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 By -deg    Opinion    November 30, 2022 

Fiddlin' Around

Believe it or not — we got a Christmas card or two this weekend. The holiday season is upon us! It seems people took the opportunity over the weekend to put up their holiday decorations and put away their fall decor. The weather was so cooperative...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    November 23, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

The volleyball season came to a conclusion last week in Sioux Falls. And Warner won the B for the second straight year, while Sioux Falls Christian won the Class A event as you might correctly have predicted. (They certainly don't like to lose!) I...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    November 16, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

Two area  nine-man high school football teams lost their Dome appearances last weekend, Herreid/ Selby Area  to Hitchcock-Tulare which would actually be yet another area team themselves in 9B, while Warner was defeated by Gregory in Class 9A....

 
 By -deg    Opinion    November 9, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

The new weather (climate) goes from one extreme to the other. This has been especially true this year. We’ve had recent problems with blowing dust, but now the forecasters are predicting blowing snow. Well at least that should alleviate grass fire...

 

From Capitol Hill

October Legislative Report Thank you for the opportunity to return to the South Dakota State Senate again in 2023! I am honored and humbled by the support I continue to receive as I travel our district. We have many topics on our agenda this...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    November 2, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

There are a few items to briefly comment on here. For one thing the upcoming time change. And please don’t get me started on that! It was fun to watch the ocean of faces in the recent All-State Orchestra and Chorus concert. It’s always fun to...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    October 26, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

The election day is rapidly approaching and is indeed right around the corner. If you haven't already voted by then. Signs are all over for the various candidates and maybe even a few for the ballot issues this year. You can study the sample ballots...

 

Letters

Amendment D Before the General Election on November 8, 2022, please do your research on Constitution Amendment D. You will see large amounts of money being spent on full page advertisement to vote for Amendment D. In 2019 there was an estimated...

 

Fiddlin' Around

The fall air is definitely feeling crisper by the day. How is that? Well I looked at our digital indoor/outdoor thermometer when I first got up on Tuesday morning and it would read -4. But I didn't believe there was that much frost on the car to...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    October 12, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

The regional cross country meets in high school autumn sports is beginning Wednesday. Ipswich has been moved into Region 1B over in Webster, while North Central is in Class A and their regional cross country action is in Chamberlain. There is just...

 

Fiddlin' Around

Gypsy Day is Saturday in Aberdeen with a parade at 9 a.m., if I recall. So good luck to all the high school bands in the parade and their ratings. The weather hasn’t been all that warm and some fairly recent Gypsy Days have indeed been downright...

 

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By David Bordewyk South Dakota Newspaper Association This week is National Newspaper Week – an annual celebration of the special role that newspapers have in our nation. Since well before our statehood in 1889, newspapers have staked a claim in...

 

South Dakotans election information

by Steve Barnett South Dakota Secretary of State I wanted to take this opportunity to share important information regarding the upcoming general election, which will be held November 8. South Dakota voters have the choice of voting in-person on...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    September 28, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

We are starting to see some hints of fall and just dodged some freezing. I guess the calendar agrees. But it’s nearly always windy, some days more than others. We are officially into fall as the calendar confirms, so don’t be surprised what is...

 

FSA News & Views

Battling Blackbirds in Your Sunflowers?? USDA has expanded their program to assist producers battling blackbirds. More information is available at:  https://www.sunflowernsa.com/magazine/articles/default.aspx?ArticleID=4015 Fall Acreage Reporting...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    September 21, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

Last week we mentioned there were two Aberdeen area events this past weekend — the South Dakota Film Festival in Aberdeen and the Northeast S.D. Celtic Faire at Richmond Lake. Being near 100% Scotch/ Irish I voted for the latter and a wise choice...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    September 14, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

It’s so busy this time of the year that two of my personal favorite annual events turned out to be the same weekend — the S.D. Film Festival and the Celtic Faire on the beautiful shores of Richmond Lake. (The film festival is in Aberdeen.) Plus...

 

Senate Report

AUGUST LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Let me start this report by expressing thank you to everyone in South Dakota’s workforce! Our South Dakota hard work and commitment to a job well done, continues to make South Dakota the great state it is! And District...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    September 7, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

It’s IHS homecoming week, otherwise known as Gala Day. I understand Edmunds Central will be doing their homecoming festivities soon. Congrats to Ipswich’s royalty and all the various athletes this week. Let’s hope the weather cooperates for...

 

Letters...

To the Editor: Case in Point The August 20 issue of the Miller Press’ coverage of the Miller City Council meeting on August 15 makes a strong case for the catastrophe that could be in the making here in Ipswich. The city of Miller is about to...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    August 31, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

The school year has just begun and already they’ve postponed at least one event because of excessive rain at a scheduled cross country meet in Mobridge last Friday. I guess the old saying is certainly here this year, “When it rains it pours....

 
 By -deg    Opinion    August 24, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

The weather at the Brown County Fair is somewhat legendary for its variety and that proved to be the case again. The two brief times we went there was on Thursday afternoon and again on Sunday afternoon. That day proved to be beautiful in every...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    August 17, 2022

Fiddlin' Around

It’s already hectic and beginning to feel a lot like fall for multiple reasons. The mornings are already somewhat cooler and will continue in that direction. Some people are seeing that various animals already have longer coats than normal....

 

Letters

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...

 

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