota where the weather can go from one extreme to the other in a matter of hours. We’ll see if we will be getting...

 

FSA New & Views

Disaster Assistance for 2021 Livestock Forage Losses Producers in Edmunds County are eligible to apply for 2021 Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) benefits on small grain, native pasture, forage sorghum and improved pasture. LFP provides...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    August 25, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

I guess that the Brown County fairgrounds indeed received some rain during the fair, especially on Sunday. But as the case with thunderstorms they can and do produce some adverse effects and this time it turned out to be really strong wind gusts that...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    August 18, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

It’s fair week and doesn’t it always rain during the Brown County Fair? Let’s indeed hope that is the case to help alleviate our on-going drought. We’ve had some recent southeasterly wind (for a change), and that frequently blows up...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    August 11, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

Guess what? If you listen closely you can hear the sounds of the various high school sports pre-season practices. There's not much louder that a thunderous volleyball spike and cross country running is often accompanied by the sounds of a coaches...

 

From Capitol Hill - Senate Report

2021 Legislative Summer Activities by Bryan Breitling The 2021 summer is going by quickly! This past month, we were able to celebrate a wonderful wedding of our oldest son, Mason and his new wife Emily! The legislative calendar continues as well,...

 

FSA New & Views

DEADLINES July 30 is the Soil Health & Incentive Protection Program (SHIPP) sign-up deadline. August 2 is the last day to submit nominations for the 2021 County Committee Election. August 2 is the first day to Hay CRP acres after getting written...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    July 28, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

Can't believe it, but August is right around the corner. And you all know what that means, there are back-to-school related sales and promotions everywhere you look. Then the long Labor Day weekend in September that might give families a brief...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    July 21, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

We noticed that the moon had sort of a reddish tinge Monday evening and it wasn't even quite full yet. There are of course a number of reason why this would be true, including dust/ smoke in the air or several different pollens as well, like ragweed...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    July 14, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

The NBA is real basketball (they even allow zone defenses nowadays). And the NBA finals are an especially real treat this year, because there were no LeBrons or even a Steph. What more could you say about the two teams that outlasted all the also...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

Did you wake up to the sound of raindrops on the window Tuesday morning. I think I did, but it was so unusual that I'm not sure. Maybe somebody was spraying a house in the neighborhood with a pressure washer and some of it escaped. But we'll...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    June 30, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

Happy birthday, U.S.A! The Fourth of July is indeed the day to annually celebrate that occasion and this year the Fourth will occur on a Sunday. So various area celebrations might be a little more spread around than other years, since Sunday is on a...

 

FSA News & Views

IMPORTANT DATES • July 15 — Deadline to submit 2021 Crop Acreage Report    • July 15 — Deadline to submit ARC-Individual Farm Yields • July 15 — Deadline to submit NAP production • July 23 — Deadline to submit General CRP signup 56...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    June 23, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

Can't you notice something is different? It is already starting to get dark a little faster than earlier in the week. Just kidding, you probably won't notice this for a while, but the summer solstice has indeed come and gone and each amount of...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    June 16, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

This is Fathers Day weekend, as well as Trail Days in Ipswich. Tena's nephew Zach just became a new father of a little baby girl born on yet another June holiday Flag Day, June 14. Her proud parents, Zach and Tristan Beitzel, currently live in Rapid...

 

Fiddlin' Around

Sometimes Tena points out articles that I may find interesting. Napping — that is a subject I know about! Some experts have come to the conclusion that a good night's sleep might not be all that easy for whatever reason(s) and that an afternoon...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    June 2, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

One done and one to go! That of course would be last weekend's State B track and field meet in Rapid City and the upcoming State B golf tourney in Brookings, where the Tiger boys will have a full team and hopefully very much in the individual and...

 

FSA New & Views

DEADLINE June 15 — Committee Election Nomination period opens for LAA 2. July 15 — Deadline to report acres. July 15 — 2020 NAP production reporting deadline. July 15 — 2020 ARC-IC production reporting deadline. August 1 — Deadline to...

 
 By Greg Whitlock    Opinion    June 2, 2021

Serving our Veterans

A VISIT TO THE CEMETERY Memorial Day is a great time to pause and consider the true meaning of this holiday. Memorial Day represents one day of national awareness and reverence, honoring those America...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    May 26, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

The wind decides to blow out of the north several days in a row and then from the south for multiple days and most recently back to being predominately from the west. The bottom line though was that the area did not get a whole lot of rain during...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    May 19, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

Tena put up a red, blue and white wind sock on a flag pole. You may have noticed the new strange flags on Monday, because that is the 17th of May (Syttende Mai). And they indeed are the Norwegian flags celebrating that country's own birthday similar...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    May 12, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

What a difference a year makes! Last year this special edition was printed in July due to COVID-19. This is an important milestone in the life of a high school graduate and it is indeed pretty much beginning and maybe even a brand new beginning in...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    May 5, 2021

Fiddlin' Around

We were talking about those radical temperature swings in spring and fall and they have occurred again to open May's weather. The weekend was really warm, even for this time of the year, and all you outdoor enthusiasts could get out there and do your...

 

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