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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

 
 By -deg    Opinion    August 3, 2022

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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...

 

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