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Upcoming blood drives in Gregory County

A blood drive will happen in Burke on Monday, June 25th from 10:45am-4:15pm at the Civic Center. To make an appointment call Nikki at 775-8290. On Wednesday, June 27th a blood drive will be held at the Bonesteel Community Center. To make an appointment call Jeff or Laurie at 654-2831. Give the gift of life in Gregory County next week!

Burke Area Farmers Market to begin next month

The Burke Area Farmers Market will begin on Thursday, July 12th from 4:30-6:30pm on Main Street! They will have many old and new vendors this summer. Check out their new website at Be listening to Country 1260 in the coming days as we will have further information provided by Kelsea Sutton.

Soil Health Field Day set for next week

Don’t forget that a Soil Health Field Day will be held on Tuesday, June 26th at the George S. Michelson Building in Murdo. Registration will start at 9:30am. Producers will exchange experiences on how no-till and cover crops have changed their operations. For more information or to RSVP, call Valerie Fedderson at 669-2404, Extension 3.

Details on July events in Antelope

A Marvel Superheroes themed Antelope youth parade will be held on Saturday, July 14th beginning at 9am. Bikes, horses, youth groups and community members will gather in front of the community building. If you have questions call Melinda at 828-3936. The Antelope Community Walk/Run will also happen on the 14th at the Wacipi Grounds. Registration will begin at 7am and Is sponsored by the Antelope Youth and Community. Shirts will be given out to all. If you have questions call Glen at 828-6811.

Free farm ranch clinic set for Thursday

There will be a free Farm Ranch Clinic in Valentine this week! The clinic will be held Thursday, June 21st at the Cherry County Extension Office. This is a great opportunity to speak with agriculture law attorneys and an financial counselors on issues that may be affecting your farm or ranch. To sign up or if you would like more information, call Michelle at 1-800-464-0258.

Jackpot series returns tomorrow!

There will be a pole bending and barrel racing jackpot series in Valentine this week! The event will happen on Tuesday, June 19th. There will be more events on July 10th and July 24th! Entries will start at 5pm and the jackpot will get underway at 6pm. There will be peewee, youth and open divisions. This is a five run series and they will be having a double run for the July events. If you have questions contact Beth Till at 402-389-2424.

Benefit fishing tournament to happen July 7th

The second annual “Fishing for a Cure” Ladies Fishing Tournament will happen in Chamberlain on July 7th. The ladies are seeking contributions to help defray the costs associated with the event so that all the funds can assist any community member that is battling cancer. Donations may be monetary or items for their raffle and auction. All funds raised will stay local and can be used for assistance defray the cost for gas, food, lodging or bill payments of any kind. If you would like to make a donation, please send to Fishing for a Cure, 106 E. Beebe St, Chamberlain, SD 57325.