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American Island Days get underway Friday

American Island Days will run Friday through Sunday this weekend in Chamberlain! Coming up on Saturday, they will have Crazy Days, inflatables for the kids, a DJ, little cowpokes Olympics, the Mighty Mo Car Show, Statewide Ag Olympics, boat rides, minnow races, the Zoo mobile, watermelon eating contest, chicken races, a frog jumping contest, bean bag tournament and more!

Jones Trucking in Winner today

Jones Trucking will be at the Statewide Ag parking lot in Winner today from 9:30am-5:30pm. They will be selling fresh picked Colorado peaches, pears and more. Stop by and get stocked up this week with delicious produce from Jones Trucking. Stop by between 9:30 and 5:30 at the Statewide Ag parking lot here in Winner!

Hay Days begin Friday in Atkinson

The 78th annual Atkinson Hay Days will get run August 17th through the 19th! On Friday, they will be serving riblets, brisket, chicken, beef and pork sandwiches from 10am-7pm across the Roadrunner. One dollar bowling will be offered from 11am-10:30pm at the Bowling Alley. A pig catching contest will run from 5-6pm at the lot south of the Sandhills Guest House. A hay maze will happen from 6-7pm at the lot east of the Guest House. The Ranch Rodeo on Friday starts at 7pm and a coronation dance will wrap up Friday night’s festivities from 9-1 at the Atkinson Community Center.

Tuesday reminders

A mandatory inservice for Todd County School District drivers will be held today from 10am-3pm. This applies to anyone who ever drives a district vehicle. For further information, please contact Gwenda at the Bus Shop at 856-3509. A “Back to School” Night, open house and cookout for the Lyman School District will be held later today from 4 to 6pm at the Presho and Kennebec Schools to celebrate the start of the 2018 school year!

Pick up enrollment applications for the Rosebud Dorm!

Applications for enrollment into the Rosebud Dorm for the School Year can be picked up at the Sicangu Wayward OTI in Mission. Applications will be accepted on a daily basis Monday through Thursday from 8am-5 and on Friday’s from 8am-noon. Registration for this school year will be on the following dates: Tuesday, August 14th, Wednesday, August 15th and Thursday, August 16th from 10am-6pm. If you have questions, call 856-4486.

Farm and Ranch Clinic set for next week

Farmers and Ranchers are invited to attend a free clinic in Valentine on Thursday, August 23rd. The clinic are one-on-one, not group sessions, and are confidential. The Farm Finance Clinic gives you a chance to meet with an experienced ag law attorney and an ag financial counselor. To signup or for more information, call Michelle at the Nebraska Farm Hotline at 1-800-464-0258.

Atkinson Hay Days begin August 17th

The 78th annual Atkinson Hay Days will get run August 17th through the 19th! On Friday, they will be serving riblets, brisket, chicken, beef and pork sandwiches from 10am-7pm across the Roadrunner. One dollar bowling will be offered from 11am-10:30pm at the Bowling Alley. A pig catching contest will run from 5-6pm at the lot south of the Sandhills Guest House. A hay maze will happen from 6-7pm at the lot east of the Guest House. The Ranch Rodeo on Friday starts at 7pm and a coronation dance will wrap up Friday night’s festivities from 9-1 at the Atkinson Community Center.

Cherry County Fair getting underway today

The Cherry County Fair gets underway today in Valentine, Nebraska! The Fair will run through Sunday at the Cherry County Fairgrounds. Stop by and checkout the carnival, exciting rodeo action, 4-H exhibits, skydiving, tractor and truck pulls, a livestock sale, great food and much more. For more information, visit cherrycofairgrounds.com.